Posts categorized under November 2011 - SPD Blotter

Archives for November 2011

Aggressive driver enforcement today

On November 30th officers from the Aggressive Driver Response Team issued the following citations: West Seattle Bridge – 45 mph zone 1 at 66 mph 2 Bus Lane violations 2 No Proof of Insurance  35th Ave SW – 35 mph zone 2 at 47 mph  SW Admiral Way –  30… [ Keep reading ]

Updated information on Vega case

Detectives have released still photographs depicting three persons who appear to be disposing of a jacket in the area of the the assault.  Anyone who may recognize the persons of interest depicted or anyone with information on the assault that occurred on November 15th in the 4200 Block of South Othello Street is asked… [ Keep reading ]

Vice/HRV conducts “John” sting

Just before Thanksgiving, the Seattle Police Department’s Vice/High Risk Victims Unit conducted a “John” sting operation in Seattle.  During the operation, six adult males responded to posts on  After initial phone contact, the suspects responded to the operation location and were placed under arrest after offering and agreeing to a… [ Keep reading ]

Keeping a Blue Light On book event tonight in Kirkland

Keeping a Blue Light On: A Citizen’s Tribute to the Seattle Police Department is now available for $29.99.  It is being sold on Amazon and at area book stores (details below).  All proceeds from this book go towards the Seattle Police Foundation. Two book “events” are coming up: one at… [ Keep reading ]

Strong Arm Robbery aboard bus

On November 29th at approximately 3:45 p.m. officers responded to the report of a strong arm robbery on board a Metro bus near 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was riding on the bus when an unknown suspect grabbed the i-phone from the victim’s hands.  The suspect exited the bus and… [ Keep reading ]

Community meeting in South Seattle

In partnership and at the request of the family of Danny Vega, the Seattle Police Department Filipino Advisory Council and the Filipino Community of Seattle, the Seattle Police Department will be holding a community meeting to address concerns about Vega’s homicide, criminal investigation process, crime prevention opportunities, and answer other questions…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives make arrest in South Seattle robbery

On November 17th, at approximately 4:20 pm, a female was waiting in the bus stop at Rainier Avenue South and South Brandon Street, when she was confronted by two unknown black females.  They attempted to take the purse she was carrying.  A struggle ensued and the victim was knocked down… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide detectives seek public assistance

The following is a statement from Mayor Mike McGinn’s blog.  The death of Danny Vega is an active and ongoing homicide investigation.  Anyone who witnessed all or part of the attack or heard about it later is asked to call the Homicide tip-line at  (206) 233-5000.  Anonymous calls are welcome.  New information, no matter… [ Keep reading ]

Officers catch burglar red-handed

On 11-27-11, at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers were on the roof of a parking garage on the Northeast corner of Boren Ave N and Thomas Street looking down at several of the construction sites for suspicious activity. The officers work this area and was aware of several commercial burglars who had… [ Keep reading ]

Two arrested just off Broadway for weapons, warrants

On November 27th, just before 6:00 am, East Precinct officers were responding to a report of a fight disturbance involving a knife, in the alley just west of the 1500 Block of Broadway Avenue.  Officers contacted three males in the alley.  During the initial contact, as one of the suspects… [ Keep reading ]