SPD-Led Taskforce Pursues Child Predators As Part of Nationwide Operation Broken Heart

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces arrested 1,140 child predators from 41 states during a two-month, nationwide operation, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announced today. The 61 ICAC Task Forces, funded through an OJJDP grant program, conducted Operation Broken Heart, a coordinated investigative operation to intensify efforts to identify and […]
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Officers Arrest Hillman City Hate Crime Suspect

After weeks of searching, South Precinct officers tracked down a man Thursday night suspected of repeatedly threatening and shouting slurs at a gay couple at their South Seattle home. The victims contacted police last month  on May 9th and said they have faced ongoing harassment by a group of people, who regularly gather and drink in […]
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Late Night Munchies Leads To Pursuit of Stolen Car

Detectives are searching for a pair of auto thieves after they led police through North Seattle early Saturday morning. Two officers were ordering food at a drive-through restaurant at 1 AM in the 2100 block of N. Northgate Way when they noticed something odd, a stolen car in line directly in front of them. The […]
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Man Arrested For “Helping The Neighborhood”

Officers arrested three men for burglary in the Bitter Lake neighborhood early Saturday morning. The witness, a local handyman, went to a home in the 12700 block of Phinney Ave. N. for a job, but when he arrived, at midnight, he was met by three men who had already entered the home.  The witness asked the […]
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Police Called to Brighton Neighborhood After Man Shoots Self In Leg

A man in his 30’s was found with a gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon in the Brighton neighborhood, which police now believe is the result of a self-inflicted shooting. Officers received a report of shooting Wednesday at Rainier Ave. S. and S. Garden St. just after 4 PM, and found a man with a gunshot wound to […]
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Cops Catch Teens, Recover Pair of Stolen Cars Following Ballard Dealership Break-In

Police arrested two teens and recovered a pair of stolen cars after and early Saturday heist at a dealership, which was neither particularly fast, nor furious. The case began when a witness called 911 around 4:30 AM and said someone was trying to break through a window at a car dealership in the 5200 block of Leary Avenue […]
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Police Arrest Student For Threatening Notes Left On Seattle U Campus

Seattle police arrested a 26-year-old Seattle University student Monday in connection with a series of threatening notes left on the school’s campus. Police evacuated three buildings on campus Friday after students found a series of threatening notes left in school bathrooms. On Saturday, staff at Swedish Hospital’s Cherry Hill facility—which houses Seattle University’s medical training […]
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