Cops Chase Suspect Through SODO Doughnut Shop

Officers made a particularly sweet arrest Friday afternoon after a suspect with a stolen purse led police on a chase through a SODO doughnut shop. A woman called police around 1:30 pm Friday and said she’d found her previously-stolen purse posted for sale on Craigslist. The woman then told officers she had contacted the seller and planned […]
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(Updated x2) Suspected Office Intruder Arrested On First Hill

Update: Officers arrested the suspect around 2pm Wednesday after receiving a report that he was trying to sneak into a secure building on First Hill. A witness recognized the man from pictures posted here on the Blotter and called police. Detectives are also now investigating whether the suspect is tied to a number of previously unreported office break-ins. […]
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Women Wanted For Robbing Niketown With Foot Measuring Tool

SPD’s gumshoe detectives are on the case after two women stole bags of clothes from Niketown on Wednesday after threatening staff with a metal foot measuring tool. The two women walked into Niketown—located in the 1500 block of 6th Avenue—around 12:30 PM and began stuffing clothing and other items inside shopping bags. Niketown staff suspected the pair planned to shoplift from […]
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Police Investigating After Men Smash Dozens of Car Windows on Westlake

Police are looking for two men who smashed windows of dozens of vehicles in South Lake Union early this morning in a suspected car prowl spree. A South Lake Union resident called police just after 3 AM and said two men armed with a baseball bat and crowbar were smashing the windows of vehicles parked in a […]
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(Update) Man With Horns and Bolts Tattoos on his Face Stabs Couple and Skates Away

Update: The suspect sporting tattooed horns from today’s earlier stabbing has been arrested in Belltown after he continued his wanton rampage through Seattle. With many officers still searching for the suspect, two calls in quick succession were reported with a suspect description matching the earlier stabbing suspect. This first third victim had his cell-phone stolen from him […]
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Traffic Alert: Seahawks, Pharell Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Soundgarden’s Superunknown With Concert, Football Game

If you’re planning on attending or fleeing Thursday’s Seahawks game/Soundgarden and Pharrell kickoff concert at Centurylink Field, make sure you have a game plan to get to and from downtown! The Seahawks game, pre-game concert and other NFL events around Centurylink Field are expected to draw tens of thousands of people into downtown Thursday, likely creating significant traffic impacts […]
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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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