Posts categorized under April 2009 - SPD Blotter

Archives for April 2009

Bank Robbery in West Seattle

On Thursday, April 30 at approximately 11:14 a.m. a male suspect robbed a bank in the 4700 block of California Avenue Southwest. Nobody was injured during the robbery. The suspect fled the scene on foot and remains at large. He is described as a white male, 35-45 years of age,… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives arrest three in Fremont restaurant robbery

On April 15th at approximately 2:00 a.m., a takeover robbery occurred in a restaurant in the 400 Block of North 35th Street.  The night manager was closing for the night when three suspects, two males and a female, entered the business.  They were all wearing bandanas over their faces, baggy… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT issues traffic advisory due to weekend events

Please see the information from Seattle Department of Transportation concerning possible traffic delays due to events around Seattle this weekend. Many Large Weekend Activities will affect Traffic Plan on Possible Delays   SEATTLE – There are several events taking place this weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 1-3, that are likely… [ Keep reading ]

Bank robbed on Capitol Hill, suspect arrested

On April 29th, at approximately 10:44 a.m., Seattle Police officers and Robbery detectives responded to a 911 call stating that a suspect had just robbed a bank in the 1400 Block of Madison Street.  Officers arrived in the area and immediately set up containment.  Detectives had developed information about the possible… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious circumstances in Rainier Beach

On April 29th at 7:30 a.m., South Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of suspicious circumstances in the 9800 block of 57th Avenue S. The complainant and her 10-year-old daughter reported that they were leaving the house, daughter to catch the bus and mom to drive to work, when… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Beach burglary, two juvenile suspects arrested

On April 28th, at approximately 10:25 a.m.,  South Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress.  The caller reported seeing a male climb through the window of a neighbor’s home, and then let in a second suspect through a side door.  The two suspects were inside… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for soliciting murder ‘victim’ on Craigslist

On April 22, 2009, Seattle Police detectives were notified of a disturbing advertisement posted on Craigslist. The ad, entitled “A strange desire”, was posted in the “Casual Encounters” section of the site under the Seattle-Tacoma area listing. The ad indicated that the person wanted to have sexual intercourse with a woman… [ Keep reading ]

Stolen vehicle crash into house in New Holly

On April 27, at approximately 9:55 a.m.,  South Precinct officers  attempted to contact a suspicious vehicle in the 2900 Block of South Holly Street.  The officers approached the car on foot to speak to the driver.  Unbeknownst to the officers, the vehicle had just been reported as stolen.  As the officers… [ Keep reading ]

Three strong-arm robberies in Ballard

On April 25th between 11:00 p.m. and midnight, North Precinct patrol officers responded to 3 strong-arm robberies in Ballard. The first robbery occurred in the 5600 block of Phinney Avenue N at 11:12 p.m.  An adult female victim was accosted by 2 young adult males.  They demanded her cell phone. … [ Keep reading ]

Armed robbery, arrest, in Central District

On April 25th at approximately 10:26 p.m.,  East Precinct officers responded to a report of a man with a gun attempting to rob people near 22nd Avenue and James Street.  Officers contacted the victims who pointed out the suspects who were trying to flee the area.      Most of the victim’s… [ Keep reading ]