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Leschi Rooster Dispute Ends With Dinner Plans

Days after moving into the Leschi neighborhood, a man called police and said he was chagrined by fowl noises coming from a nearby home. When officers arrived at the man’s home near East Alder Street and Erie Avenue around 8:15 Sunday morning they quickly identified the culprit. “I could plainly hear the… [ Keep reading ]

Man Averts Stickup by Hitting Robber With Political Fliers

A 19-year-old man delivering political fliers near Green Lake on Monday afternoon told police he narrowly averted a stickup by hitting the would-be robber with his only weapon at hand – a bag of brochures. The victim told police he was delivering political fliers to homes near North 60th Street and… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Track Down and Arrest Auto Thief in Clyde Hill

A Lake City car dealership employee hopped into his own car Tuesday afternoon to tail a car thief who stole a vehicle from the lot. Police were called around 3 PM after an employee at a dealership on Lake City Way Northeast witnessed a man steal one of their cars…. [ Keep reading ]

Woman Returns Home to Find Masked Men Robbing Friends

Two armed men broke into a West Seattle home Tuesday looking for marijuana and made off with a laptop and Xbox controller after pointing guns at the women living there. A woman told police she was returning home when she saw two unknown men leaving her house in the 9000… [ Keep reading ]

“That’s Not Acceptable,” Thrift Shop Employee Tells Arrested Groper

Police arrested a drunk man in a cowboy hat at a South Lake Union thrift shop Tuesday after he groped at least two women inside the store. An employee at the South Lake Union shop was pushing a cart filled with socks through the store just before 1 PM when… [ Keep reading ]

Corner Story: SPD Sgt. Balances Homeless Outreach With City’s Laws

Sergeant Paul Gracy isn’t a landlord. He can’t charge rent, demand security deposits or, generally speaking, evict unwanted tenants. Yet he still has to figure out what to do with Russell, a seemingly permanent fixture on the sidewalks near Denny Way and Aurora Avenue. “He’s been living there for four… [ Keep reading ]