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Archives for March 2013

Arson with Property Damage in North Seattle

Arson detectives are investigating a mattress burning in North Seattle that caused damage to a tree and a parked car this morning. At approximately 3:30 a.m. officers and firefighters responded to 911 calls of a mattress fire on a planting strip in the 5200 block of 17th Avenue NE.  After… [ Keep reading ]

Suspected DUI Driver Involved in Multiple Hit & Run Collisions Before Being Arrested by Officers

Officers arrested a suspected DUI driver after he committed at least three hit and run collisions, one involving an injured woman. On March 30th at approximately 6:28 a.m. officers responded to the report of a hit and run rollover collision at 12th Avenue South and Boren Avenue.  Upon arrival officers… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired During Fight Disturbance at Golden Gardens Park

Officers are still looking for suspects involved in a fight disturbance with shots fired in Golden Gardens Park last night.  On March 29th at approximately 8:04 p.m. officers responded to Golden Gardens Park for 911 reports of a fight disturbance with shots fired. Preliminary investigation indicates that the first victim… [ Keep reading ]

Central District Shooting Now a Homicide Investigation

*UPDATE* The 19-year-old male victim from last night’s shooting in the 2500 block of South Norman Street has died as a result of injuries sustained in the shooting. Fire department medics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.  For… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting in the Central District

Officers and detectives are actively looking for suspects associated with a light-colored Mercedes-Benz after a shooting in the Central District this evening.  At approximately 7:30 p.m. officers responded to 911 reports of a person shot.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the male victim was hanging out with friends in front of a… [ Keep reading ]

Two Suspects Caught in Law Enforcement Sting Operation Get Sentenced to Significant Prison Terms for Drug and Gun Crimes

The following press release originated with the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Two federal defendants prosecuted as part of “Operation Oliver’s Twist” were sentenced today to significant prison terms, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. The men were arrested in 2012 following the successful law enforcement operation where members of the Seattle Police Department,… [ Keep reading ]

Man Seriously Injured after Falling from Gas Works Park Structure

Seattle Police and Seattle Fire responded to an early morning accident where a 19-year-old man fell approximately 30 feet to the ground after climbing on the fenced-off structure. At around 5:20 this morning, both police and fire responded to Gas Works Park in the 2100 Block of North Northlake Way… [ Keep reading ]

2 suspects being sought for an occupied residential burglary in Magnolia

Officers responded to a report of an occupied burglary at a house in the 3300 block of 38 Ave W in Magnolia.  This morning just shortly after 9:00 a.m., the victim reported that she was asleep in her bedroom when she heard the door bell ring 3 times. The victim stated… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Robs Ballard 7-11 Store at Gunpoint, Flees

A suspect entered a Ballard 7-11 store at 32nd Avenue NW and NW 54th Street just after midnight and pointed a handgun at the clerk, demanding cash.  After getting some money, the suspect then fled the store. Despite a quick and large police response, including King County’s Guardian One helicopter,… [ Keep reading ]

Update to Train/Pedestrian Fatality Collision

Earlier this morning Seattle Police and Seattle Fire responded to a report of a train/pedestrian collision at Alaskan Way West and West Lee Street.  The adult male pedestrian was treated at the scene by Seattle Fire Department Medics and transported to Harborview Medical Center.  Unfortunately, the victim died at the… [ Keep reading ]