Posts categorized under March 21, 2012 7:51 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for March 21, 2012 7:51 pm

SPD Rolling Out Test of New Patrol Vehicles

The Ford Crown Victoria—the police department’s standard-issue patrol cruiser for nearly the last 20 years—will soon join the Plymouth Fury, Dodge Diplomat, and Studebaker horse-drawn carriage in that great SPD squad car scrap heap in the sky. Ford has retired the Crown Victoria model, and the department is now testing… [ Keep reading ]

Five Teenage Members of Seattle Robbery Crew In Custody

A group of five teenagers suspected in a spree of pattern robberies at businesses around Seattle are off the streets and could soon be facing charges. Since December, the group of suspects — which includes a 16-year-old, two 17-year-olds, an 18-year-old and a 19-year-old — have robbed at least seven… [ Keep reading ]

Special Olympics Washington thanks SPD for support

This morning at Seattle Police Headquarters CEO Beth Wojick, Mary Do, Dan Wartelle and athlete/board member Angela Martin of Special Olympics Washington presented Chief John Diaz with a plaque in appreciation of the support that SPD provides to Special Olympics year-round.  Angela Martin personally thanked the Chief and explained how important police… [ Keep reading ]

Forensics helps solve robbery case

On September 18th,  a man discovered an unknown male suspect inside his parked truck  in front of his residence in the 2400 Block of Thorndyke Place West.  The suspect had been rifling through the victim’s truck, picking up various items.  The victim, who was carrying his 1 year old daughter at… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspects in University District apprehended

On March 2nd, three University of Washington students were walking in the area of NE Blakely and Ravenna NE, when they were confronted by several suspects.  The victims were robbed and the suspects fled in a car.  Information developed by detectives led to the identification of three suspects. On March… [ Keep reading ]

Two brothers arrested for assault, assault on officer

On March 20th, at approximately 6:15 pm, West Precinct officers responded to an assault call at 3rd Avenue and Lenora Street.  The victim’s boyfriend followed the suspects to the area of 6th Avenue and Pine Street.  The boyfriend relayed the location of the suspects to the primary officer via cellphone, who… [ Keep reading ]