Posts categorized under June 2011 - SPD Blotter

Archives for June 2011

Fire in North Seattle declared an Arson

On June 30th at approximately 1:21 p.m. the fire department responded to an apartment fire in the 14000 block of 12th Avenue NE.  After putting out the fire, Seattle Police patrol officers and Arson Bomb Squad detectives responded to the scene at the request of SFD personnel when it was… [ Keep reading ]

Thief who stole 87-year-old man’s wallet arrested

On June 16th at 5:45 p.m. the 87-year-old male victim had just dropped off his wife at home and had parked their car when he noticed a black car with shiny chrome wheels parked next to his car.  A female was driving and a 19-year-old male (the suspect) was in the… [ Keep reading ]

2010 OPA Statistics Report

The 2010 OPA Statistics Report is now available.  Here is a preview: Through the exceptional work of Seattle Police Department employees, major crime was down in 2010. At the same time, use of force increased slightly and OPA complaints about force and other police action also rose. While community members… [ Keep reading ]

Greenwood Rape suspect re-booked for Armed Robbery

During the course of the on-going Sexual Assault Unit investigation into the Greenwood abduction and rape, Robbery detectives recognized the 24-year-old male suspect as a possible suspect in a series of armed robberies currently under investigation.  The Robbery Unit was also contacted by a street robbery victim who told detectives that she… [ Keep reading ]

Are You One of the 70?

Target Zero Teams: 70 Lives Saved in King, Pierce, Snohomish Counties Seattle — Are you one of the 70? Is your spouse? How about your children? Your teacher? Perhaps that nice man who held a door for you last week. Any of those could be among the 70 people in… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery solved

Detectives have wrapped up their investigation, arresting the third and final suspect in this February 25th home invasion robbery.  The captured suspect is a 25 year old male.  He was booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.   The other two suspects, both 28 year old men, were already in custody.  The case… [ Keep reading ]

ADRT cracking down on violators on the W.Sea Bridge

On 6-29-11, officers from the Aggressive Driver Response Team issued the following citations today: West Seattle Bridge – 45 mph zone 1 at 74 mph 1 at 71 mph 46 Bus Lane Violations* 5 Cell Phones   6 No Proof of Insurance 1 NVOL 1 Drivers License – possession 1 No… [ Keep reading ]

Burglar caught in the act on Capitol Hill

On June 29th, at approximately 3:00 AM, East Precinct officers responded to a 911 call in the 700 Block of 18th Avenue East.  The caller stated they had just heard glass breaking and had observed a man entering the detached garage in the backyard. Officers arrived quickly and found the… [ Keep reading ]

Rape suspect arrested in Ballard

On June 28th at approximately 10:15 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call from an employee at a bar in the 8500 Block of 15th Avenue NW.  The caller stated that he believed one of the patrons inside the bar looked very similar to the suspect depicted in surveillance photos released to… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired; one suspect at large, one in custody UPDATED

On 6/28/11, just shortly before midnight, an officer was in a parking lot monitoring two groups of people, who had just left a nearby lounge at 7th and S. Lane St.  The groups were meandering about in the middle of the street on 7th Ave between Dearborn and S. Lane St, when the officer… [ Keep reading ]