Dogwalker Helps Police Take a Bite Out of Crime After Teen Burglars Try to Shoot Open Safe

A South Seattle dog walker helped police collar a pair of teen burglars after they broke into two homes, tried to shoot open a safe, and then crashed their stolen car Wednesday. The teens were first spotted around noon by a resident in the 2100 block of 30th Avenue South after she heard a crash […]
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Kayaking Burglar Caught After Hiding In River

A kayaking burglar spent nearly a full hour hiding in the Duwamish River from police Wednesday morning after he was caught in the midst of a boathouse break-in. The victim reportedly spotted the suspect around 9:45 AM inside the boathouse in the 1000 block of Southwest Klickitat Way, which has recently experienced other break-ins. The […]
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Cops Spot Wanted Man, Recover Dozens of Stolen Credit Cards and Cell Phones

A routine warrant arrest on Capitol Hill Monday afternoon turned up a trove of stolen cellphones, bank cards, some of which had been taken in recent car prowls around the city. Officers Chris Myers and James Olson were on bike patrol in the 800 block of East Olive Way around 2:30 PM when they spotted a 37-year-old […]
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(Update) Detectives Release Sketch of Man Who Robbed Woman In Her Home Early Tuesday

Robbery detectives are searching for a man who broke into a West Seattle home this morning and robbed a woman as she was watching TV. The victim was watching television at her home in the 4400 block of 47th Avenue Southwest around 8:45 AM when she realized there was an unfamiliar man standing in her […]
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Officers, K9 Ziva Arrest Man for Armed Robbery in Georgetown

A 51-year-old man was arrested Sunday after he reportedly assaulted and robbed another man at the Georgetown Playfield. Just before 12:30 pm, the victim called police and said he had been sleeping in the park when the suspect began pulling on a bag the victim was holding on to. When the victim held onto the […]
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Man Caught With Stolen Chili After Breaking Into Tow Yard to Prowl Cars

Officers arrested a 41-year-old man at a North Seattle auto tow yard early this morning after he sneaked into the fenced lot, broke into several vehicles and stole several cans of stew. Around 2:15 this morning, drivers at a tow yard in the 12200 block of Aurora Avenue North spotted the man inside a silver BMW, which didn’t belong […]
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Sleeping Suspect Busted for Two Car Prowls

A suspected car prowler was arrested in West Seattle early this morning after he stopped to take a nap inside one of the vehicles he’d targeted. Around 5:30 AM, officers received a 911 report of suspicious man lurking by a black sedan and silver pickup truck near 61st Avenue Southwest and Southwest Admiral Way, looking around as if […]
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Five Guns Seized, Teen Suspect Arrested For North Seattle Pot Shop Hold Up

A cache of rifles, handguns, and pot still in its retail packaging were among the items seized early Thursday when SPD SWAT officers and Robbery detectives served a warrant at an Everett apartment and arrested a 16-year-old robbery suspect, wanted for an armed hold up late last month at a North Seattle marijuana dispensary. Back […]
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Teens Arrested, Gun Recovered After Patrol Officer Hears Gunfire

Two teens were arrested early Friday after a patrol officer heard gunshots coming from a car on a West Seattle street. Officer Carl Woodward was driving near Fauntleroy Way Southwest and Southwest Edmunds Street when he heard shots being fired from a black Dodge Avenger down the block. The driver of the Dodge sped off, […]
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