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Archives for July 2014

Man Fatally Shot After Threatening Officers With Broken Bottle at Gas Works Park (Update)

North Precinct Officers shot a man in Gas Works Park this morning after he attacked a security guard and then threatened them with a broken bottle. Officers were patroling Gas Works Park in the 2100 block of N. Northlake Way at about 2:45 this morning when a security guard approached them… [ Keep reading ]

Violent Felon Wanted For Kidnapping One-Month-Old Daughter

Update: Police arrested Carney at a Capitol Hill apartment building just after 5 PM Tuesday. His one-month-old daughter, who was also at the apartment, was unharmed. Seattle police are searching for a violent felon after he kidnapped his one-month-old daughter and threatened to kill the child’s mother in the University District earlier… [ Keep reading ]

Graffiti Detective Investigating After Vandals Trash Gasworks Park

SPD’s graffiti detective is working to identify members of a large group of vandals—possibly dozens of teens—who left spraypainted tags on walls, machinery and picnic benches in Gasworks Park Monday night. Officers arrived at Gasworks around 10:45 PM Monday night after receiving a report of a large group of teenagers—possibly as many… [ Keep reading ]

Semi-Trailer Rollover Causes Closure

A flat bed semi-trailer rolled over on its side blocking all lanes of the 4500 block of West Marginal Way around 7:18 a.m. this morning. Police say the truck may have rolled over because a loose container of dry cement it was carrying shifted and destabilized the truck. Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

New Chief Operating Officer and Interim Human Resources Director Announced

I am pleased to announce that I have added Mike Wagers to my staff as SPD’s Chief Operating Officer. Mike will oversee the Patrol Support Bureau, Administrative Services, Information Technology, Human Resources and Public Affairs. Mike most recently worked for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) as the… [ Keep reading ]

Gun Wielding Man Robs Capitol Hill Bank

A man wearing a red jacket and brandishing a handgun robbed a Capitol Hill bank this morning. The suspect, who appeared to be in his 20s or 30s, walked into the Homestreet bank in the 700 block of Broadway East, displayed a gun and demanded money. Seattle police officers arrived within… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Make Multiple Arrests and Recover Two Guns After Shooting

A man was grazed by gunfire and three people were arrested on Capitol Hill early this morning. Officers were called to the 1300 block of East Spring Street around 2 a.m. for a report of shots fired. When police arrived they found a man on the ground who had been… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Pioneer Square Shooting

Gang detectives arrested a 23-year-old felon and seized a handgun early this morning following reports of gunfire in Pioneer Square.Police initially received 911 reports just after 12:30 AM that a gunman had opened fire in the 100 block of Yesler and fled through Occidental Park. Officers found the suspected gunman,… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Beacon Hill Robber in Federal Way

Federal Way Police were in a vehicle pursuit late Friday night when they located the suspect vehicle from an earlier armed robbery on Beacon Hill and arrested one of the suspects. Officers were called to the 2900 Block of south Snoqualmie street just after 9 p.m. when two women were… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Recover Guns, Drugs, Arrest 3 in Undercover Operation

Seattle police officers arrested three people and confiscated two handguns and a small amount of heroin in an undercover drug operation on Wednesday. The arrests happened after an undercover officer purchased .5 grams of heroin for $40 from a 20-year-old man shortly after 10 p.m. near the intersection of… [ Keep reading ]