Posts categorized under August 2011 - SPD Blotter

Archives for August 2011

Officer Britt Sweeney receives American Legion Award

On August 31st at approximately 2:00 p.m. Seattle Police Chief John Diaz was present along with Don Mills of American Legion Post #1 to present the Harry Easley Award to Seattle Police Officer Britt Sweeney. Officer Sweeney was named the 2011 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year by the Washington State American… [ Keep reading ]

Crime statistics through July 2011 now available

The citywide and precinct Major Crime statistics for the first seven months of 2011 have now been posted. Through July 2011, Major Crimes are down citywide by 9% when compared with the first seven months of 2010.  This continues the downward crime trend that occurred citywide in 2010.  Through July… [ Keep reading ]

Man stabbed in “Jungle”, suspect arrested

On August 31st, just before 3:00 am, South Precinct officers responded to the area of 5th Avenue South and South Lander Street to meet with a 35 year old male victim.  The victim told officers that he and the suspect are acquaintances who drink together.  The victim told officers that… [ Keep reading ]

Felony assault, threats in South Seattle, suspect arrested

On August 30th, at approximately 2:38 pm, South Precinct officers responded to a disturbance at a bar in the 400 Block of South Orcas Street.  The complainant/suspect,  a 46 year old man, told officers that an employee of the bar had locked him out of the business.  The man stated… [ Keep reading ]

ADRT enforcement continues

On August 29th, officers from the Aggressive Driver Response Team issued the following citations: West Seattle Bridge – 45 mph zone 1 at 76 mph 1 at 70 mph 1 at 66mph 1 No Valid Driver’s License 1 No Proof of Insurance Highland Park Way SW – 30 mph zone… [ Keep reading ]

Road rage incident in South Seattle, suspect arrested

On August 30th, just after 10:00 am, South Precinct officers responded to a collision between two cars in the 2800 Block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South.  The suspect car, driven by  a 28 year old female, turned into and struck the front quarter panel of the victim’s car,… [ Keep reading ]

Property damage to North Seattle apartment complex

On August 30th, shortly after 2:00 am, North Precinct officers responded to a 911 call from a man who claimed that unknown people were outside his door attempting to enter his apartment in the 14100 Block of Linden Avenue North.  When officers arrived, the man who called 911 kicked the… [ Keep reading ]

Special Olympics Northwest Ride of Dreams

On Saturday, August 27th, thousands of people descended on Ellensburg, Washington for the 2nd Annual Northwest Ride of Dreams Motorcycle and Classic Car Show supporting Special Olympics Washington.  The Special Olympics Washington Northwest Ride of Dreams is a statewide fundraising effort organized by local law enforcement agencies throughout the state as part… [ Keep reading ]

Police, youth and…dodgeball?

On Saturday August 27th, Seattle Parks and Recreation staff and Seattle Police Community Outreach officers conducted a Donut Dialogue/Role Reversal Workshop at the Southwest Teen Life Center.  Instead of the traditional sit down format, the officers and youth played two games of dodgeball to launch the festitivites (the youth beat the officers,… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Explorers complete training

The Seattle Police Explorers (Post 943) have contributed over 3700 hours of community service and training hours to the Seattle Police Department.  They have been involved in different events throughout the year.  This amazing group of young men and women volunteer their time learing about Law Enforcement.  They have worked… [ Keep reading ]