Police Seize Trove of Suspected Stolen Cellphones Inside South Seattle Shop

Inside a South Seattle convenience store Thursday morning, surrounded by shelves lined with tubs of coriander, diapers, and bottles of olive oil, South Precinct detectives loaded up boxes and boxes of suspected stolen cellphones, laptops and cameras after serving a warrant at the shop. Police received information earlier in the week that the small, cluttered store – tucked away […]
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Police Arrest Two Men for Stabbing Pot Dealer in U-District

Police arrested two men early Friday after a 24-year-old pot dealer was stabbed in the University District. The victim reportedly sold the suspects marijuana before they returned to get their money back. Shortly before 1 AM, one of the suspects stabbed the pot dealer in the left armpit and knocked him to the ground outside […]
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Man Arrested After Trying to Lure Boy to His Home With Chocolate

Police arrested a 35-year-old man in Lake City on Tuesday after he tried to lure a boy with offers of chocolate, ending a three day string of escalating behavior that included indecent exposure and an attempted arson at a bus shelter. The suspect, box of chocolates in hand, approached the 13-year-old boy at a pharmacy in […]
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Shooting Suspect In Custody After Standoff In South Seattle

Detectives are investigating after taking a man into custody following a stabbing and shooting in South Seattle. Officers responded to the 7900 block of Rainier Ave at 4:40 PM thursday after a woman called 911 to report that her boyfriend had stabbed her in the shin before she was able to flee their home.  Officers recognized […]
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Officers Track Down Suspect In September South Park Shooting

Detectives and Anti-Crime Team arrested a 21-year-old man Thursday afternoon in connection with a September shooting in the South Park neighborhood. Police have been searching for the suspect since September 28th when he opened fire on another man near 12th Avenue and S. Trenton Street, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries. Today, Southwest Precinct officers located the […]
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Officers Arrest Armed, High Robber After He Tries to Carjack UPS Driver

Police arrested an intoxicated, gun-toting robber on Aurora Avenue Tuesday morning after he tried to commandeer a UPS delivery truck. After stopping off at a business in the 12000 block of Aurora Avenue N. just before 11 AM, a UPS driver walked back to her truck and found a man, apparently under the influence of narcotics, sitting in the […]
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Criminals “Spoofing” SPD’s Non-Emergency Number

At least 10 confused Western Washington residents have called Seattle Police today after receiving calls asking for money, which appear to be coming from the SPD non-emergency line. These calls which appear on caller ID’s as 206-625-5011 are the result of caller ID fraud, or “spoofing,” and are not coming from SPD’s 911 communications center. The fraudsters, […]
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Detectives Now Investigating Westlake Groping Suspect In Additional Cases

A Level III sex offender identified as a person of interest in a weekend groping incident near Westlake is now a suspect in the case. Detectives are compiling a case against the man, while also investigating him for other similar crimes. The 36-year-old suspect—who has a history of similar crimes—remains in custody at the King […]
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