Posts categorized under April 2012 - SPD Blotter

Archives for April 2012

Harbor Patrol Rescues Two Kayakers in Distress

On April 30th at approximately 2:53 p.m. a citizen called 911 to report two people in the water screaming for assistance approximately 30 feet from Gas Works Park.  Their kayak had capsized and they were struggling to make it to shore.  Seattle Police Harbor Patrol units responded to the area.  Harbor… [ Keep reading ]

OPA Monthly Report For March 2012 Now Available

The Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) has released their monthly report for March 2012.  To view the report see the attached link below:

Smash & Grab Jewelry Robbery in South Seattle

On April 30th at 11:04 a.m. officers responded to the report of a robbery of a pawn shop in the 5700 block of MLK Jr. Way South.  Preliminary investigation indicates that five suspects (four males and one female) entered the pawn shop armed with hammers, which they then used to… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired In Attempted Medical Marijuana Rip In Rainier Beach

A group of suspects opened fire on the home of a medical marijuana grower in South Seattle Saturday night after the victim refused to sell the suspects drugs without a prescription. Around 11:30 pm on April 28, three men knocked on the door of the victim’s home near 54th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Totals from National Drug Take Back Day-Seattle Police Department only

Here are the totals from Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Day event at the Seattle Police Department precincts only.  Regional and national figures are still being tabulated.  From 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 28th, people dropped off expired,  unwanted or unused prescription medications at the five Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Young Boy Falls From 3rd Floor Window

On April 29th at approximately 5:02 p.m. officers responded to a report of a child falling from a 3rd story window in the 1200 block of North 88th Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the boy, believed to be six years old, was sitting on a 3rd floor window sill blowing… [ Keep reading ]

Large Fight Disturbance, Aggravated Assault, Two Arrested

On April 29th at approximately 2:10 a.m. multiple officers responded to the 7200 block of East Marginal Way South for the report of a large fight disturbance.  Preliminary investigation indicates that at least two male suspects left a club and made several comments to some females south of the club.  A 17-year-old… [ Keep reading ]

Armed Robbery, Assault of Two Citizens

On April 27th at approximately 9:30 p.m. a male and female were walking southbound on 20th Avenue at East Yesler Way when a known 20-year-old male suspect exited a Mercedes sedan and pointed a black handgun at them.  The suspect forcefully pulled a necklace off of the male victim and… [ Keep reading ]

False Auto Theft Report Gets Two Buddies Arrested

On April 28th at approximately 12:04 a.m. the “victim” called 911 to report that someone had stolen his 2009 Audi and left northbound on Swift Avenue South from South Warsaw Street.  Multiple officers responded to the area and quickly located the Audi at Beacon Avenue South and South Graham Street.    Officers stopped the… [ Keep reading ]

Pro-Active Police Work Leads to Arrest of Wanted Man

On April 28th at approximately 1:26 a.m. officers on patrol contacted a suspect for trespassing at 8th Avenue South and South Jackson Street.  The suspect was obviously giving officers a false name and as the officers were walking him to the patrol car to investigate his identity further the suspect… [ Keep reading ]