Posts categorized under May 2016 - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 2016

Teens Arrested For String of University District Robberies

Seattle and University of Washington Police arrested a trio of teens early Sunday after they robbed six people at knifepoint in the University District. Shortly after 3:00 AM, the suspects reportedly approached several victims throughout the University District and ordered them to hand over their wallets and cellphones. In one… [ Keep reading ]

Driver Arrested After Fatal Ballard Collision

Seattle Police Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) are investigating a fatal collision that killed one man early Sunday morning in Ballard. Shortly before 2:00 AM, officers responded to a report of a two car, head-on collision near NW 55th Street and NW Market Street. The first vehicle was occupied by a driver and passenger,… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Early Morning ATM Heist

Police recovered a stolen ATM from the backyard of a West Seattle home Tuesday after a thief in a pickup truck smashed his way into a college building and made off with a safe filled with cash. Officers responded to South Seattle College in the 6000 block of 16th Avenue Southwest… [ Keep reading ]

SWAT Arrests Man After He Rams Police Car Following Mount Baker Shoplift

Officers chased a man to a home Friday afternoon after he rammed a police car while driving away from a shoplift in Mount Baker. Employees of a grocery store in the 3800 block of Rainier Ave. S. called 911 just after 2 pm today when a man ran from the store without purchasing… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Injured During Pioneer Square Shooting

West Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a shooting around 10 o’clock last night in the 500 block of 3rd Avenue. When they arrived, officers found an adult male gunshot victim lying on the sidewalk. Officers noted that the victim had a loaded handgun, so they collected it as… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Shoots Off-leash Dog After it Attacks and Injures Dog-walker

A Seattle Police officer shot and killed an off-leash dog after it attacked a female dog walker in the 7900 block of Renton Ave S early this evening. Seattle Police Department Force Investigation Team (FIT) detectives are on scene and investigating. A 40 year-old-woman was walking her leashed dog when… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Survives Run Across I-5, Gets Arrested Anyways

A man dressed head to toe in camouflage sprinted across 11 lanes of Interstate 5 Monday night before he unsuccessfully tried to hide from police. Officers and Major Crimes Taskforce Detectives went to a wooded area in the 7900 block of Banner Way Northeast around 7:45 PM Monday to search for… [ Keep reading ]

Cops Arrest Three After Bike Stolen From REI Display Shows Up On Craigslist

Officers arrested a trio of suspects at a West Seattle shopping center Monday after they tried to sell police a pricey bike stolen days earlier from REI’s flagship store. On May 21st, a masked suspect made their way into a fenced, gated area at REI’s flagship store in the 200 block of Yale… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Man Arrested For Stabbing Metro Driver At Bus Stop

UPDATE: Additional information that wasn’t available at the time of the original post: The assault did not occur on the bus, but rather at the bus stop at Rainier Avenue South/South Henderson.  Two men were standing at the stop when they got into a confrontation with each other.  At that… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested For Assaulting Field Trip Chaperone

Officers arrested a 41-year-old man Thursday in the International District after he attacked another man chaperoning a class of middle-schoolers on a field trip. The class of students–who are from a school outside of Seattle–were walking near the 700 block of  Jackson Street around 10:45 AM when the suspect approached the… [ Keep reading ]