Posts categorized under October 2015 - SPD Blotter

Archives for October 2015

Detectives Investigating Overnight West Seattle Arsons

Arson Detectives are investigating after someone intentionally set two fires in West Seattle overnight. Officers were dispatched to California Ave SW and SW Oregon St at 2:30 AM for a report of a dumpster fire.  Officers arrived and with the help of the fire department were able to get the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Burglaries at UW Frat Houses

Police are investigating an uptick in the number of people entering the University of Washington Greek system…through unlocked doors and open windows. Since the start of the school year, police have received a number of burglary reports around UW’s Greek Row, almost exclusively at fraternity houses: August 24th – 2100… [ Keep reading ]

Canine Copper Catches Copper-Stealing Crook

An SPD K9 team sniffed out a copper thief early Wednesday morning in North Seattle. Officers responded to a report of a burglar inside the fenced yard of a metal fabrication business in the 10900 block of Whitman Ave N around 2:45 AM. An employee was watching the yard from an upstairs window hoping to… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating South Seattle Necklace Robberies

Detectives say suspects in a series of robberies in South Seattle are stealing jewelry right off the necks and hands of victims. Over the last two months, police have received numerous reports of suspects snatching valuable necklaces, jewelry, wallets and cellphones from victims in the Rainier Valley and Beacon Hill. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

Garbage Truck Thief Trashes Capitol Hill Bike Share Kiosk

Officers arrested a man Tuesday morning after he led them on a destructive tour of Capitol Hill in a stolen garbage truck. Shortly after 6 AM today the desk clerk for the East precinct was approached by the driver of a garbage truck.  The driver said as he was attempting to… [ Keep reading ]

Teen Arrested for Robbery on Capitol Hill

Police arrested a teen for a robbery on Capitol Hill Saturday night after she assaulted a 37-year-old mother and her 17-year-old daughter and took a purse. The victims were walking on E Union St. near Broadway Court around 11:30 PM when they were approached by a group of two females and four males. The females struck the 37-year-old victim in… [ Keep reading ]

Update: One Dead, One Seriously Injured in West Seattle Shooting

Update: The suspect in last night’s homicide was arrested by police this morning. Homicide detectives are investigating after two men were shot in High Point early this morning following a disturbance. Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the 6900 block of 23 Ave SW just after… [ Keep reading ]

Machete-Wielding Man Flees Women’s Bathroom, Gets Stuck In Traffic

Police arrested a machete and throwing-knife-wielding man Thursday on Capitol Hill after he threatened a crowd of people who confronted him over his use of a women’s restroom in a park. Officers responded to Cal Anderson Park just before 5 PM and and spoke with six people, who said they had confronted… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek to ID Sand Point Flasher

Detectives are seeking to identify a man suspected of flashing a cyclist on a trail near Children’s Hospital late last month. The victim was riding her bike on the Burke Gilman Trail near NE Blakely Street and NE 45th Place at about 4:30 PM on September 29th when she passed the… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Man Walks Into First Hill Hospital With Gunshot Wound Suffered In Ballard

UPDATE 12/17: Detectives have received conflicting information from the victim of the shooting and have been unable to confirm the location of the incident. They have, however, confirmed the incident did not involve a marijuana dispensary. Police believe the suspect and victim are familiar with one another and that a… [ Keep reading ]