(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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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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Detectives Release Police Recordings From Gasworks Park Shooting

As the Seattle Police Department’s Force Investigation Team continues to review Wednesday’s fatal officer-involved shooting in Gasworks Park, detectives have compiled audio recordings of police radio traffic during the incident. In the recording, officers can be heard calling for a Crisis Intervention specialist to calm the agitated man who, minutes later, threatened to ignite a gas […]
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Gasworks Vandal Tells Police Spraypaint Spree Began After Birthday Party Got Out of Hand

A man arrested today in connection with a massive vandalism spree at Gasworks Park told police he began spray painting walls in the park early Monday after his 19th birthday party “got out of hand.” After vandals caused more than $8,000 of damage at Gasworks this week, SPD Graffiti Detective Chris Young received a tip that a […]
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Man Fatally Shot After Threatening Officers With Broken Bottle at Gas Works Park (Update)

North Precinct Officers shot a man in Gas Works Park this morning after he attacked a security guard and then threatened them with a broken bottle. Officers were patroling Gas Works Park in the 2100 block of N. Northlake Way at about 2:45 this morning when a security guard approached them and said a transient male […]
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Violent Felon Wanted For Kidnapping One-Month-Old Daughter

Update: Police arrested Carney at a Capitol Hill apartment building just after 5 PM Tuesday. His one-month-old daughter, who was also at the apartment, was unharmed. Seattle police are searching for a violent felon after he kidnapped his one-month-old daughter and threatened to kill the child’s mother in the University District earlier today. Eric Carney, 39, approached his […]
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Graffiti Detective Investigating After Vandals Trash Gasworks Park

SPD’s graffiti detective is working to identify members of a large group of vandals—possibly dozens of teens—who left spraypainted tags on walls, machinery and picnic benches in Gasworks Park Monday night. Officers arrived at Gasworks around 10:45 PM Monday night after receiving a report of a large group of teenagers—possibly as many as 40 to 50—partying at the […]
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