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Archives for July 2014

Rollover Crash Leaves One Man Injured

A man was seriously injured in the 7200 block of Rainier Ave. South when the car he was riding in swerved to avoid a Metro bus and then flipped on its side around 3:15 p.m. Witnesses saw the car speeding northbound in the 7200 block of Rainier Ave. South when the… [ Keep reading ]

Oh Node You Didn’t!

Last fall we committed to completely deactivating every node in our wireless mesh network. And we did. Kind of. It turns out we didn’t get all of them. A node that was previously inactive (lack of electricity can have that effect) powered on when one of our city partners restored power to… [ Keep reading ]

Guns, Drugs, Cash Found After Shots Fired

Seattle police confiscated drugs, ammunition and cash, and arrested a 28-year old man for unlawful possession of a firearm, while following upon an earlier report of shots fired near a medical marijuana dispensary in the Greenwood neighborhood area. Detectives located the suspect, in the 100 block of N.W. 85th Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize High-Powered Guns, Cash and Hundreds of Bullets In New Holly

Detectives seized 10 guns, $5,000 in cash, and more than 500 rounds of ammunition from a home in New Holly early Friday. Members of SPD’s SWAT team, Gang and Narcotics Units, South Precinct patrol and FBI Safe Streets Task Force served the warrant at a home in the 6500 block of… [ Keep reading ]

Police End University District Poltergeist’s Rampage

Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? If the answer is “yes,” then don’t wait another minute. Pick up the phone and call 911. That’s exactly what one University District couple did Wednesday evening… [ Keep reading ]

Video: Man Points Gun at Deputy Moments Before Fatal SODO Light Rail Shooting

Surveillance cameras at a SODO light rail station captured the fatal June 30th confrontation between a King County Sheriff’s deputy and an armed 23-year-old man. At the request of the King County Sheriff, the Seattle Police Department is investigating the shooting. In the video—which begins minutes before the shooting—three Sound Transit Fare Enforcement Officers… [ Keep reading ]

Man Shot In Victory Heights Neighborhood Over Apparent Drug Debt

Seattle police are investigating after a man was wounded in a shooting in the Victory Heights neighborhood Wednesday afternoon following a dispute over an apparent drug debt. Police responded to the 1700 block of NE 103rd street, where they found the victim, who had been shot in the foot. Medics transported the man to… [ Keep reading ]

Retired Officer Charged With Impersonating An Officer

City Attorney Pete Holmes announced today that his office has charged a retired Seattle police officer for impersonating a police officer while working at a Capitol Hill construction site late last year: Holmes today charged retired Seattle police officer Mike Deacy with one count of criminal impersonation, a gross misdemeanor… [ Keep reading ]

Your Homemade Explosives Are Not Recyclable

Seattle is a green city. We love our bike lanes, our urban chickens, and our bi-weekly ritual of recycling bin Tetris. And while most Seattle residents are well-versed in the fine art of recycling— 407,000 tons recycled in 2013!—there are apparently some in our fair city who need a reminder on what should and… [ Keep reading ]

Naked Man Breaks Into Home, Gives Sermon, Admits He Took Some LSD

A naked man led police on a foot chase along Lake Washington early this morning after smashing his way into a home in the Denny-Blaine neighborhood and sermonizing to the family inside. The family was asleep inside their home in the 400 block of Lake Washington Boulevard E. just before 2… [ Keep reading ]