Posts categorized under March 2016 - SPD Blotter

Archives for March 2016

Police Investigating Two Overnight Shootings In Rainier Valley

Detectives are investigating two overnight shootings and a vehicle collision in the Rainier Valley. Police first responded to reports of gunfire around 10:20 PM Wednesday in the 5100 block of S. Augusta Street, where a woman told officers a man had been shot in front of her home and had left… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Found Hiding on Roof After Central District Break-In Early this Morning

Officers were able to talk a 19-year-old man off a roof and into custody after he broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment, violating a court order. Officers had responded to the apartment in the 1500 block of East Yesler Way last night around 9:40 pm.  The victim  reported that the suspect… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Detectives Believe Pioneer Square Shooting Victims Were Specifically Targeted

UPDATE: US Marshals working with the Pacific Northwest Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Darion Lipsey Monday morning in Federal Way. Seattle police detectives are interviewing Lipsey and will book him into King County Jail for Homicide. UPDATE 11/29/16:  Detectives have identified a suspect in the March 30th double homicide and… [ Keep reading ]

Update On February 21, 2016 Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

The Seattle Police Department is releasing evidence gathered as part of an ongoing investigation into a February 21, 2016, officer-involved shooting.  The investigation into the officers’ use of force remains ongoing. The Department is releasing additional information in response to community requests. Only evidence that has been fully processed and… [ Keep reading ]

Three Arrested in Late Night Ballard Armed Robbery

Three suspects were arrested early this morning following an armed robbery with a shotgun at a 7-11 in Ballard. Shortly after midnight officers responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at the store located at NW 61st and 24th Avenue NW.  The caller stated that a man with… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary, Bias Crime Investigation at Africatown Center, Arrest Made

A suspect has been arrested after police investigated a burglary and bias crime earlier this week. Police are investigating a burglary and vandalism, which included racial slurs and hate graffiti, left inside the Africatown  Center for Education and Innovation in South Seattle. Officers responded  to the Africatown  Center at Martin Luther King Jr. Way… [ Keep reading ]

Man Caught On Camera Using Bank Cards Taken In Morning Robbery At Beacon Hill Home

UPDATE: Detectives arrested the 24-year-old suspect in Federal Way on Saturday, April 2nd.  He has since been interviewed by detectives.  Detectives suspect he may be involved in several other crimes as well.  This remains an on-going robbery investigation. Seattle police are looking to identify a man seen using a… [ Keep reading ]

Fatal Motorcycle Collision Investigation Overnight on Airport Way South

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) detectives are investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred on Airport Way South overnight. At approximately 2:20 this morning, two motorcycles were travelling northbound in the 3500 block of Airport Way South.  There is a curve in this section of the roadway.  Both motorcycles left… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Detecives Seek to Locate Woman Involved In DV Homicide In Delridge

UPDATE:  Ms. Carr has been located and interviewed by detectives.  This remains an active and on-going investigation. UPDATE: SPD detectives are seeking any information that could help them locate a woman involved in this morning’s fatal domestic violence incident in Delridge.  Police believe Beverly Carr, 35, is six-months pregnant and may… [ Keep reading ]

Train Damaged In Shooting at Rainier Beach Light Rail Station

A Sound Transit light rail train and the platform at the Rainier Beach station were struck by gunfire Thursday after a man fired shots at two people sitting on a bench.  There were no injuries. Shortly before 12:30 pm, officers responded to the Sound Transit station at Martin Luther King… [ Keep reading ]