Man arrested for burglary

On 11/19/09 at 6:35 a.m., officers were dispatched to a Burglary alarm at a business in the 1400 block of 18th Av.

A witness reported that the alarm was sounding and someone was inside the store. The store was burglarized earlier and it was unknown if an employee was inside.

Upon officers arrival witnesses reported that a male suspect left the store via a broken window, carrying merchandise. A description of the suspect was broadcast over SPD radio and within minutes an officer located the suspect running near 15th Av and Spring St.

The suspect was arrested and taken into custody without incident. The suspect was positively identified by 2 witnesses.

The suspect was then transported to Harborview Medical Center as he was having an adverse reaction to taking too much cocaine and wine.  All the stolen property was recovered.    

Upon release from the hospital, the suspect will be booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Burglary.