Posts categorized under January 17, 2013 3:47 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for January 17, 2013 3:47 pm

Can You Help Detectives Find Volunteer Park Cop Impersonator?

Detectives need the public’s help finding a man suspected of posing as a police officer in Volunteer Park in order to rob unsuspecting park-goers. Detectives believe 46-year-old Ryan Purdy (AKA Tracy Byers) approached several people in Volunteer Park in December, flashed a gold badge, implied he was a police officer,… [ Keep reading ]

Eyes On Crime In Courthouse Park

The irony of crime in Courthouse Park has not been lost on downtown beat officers. Increased patrols and police visibility in the area have been helpful but have not solved the problem of open air drug dealing and other low level offenses. Complaints from community members coupled with a desire to… [ Keep reading ]

Armed robbery to Rainier Valley business

Robbery detectives are investigating an armed robbery of a Rainier Valley business that occurred last night just before 9:00 pm.  Just before 9:00 pm, the employee of the Balageru International Mart was in the back of the store getting ready to close for the night when she heard someone enter… [ Keep reading ]