Posts categorized under April 2013 - SPD Blotter

Archives for April 2013

Burglars Hit Three North Seattle Pot Dispensaries

Showing a blatant disregard for the sanctity of business hours, burglars broke into three different pot dispensaries in North Seattle earlier this week. Police got their first report of an attempted dispensary burglary just before 3 am Sunday, after a witness called 911 after he spotted two men—holding what looked… [ Keep reading ]

*Update*Double shooting in the Central District-Suspect(s) at large

Gunfire erupted this evening in Seattle’s Central District, leaving two men with serious injuries. Just shortly before 7:00 p.m. multiple calls came into 9-1-1 reporting shots fired in the area of 400 MLK Jr. Wy. The two victims were located in the parking lot of the Quick Pack Food Mart,… [ Keep reading ]

Homemade Lightsaber Forces Closure Of Bus Tunnel

If you were trying to catch a bus or train home from the downtown transit tunnel last night, you might’ve felt a slight disturbance in the force—as if millions of police sirens suddenly cried out, and were suddenly silenced. That’s because just before 10 pm Sunday evening, a tunnel security… [ Keep reading ]

Vandal (or Rogue Chicken) Wanted for Egging Car, Attempted Hot Tub Poaching

Seattle police are working to crack a tough case after some fowl fiend threw an egg into a Madrona man’s car and then cracked a dozen more into his backyard hot tub over the weekend. Appropriately, Officer Samuel Byrd (no yolk) was called to a home near 36th Ave and East… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious Device Found in Convention Place Station Last Night

King County Sheriff’s Office and Seattle Police responded to a report of a suspicious device located in the transit tunnel at the Convention Place Station  in the 1600 Block of 9th Avenue last night just before 10:00 pm. Security working inside the tunnel located the suspicious device and notified law enforcement.  King County … [ Keep reading ]

Man threatened to “get a gun and shoot them all”

A man was arrested for harassing a group of Arab-Americans at the Seattle Center. Today, just shortly after 7:00 p.m., an extended group of Arab-American family and friends were in the area of the International Fountain on the Seattle Center grounds.   The suspect, a white male began harassing the group… [ Keep reading ]

We Own This Circa 1986 Video And For That We Apologize

The following statement is being released on behalf of Assistant Chief Jim Pugel, the SPD Interim Chief once Police Chief John Diaz retires at the end of May. “In 1986 I was one of the participants in an official Seattle Police Department Training video that made light of homelessness. I… [ Keep reading ]

Update**Zipper the puggle will remain at the Shelter during investigation

This in from Seattle Animal Shelter– On Sunday April 21, the Seattle Police Department (SPD) removed a small dog, Zipper, from a vehicle in a West Seattle parking lot. It is alleged Zipper may have been in the car for up to six days. The SPD turned Zipper over to… [ Keep reading ]

National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, October 26th

On Saturday, October 26th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, the Seattle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Adminsitration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Catch Burglar at Middle School Early this Morning

East Precinct officers arrested a burglar early this morning at Washington Middle School (2101 South Jackson Street) after they responded to a silent alarm call. Shortly after 4:00 this morning, officers were dispatched to an alarm call at the school.  Officers set up containment around the building and saw a… [ Keep reading ]