Posts categorized under January 2014 - SPD Blotter

Archives for January 2014

One Vehicle Rollover Collision on Capitol Hill, Driver Sustains Life-Threatening Injuries

A man in his 50’s was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being extricated from an overturned pickup truck on Capitol Hill. At approximately 5:03 p.m. officers responded to the area of 14th Avenue East and East John Street for the report of a one-vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation indicates… [ Keep reading ]

Man Shot Overnight in International District

Seattle Police are investigating a shooting in which a man was struck in the leg early this morning. At about 12:20 this morning, officers responded to the 300 Block of 7th Avenue South, (7th and South Main )  in the wooded greenbelt that runs along Interstate 5.  This area is actually… [ Keep reading ]

Bureau and Precinct Command Assignments

Since I have become the Interim Chief of Police, I have made it a priority to keep the employees of the Seattle Police Department informed about all of the changes occurring—I want you to hear about them from me first. With that in mind, I would like to give… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired Near Van Asselt Community Center

Officers hearing shots fired near a South Seattle community center located a handgun and spent shell casings upon further investigation.   On January 28th at approximately 7:12 p.m. officers at the South Precinct heard the sound of gunshots fired from the direction of the Van Asselt Community Center, and immediately… [ Keep reading ]

Assistant Chief Clark Kimerer To Retire

I would like to congratulate Assistant Chief Clark Kimerer on his retirement from the Seattle Police Department. Clark informed me of his decision to retire on Friday, January 24th. His retirement will be effective June 30, 2014. Until that time he will be working on several long term special projects…. [ Keep reading ]

Update to Robbery Case Earlier this Month-Two Arrested

A man and a woman were arrested last night in connection with a robbery that took place in Pioneer Square earlier this month. On January 16th, the victim was beaten and stabbed in the back and robbed while in the 100 Block of Occidental Avenue South.  The victim told officers… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for vehicular assault

A 47-yr-old man sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a vehicle that pinned him between the suspect vehicle and a gas pump. On January 27 2014, just shortly after 1:00 p.m., a white Chevy Tahoe was stopped facing northbound on 51 Av S where it intersects with Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

Sex Offender Arrested After Trying To Lure Girls Into His Van

Officers arrested a registered sex offender for attempting to lure two young girls into his parked van this evening in the Central District. At approximately 5:25 p.m. officers responded to the area of 23rd Avenue and East Yesler Way for the report of a man trying to lure a 12-year-old girl… [ Keep reading ]

*UPDATE* Woman Shot During Disturbance in Pioneer Square

** UPDATE ** The investigation thus far indicates that this incident started as a disturbance between two males that rapidly spun out of control. It is believed that the initial disturbance began on the southeast corner of 2nd Avenue South and South Main Street. At least two people are believed to… [ Keep reading ]

Store Security Guard Assaulted And Stabbed

A loss prevention officer remains in the hospital tonight after being assaulted and stabbed by a man stealing a Seahawks sweatshirt. On January 26th at approximately 3:45 p.m. officers responded to the 200 block of Broadway Avenue East for the report of a robbery and stabbing. Preliminary investigation indicates that… [ Keep reading ]