Posts categorized under April 2016 - SPD Blotter

Archives for April 2016

Fatal Train/Pedestrian Collision Investigation in SODO

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) detectives are investigating a fatal pedestrian/train collision that occurred this afternoon at 3rd Avenue South and South Lander Street. At approximately 2:15 pm, a man was struck by a southbound passenger train as he attempted to cross the railroad tracks at the intersection.  The man sustained fatal… [ Keep reading ]

May Day 2016

Update: SPD Detectives are investigating acts of vandalsim and violence commtted on May Day and are asking anyone with photos, video or other information to contact police at (206) 233-2666 or MayDayTips@seattle.gov Sunday is May Day, which means you’ll see a large crowd winding its way through the Central District and downtown Seattle during… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested in 2015 South Park Homicide Investigation

UPDATE:  The second suspect, Jamie-Rodriguez, was just arrested in South Park.  He is being interviewed by detectives. The Seattle Police Department has arrested a suspect in the murder of Celina Peterson, who was found in an alley in the South Park neighborhood on February 15th, 2015. Today, following an exhaustive investigation… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Save Another Life With Overdose Reversal Drug

For the second time in as many weeks, Seattle police officers have used a life-saving medication to stop a potentially fatal overdose. Around 2:30 PM Wednesday, East Precinct bike officers Chris Myers and Drew Fowler were patrol near Broadway and East Pike Street when they spotted a 33-year-old man sprawled on… [ Keep reading ]

Early Morning Injury Collision Investigation in SODO

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating an early morning single vehicle rollover collision that occurred in SODO.  Two people were transported to the hospital, one with serious injuries. Shortly after 2:00 am, a Ford Expedition was travelling northbound on Colorado Avenue South on the flyover ramp that connects to Alaskan Way… [ Keep reading ]

National Drug Take Back Day This Saturday, April 30th

  On Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Seattle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Serious Collision In Maple Leaf Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a 33-year-old man was struck by a truck along Lake City Way NE today. Officers were dispatched to Lake City Way NE and 18th Ave. NE after a caller reported a large commercial truck hit a man along Lake City Way NE just before 2:30 PM. Officers arrived and found… [ Keep reading ]

Injury Collision Investigation at 15th Avenue West/West Armory Way

A woman is in custody and several other people are hospitalized following a bizarre situation that unfolded yesterday evening. At about 5:30 pm,  a man reported that his female acquaintance, whom he had just met, took the truck he was driving without permission from the 9700 block of Holman Road… [ Keep reading ]

Man Smashes Restaurant Window, Attacks Customers with Shard of Glass

A man believed to be high on methamphetamine and PCP smashed a downtown Ballard window during the afternoon lunch hour and attacked customers with a shard of glass before being wrestled to the ground by diners and passersby. SPD’s 911 center began receiving calls at around 12:08 p.m. that a… [ Keep reading ]

Extra Police Staffing in Neighborhoods to Deter/Prevent Gun Violence

Chief Kathleen O’Toole has directed the Seattle Police Operations and Investigations Bureaus to accelerate summer staffing deployment levels in an ongoing effort to deter and prevent gun violence. Starting tonight, Seattle residents can expect to see extra police officers in neighborhoods, nightlife districts and hotspots detailed in our SeaStat crime analysis reports. These… [ Keep reading ]