Posts categorized under June 2009 - SPD Blotter

Archives for June 2009

Vehicle vs motorcycle collision

On 06-29-09 at 8:48 p.m., a Ford Sedan was traveling S/B on Greenwood Ave N and attempted to turn E/B at N 100 St. At the same time, a motorcycle was observed by witnesses traveling N/B at a high rate of speed and struck the Ford. The Seattle Fire Department… [ Keep reading ]

Light rail train vs. vehicle collision

On June 29 at approximately 5:10 p.m. officers responded to a collision involving a light rail train and a Chrysler PT Cruiser. Preliminary investigation indicates that the adult male driver of the Chrysler was traveling southbound on MLK Jr. Way South and made an unlawful left turn against a red traffic signal into… [ Keep reading ]

July 4th Wallingford Traffic Management Plan

Beginning at 12:00 Noon on July 4th, access to the area north of Gas Works Park will be restricted to residents and others with legitimate business in the community. The purpose of this is to ensure that emergency vehicles and home/business owners will be able to access this community while… [ Keep reading ]

Strong armed robbery in North Seattle

On June 28th at approximately 8:40 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a possible robbery at a business in the 14300 Block of Greenwood Avenue North.  There was a 10-minute time delay at the time of the call.  A suspect description was given over the air, and it was said… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired in Rainier Valley, one arrested

On June 28th, at approximately 12:20 a.m., South Precinct officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired around 40 Avenue South and South Graham Street. Officers  observed a vehicle leaving the area at a high rate of speed and it was subsequently stopped  at Renton Avenue South and SouthTrenton. There were four subjects inside of the vehicle…. [ Keep reading ]

Stolen electronics located in Rainier Valley

 On June 24th, a South Precinct patrol officer stopped a vehicle occupied with known burglary suspects. The officer observed several electronics inside the car. The occupants denied ownership of the items. South Precinct detectives interviewed one of the occupants who admitted to committing four area burglaries. He also stated that he and other burglary suspects… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal shooting in Jungle area

  On June 26th at approximately 11:35 p.m., West Precinct  officers responded to a report of as many as five shots fired near South Royal Brougham Way and Airport Way S.  As officers arrived in the area, it was determined that the victim, a male in his 50s, had been shot underneath… [ Keep reading ]

SPD responds to large distubance in Greenwood

  On June 26th at approximately 11:26 p.m., multiple officers responded to a call of a loud party in the 7900 Block of Greenwood Avenue  North.   At the same time, reports of fistfights in the area were being received.  Promoters of the private party in question greeted officers outside of the… [ Keep reading ]

July 4th Public Safety Message

The Seattle Police Department and Seattle Fire Department would like to remind the public that there are no legal fireworks in the City of Seattle.The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling and use of fireworks are prohibited. Fireworks offenses are gross misdemeanors punishable by up to one year in jail and/or… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired

On June 26 at approximately 1:25 a.m., downtown officers heard 5-6 possible gunshots coming from the area of 1st Avenue South. Once in the area, officers observed a bumper of a car in the road and a large group milling about. The crowd was uncooperative with no one claiming to be… [ Keep reading ]