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Archives for July 27, 2015 5:42 pm

SPD Mourns the Death of Ann Rule

We are deeply saddened to learn the news of Ann Rule’s passing.  Ann was a pioneer in American policing, joining the Seattle Police Department’s Women’s Bureau prior to pursuing her passion for writing in 1969. As a True Crime author, Ann maintained professional friendships with her former SPD colleagues and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Put Brakes On Body Shop Traffickers

Police began investigating a West Seattle auto body shop after receiving dozens of complaints of blatant drug-trafficking. What they found was 15 rifles, 6 shotguns, 20 handguns, over $60,000 in cash, and almost 3 pounds of marijuana. Narcotics detectives could tell the extent of the operation after counting 400 customers… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek Mystery Helper From ID Crime Scene

Seattle Police detectives are trying to track down a well-intentioned good Samaritan. While processing the crime scene where Donnie Chin was murdered, an African American man wearing a white brim hat, glasses and a green argyle shirt picked up some shell casings that were outside of the crime scene tape… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Tells Officers About Gun, Forgets To Mention The Drugs

Downtown bike officers arrested a 24-year-old man Sunday afternoon on a warrant and unearthed drugs and a stolen gun. Bike Officers Sgt. Ryan Keith and James Coma were patrolling near 3 Ave and Pine St. when they noticed a man they knew had a felony warrant for narcotics.  The suspect let… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Seriously Injured in Bicycle Crash on Capitol Hill

A women sustained life-threatening injuries after she lost control of her bicycle and collided with a building on Capitol Hill Monday morning. The bicyclist was riding westbound on E Pine St attempting to make a right turn on Belmont Ave. She failed to negotiate the turn and ended up colliding… [ Keep reading ]