Gunman Fatally Wounded After Exchanging Gunfire With Police

Gunshots in the 300 block of W Prospect Street prompted at least one resident to call 911 just before 10:30 p.m. tonight. Responding officers arrived quickly and were greeted by the sound of continued gunfire. The first officers on scene, including at least two who were rifle trained and equipped, took positions near the front of […]
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Scofflaw Crushes Parking Officer’s Hand While Trying to Escape “The Boot”

A local scofflaw now has more to worry about than unpaid parking tickets after he crushed a Parking Enforcement’s Officer’s hand Wednesday while trying to escape “the boot.” A two-person team of Parking Enforcement Officers (PEO) working in the 2200 block of 1st Ave in Belltown spotted the suspect’s Lexus, which had previously accumulated at least four unpaid parking tickets. When the […]
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(Updated) Suspected Car Thief Presumed Drowned

Update – 11:45 AM: Officer have recovered a man’s body from the water near where police last saw the suspected car thief. The King County Medical Examiner will take custody of the body as police continue to investigate the incident. —— Police divers are working to recover the body of a suspected car thief, now presumed […]
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SPD Explorers, Sgt. Adrian Diaz Win Awards

Sgt. Adrian Diaz has big dreams for the Seattle Police Department’s popular Explorer post, laying the groundwork for a program that could eventually educate hundreds of area youngsters about law enforcement. He’s already well on his way. The post, which had only seven youths involved when Diaz took it over five years ago, now has […]
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(UPDATED) Police Recover Child, Arrest Thief After Suspect Steals SUV With Baby Inside

Update: Officers arrested the suspect just after 4:15 PM inside a White Center restaurant. —— Seattle police are searching for a car thief who sped away from a West Seattle convenience store Wednesday after stealing an SUV with a 10-month-old child inside. The suspect fled the store—located in the 1600 block of SW Holden Street—in the black Ford Edge […]
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Officers Arrest Armed, Tuxedoed, Drunk Lothario for Opening Fire Downtown

An aging, drunk, lothario learned a tuxedo and a handgun definitively do not grant double-0 status after police arrested him for opening fire on a couple early Tuesday morning. Around 2:15 AM, a witness spotted the decidedly not-debonair 64-year-old man hand money to a woman near 4th Avenue South and South Main Street before the pair disappeared into an […]
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Diesel Leak Leads to Massive Cleanup Effort

Multiple city agencies responded to a diesel fuel spill after a semi-truck punctured its gas tank sending 80 gallons of fuel onto streets near Harbor Island during Tuesday evening’s commute. Officers began receiving calls about a fuel leak at the Alaskan Way on-ramp to the West Seattle Bridge just before 4:45 p.m.  As they arrived, they […]
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Detectives Seek Northgate Jewelry Thief

Workers at a Northgate Mall jewelry store had a “bad feeling” about a man who kept coming into their store to look at rings earlier this month. Their gut instincts proved right when he grabbed a ring worth $1,450 and ran. Jewelry store staff said the suspect came into their shop three times within an hour […]
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Two Boys on Bikes Struck by Cars in Georgetown

Two young boys on bicycles were injured Monday afternoon in two separate collisions at the same Georgetown intersection. Officers received multiple reports around 3:30 p.m. that two children had been struck by two different cars at Corson Ave. South and Airport Way South. The first child—an eight-year-old boy—was struck as he rode across Airport Way S. The boy suffered minor scrapes, but […]
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