Posts categorized under 2011 - SPD Blotter

Archives for 2011

OPA Report for September, October and November is now available

The Office of Professional Accountability Complaints Report for September, October and November 2011 is now available.  To view the report in its entirety, please click here:

Armed robbery of Central Area mini mart

On December 29th, at approximately 11:40 pm, East Precinct officers responded to a mini mart located in the 1900 Block of South Jackson Street to investigate a report of an armed robbery.  The victim stated that at approximately 11:35 he left the public area of the store to use the… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery of a fast food restaurant

On December 29th at around 11:58 p.m., South Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 2400 block of 4th Avenue S.  Upon arrival, officers made contact with the adult female victim – the manager of the restaurant.  She told officers that she had been robbed at closing time by… [ Keep reading ]

Aggressive Drivers today

On December 29th officers from the Aggressive Driver Response Team issued a combination of citations and written warnings for the following:  Spokane Street Viaduct – 25 mph Construction Zone 1 at 59 mph 1 at 57 mph 1 at 53 mph 1 at 51 mph 1 Cell Phone West Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement activity today

On December 29th officers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Squad inspected 10 commercial trucks.  One truck was taken “Out of Service” for a defective tire (exposed steel cords on the front tire). In all, 37 violations were documented:  Lighting Equipment – 10 Conspicuity (reflectors) – 5 Air Leak – Brake lines –… [ Keep reading ]

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Squad activity

On December 28th officers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Squad (CVES) conducted four commerical motor vehicle inspections.  Two trucks were taken “Out of Service”: one for unsecured load and the other for inoperative brakes. The officers issued citations for the following violations: Unsecured Load Brake deficiencies Low Beam Headlamps Marker… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested in South Seattle restaurant after fight

On December 28th, at approximately 5:15 pm, South Precinct officers responded to a call of an assault  at a restaurant in the 6700 Block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South.  Witnesses told officers that three Somali males were arguing in the dining area of the restaurant.  One of the… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for assaulting an officer

 On 12/24/11, an officer was working in full uniform at Century Link Field at the Seahawks vs. 49er’s football game. A fight broke out in the stands in section 130 and the victim officer was heard over police radio asking for a “fast back-up”. Responding officers located the victim officer and the… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide in North Seattle

On December 24th at approximately 10:56 p.m. the 55-year-old female victim stepped outside her residence in the 300 block of NW 74th Street to talk to the 48-year-old male suspect, who she has been dating.  Witnesses heard voices then a loud thump.  The victim’s 13-year old daughter went outside and found her mother on the ground… [ Keep reading ]

Update to West Seattle shooting incident

The shooting incident in West Seattle yesterday is being investigated by Gang detectives.  The victim did not cooperate with detectives initially, but has since admitted that the shooting was accidental, and done by a known person. Both the victim and the suspect were inside the car when the suspect accidently fired a… [ Keep reading ]