Posts categorized under May 2014 - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 2014

Man Stabbed in Occidental Park

A man suffered stab wounds this evening in Occidental Park. Officers found the victim sitting in the park at 6:30 p.m. The victim claimed to have been stabbed by a Hispanic male in his twenties wearing a baseball cap and dark pants. Seattle Fire Department Medics transported the victim to… [ Keep reading ]

Overnight Hit and Run Downtown

A woman was in the crosswalk at Virginia St. and 2 Ave. on Friday around 11:30 p.m when she was hit by a car. A tan Honda Accord was travelling east along Virginia St when it struck the pedestrian. The car stopped for a second, then continued eastbound without stopping… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested While Taking Late Night Stroll With Hundreds of Dollars Worth of Stolen Meat

A 50-year-old Seattle man is stewing in the King County Jail after police caught him with a shopping cart full of stolen meat in South Seattle Wednesday night. Around 11:15 PM, an officer was driving down Rainier Avenue near S. McClellan Street when he spotted a 50-year-old man pushing a shopping… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Dealer, Seize Handguns Meth, Heroin and Cocaine

SPD Narcotics detectives and South Precinct officers, working with the Drug Enforcement Administration, seized guns, drugs and cash from a Seattle drug dealer when they arrested him at his home in Burien Thursday night. Around 5 pm Thursday, police arrested the 34-year-old man as he left his home Thursday evening, and found he was… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Two Late Night Robberies on Capitol Hill

Two men were held at knifepoint and another man was knocked to the ground in two separate robberies on Capitol Hill late Thursday night. In the first incident, two men were walking in the 1600 block of Belmont Avenue when a group of six suspects surrounded them and demanded money. After… [ Keep reading ]

Suit Filed By Officers Does Not Represent the Views of the Seattle Police Department

Yesterday, a group of Seattle Police Department officers filed a lawsuit against federal and city officials in an effort to block the department’s current reform efforts. This lawsuit, brought by 123 of the department’s 1300 sworn employees, does not represent the views of the Seattle Police Department. The department is… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Seeking Assistance In Othello Homicide Case

After arresting a 46-year-old man in last week’s “shopping cart” homicide in the Othello Park neighborhood, detectives are now seeking more information about the victim of this terrible crime. Police believe the victim in this case, Daryl M. Ford, was homeless and detectives are asking for help identifying where Mr…. [ Keep reading ]

Nude Man Attacks Officers, Dives Into Elliot Bay

Seattle police fished a completely naked man out of Elliott Bay Tuesday morning after he fled from a hospital and led police on a lengthy foot chase through downtown. The man first came to the attention of police just before 10 a.m. after he ran streaking past Police Headquarters at 5 Ave and Cherry St. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATE x2) Balcony Burglar Bolts for Bay

A man called 911 this evening to report that a burglar was seen trying to get into his third story apartment in the 2700 block of Elliot Ave. The victim said he confronted the suspect on his balcony. The suspect climbed down a metal trellis then ran away towards Pier… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Wakes To Find Burglar In Home

A woman was sound asleep in her home in the 5000 block of 29 Ave. S. this morning when she awoke to find a person standing in her room.  She reached out and pushed the man who then took off running. The victim reported that her cell phone and some… [ Keep reading ]