Posts categorized under April 2017 - SPD Blotter

Archives for April 2017

Can you ID This Tagger?

Detectives are asking for you help identifying a tagger captured on camera Friday morning. A person spray painted anarchy symbols in the 8800 block of 17th Ave Southwest early Friday morning and was captured on private surveillance camera. If you know who this person is please call 911 and reference… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man After Skimmer Placed On Pike Place Market ATM

Officers arrested a man near Pike Place Market after reports he attached a device to an ATM to steal card numbers. A witness called 911 to report a man acting suspiciously near an ATM in Pike Place Market Friday night. Officers arrived and found the suspect still in the area. … [ Keep reading ]

Officer Arrests Business Burglar In First Hill Neighborhood

Officer Jaimson Maehler was on patrol Sunday morning at 4:30 in the 2700 block of Cherry St when he saw a broken window at a business.  Officer Maehler began checking the outside of the building and spotted a suspect inside the business and ordered him out. The suspect retreated farther… [ Keep reading ]

Knife Wielding Man Taken Into Custody Following Saturday Morning Incident

Witnesses began calling 911 just before 10 AM Saturday to report a man waving a knife near the Seattle Center.  Officers responded to the area and tracked the man to a nearby parking garage. The suspect turned towards the officers, made a stabbing motion with the knife, and threatened to… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday Morning Traffic Stop Leads To Weapons Arrest

Officers arrested a man early Saturday morning when he fled a traffic stop dropping a gun in the process. South precinct officers were on patrol near Rainier Ave. South and South McClellan St. Saturday morning when they noticed a possible fight at a nearby gas station.  The officers then saw… [ Keep reading ]

Felon Arrested Following Untimely Cell Phone Call

Officers arrested a felon Friday evening after neighbors called in reports of a man carrying a firearm through the Leschi neighborhood. Witnesses called 911 Friday evening to report a male with a handgun in the 2800 block of South Jackson St. Officers arrived and spotted a man matching the description… [ Keep reading ]

Please Plan Ahead for Traffic Impacts on #MayDaySea 2017

Monday is May Day, which means you’ll see a large crowd winding its way through the Central District and downtown Seattle throughout the day as police escort demonstrators from the May Day: Veteran Anti-War Formation and El Comité May Day March for Worker and Immigrant Rights through the city. The first event of the day,… [ Keep reading ]

Former Seattle Resident Arrested For Use of ‘Molotov Cocktail’ at May Day 2016 Protest

From the United States Department of Justice: FORMER SEATTLE RESIDENT ARRESTED FOR USE OF ‘MOLOTOV COCKTAIL’ AT MAY DAY 2016 PROTEST Defendant Allegedly made Explosive Devices and Threw them at Police causing Injury A former Seattle resident was arrested in Wisconsin this morning in connection with an attack on Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Early Morning Homicide in Ballard

Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was fatally injured early this morning in Ballard. On April 28th, just before 3:00 am, police responded to a report of an injured woman inside a motorhome in the 900 block of NW Leary Way.  A male suspect was taken into custody.  Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Guns and Swords In Heroin and Meth Investigation at Tent Near I-5

Police seized a cache of handguns and rifles from a tent on a grassy hill near Interstate 5 following an investigation earlier this month by East Precinct officers and Narcotics Unit detectives.  Police had received information that several dealers were selling methamphetamine and heroin out of a tent 50 yards… [ Keep reading ]