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Archives for June 2013

Home Invasion Robbery in North Seattle

A man is cut with a knife and a woman grabbed during a home invasion robbery in North Seattle early this morning. At approximately 3:25 a.m. officers responded to reports of a home invasion robbery in the 1100 block of North 82nd Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect entered… [ Keep reading ]

Motorcycle/Pickup Truck Collision in North Seattle

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a collision with a pickup truck in North Seattle early this morning. At approximately 7:31 a.m. an officer on patrol in a fully-marked police car observed a motorcyclist traveling at a high rate of speed turn onto northbound Greenwood Avenue North from Holman Road Northwest…. [ Keep reading ]

BBs Fired at Pizza Restaurant on Capitol Hill (UPDATED)

Updated 7/1/2013: At the scene, officers found what appeared to be damage from BB pellets in a window at the restaurant. Several customers heard what “sounded like a rock hitting the window” and noticed several small holes in the window. — An unknown suspect who fired gunshots at a pizza… [ Keep reading ]

Man Fatally Stabbed in University District, Detectives Interview Suspect (UPDATED)

Updated July 9th: Detectives have tracked down and interviewed a 25-year-old man in connection with last month’s fatal stabbing in the parking lot of the University District Jack in the Box. On July 6th, officers found the 25-year-old man at the Bellevue Transit Center and arrested him. After interviewing the 25-year-old… [ Keep reading ]

Man in Water Off Pier 62 Rescued

Emergency responders rescued a man who fell into the Puget Sound off Pier 62 late this evening. At approximately 10:08 p.m. officers and firefighters responded to Pier 62 on the waterfront for a man who reportedly fell into the Puget Sound and was under the dock.  Bystanders threw the man… [ Keep reading ]

Armed Robbery in North Seattle

Detectives continue to search for the suspect who robbed a beauty supply store this morning in North Seattle. At approximately 9:27 a.m. officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Sally’s Beauty Supply located in the 800 block of NE Northgate Way.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a lone… [ Keep reading ]

Serving With Pride

With Pride Weekend 2013 on the way, we’ve updated our It Gets Better video—featuring an amazing group of LGBT SPD officers sharing stories about coming out to their families and working in the police department—with a new introduction from Interim Chief Jim Pugel. Make sure to say “hi” to the more-than… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Detectives Investigating High Point Shooting

Gang detectives are investigating a shooting in the High Point neighborhood after a man with a gunshot wound showed up at an Auburn hospital Friday. Early this morning, around 1 am, police received several 911 calls about gunfire near Lanham Place SW and SW Morgan Street. Police headed to the scene… [ Keep reading ]

Two Arrested In Elaborate Police Blogging Sting

Southwest Precinct patrol officers descended on  two master criminals late Thursday evening on the playground of a West Seattle elementary school, following a daring and innovative five-year-long secret Seattle Police Department operation. At 11 pm, K9 and patrol officers swarmed Highland Park Elementary after two young burglars smashed a window and… [ Keep reading ]

Burglars Keep Burgling Middle School Library

Burglars—or overachieving students with a criminally insatiable thirst for knowledge—have broken into the Eckstein Middle School library twice in the last week. The first break-in happened sometime over the weekend and was discovered by a custodian, who arrived at the school Monday morning and found someone had used a rock… [ Keep reading ]