Posts categorized under April 2015 - SPD Blotter

Archives for April 2015

Suspected Robber Wounded In New Holly Shooting

A 19-year-old man was wounded by gunfire Thursday afternoon after he reportedly tried to rob another man in the New Holly neighborhood. Police received reports of gunfire just after 1:30 PM at Martin Luther King Jr Way South and S Othello St, where officers found a 19-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the thigh and calf,… [ Keep reading ]

Barefoot Felon Ditches Stolen Car, Gun at McDonald’s, Leads Police On Chase

Despite his lack of shoes and shirt, a felon still received high-quality service from Seattle police after he ditched a gun and stolen car at a McDonald’s and led officers on a foot chase Wednesday evening in West Seattle. Officers Brian Sutphin and Sean Moore were on patrol near Westwood Village at about 5:30… [ Keep reading ]

May Day: 2015 Edition

Tomorrow is May Day, which means you only have 10 more days to plan something nice for Mother’s Day. Also, you’ll see a large crowd winding its way through the Central District and downtown Seattle during the afternoon and evening as part of the 14th Annual May Day March for… [ Keep reading ]

Semi-Truck Driver, Giant Spools Cause Closure Of Alaskan Way Viaduct

Seattle police and local and state transportation officials were forced to close a portion of State Route 99 for two-and-a-half hours Wednesday afternoon after a semi-truck driver’s oversized load struck the underside of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Police received 911 reports at 11:34 AM that a semi-truck had lost a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Assault Rifle, Arrest Felon After He Threatens to Shoot Up Brighton Home

Officers recovered an AK-47-style rifle and arrested a 45-year-old felon after he threatened to “shoot up” a home occupied by his girlfriend and her children early Wednesday. Police were initially called to the 4600 block of South Brighton Street shortly after midnight after a woman reported that her boyfriend was carrying a rifle… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Searching For Suspect in Beacon Hill Stabbing

Update: Officers made an arrest around 8:15 PM following this evenings stabbing on Beacon Hill. While investigating the earlier assault, police developed a prime suspect in the stabbing. Officers found the 42-year-old suspect at his home on North Beacon Hill. The suspect has been taken into custody and the knife used… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded In Monday Night Shooting In Dunlap

A 20-year-old man was wounded in a shooting Monday night in the Dunlap neighborhood. Just before 11 PM officers were called to Rainier Ave South and South Cloverdale Street after a resident heard gunfire. Police found the victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg. The victim told officers he was… [ Keep reading ]

No Injuries In Belltown School Bus Crash

Officers are investigating after the driver of an SUV collided with a school bus full of students Tuesday morning in Belltown. No students were injured in the crash. A school bus transporting 71 children from an Everett elementary school was traveling through the intersection at 2nd Ave & Denny Way shortly before 10:30 AM when… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Home Invasion Robbery in the Roosevelt Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery that happened Sunday morning in the Roosevelt neighborhood. A neighbor called 911 around 5:30 AM when the victim of the robbery made his way next-door and asked for help. The victim told police that after night of partying he walked back to his… [ Keep reading ]

Police Catch Burglar With Stolen Car and Stolen Goods

Officers arrested a burglar after he was caught in the act trying to sell stolen property while driving a stolen car Wednesday evening in Highland Park. A Seattle resident called 911 around 7 PM when he witnessed an unknown man enter his garage and steal an air compressor in the 9400 block… [ Keep reading ]