Man With Shotgun Draws Large Police Response on Queen Anne

Seattle police arrested an armed man Wednesday night after he opened fire outside a Queen Anne apartment following a dispute with a neighbor. Officers received a report around 9:30 PM that an argument between neighbors in the 1000 block of 6th Avenue N had spilled out onto the street. When officers arrived, they found the suspect was carrying […]
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SPD Investigating Pepper Spray Altercation In Westlake Park

Seattle police have opened an investigation after receiving reports that a mall security guard pepper sprayed several people during a Saturday demonstration in downtown Seattle. Demonstrators at a rally in Westlake Park flagged down bike officers around 12:40 PM Saturday and reported that a shirtless white male had been picking fights with protesters. Witnesses told police the shirtless […]
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Bicyclist Rescued After Colllision with Semi-Truck in SODO

A 26-year-old bicyclist suffered severe scrapes and fractures and was briefly pinned under a semi-truck after a collision in the SODO neighborhood Monday evening. Officers and firefighters responded to 4th Ave South and South Spokane Street Just after 3 PM after receiving a report of a bicycle and semi-truck collision. The cyclist had been struck by the truck […]
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Bumbling Bandit Arrested After Restaurant Robbery, Two Failed Carjackings

After making off with a restaurant’s tip jar in the International District Thursday night, a blundering bandit was foiled at every turn as he tried to flee the scene. The 40-year-old suspect walked into a restaurant in the 600 block of 5 Avenue South around 8 PM, and told employees to hand over all the cash in their register. […]
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Officers Recover Guns, Drugs, Arrest 3 in Undercover Operation

  Seattle police officers arrested three people and confiscated two handguns and a small amount of heroin in an undercover drug operation on Wednesday. The arrests happened after an undercover officer purchased .5 grams of heroin for $40 from a 20-year-old man shortly after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Terry Avenue and Terrace Street. […]
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Space Needle Still Standing After Reported Drone Strike

Seattle’s famous sky-high tourist attraction is still standing after police received reports of a drone crash Tuesday at the Space Needle. Space Needle security called police just before 8:30 PM after several guests reported seeing a small drone buzz the top of the Needle, and possibly crash into an observation Deck window. Witnesses then saw the drone—described as […]
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Drunk Driver In Stolen Mustang Hurls Whiskey, Hits Bus, Stops In Front of Police HQ

A drunk driver careened through downtown Seattle late Friday, colliding head-on with a valet in an Audi and then a bus, before his stolen Mustang sputtered to a halt across from Seattle Police Department headquarters. The suspect’s spree began just before 6:30 PM after he sped the wrong way down one-way 2nd Avenue, where he collided head-on with an […]
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SPD Response at Downtown Hotel Stems from Seedy Package Delivery

An mysterious package delivered to a downtown hotel Thursday drew a large response from Seattle Fire’s Hazardous Materials team and SPD’s Arson/Bomb Squad. The special teams from police and fire were called to the Four Seasons Hotel at 1st Avenue and Union Street just after 12:45 PM after staff received lumpy package sealed in plastic wrap, which […]
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Police Seize Guns, Drugs Following Belltown Gunfire

Officers seized several guns early Saturday morning after catching up to a car seen speeding away from a shooting scene in Belltown. West Precinct bike officers were patrolling Belltown at 2:30 a.m. on July 12th when they heard gunshots in the 2300 block of 1st Ave. At the scene, a witness pointed to a green Chevy Caprice as it […]
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