Posts categorized under August 18, 2011 8:05 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for August 18, 2011 8:05 pm

UPDATE: Device near railroad tracks was harmless

On August 18th shortly after 9:00 a.m. officers and medics responded to a locomotive/pedestrian fatality collision in Carkeek Park.  What was believed to be a small explosive device was found lying near the body.  This item has now been thoroughly examined by Seattle Police Arson-Bomb Squad detectives and determined to be harmless.

It’s a girl! 16 years later…

About 16 years ago Officer John Abraham was on his way to work on his police motorcycle around 9:15 a.m. when he stopped a car for speeding southbound on I-5 in the carpool lane near North 175th Street.  Once stopped Officer Abraham determined that the driver was a husband driving his… [ Keep reading ]

Update to fatality collision in Carkeek Park

On August 18th, shortly after 9:00am, Seattle Police and Seattle Fire responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a train in Carkeek Park.  Unfortunately, the collision resulted in a fatality.  The victim is believed to be a woman in her fifties.  As the first responders were checking on the… [ Keep reading ]

Arrest of Robbery/Assault suspect

On August 14th an adult female employee of a drug store located at 5th Avenue and Olive Way attempted to stop an adult male suspect who had stolen three bottles of baby shampoo from the store and fled on foot.  The store employee caught up with the suspect south of… [ Keep reading ]

Train/Pedestrian fatality collision, suspicious circumstances

On 8/18 at around 9:04 a.m., Seattle Police North Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a train/pedestrian fatality collision on the train tracks near Carkeek Park.  The pedestrian is believed to be female.  A suspicious device was discovered near the body.  Out of an abundance of caution, Seattle Police… [ Keep reading ]