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Archives for April 2016

Man Arrested For Assaulting, Groping Women In Ballard

A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he reportedly climbed on top of a woman and groped her at a Ballard office before assaulting several other women on the street. Just before 10:30 AM, a young woman was sitting in the lobby of an office in the 1700 block of NW… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Safe Place Partners with Seattle Public Schools

Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, and Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nyland announced today the expansion of SPD Safe Place to Seattle Public Schools. The district’s 98 schools are designated SPD “Safe Place” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) victims of crime and discrimination. SPD announced the program in May… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Recover Bikes, Cars and Motorcycle After Investigation at Wedgwood Home

Major Crimes Taskforce detectives, SWAT and patrol officers arrested four people and recovered stolen bikes, cars and a motorcycle last night after serving a warrant at a Wedgwood home. On Monday, detectives learned the home belonged to a suspected prolific auto thief and burglar, and that dozens of stolen items and… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Burglar Boards Bus, Caught Downtown With Help From Heli

A suspect is in custody following a burglary in Ballard yesterday afternoon after a coordinated effort that involved two different precincts and the King County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter, Guardian One. Yesterday, at approximately 12:45 pm,  officers from the North Precinct responded to a burglary call in the 5600 Block of… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested For Spitting That Hot Fire

If Smokey the Bear, Beavis and Frankenstein have taught us anything, it’s that fire bad! Officers tried to relay this same lesson to a less-than-receptive 22-year-old man Saturday night after they caught him spewing flames from his mouth on a busy Capitol Hill street. Officers Sandlin Grayson and Christopher James were… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Officers Save Young Woman’s Life With Overdose Prevention Drug

A little more than a month after the Seattle Police Department partnered with the Marah Project to equip bike patrols with a drug to reverse the effects of overdoses, two officers on Sunday became the first members of SPD to administer a dose of the medication, saving a young woman’s life. Bike Officers James Kellett… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Seattle Police Sergeant Arrested Amid Child Abuse Allegations

Lake Forest Park Police Department detectives, supported by Seattle Police, Kirkland Police, and King County Sheriff’s Office resources, arrested a veteran Seattle Police Department supervisor today after developing probable cause that he had been engaging in long term abuse of his two daughters, one a teenager and one a young… [ Keep reading ]

Two Arrested For String of Burglaries at Puget Sound Churches

Two men suspected in a string of break-ins at churches all over Seattle and Puget Sound region are in custody after Major Crimes Taskforce detectives, North Precinct Patrol officers, Edmonds police and the King County Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter worked late into the night Thursday tracking them down. Detectives arrested… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Detectives Arrest Suspects In Three Separate Homicide Cases

SPD detectives made a string of arrests in homicide investigations Wednesday, taking suspects into custody for three separate murders in the International District, New Holly and Greenwood neighborhoods. Police first arrested a 48-year-old man Wednesday for a fatal stabbing on January 10th at the Jackson Market in the 500 block of South Jackson… [ Keep reading ]

Police Find Secret Garden (of Pot) After Break-In At Children’s Bookstore

A break-in at a children’s bookstore early Tuesday in Ballard led police to a secret garden of illegal marijuana plants. Around 3:30 AM, Seattle police received a report of an in-progress burglary at the bookstore, in the 1100 block of N.W. 85th Street Officers entered the store and found a large hole… [ Keep reading ]