Posts categorized under October 2011 - SPD Blotter

Archives for October 2011

Shooting near 3rd Avenue & Yesler Way

On October 31st at approximately 5:08 p.m. the Seattle Police Communications Center received 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of 3rd Avenue and Yesler Way.  Officers on patrol were already in the area and heard the shots but were unable to determine where they came from.  Officers then located a… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Brenton Memorial plaque dedication ceremony today

Two years ago today, Officer Timothy Brenton was killed in the line of duty.  Today, at 2:00 pm, we will reflect upon what this day means to the Department by dedicating a plaque to Officer Brenton on the Seattle Police Department Memorial Wall inside the main lobby of Seattle Police… [ Keep reading ]

*Update: Fire set to house in South Seattle

On 10/30/11, just shortly before 12:00 p.m., officers responded with Seattle Fire to a call of a house fire, in the 3500 block of S. Austin St. The witness/caller saw a male run from the side yard of the house and disappear into the backyard. Preliminary investigation shows that a… [ Keep reading ]

17-yr-old burglar caught

On 10-30-11, at approximately 4:24 a.m. an officer stopped a suspicious parked pickup truck loaded with stolen items, in the 600 block of  NW 85th. Two suspects ran away from the vehicle as the officer approached.  The officer was able to detain the third suspect. Meanwhile, victims from a residential… [ Keep reading ]

Taxi driver attacked

On 10-30-2011, at approximately 3:30 a.m., an intoxicated white male left a Café and got into a taxicab in the 400 block of Cedar Street. The man asked the cab driver, “What race are you?” When the cab driver replied that he was Indian, the suspect punched the cab driver… [ Keep reading ]

Woman robbed of her purse

On 10/29/11, at approximately 11:40 p.m., officers responded to investigate a Strong Arm Robbery.  The victim explained that she had been walking W/B in the 100 block of E Howell Street when she heard someone coming up behind her. As she turned to see who was behind her, an unknown… [ Keep reading ]

Update*SWAT called out to armed barricaded man

On 10/29/11, at approximately 4:56 p.m., officers responded to a man with a gun in the 1500 block of Cherrylane Pl S. It was reported to dispatch that the suspect had gotten into an argument with his neighbors. He then pointed a black handgun at one of the neighbors… [ Keep reading ]

Man stabbed, 2 arrested

On 10/28/11, at approximately 9:53 p.m.,  Officers were called into the area of the 2200 block of  4th Ave S to investigate a fight disturbance where a man was on the ground. Witnesses in a SUV arrived on scene and told officers that a white male and white female had assaulted… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Foundation to honor those who serve to protect

Tonight at the downtown Sheraton, the Seattle Police Foundation will be honoring the Seattle Police Department and their officers, and more specifically, the officers who go above and beyond in performing their duties (recipient list below).  This evening will also be marked by the 135th Anniversary of the Seattle Police… [ Keep reading ]

Kids with rifles reported near elementary school

On October 28th at approximately 1:30 p.m. officers responded to the 200 block of Garfield Street for 911 reports of two kids armed with rifles near an elementary school.  Patrol and SWAT team officers responded to the scene and subsequently surrounded the school, while others conducted an area check for the… [ Keep reading ]