Posts categorized under 2014 - SPD Blotter

Archives for 2014

Man Killed In Rainier Valley Drive-By

SPD Gang and Homicide detectives are investigating following a fatal New Year’s Eve drive-by shooting in the Rainier Valley. A gunman in an SUV opened fire on another man at Rainier Avenue S. and S. Kenyon Street shortly before 8 PM, striking the victim in the chest. The suspects quickly sped… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Christmas Day Bank Burglar

Detectives suspected an inside job when a burglar made off with a big chunk of cash on Christmas after entering a bank through an unlocked door, putting tape over a vault room camera and prying open a compartment containing the safe’s combination. They were right. Police arrested an employee at… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Two Teens for Rainier Valley Robbery

Officers arrested two teenagers Monday for attacking a couple of people in the Rainier Valley to get their cell phones. The first victim told police he was walking along South Rose Street near Rainier Avenue South about 7 PM when two male teenagers started hitting him in the face in… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Dies After South Park Car Crash

A woman died Sunday afternoon after she lost control of her car while going around a curve and crashed into some large concrete pipes. The woman was driving north in the 8200 block of 5th Avenue South when the collision happened. No one else was in the car and there were… [ Keep reading ]

Police K9 Tracks Down Robber in Delridge Neighborhood

A K9 unit tracked down and arrested a 25-year-old armed robber who broke into a car in the Delridge neighborhood on Sunday, and then threatened a mother and daughter returning to their vehicle. The victims told officers they returned to their car, parked in the 8100 block of 20th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Three Men who Burglarized West Seattle Home

Police arrested three men Sunday who broke into a West Seattle home and stole a diamond ring, while the owner hid in a closet. The victim told police she heard voices outside the front door of her home in the 6000 block of 26th Avenue Southwest around noon and could… [ Keep reading ]

Man Stabbed While Riding Bus Through Downtown

Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed while ridding a bus early Wednesday evening. The victim entered a Metro bus and sat down next to the suspect at the back of the trolley. The suspect began to argue with the victim about how close he sat to him…. [ Keep reading ]

East Precinct Officers Now Testing Bodycams

Officers in the East Precinct have begun testing of a body-worn video cameras. Here’s our first-ever release of thrilling first-person police video, featuring officers responding to a report of disabled vehicle blocking a sidewalk:

Police Nab Burglar Who Stole Papi’s and Jr’s Old Jerseys

Officers tracked down and arrested a burglar Friday who broke into Safeco Field and made off with bags of Seattle Mariners historical memorabilia, including jerseys worn by Edgar Martinez and other former team members. The burglar left behind fingerprints that helped lead to his capture and the recovery of stolen… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man and Woman After Long Standoff

Detectives spotted two felony suspects, a man and a woman, going into a house in the Broadview neighborhood Thursday afternoon prompting a nearly seven hour standoff before the suspects were arrested. Detectives with the Major Crimes Task Force saw two suspects wanted in connection with auto thefts and a recent… [ Keep reading ]