Can You ID Crook Captured On Puppy Cam?

A Ballard woman’s pet monitoring camera system—like a web-connected nanny cam, for dogs—caught a burglar kicking in her front door last week, and police are now working to identify the man. The woman was at work around 4 PM on February 25th when pet camera system alerted her that her two small dogs were barking. She then […]
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Officers Pull Over Suspected DUI Driver, Find Teen Behind the Wheel of Stolen SUV

When East Precinct patrol officers spotted a Chevy Suburban weaving its way down Madison Street on Capitol Hill early Monday, officers expected to find an intoxicated driver behind the wheel. Instead, when police pulled the car over near 15th Avenue and Madison Street, they found a 16-year-old in the drivers seat of the SUV, which had been […]
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Police Cork Wine-Soused Prowling Suspects

Police arrested two men early Monday who broke into a pickup truck in Downtown Seattle after consuming a half-gallon of red wine. Officers got a call about the car prowl at 5th Avenue and Columbia Street around 1:30 AM on Monday. They arrived to find the owner of a truck standing outside the driver’s window confronting two men […]
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Felon Arrested After Stashing Stolen Gun In Store’s Diaper Aisle

A 26-year-old felon tried to stash a stolen gun in the diaper aisle of a drug store Monday evening after opening fire on a West Seattle street. Police received reports of gunfire just before 5pm near 12th Avenue SW and SW Roxbury Street, where witnesses said a man—accompanied by two young women, one of whom was pushing an […]
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Detectives Bust Prolific Car Prowling Couple

West Precinct detectives have requested charges against a pair of prolific car prowlers, caught raiding the vehicles of Seahawks fans during a January playoff game. On January 18th, a witness spotted a green Mercury Marquis parked near a lot at Dearborn Street and Maynard Avenue S. Detectives believe a 20-year-old man climbed out of the Mercury—driven […]
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Man Learns Hanging Around Precinct With Stolen Bike Is a Bad Idea

Officer Mark Vwich was pulling his patrol car in front of the West Precinct last Thursday when something caught his eye. About a week earlier, on February 18th, Officer Vwich had been called to a downtown parking garage after a reported burglary and theft of a high-end bike. When he pulled in front of the station Thursday, […]
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(Update) Police Find Missing Baby and Babysitter

Update: Officers from the Kent Police Department have found the missing 12-year-old babysitter. Detectives will continue to work with social services to assure Amaziah is safe. Police have found 8-month-old Zaria Smith after she and her 12-year-old cousin were reported missing early Monday morning. After midnight, the mother of 8 month-old Zariah came home and found both […]
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Police Arrest Three Suspects in Two Separate Burglaries

Officers arrested three suspects on Saturday in two different burglaries, one in Columbia City and another on Capitol Hill. Police were called to the 2900 block of South Byron Street after a witness saw two suspects breaking into a home. Officers surrounded the house, just as one of the two suspects leapt from the second […]
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Police Seize Guns, Drugs, Arrest Three At Central District Home

A two-month long investigation by the SPD Gang Unit and Narcotics detectives led police to arrest three people Tuesday night at a Central District home, where officers found stashes of guns and ammunition in the dining room, bedrooms, and even inside an oven. Gang Unit, Narcotics, East Precinct Officers, SWAT and FBI served a warrant around 8:15 PM Tuesday […]
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