Gang Detectives Arrest Two Men Involved in Early March Shooting

Detectives recovered a gun as they arrested two men Friday afternoon stemming from a March 7th shooting at a gas station that injured one man. Seattle Police detectives were partnering with federal law enforcement partners as they investigated the March 7th shooting and began to zero in on two suspects from the incident. During the […]
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Detectives Catch Man Accused of Pimping and Raping a Child

Detectives arrested a man Thursday night following a months-long investigation into prostitution and child rape. Police were first alerted in December, when a victim began telling them about the actions of the 36-year-old suspect. A Vice and High Risk Victims detective was immediately assigned the case and began conducting interviews and collecting evidence. The suspect had […]
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Detectives Investigating Fatal Downtown Collision

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating after a woman was struck and killed in a downtown crosswalk yesterday. Officers first received calls at 4:30 p.m. after a pickup truck struck a woman using a walker to cross Seneca at 5th Avenue. The driver immediately stopped his truck waited for police to arrive. Seattle Fire Department medics rushed […]
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(Update) Police Recover Gun While Investigating Rainier Beach Shooting

Update: Officers saw a car matching the vehicle witnesses had seen speeding away from the original scene several hours earlier. Officers stopped the car at 23 Ave. SW and SW Brandon Street and spoke with the driver. Gang Detectives arrested the 21-year-old, a convicted felon, who had been seen ditching a gun at the original shooting […]
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Police Seize Rifle & Pistol, Search For Gunmen Following Central District Car Crash

Gang Unit detectives seized an assault rifle and handgun Wednesday and are searching for two gunmen, suspected of opening fire on a man and his daughter following a car crash in the Central District. The shooting happened around 2:30 PM, after the gunmen’s vehicle collided with a second car at 26th and Washington Street. Detectives […]
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Business Owner Helps Police Catch Georgetown Burglar

Police captured a burglar early Wednesday after receiving a report of a break-in at a Georgetown furniture store. Around 4:30 AM, a burglar tripped a surveillance system inside the store in the 6500 block of 5th Place South. The system alerted the store’s owner, who pulled up a live surveillance camera feed from home outside Seattle. When she saw several […]
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SPD, City Officials Investigating SR99 Semi-Truck Collision, Reviewing Response

Seattle police and city officials are investigating a Tuesday evening semi-truck crash, and reviewing the response to the collision, which led to a nine-hour closure of State Route 99 and the Alaskan Way Viaduct At approximately 2:21 PM, a semi-truck and trailer was traveling south on the Alaskan Way viaduct near the Atlantic Street off-ramp.  […]
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Police Arrest Suspect In Violent Robbery At Rainier Beach Doughnut Shop

SPD detectives are investigating a man who barricaded himself in a crawlspace Tuesday in the International District for a violent robbery at a Rainier Beach doughnut shop. The 21-year-old man led US Marshals and Seattle police on a brief chase around 12:30 PM after they tried to arrest him for several felony warrants. Detectives also believe the man […]
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Cops, Canadian Officials Corral Bronze Cowboy Bandits at Border

A pair of outlaws may be headed for the hoosegow after they tried to smuggle a two-foot tall cowboy into Canada after snatching him from a Seattle shop. The cross-border fuss began Sunday after the owner of an antique store on Seattle’s waterfront arrived at work and found the two cowboy-rustlers loading a 55-pound bronze sculpture—known as “Bronco Buster,” featuring a frontiersman atop a […]
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Police Recover Gun, Ammunition After Central District Shootings

Police recovered a gun and a loaded pistol magazine Sunday night in the Central District after homes and vehicles were struck by gunfire in two different shootings. In the first incident, two men opened fire on an SUV at 15th and Cherry around 6:30 pm before fleeing. At the scene, officers found more than two dozen shell casings […]
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