Posts categorized under March 2015 - SPD Blotter

Archives for March 2015

Police Activate Amber Alert, Locate Abducted Child

UPDATE 4/1/15 This is dash-cam video of a brief pursuit of a suspect wanted for abducting his young son yesterday. The suspect began swerving and speeding away from police, so officers ceased their pursuit in order to protect the young child in the vehicle. We issued an Amber Alert and located the… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Find Gun In Stolen SUV

Two teens caught with a gun in a stolen SUV are now under investigation for robbery after police spotted them driving through Capitol Hill early this morning without any headlights. Officers Matt Blackburn and Dan Auderer were on patrol on Broadway around 2 AM when they spotted a Toyota 4Runner driving down the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seek Leads In Saturday Robbery On Capitol Hill

A man beaten and robbed by group of suspects on Capitol Hill early Saturday told officers he didn’t get a good look at his attackers, but police are hoping witnesses may be able to provide leads in the case. The victim and two female friends were leaving a bar in the 700 of Pike… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Car After Armed Robbery In Kerry Park

Detectives are investigating whether car seized early this morning may be linked to a pair of masked gunmen, who robbed three people at gunpoint in a Queen Anne park. Two women and a man were hanging out in Kerry Park–near 3rd Avenue West and West Prospect Street–around 2 AM when two suspects approached them. The suspects,… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Downtown Repeat Robber

Police arrested a man in connection with at least three downtown business robberies Saturday afternoon. According to witnesses the suspect entered the downtown retailer shortly after 3 PM, grabbed several expensive items and began making his way toward the door. A manager confronted the suspect who smugly suggested the police… [ Keep reading ]

Police Catch Two Would-Be Belltown Burglars

Officers arrested two burglars from a Belltown condominium parking garage early Saturday morning. The night clerk at a Belltown condo saw three suspects breaking into cars and storage units in the parking garage around 3:30 AM and immediately called police. The caller stated the suspects were staging their ill-gotten goods near… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Detectives Arrest Two Men Involved in Early March Shooting

Detectives recovered a gun as they arrested two men Friday afternoon stemming from a March 7th shooting at a gas station that injured one man. Seattle Police detectives were partnering with federal law enforcement partners as they investigated the March 7th shooting and began to zero in on two suspects… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Catch Man Accused of Pimping and Raping a Child

Detectives arrested a man Thursday night following a months-long investigation into prostitution and child rape. Police were first alerted in December, when a victim began telling them about the actions of the 36-year-old suspect. A Vice and High Risk Victims detective was immediately assigned the case and began conducting interviews and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Downtown Collision

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating after a woman was struck and killed in a downtown crosswalk yesterday. Officers first received calls at 4:30 p.m. after a pickup truck struck a woman using a walker to cross Seneca at 5th Avenue. The driver immediately stopped his truck waited for police to arrive…. [ Keep reading ]

(Update) Police Recover Gun While Investigating Rainier Beach Shooting

Update: Officers saw a car matching the vehicle witnesses had seen speeding away from the original scene several hours earlier. Officers stopped the car at 23 Ave. SW and SW Brandon Street and spoke with the driver. Gang Detectives arrested the 21-year-old, a convicted felon, who had been seen ditching a… [ Keep reading ]