Police Nab Burglar Who Stole Papi’s and Jr’s Old Jerseys

Officers tracked down and arrested a burglar Friday who broke into Safeco Field and made off with bags of Seattle Mariners historical memorabilia, including jerseys worn by Edgar Martinez and other former team members. The burglar left behind fingerprints that helped lead to his capture and the recovery of stolen items. Surveillance cameras inside the […]
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Police Arrest Man and Woman After Long Standoff

Detectives spotted two felony suspects, a man and a woman, going into a house in the Broadview neighborhood Thursday afternoon prompting a nearly seven hour standoff before the suspects were arrested. Detectives with the Major Crimes Task Force saw two suspects wanted in connection with auto thefts and a recent violent robbery enter an abandoned […]
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New Look, New Vehicles For SPD

After more than a half-century, the Seattle Police Department is getting a new, modern look. ABOUT THE UNIFORMS Q: What’s wrong with the uniforms you already have?  A: The Seattle Police Department has been wearing the same uniform for 52 years.  It’s a wonderful uniform and has served us well. However, the French blue shirt, with […]
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Police Searching for Toy Thieves

Police are looking for two men and a woman who stole toys from a Delridge drug store and attacked an employee when he tried to stop them Monday night. The suspects walked into the store, in the 9400 block of 16th Avenue Southwest, around 7 PM. One man filled a shopping basket with toys and left […]
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Police Increasing Patrols After Early Morning Gunfire Near South Seattle School

Police have increased patrols around a Rainier Beach elementary school after staff reported hearing gunfire early Wednesday morning. Staff and students at a preschool housed inside Emerson Elementary—in the 9600 block of 60th Avenue S—briefly sheltered in place around 6:30 AM after calling 911 to report the gunshots. Witnesses reported seeing a gold vehicle—with its alarm sounding […]
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(Updated) Police Investigate Threat at Amazon Headquarters

Update 3:15 PM: Officers completed a thorough search of the complex and have not found any indications the threat was credible. Police will continue to investigate the case and work to identify the person who left the threatening note. Seattle police are investigating after staff at Amazon.com’s South Lake Union headquarters found a threatening note on the company’s […]
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Police Investigating After Finding Wounded Man, Trail of Blood In International District

Detectives are investigating after police found an injured man with a lacerated throat and a trail of blood Friday night in the International District. Officers received several 911 reports just after 5 PM of a man in the 600 block of South King St. bleeding from his neck.  Medics arrived and rushed the 49-year-old man to Harborview […]
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Officers Nab Madrona Burglar

Officers have arrested a 62-year-old burglar suspected in several break-ins in the Madrona neighborhood. An East Precinct patrol officer spotted the suspect standing in a parking lot the 1100 block of 23rd Avenue around 12:45 PM Thursday and stopped to talk to him. The suspect claimed he was not the burglar officers were looking for, and offered up […]
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Detectives Arrest Suspect In Fatal Shooting At Georgetown Motorcycle Club

SPD Homicide Detectives have arrested a suspect in a weekend shooting at a Georgetown motorcycle club, which left one man dead and another critically wounded. Police were called to the club in the 900 block of S. Doris Street just after 4 AM Sunday, where they found the two critically wounded victims. Detectives arrested the 37-year-old suspect […]
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