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 2:15 a.m. During the course of the investigation, police learned that Daniel Lopez-Andino had possibly fled to a residence in Skyway. With the assistance of King County Sheriff’s Office, police were eventually able to verify this. Police negotiators made contact with Lopez-Andino and convinced him to surrender peacefully, which he did shortly after 1 […]
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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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Detectives Investigating Fatal Downtown Collision

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating after a woman was struck and killed in a downtown crosswalk yesterday. Officers first received calls at 4:30 p.m. after a pickup truck struck a woman using a walker to cross Seneca at 5th Avenue. The driver immediately stopped his truck waited for police to arrive. Seattle Fire Department medics rushed […]
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Armed Robber With Eclectic Tastes Arrested For Westlake Magazine Heist

Bike officers arrested a robber Wednesday in Westlake Park after he pilfered an eclectic collection of periodicals from a downtown book store. The suspect walked into the Barnes & Noble at 6th and Pine around 5 PM, picked out copies of Newsweek, Playboy and Intelligent Life—magazines devoted to currents events, lagomorphology and culture—and ran for the store’s exit. When […]
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Cops, Canadian Officials Corral Bronze Cowboy Bandits at Border

A pair of outlaws may be headed for the hoosegow after they tried to smuggle a two-foot tall cowboy into Canada after snatching him from a Seattle shop. The cross-border fuss began Sunday after the owner of an antique store on Seattle’s waterfront arrived at work and found the two cowboy-rustlers loading a 55-pound bronze sculpture—known as “Bronco Buster,” featuring a frontiersman atop a […]
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Detectives Free Another Stolen Bike From the Clutches of Craigslist (UPDATED)

West Precinct detectives returned a burgled bike to its rightful owner Thursday after a man called police and said someone was trying to sell his stolen wheels on Craigslist. The victim’s bike went missing on March 12th from a downtown office building in the 1100 block of Olive Way, where security cameras captured a masked man making off with […]
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