Posts categorized under January 26, 2013 6:47 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for January 26, 2013 6:47 pm

Clarification On One of The More Interesting Items Brought to Today’s Buyback Event

We’ve received a number of questions about one particular item collected at today’s buyback, so we will try and provide some clarification: A man standing outside the gun buyback event this afternoon was showing his recently purchased launch tube assembly for a Stinger portable surface-to-air missile.  Naturally, this created a… [ Keep reading ]

Restaurant burglarized on Lower Queen Anne

A restaurant was burglarized early this morning and a witness reported seeing two suspects flee.  The suspects were not located, despite an area check by officers.  West Precinct officers responded to an alarm call at Plaza Garibaldi, a restaurant in the 100 Block of 1st Avenue North at around 4:20… [ Keep reading ]

Great Turnout At Today’s Gun Buyback Event

Great response to today’s event.  We had no idea the number of people who would show up to turn in their unwanted guns in exchange for gift cards.  The response was so great in fact, that we ended up shutting down early just to ensure we had enough gift cards for everyone… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspect arrested in North Seattle motel parking lot

A suspect detectives have been searching for was arrested last night after investigators received information that he was staying at a motel in North Seattle. David Hansen, 25, was the suspect detectives were attempting to arrest earlier this week on 29th Avenue South when he fled from officers.  He was… [ Keep reading ]