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Archives for May 16, 2012 11:34 pm

Rainier Beach shooting, detectives investigating

On May 16th, just before 8:30 pm, South Precinct officers responded to a shooting  in the parking lot of the Jack in the Box restaurant in the 9100 Block of Rainier Avenue South.  There was a large crowd gathered in the parking lot at the time of shooting, and although many… [ Keep reading ]

Sexual Assault Detectives Ask Victims to Come Forward

Tim Dampier was arrested in May 2011 by Seattle Police Sexual Assault Unit detectives for sex crimes against children.  He is a well-known church musician tied to several African-American churches in the greater Seattle area and had worked at the group home Samuel House (Kent) and the Union Gospel Mission. … [ Keep reading ]

Traffic safety celebrates 10 year anniversary of seat belt law and 1,010 lives saved!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Washington’s primary seat belt law. An estimated 1,010 lives have been saved since the initiation of the law requiring drivers and passengers to buckle up. To mark the occasion and maintain this trend, officers throughout Northwest Washington are conducting Click It or Ticket… [ Keep reading ]

Car Prowler Takes Nothing, Leaves Tortillas

Wrap your head around this one: a north Seattle car prowler left a victim with more than just a broken window last week. Some time between May 9 and May 10, a prowler shattered the window of a Jeep parked in the University District, near NE 45th Street and 19th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Harbor Unit to host open house this Saturday, show off new boat

The Seattle Police Department Harbor Unit and Kvichak Marine Industries invites the public to an open house to welcome their new 45′ Response Boat Medium, Patrol 9, to the harbor fleet.  Join the officers for a vessel tour and enjoy a barbeque at the Harbor Station this Saturday, May 19th,… [ Keep reading ]

Taiwanese association offers reward in fatal hit & run of Michael Wang

The Taiwanese Association of Greater Seattle (TAGS) is offering a $6000 reward for information resulting in an arrest in the hit and run death of husband and father Michael Wang.  After consulting with TAGS member William Wang – father of Michael Wang – the TAGS Board decided to do something… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Tells SoDo Club Owners To Clean Up Drugs, Violence (UPDATED)

UPDATE on July 22, 2013: Studio Seven’s owners have successfully completed the terms (PDF) of their Chronic Nuisance Property agreement with the city. Since SPD declared Studio Seven a Chronic Public Nuisance in May, the club’s owners have worked closely with SPD’s South Precinct complete the terms of their agreement, creating a… [ Keep reading ]

Bizarre assault call in Lake City, suspect in custody

On May 15th, at approximately 10:37 pm, North Precinct officers responded to a “man with a knife” call near the intersection of NE 120th Street and Lake City Way NE.  Witnesses stated that a man was holding a knife as he was standing over another man lying in the street.  The… [ Keep reading ]