Posts categorized under September 2013 - SPD Blotter

Archives for September 2013

Man shot in South Seattle

The Gang Unit is investigating a shooting in South Seattle this morning. Just shortly after 11:00 a.m., officers responded to Rainier Av S and S. Genesee St to numerous reports of shots fired.  As officers were arriving on scene, a security guard called from an area hospital to report that a gunshot victim had just shown… [ Keep reading ]

Man Assaulted in Pioneer Square Early this Morning

A 37-year-old man is in the hospital following a confrontation with two unknown suspects early this morning at 1st Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Just after 1:30 am, West Precinct officers, along with Seattle Fire, responded to a report of a fight and a man down at that location. … [ Keep reading ]

Man Robbed of Phone in Cal Anderson Park

A 19-year-old man walking through Cal Anderson Park last night was robbed at gunpoint last night as he walked through the park. The man was walking through the park near the basketball courts around 8:30 pm when he was approached by the suspect.  The suspect asked the victim for the… [ Keep reading ]

Captain Deanna Nollette-new Narcotics Commander

The daughter of a former U.S. Air Force Officer, and renowned world traveler, Deanna Nollette brings to her new assignment as Captain of the Seattle Police Department Narcotics Section, seventeen years of diverse, law enforcement experience. As an alumnus of The Evergreen State College, with a BA in Liberal Arts… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal Motor Scooter Collision on Alaskan Way Viaduct

For the second time in less than twenty four hours, detectives were investigating the cause of another motorcycle/motor scooter fatality collision on the Alaskan Way Viaduct. At around 2:50 this afternoon, a man was riding  a 500 cc Aprilia motor scooter  northbound on the viaduct.  As he approached South Jackson, the 52-year… [ Keep reading ]

There is a new face coming to the Seattle Police Department Executive Staff

Captain Carmen Best began her career with the Seattle Police Department in 1992. Captain Best has worked uniformed patrol, School Safety, Media Relations, Patrol Supervisor, Media Relations Supervisor, Watch Commander, Operations Lieutenant, Narcotics Proactive Lieutenant, Robbery/Gangs/Fugitive Lieutenant, and Community Outreach Lieutenant. Her most recent assignment was as the Community Outreach… [ Keep reading ]

Two students robbed at gunpoint in North Seattle

Suspect(s) made off with victims’ cash and cellphone. This morning, just shortly after 1:00 a.m., two male victims were walking southbound in the 5000 block of 18th Avenue NE.  At the same time the male suspect was walking northbound in the same block, when he approached the victims.  The suspect… [ Keep reading ]

Police Searching for Missing Man with Alzheimers

UPDATE:  Mr. Cornell was located 5 minutes ago by officers at NE 45th and Corliss Avenue N.  He is ok, and is being reunited with his family. Police are searching for a missing  man who left his home around 7:30 this morning in the Ballard neighborhood.  The man, Charles “Chuck”… [ Keep reading ]

Motorcycle Fatality Collision on Viaduct

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) are currently investigating the circumstances that caused a man riding a motorcycle last night on the Alaskan Way Viaduct to lose control and be ejected to the road below, killing him. At around 9:30 pm last night, a man riding a Triumph… [ Keep reading ]

Armed Robbery in South Seattle, Suspect at Large

Officers continue looking for an armed man who robbed a woman of her cash in South Seattle early this evening.  At approximately 4:46 p.m. officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at 38th Avenue South and South Oregon Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a 31-year-old woman was robbed… [ Keep reading ]