Bungling Pot Shop Burglar Gains Nothing, Loses Shirt After Leading Police On Midnight Chase

After failing to break in to a Crown Hill marijuana shop this morning, a 19-year-old burglar ditched his shirt and led police on a lengthy chase through the neighborhood. A group of neighbors called police around 12:30 AM after they heard a repetitive hammering sound coming from the pot shop at NW 85th Street and 3rd […]
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Police Break Up Band of Ballard Criminals, Recover Stolen Guitars, Drums and More

Major Crimes detectives have put the whammy on a group of thieves, who had amassed a collection of guitars, drums and other stolen goods at their Ballard home. Police began investigating the crew of thieves last week after a break-in at a storage facility last week in the Denny Triangle. The suspects broke into several storage lockers over several […]
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Police Activate Amber Alert, Locate Abducted Child

UPDATE 4/1/15 This is dash-cam video of a brief pursuit of a suspect wanted for abducting his young son yesterday. The suspect began swerving and speeding away from police, so officers ceased their pursuit in order to protect the young child in the vehicle. We issued an Amber Alert and located the child several hours later. UPDATE […]
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Suspect Arrested In Two Violent North Seattle Home Invasions

Seattle police have arrested a man suspected of stealing drugs, cash and a car at gunpoint in two violent home invasion robberies in the Bitter Lake and Meadowbrook neighborhoods last month. SPD Robbery Unit detectives have been searching for the 29-year-old suspect since March 12th, after he and two other men burst into a home in the 11300 block […]
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On Fleek Officers Find Gun In Stolen SUV After Stopping Fake “Fleeks”

Two teens caught with a gun in a stolen SUV are now under investigation for robbery after police spotted them driving through Capitol Hill early this morning without any headlights. Officers Matt Blackburn and Dan Auderer were on patrol on Broadway around 2 AM when they spotted a Toyota 4Runner driving down the street with their headlights off. When officers pulled the […]
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Police Seize Car After Armed Robbery In Kerry Park

Detectives are investigating whether car seized early this morning may be linked to a pair of masked gunmen, who robbed three people at gunpoint in a Queen Anne park. Two women and a man were hanging out in Kerry Park–near 3rd Avenue West and West Prospect Street–around 2 AM when two suspects approached them. The suspects, both wearing handkerchiefs over their […]
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Officers Arrest Downtown Repeat Robber

Police arrested a man in connection with at least three downtown business robberies Saturday afternoon. According to witnesses the suspect entered the downtown retailer shortly after 3 PM, grabbed several expensive items and began making his way toward the door. A manager confronted the suspect who smugly suggested the police be called because he was […]
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Police Catch Two Would-Be Belltown Burglars

Officers arrested two burglars from a Belltown condominium parking garage early Saturday morning. The night clerk at a Belltown condo saw three suspects breaking into cars and storage units in the parking garage around 3:30 AM and immediately called police. The caller stated the suspects were staging their ill-gotten goods near an exit to the alley. […]
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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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