Posts categorized under March 2014 - SPD Blotter

Archives for March 2014

Rain Thwarts Molotov Arson Attempt At Central District Development

Seattle Police Department arson investigators believe heavy rainfall thwarted an overnight attempt to burn down a Central District development. Just after 7 AM Monday, police were called to the development near 21st Ave E and E Fir Street, after a work crew found someone had thrown two Molotov cocktail incendiaries… [ Keep reading ]

Man Pepper Sprays Officer, Barricades Himself Inside Trailer Near UW (Updated)

Seattle police negotiators and a SWAT team were called to the University District Monday after a man attacked a University of Washington police officer and barricaded himself inside a trailer. Just before noon on Monday, UW police received a report that a man armed with a baseball bat was damaging… [ Keep reading ]

(Updated) Detective Reviews Cobain Case, Which Remains Closed

Update 3/15/2016: The department is releasing five additional photographs of the firearm, taken on or about June 11, 2015. These photos were placed on the City’s computer system on March 3, 2016, and added to the investigative file shortly thereafter. They are now viewable in a gallery at the bottom of this… [ Keep reading ]

Burglars Open Fire On Man During Early Morning Break-In

Seattle police were called to a home in the Brighton neighborhood early this morning after two burglars opened fire on a man after he caught them breaking into his house. Around 2:30 AM, the victim was asleep in the lower floor of his home in the 4600 block of S…. [ Keep reading ]

Two 16-year-old burglars arrested in South Seattle

Three juvenile burglars attempted to break into a South Seattle Home. On 3/30/14, just shortly after 9:00 a.m., the victims were inside their home in the 5400 block of 18 Av S, when the suspects, who arrived in a gold Honda, knocked on the victim’s door and rang the doorbell…. [ Keep reading ]

A felon (in possession of a handgun) and a wanted robber arrested in North Seattle

Officers responded to a call of two men passed out in a vehicle in North Seattle. On 3/29/14, just shortly before noon, officers responded to a suspicious call of two men unresponsive in a vehicle in the 900 block of N. 42nd St. Officers arrived with Seattle Fire and were… [ Keep reading ]

Fleeing robber struck by vehicle

Man pushed to the ground and attacked in South Seattle. On 3/29/14, just shortly after 9:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a man down near 57th Av S and S. Bangor St. Officers arrived and contacted the victim. He stated that the suspects had pushed him to the ground and… [ Keep reading ]

Officers investigate early morning shootout

No one was injured during an early morning shootout on Boren Av. On 03-29-14, just shortly before 4:00 a.m., a shots fired call at 1930 Boren Av (KC Sobering center) was broadcast. Initial reports were of a suspect armed and outside of the sobering center. These reports described a subject… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Unit investigating shooting

Shooting suspect being sought.  On 3/28/14, just shortly after 11:00 p.m., the 23-year-old victim and her boyfriend were on their way home from a restaurant and stopped at the AM/PM for gas in the 400 block of 12th AVE. The female victim pulled alongside a gas pump and got… [ Keep reading ]

Stolen Cellphones, Drug Tent and Shrimp Fraud Uncovered In Operation at 12th and Jackson

Early Thursday morning, Seattle police raided a Vietnamese restaurant and a tent in the woods in the International District, and arrested 25 suspects as part of a three-month operation around 12th Avenue and S. Jackson Street, which led police to bust stolen cellphone and computer traffickers and a woman selling illegally… [ Keep reading ]