Burglary Ring Investigation Leads Major Crimes Detectives to Burien Home

A cello taken in a Seattle break-in was just one of the hundreds of suspected stolen items found by Seattle police Thursday morning inside a Burien home. SPD’s Major Crimes Task Force has been on the trail of a ring of burglars, suspected of targeting homes in North Seattle, Queen Anne and Magnolia. This morning, around 7 AM, […]
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SPD Chief Operating Officer Receives Open Government Award

The Washington Coalition for Open Government (WCOG) on Wednesday honored Seattle Police Department Chief Operating Officer Mike Wagers for his work toward improving department transparency through the adoption of new technologies. From the WCOG: SEATTLE PD CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER TO BE HONORED BY THE WASHINGTON COALITION FOR OPEN GOVERNMENT FOR WORK ON BODY CAMERAS.  Seattle—-When the Seattle Police Department received an […]
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Can You ID Crook Captured On Puppy Cam?

A Ballard woman’s pet monitoring camera system—like a web-connected nanny cam, for dogs—caught a burglar kicking in her front door last week, and police are now working to identify the man. The woman was at work around 4 PM on February 25th when pet camera system alerted her that her two small dogs were barking. She then […]
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Officers Pull Over Suspected DUI Driver, Find Teen Behind the Wheel of Stolen SUV

When East Precinct patrol officers spotted a Chevy Suburban weaving its way down Madison Street on Capitol Hill early Monday, officers expected to find an intoxicated driver behind the wheel. Instead, when police pulled the car over near 15th Avenue and Madison Street, they found a 16-year-old in the drivers seat of the SUV, which had been […]
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Police Cork Wine-Soused Prowling Suspects

Police arrested two men early Monday who broke into a pickup truck in Downtown Seattle after consuming a half-gallon of red wine. Officers got a call about the car prowl at 5th Avenue and Columbia Street around 1:30 AM on Monday. They arrived to find the owner of a truck standing outside the driver’s window confronting two men […]
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Suspect Arrested For Threats and Slurs at Capitol Hill Store

Police tracked down and arrested a 52-year-man on Monday who threatened employees inside a Capitol Hill store and hurled epithets and slurs at staff and customers. Witnesses told police said the intoxicated man hung out in the doorway of the store, located in 1500 block of 11th Avenue, shortly before noon and starting yelling homophobic slurs. Employees […]
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Felon Arrested After Stashing Stolen Gun In Store’s Diaper Aisle

A 26-year-old felon tried to stash a stolen gun in the diaper aisle of a drug store Monday evening after opening fire on a West Seattle street. Police received reports of gunfire just before 5pm near 12th Avenue SW and SW Roxbury Street, where witnesses said a man—accompanied by two young women, one of whom was pushing an […]
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Police Receive Increased Reports of Heroin Overdoses, Remind Public of “911 Samaritan” Law

Police and Seattle Fire Department medics have seen an increase today in the number of reported heroin overdoses, and would like to remind the public of a Washington State law designed to curb opiate overdose deaths. As of 4 P.M. Monday, both police and fire officials received at least six reports of overdoses in North Seattle and downtown, […]
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