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Archives for June 2011

ADRT’s Friday patrols

On June 24th officers from the Aggressive Driver Response Team issued the following tickets while on patrol: West Marginal Way SW – 40 mph zone 1 at 83 mph (with an open container of alcohol) 1 at 58 mph 1 at 57 mph 1 at 56 mph 2 at 55 mph… [ Keep reading ]

Quick thinking officers capture burglary suspects in North Seattle

On 6/24/11, at approximately 5:40 a.m., a resident interrupted a burglary in progress to the garage and storage area that also contains his bedroom in the 12000 block of 40 Av NW.  Suspects fled in a vehicle. The victim was able to provide a description and license plate.  Officers positioned themselves… [ Keep reading ]

Impromptu creation of a drive thru-bank

On 6/23/11, at approximately 11:38 p.m, two vehicles made their way south on 2nd Avenue approaching Union Street.  Although the drivers differ in their accounts of what happened, what is known is that one of the vehicles, a yellow cab, added a drive through to a Chase bank branch.  The cab driver… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor McGinn’s statement on terror plot in Seattle

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn’s statement on terrorist plot to attack Seattle military processing center.  To view Mayor McGinn’s statement, see the attached link below:

SPD statement regarding terror arrest

This statement was released today to the Seattle Police Department’s various demographic advisory councils and community stakeholders: As a community leader, we would like to tell you about a recent arrest that you may have already heard about in the news.  Last night, members of the Seattle Police Department, Federal… [ Keep reading ]

Latest Major Crime statistics available

The city-wide and precinct major crime statistics for the first five months of 2011 have now been posted to the Seattle Police Department’s website. SNAPSHOT ANALYSIS:  Through May, major crimes were down citywide by 12% when compared with the same time period in 2010.  This continues the downward crime trend… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Finest participate in the Relay for Life

Seattle’s Finest is a group of Parking Enforcement Officers who are fighting back against cancer by participating in the Relay for Life, a national fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. The 2011 Relay for Life walkathon took place on June 11-12. Because cancer never sleeps, at least one team… [ Keep reading ]

High Risk Victims Unit recovers 17-year-old victim

On June 22nd Seattle Police Vice and High Risk Victims Unit detectives working with the Innocence Lost Task Force recovered a 17-year-old female sex trafficking victim who was thought to be in Seattle.  A Seattle Police detective made an undercover call to the victim and arranged to meet her for the purposes of… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery Suspect captured

On May 5th at 0315 a.m., the 23-year-old victim was walking home from work. In front of an apartment building in the 4000 block of Linden Avenue N; she observed 3 males standing outside, next to a vehicle. The victim stated that she had seen the subjects there before on previous occasions. One of… [ Keep reading ]

Two men charged in plot to attack Seattle military processing center

Here is the text and a link to a news release provided by the DOJ. TWO MEN CHARGED IN PLOT TO ATTACK SEATTLE MILITARY PROCESSING CENTER Defendants Sought Firearms and Grenades to Attack Complex where Enlistees Report SEATTLE – Two men were arrested late last night and are charged by… [ Keep reading ]