Wet Bandits Arrested After Calamitous Rainier Beach Caper

Two burglars were arrested after a calamitous caper Saturday Friday night in Rainier Beach, after the men got their first stolen getaway car stuck in the mud, crashed a second and fled into Lake Washington. Officers quickly found the men: one damp and pants-less at a condo complex where he had pulled a fire alarm to try […]
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Cops Follow Trail of Pot Smoke to Teen Felon, Two Guns

Officers recovered a pair of pistols Thursday night after receiving reports of a group of teens trespassing and smoking pot at a Rainier Beach apartment complex. Just before 8pm police arrived at the apartment the 8700 block of Rainier Avenue South where a resident pointed out the four juvenile boys in a stairwell and informed officers they […]
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Crack Remains Wack

Police found a big bag of crack stashed away inside a Ford Bronco after arresting a dealer Thursday evening in West Seattle. Members of the West Precinct Anti-Crime Team were able to call in an order to the 42-year-old dealer, who offered to meet at a convenience store in the 1600 block of SW Holden Street around […]
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Burglar Injured By Phinney Ridge Resident’s Fists, Garden Shears

A 30-year-old burglar was injured Tuesday after a Phinney Ridge man caught him breaking into his home and proceeded to beat him about the head with his fists and a pair of garden shears.. The resident called 911 around 3:30 PM after he saw the burglar pull up on his street in the 6200 block of 4th Ave […]
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Detectives Track Down Teen Suspects In Wallingford Armed Robbery

Detectives have arrested two teens in connection with an armed robbery at a Wallingford convenience store last week. Police responded to the store in the 4000 block of Wallingford Ave N around 9:30 PM on January 28th, after an employee reported that two masked men had robbed him at gunpoint.  The employee asked the robbers to wait until a […]
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Police Find Meth, Heroin In Camouflage-Painted Motorhome In Magnolia

The camouflage paint job on a felon’s 1978 Swinger motorhome did little to disguise his Magnolia drug dealing operation from SPD detectives, who arrested the man Tuesday and found methamphetamine and heroin hidden under a mattress inside the RV. SPD’s Narcotics Unit had received information about narcotics dealing associated with the motorhome, and detectives were able to make several […]
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