Posts categorized under August 2013 - SPD Blotter

Archives for August 2013

Man goes berserk inside a convenience store in South Park

Officers responded to a death investigation this afternoon in South Park. Just shortly before noon, a 36- year- old male went berserk inside a store in the 8900 block of 14 Av S. The man destroyed merchandise and assaulted the storeowner.  The storeowner defended himself with a small burst of… [ Keep reading ]

Armed convicted felon arrested in downtown

Man arrested following fight disturbance in downtown yesterday. On 08/30/13, just shortly after 5:00 p.m., an officer was working off-duty at Ross at 301 Pike St. The officer received reports of a fight disturbance outside the store. He observed the end of what appeared to be a fight between two… [ Keep reading ]

Man Shot in Leg Early this Morning Near Judkins Park, No Suspects Located

A 44-year old man is in the hospital receiving treatment for a gunshot wound to his leg following an early morning shooting near Judkins Park.  At around 7:00 this morning, East Precinct officers responded to multiple calls of shots fired near 27th Avenue South and East Yesler Way.  Officers located… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Handgun Following Gunfire Near 23rd and E. Cherry

Officers recovered a stash of clothing, drugs and a stolen handgun Thursday evening near the scene of a shooting in the Central District. At about 5:15 pm, police received reports that a man had opened fire on another man in a red Chevy Malibu at 23rd Avenue and E. Cherry Street…. [ Keep reading ]

We Will Continue Our Mission of Public Safety With Regards to I-502

Today US Attorney General Holder announced that the federal government would not interfere with the implementation of I-502. Here is Interim Chief Jim Pugel’s statement on the decision: “I am pleased Attorney General Eric Holder has provided clarity about the future of Initiative 502 in Washington state. Our department will… [ Keep reading ]

Undercover Officers On the Lookout For Bad Behavior Outside Seahawks Games

Take it easy with your trash-talk at Seahawks games this season—that fan in the other team’s jersey might actually be an undercover cop. Toward the end of last football season, police received complaints about fan-on-fan violence and harassment in and out of the stadium, some of which was witnessed first-hand… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect pistol-whipped store clerk in North Seattle robbery

Store clerk injured in early morning robbery.  On August 27th just shortly after 3:00 a.m., a lone black male entered a 7-11 store in the 7200 block of Sandpoint Way NE. The suspect was armed with a handgun and wearing a mask covering his face. The suspect demanded money from the registers. The clerk/victim opened… [ Keep reading ]

Man Shot In the Leg In Central District Robbery

One man was shot in the leg during an apparent robbery in the Central District early this morning. Around 12:30 AM, two brothers left a gas station at 23rd Ave and Cherry Street and were walking home when a group of three men approached them near 23rd and James Street…. [ Keep reading ]

Woman Arrested After Breaking into Ex’s House, Standoff with Police

A 25-year-old woman is now in custody following a domestic violence dispute yesterday morning that resulted in her breaking into a house, assaulting the victim, and causing extensive property damage. At about 8:30 yesterday morning, officers responded to a 911 call in the 3700 Block of South Oregon Street.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Arrested After Spraying Baby With Soy Sauce

Officers carted off a woman from an International District restaurant Saturday after she sprayed a baby with soy sauce and doused other patrons with chocolate milk, ruining what had undoubtedly been a perfectly delightful afternoon Dim Sum. Just before 1 pm, officers were called to the Dim Sum King at 6th… [ Keep reading ]