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City Partners with U.S. Department of Labor on Wage Theft Investigation

The City of Seattle and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division have agreed formally to share information and coordinate enforcement efforts to combat wage theft, a significant problem in low-wage industries. The Memorandum of Understanding – the first signed by the Wage and Hour Division with a… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Patrol Nabs Felon With 108 Bags of Heroin

Bike Officers stopped a man for warrants yesterday and turned a routine arrest into a major drug bust, seizing over 100 baggies of heroin. Officers Matthew Newsome and Britt Kelly were patrolling near 3rd and Pine yesterday around 10 p.m. when they spotted a wanted person walking towards 2nd Avenue. Officers Kelly and Newsome caught up… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man For Downtown Hate Crime

Police arrested a 57-year-old man Thursday evening for physically assaulting another man while uttering racial slurs. Officers Brian Hewitt and Travis Hill were called to a shelter in the 500 block of 3rd Avenue around 10 p.m. to respond to a report that two men were fighting on the sidewalk…. [ Keep reading ]

Officers Find Missing 3-Year-Old Boy In Federal Way

UPDATE 12:50 PM  Officers have located Christopher and Jerry In Federal Way unharmed.  We are now working with our partners at the Federal Way Police Department to reunite the child with his mother.   Original Post: Officers are looking for a 3-year-old boy who was left in the custody of his… [ Keep reading ]

Four Robbery Suspects Arrested Near Northgate

Four suspects were arrested last night after they robbed a group of people walking through the Northgate Tranist Center. Shortly after 11:00 pm, two victims and four witnesses were in the Transit Center when they were approached by a group of six black males.  One of the suspects said, “There are six… [ Keep reading ]