Posts categorized under February 28, 2013 4:31 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for February 28, 2013 4:31 pm

When Oompa Loompas Go Bad

The suspect in a Wednesday evening robbery at a Capitol Hill bank may be a dedicated Oompa Loompa cosplay enthusiast, or simply a desperate man trying to get a quick buck by robbing a bank. But either way, police are hoping you can help track him down. Just after 6:00… [ Keep reading ]

Bank Robbery in Rainier Valley

An armed robber is at large following a mid-afternoon bank robbery.  At approximately 3:54 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call of a robbery at a Key Bank in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South.  The suspect, who was armed with a black handgun, is described as a black… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary at Haller Lake Home, Police Arrest Suspect

A house sitter woke up this morning to find an intruder inside the home.  Police arrived quickly after receiving the 911 call and located the suspect inside the house, where he was promptly arrested. Shortly after 8:00 am, a 26-year-old woman woke up and discovered a strange man inside the… [ Keep reading ]

Audio and Photos from North Seattle Officer-Involved Shooting (Updated)

In conjunction with a scheduled 11:30 am press conference on the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jack Keewatinawin in North Seattle Tuesday evening, the Seattle Police Department is providing a series audio files and photos from the incident. Tuesday evening, police received two separate calls from Keewatinawin’s brothers, who told 911 dispatchers their brother… [ Keep reading ]

Attempted Armed Robbery on Capitol Hill Early this Morning

Officers are investigating a report of an attempted armed robbery that happened around 12:30 this morning near the intersection of 11th Avenue and East Harrison Street. The victim drove to the East Precinct early this morning to report that he had almost been robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his parked… [ Keep reading ]

Porn-Wielding Cop Impersonator Arrested In Auburn

Police have arrested a man who used a fake badge and a box of porn to commit a series of robberies in Seattle parks. Police have been searching for 46-year-old Ryan James Purdy since December, and finally caught up with him yesterday after he bragged to bus passenger about his life… [ Keep reading ]