Posts categorized under March 29, 2012 5:26 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for March 29, 2012 5:26 pm

SPD 20/20: A Vision For the Future

One way or another, the Seattle Police Department is going to look very different in the next 20 months. Following a harsh review by the Department of Justice—which called SPD out for a pattern of excessive force and intimated there were signs of biased policing in the department—city leaders and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Suspect In Series of Robberies and Attacks On Women In King County

A man suspected in a series of violent robberies and sexual assaults across King County is in custody, and facing charges of rape, robbery, and indecent liberties following a joint investigation between King County Sheriff’s Deputies, Seattle, Bellevue, and Renton police. Police believe 38-year-old Charles Linell Bluford is responsible for… [ Keep reading ]

Have you seen this North Seattle Bank Robber?

On March 28th at approximately 5:20 p.m. officers responded to a silent hold-up alarm at a bank in the 6400 block Roosevelt Way NE.  The adult male suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller implying a gun.  The suspect subsequently fled the bank on foot with… [ Keep reading ]

Guilty Verdict For Owner of Rainier Massage Parlor Taken Over By Vice Detectives

A unique operation by the Seattle Police Department’s Vice/High-Risk Victims Unit—which had detectives running a south Seattle massage parlor for a day in order to arrest johns—came to a close last week after a jury found the owner of the massage parlor, Liu Wei, guilty of promoting prostitution. Undercover Vice/High… [ Keep reading ]