Stolen Bike Trafficker Arrested in Craigslist Sting

Detectives arrested a man Tuesday after he posted a stolen bike for sale on Craigslist. A Seattle Police Major Crimes Task Force detective began investigating after the victim of a bicycle theft saw his bike advertised for sale on Craigslist. The victim’s bicycle had been stolen earlier in the day from a secured parking garage in lower Queen […]
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Detectives Seek Mystery Helper From ID Crime Scene

Seattle Police detectives are trying to track down a well-intentioned good Samaritan. While processing the crime scene where Donnie Chin was murdered, an African American man wearing a white brim hat, glasses and a green argyle shirt picked up some shell casings that were outside of the crime scene tape and handed them to investigators. […]
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Suspect Tells Officers About Gun, Forgets To Mention The Drugs

Downtown bike officers arrested a 24-year-old man Sunday afternoon on a warrant and unearthed drugs and a stolen gun. Bike Officers Sgt. Ryan Keith and James Coma were patrolling near 3 Ave and Pine St. when they noticed a man they knew had a felony warrant for narcotics.  The suspect let officers know he had a […]
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Suspected Clothes-For-Heroin Deal Leads Officers to Stolen Computers

Bike Officers arrested a man involved in an apparent heroin-for-stolen-clothing exchange Monday night in Downtown Seattle. Officers Matt Newsome and Britt Kelly were on patrol near 2nd Avenue and Stewart Street when they saw a group of men trading a collection of new clothing, still with tags, for a bag of heroin. Police approached one of the men after […]
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Family Trip to Shooting Range a Misfire After Dad Pulls Gun on Motorist

A 35-year-old Burien man was on his way to a shooting range Tuesday, to celebrate his son’s birthday, when he was arrested for pulling a gun on another man during an apparent road rage incident. A distraught motorist flagged down an officer near 4th Avenue and Holgate Street around 1 PM and said another driver had […]
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Police Arrest Suspect After Pioneer Square Stabbing

Seattle police arrested a suspect and recovered a bloody knife Sunday in Pioneer Square after a 38-year-old man was cut multiple times. Witnesses reported seeing the two men in an argument in the alley near 3 Ave and Yesler Way. After the disturbance, the victim walked a block away and collapsed on the street corner. […]
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Anonymous Community Reporting Boxes Now Available to International District Residents

International District residents now have a new way to communicate concerns about their neighborhood to officers in the West Precinct. The Seattle Police Department’s West Precinct Community Police Team has been working with International District residents to install anonymous reporting boxes to improve communication between the community and SPD.  On June 29th, SPD installed three suggestion boxes at Uwajimaya, the International […]
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Can You Help Detectives Find This Armed Cellphone Robber?

Detectives are looking for leads as they search for a man who robbed two people at gunpoint on July 3rd in the Capitol Hill and Fremont neighborhoods. Police believe Garrett Shipley approached his victims, claimed he was having an emergency and needed to borrow their cellphones. When the victims handed over their phones, Shipley fled in a […]
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Update: Detectives Investigating Drone Crash at Pride Parade

Update 6/30/2015: The drone’s pilot has come forward and contacted Seattle police. Detectives continue to investigate the case. Originally posted 6/29 at 2:41 PM: A 25-year-old woman was knocked unconscious Sunday after she was struck by a small drone aircraft while attending the Pride parade in downtown Seattle. The woman was in the crowd at the […]
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