Police Seek Suspects in South Seattle, First Hill Carjackings

SPD robbery detectives are searching for a group of suspects who stolen three cars at gunpoint in South Seattle and First Hill on Wednesday. At 12:05 AM on Wednesday, the three suspects approached a man at a gas station in the 3800 block of Rainier Avenue South, pointed guns at… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz on SPD’s Consent Decree Compliance Milestone

The Federal Court Monitor’s recent assessment, that the Seattle Police Department has sustained full and effective compliance under the Consent Decree, marks a significant milestone in modern policing. SPD has become the first department in the new era of Consent Decrees to reach this point. We thank the Monitor, the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Friday Afternoon Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was shot in an RV encampment Friday afternoon. Witnesses began calling 911 around 3 PM to report that a man had been shot in the 2600 block of Southwest Andover St. Police arrived and found a man with mulitiple gunshot wounds and began providing… [ Keep reading ]

SPD, Bellevue PD Arrest Burglars Wanted In String of ATM Smash-and-Grab Burglaries

SPD General Investigations Unit detectives, working with Bellevue PD detectives, have arrested two suspects wanted in a series of recent ATM smash-and-grab burglaries. Over the last year, police have investigated upwards of 60 break-ins in the Seattle area, in which the suspects have used trucks or other heavy equipment, and… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Stolen Truck, Continue to Search for Suspects Following Crash, Armed Carjacking in West Seattle

Police are searching for a group of suspects who crashed their vehicle while fleeing from police, and later fired a shot while stealing a pickup truck at gunpoint in West Seattle on Thursday. Around 2:40 PM, police received a report that a group of two men and a woman were… [ Keep reading ]

Traffic Collision Detectives Investigating After Driver Fatally Strikes Cyclist on 4th Avenue

SPD detectives are investigating after a driver in a Jeep fatally struck a cyclist Wednesday morning in a collision on 4th Avenue. Around 10:30 AM, the driver of the Jeep was turning out of a parking lot along 4th Avenue South and Holgate Street, preparing to turn north. The driver stopped… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Shooting at Aurora Motel

A 26-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting at an Aurora motel late Wednesday. Just before midnight, police were called to the motel in the 12000 block of Aurora for reports of gunfire. Officers found the 26-year-old man laying in the parking lot. Police learned the victim had been… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Shooting at 4th and Main

Detectives are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot near the Chinatown-International District late Tuesday. Around 11:20 PM, police received reports of gunfire near 4th Avenue South and South Main Street. Police found a firearm magazine and blood on the sidewalk at the scene, but no victim. A short time later,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Weekend Shootings in University District, SODO

Police are investigating two shootings over the weekend–one in the University District and another in SODO. On May 6th, around 9:30 PM, police were called to the University of Washington Medical Center after a woman with a gunshot wound to her arm came in for treatment. The victim told police… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man After He Threatens to Kill Girlfriend, Flees Onto I-5

Police arrested a 22-year-old man on Interstate 5 early Monday morning after his girlfriend reported he had trapped her inside his car and was threatening to kill her. Just after midnight on Monday, police received a report that the victim had messaged a friend and said she was trapped in… [ Keep reading ]