Bike Officers Save Another Life With Overdose Reversal Drug

SPD bike officers saved a 61-year-old man from a potentially fatal overdose early Tuesday after finding him lying in a downtown alleyway. Around 12:30 AM Tuesday, Officers Matt Newsome and Dick Bonesteel were on bicycle patrol downtown when they saw a man lying on his back in the 200 block of Stewart Street. As officers […]
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Detectives Investigating Fatality Collision In Queen Anne

Detectives are investigating after a man was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning in the Queen Anne neighborhood. The 51-year-old driver of a Toyota sedan was pulling his car out of a building in the 100 block of Taylor Ave. N at 6:40 this morning when heard the sound of an impact under his vehicle.  The driver, […]
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Early Morning Injury Collision Investigation in SODO

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating an early morning single vehicle rollover collision that occurred in SODO.  Two people were transported to the hospital, one with serious injuries. Shortly after 2:00 am, a Ford Expedition was travelling northbound on Colorado Avenue South on the flyover ramp that connects to Alaskan Way when the driver lost control, […]
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Injury Collision Investigation at 15th Avenue West/West Armory Way

A woman is in custody and several other people are hospitalized following a bizarre situation that unfolded yesterday evening. At about 5:30 pm,  a man reported that his female acquaintance, whom he had just met, took the truck he was driving without permission from the 9700 block of Holman Road NW.  The woman sped off, […]
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Extra Police Staffing in Neighborhoods to Deter/Prevent Gun Violence

Chief Kathleen O’Toole has directed the Seattle Police Operations and Investigations Bureaus to accelerate summer staffing deployment levels in an ongoing effort to deter and prevent gun violence. Starting tonight, Seattle residents can expect to see extra police officers in neighborhoods, nightlife districts and hotspots detailed in our SeaStat crime analysis reports. These added resources will be a […]
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Ballard Burglar Boards Bus, Caught Downtown With Help From Heli

A suspect is in custody following a burglary in Ballard yesterday afternoon after a coordinated effort that involved two different precincts and the King County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter, Guardian One. Yesterday, at approximately 12:45 pm,  officers from the North Precinct responded to a burglary call in the 5600 Block of 15th Avenue NW.  The call […]
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Bike Officers Save Young Woman’s Life With Overdose Prevention Drug

A little more than a month after the Seattle Police Department partnered with the Marah Project to equip bike patrols with a drug to reverse the effects of overdoses, two officers on Sunday became the first members of SPD to administer a dose of the medication, saving a young woman’s life. Bike Officers James Kellett and Randy Jokela responded to […]
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UPDATE: Detectives Believe Pioneer Square Shooting Victims Were Specifically Targeted

Homicide and CSI detectives are on the scene of a double shooting this morning near 2nd Avenue South and South Washington. Just before 5:30 am 911 received several calls of shots fired at that location.  Officers from the West Precinct responded and found two men lying on the ground in the 400 Block of 2nd Avenue Extension South.  One […]
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UPDATE: Man Returns to Ground After Spending 24 Hours In Downtown Tree

Update 3/23/16: The 28-year-old man climbed down from the tree shortly before noon Wednesday. He was taken into custody and will receive a medical evaluation.   Seattle police negotiators have spent hours atop a Seattle Fire Department ladder Tuesday working to convince a man to climb down out of a towering tree in downtown Seattle. Police received reports […]
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