Posts categorized under June 2017 - SPD Blotter

Archives for June 2017

Detectives Arrest Man for Extortion Following Months-Long Investigation

Following a months-long investigation involving the Seattle Police Department, the King County Prosecutor’s Office, the FBI, and other local police agencies, detectives arrested a 46-year-old  man Thursday for a corporate extortion scheme.  The investigation lead officers across the country searching for the evidence of the crime. The victim in this… [ Keep reading ]

Three Suspects Arrested for Armed Robbery in West Seattle

Three suspects were arrested last night following a report of an armed robbery around 18th Avenue SW/SW Barton Street. On Thursday night, just before 10:00 pm, officers responded to that area after a 58-year-old man called 911 to report he had just been robbed of his bicycle at gunpoint by… [ Keep reading ]

Come Enjoy the 4th at Lake Union, Just Leave the Fireworks at Home

With the 4th of July coming up this Tuesday, the Seattle Police Department would like to provide you with some important reminders about safety, fireworks and how you can help ease the strain on our 911 center during the busy holiday. The possession, manufacture, storage, sale and use of fireworks (meaning everything but… [ Keep reading ]

Can You ID These Burglars?

Detectives are asking for your help identifying two masked burglary suspects. An employee of a business in the 8200 block of 35 Avenue Northeast called 911 June 1 just before 6 a.m. to report a burglary.  Officers arrived and discovered someone had pried open small safe and taken the cash.  The suspects appear… [ Keep reading ]

Notice Of Public Hearing On Proposed Rules For Public Disclosure And Fee Collection

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rules Relating to Public Disclosure and the Collection of Fees Associated with Providing Copies of Records Washington’s Public Records Act (PRA) has allowed agencies to impose a reasonable charge for providing copies of public records since it was adopted by… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Three Teens For Central District Robbery

Officers arrested three juveniles after they reportedly robbed a man exiting a marijuana dispensary in the Central District Saturday afternoon. The 35-year-old victim was exiting a marijuana dispensary in the 2300 block of East Union Street at 3:15 p.m. Saturday. The victim said a young man ran up behind him and… [ Keep reading ]

Two People Struck By Gunfire Overnight

Witnesses began calling 911 just before 2 a.m. Saturday to report shots fired near 5 Avenue and Denny Way. Officers arrived and found two people had been struck by gunfire. Witnesses told officers a black SUV passed a group of people walking eastbound along Denny Way when a passenger opened… [ Keep reading ]

Man Killed In Overnight Stabbing In Lower Queen Anne, Suspect Arrested

Detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed in the chest outside a lower Queen Anne restaurant early Friday morning. Officers responded to the 500 block of Queen Anne Avenue North just after 2 a.m. for a report of man who had been stabbed in the chest. Officers quickly arrived… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek Assistance Identifying Assault Suspect

Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a serious assault that occurred late Sunday night. On June 18th, at about 11:45 pm, a 63-year-old female victim was driving southbound on Aurora Avenue North and North 105th Street when the depicted male jumped in front… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested Monday For Bank Robbery That Closed City Blocks Due To Bomb Scare

Officers responded to a report of a bank robbery in the 2800 block of 3 Avenue Monday afternoon and quickly apprehended the suspect as he tried to walk out of the area. Dispatch began receiving reports at 3:50 p.m of a bank robbery where the suspect had demanded cash while claiming he… [ Keep reading ]