Posts categorized under January 2013 - SPD Blotter

Archives for January 2013

Police Searching For West Seattle Home Invasion Suspect

Police are searching for a man who robbed several people at gunpoint during an estate sale at a West Seattle home Thursday afternoon. Around 3:45 pm, a masked, armed man forced his way inside a home at SW Hinds St. and Belvidere Ave SW and stole cash and jewelry from… [ Keep reading ]

Diaper-Wearing Assault Suspect Makes a Mess of Patrol Car

Policing isn’t always glamorous work. Sure, sometimes officers get to chase carjackers or arrest famous people, but they also have to do things like transport forcibly diapered assault suspects who leave the worst kinds of messes in the backs of patrol cars. Sunday evening, a nurse at Harborview contacted two… [ Keep reading ]

Southwest Precinct officers saves a man’s life

A man drove up to the “Police Only” gate entrance to the parking lot at the Southwest Precinct and produced a handgun from his lap and pointed it at his own head. On Tuesday, just shortly after 5:00 p.m., the man drove to the Southwest Precinct “police only” gate entrance and asked an officer… [ Keep reading ]

Today’s Blue Light Special: 10 Pounds of Weed

Police seized a big package of pot earlier this week after the weed took a wrong turn on a cross-country trip and landed in the stock room at a north Seattle Kmart. Just after noon on January 28th, Kmart employees called police to their store at 132nd and Aurora Avenue N. after… [ Keep reading ]

“Wet him with gasoline, dry him with a match” — Police Foil Murder-For-Hire Plot

Police broke up a straight-out-of-the-movies murder-for-hire plot Tuesday after an inmate at the King County Jail put out a hit on a man he believed was a police informant. It all began on Sunday, January 20th when SPD Intel Detectives received information from the King County Jail that a felon—caught… [ Keep reading ]

Victim robbed of eyeglasses amoung other things in North Seattle

Two armed robbers being sought.  On January 29th at approximately 7:30 p.m., the victim was walking eastbound down the stairs in the 2100 block of NE 52nd st when two suspects ran up behind him.  The suspects advised the victim that he was being robbed and that they had a gun.  During… [ Keep reading ]

Woman refuses to pay bar tab, assaults patrons, officers in U-District

Officers arrested a woman last night after they were called to the Hotel Deca bar for a disturbance. After refusing to pay her tab, the woman threw a glass beer pitcher, striking another patron and later assaulting the officers.  Officers responded to a disturbance report inside the Hotel Deca located at 4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE shortly… [ Keep reading ]

Carjacking near West Seattle Golf Course last night

Police are searching for an armed suspect who stole the victim’s truck at gunpoint early this morning  in the North Delridge neighborhood. Just before 2:00 am, officers responded to the the area of 28th Avenue SW and SW Nevada Street for a report of an armed carjacking/robbery.  Officers contacted the victim… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian struck by two vehicles in the South Park neighborhood

A man darting in and out of traffic is struck by two vehicles. On January 28th, just shortly before 10:00 p.m., an adult male was on foot mid block between 10 Av S and 12 Av S on S. Cloverdale St darting in and out of traffic. A Toyota Corolla travelling westbound… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Suspect In Armed Robberies, Home Invasion

Seattle police have arrested a man suspected in a series of violent armed robberies in the East Precinct, and a home invasion in Greenwood. Detectives believe the man opened fire inside a home during a January 20th home invasion robbery at 92nd and Greenwood, and pulled a gun on several… [ Keep reading ]