Knife-Wielding Bank Robber Shot After Charging At Detective

Seattle police flooded the Denny-Blaine neighborhood Thursday morning in search of an armed bank robber, who was later fatally shot after running toward a veteran Detective with knife in hand. At 9:16 AM, Seattle police received a 911 report of a takeover-style bank robbery at the Madison Park Wells Fargo bank in the 4000 block […]
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Police Investigating Bank Robbery, Car Crash Near Lake Washington (Update x4)

Just after 9:15 Thursday morning, an armed man, reportedly wearing lots of makeup, women’s clothing and a brunette wig walked into a bank near E. Madison Street and McGilvra Blvd. and demanded money from a teller. The man then fled the bank on foot, possibly carrying a rolling suitcase, and was seen getting into a […]
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Seattle Man Would Greatly Appreciate It If You Would Stop Mailing Pot to His House

A Mount Baker resident walked into the East Precinct Monday evening and informed a desk clerk that someone keeps mailing him packages of marijuana. The man told officers that, one month earlier, a package arrived at his front door marked “return to sender, insufficient postage.” The man—whose home was listed as the return address on […]
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Rain Thwarts Molotov Arson Attempt At Central District Development

Seattle Police Department arson investigators believe heavy rainfall thwarted an overnight attempt to burn down a Central District development. Just after 7 AM Monday, police were called to the development near 21st Ave E and E Fir Street, after a work crew found someone had thrown two Molotov cocktail incendiaries through the window of a […]
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Stolen Cellphones, Drug Tent and Shrimp Fraud Uncovered In Operation at 12th and Jackson

Early Thursday morning, Seattle police raided a Vietnamese restaurant and a tent in the woods in the International District, and arrested 25 suspects as part of a three-month operation around 12th Avenue and S. Jackson Street, which led police to bust stolen cellphone and computer traffickers and a woman selling illegally purchased shrimp out of a […]
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SPD announces a new member to the team

The Seattle Police Department has hired Andrew Garber as senior media advisor. Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience as a journalist, including 14 years at the Seattle Times. He has spent the past 13 years covering the state Legislature, state government and politics for the Times. Garber starts with the Department on March 26. […]
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