Posts categorized under June 29, 2015 4:15 pm - SPD Blotter

Archives for June 29, 2015 4:15 pm

Driver Arrested After Killing Cyclist In Roosevelt Collision

A 45-year-old cyclist was killed in the Roosevelt neighborhood Saturday night after he was struck by a suspected intoxicated driver. Police arrested the 29-year-old driver at the scene. SPD Traffic Collision investigators believe the driver of a red Subaru was headed eastbound on NE 65th Street around 11 PM Saturday night… [ Keep reading ]

Chief O’Toole On De-Escalation And Reform

This weekend, I became aware of a video in a New York Times article that showed officers in a de-escalation training session having a spirited discussion. I referred the incident to OPA to determine if the use of force incident referred to in the video was reported and within policy…. [ Keep reading ]

Update: Detectives Investigating Drone Crash at Pride Parade

Update 6/30/2015: The drone’s pilot has come forward and contacted Seattle police. Detectives continue to investigate the case. Originally posted 6/29 at 2:41 PM: A 25-year-old woman was knocked unconscious Sunday after she was struck by a small drone aircraft while attending the Pride parade in downtown Seattle. The woman was… [ Keep reading ]

Police Make Arrests In Two Hate Crime Attacks During Pride Weekend

Seattle Police arrested two men for hate crime attacks over Pride weekend, and are also searching for another group of suspects who attacked a gay couple on Capitol Hill. In the first incident, officers responded to Pike St. and Boylston Ave around 2 AM Sunday after a gay couple reported they had been attacked by a group of… [ Keep reading ]