Posts categorized under October 2017 - SPD Blotter

Archives for October 2017

Man Arrested for Early Morning Car Prowl, Assault in North Seattle

A 36-year-old suspect is in custody for burglary and assault on an officer following an early morning incident near Northgate. At approximately 4:10 am Tuesday officers responded to a reported car prowl in a parking structure in the 500 block of NE Northgate Way.  Officers saw the suspect hiding between… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested for Series of Cigarette and Liquor Heists In South Seattle

A man captured on surveillance video in a series of cigarette and liquor heists in South Seattle was arrested Monday morning after officers spotted him on the street, dressed in the same outfit he’d worn during his previous break-ins. In the man’s first burglary on July 2oth, a business owner in the… [ Keep reading ]

Statement from Chief O’Toole on Appointment of Andrew Myerberg to OPA Director

The Seattle Police Department wholly supports the nomination of Andrew Myerberg to the permanent position of OPA Director.  While serving as interim OPA Director, Andrew has demonstrated principled oversight, a deep understanding of SPD policy and reforms, and a steady commitment to fairness and transparency.  We congratulate Andrew on this… [ Keep reading ]

Halloween Safety Tips

The Seattle Police Department wishes Seattle residents a Happy Halloween and offers these safety tips as kids prepare to put on their costumes and roam from house to house Tuesday evening. FOR MOTORISTS & BICYCLISTS: Stay alert for increased pedestrian and bicycle traffic on Halloween night. Be patient and SLOW… [ Keep reading ]

Three Suspects Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident in South Park

Two adult suspects and one juvenile suspect were arrested Sunday following a shots fired incident in the South Park neighborhood.  There were no reported injuries. Officers responded to a report of shots fired in South Park around 10:50 am Sunday. Witnesses pointed out the location of where the shots were fired,… [ Keep reading ]

Report of Domestic Violence from Ride-Share Driver Leads Police to Felon With Gun, Heroin and Meth

A call from a ride-share driver about domestic violence on a downtown street led police to chase a man through a downtown apartment building and recover a gun, heroin and meth on Thursday. The ride-share driver called 911 shortly before 7:30 PM and reported seeing a man hitting a woman on… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Gun, Stolen Car and Arrest Two Prowlers

Officers arrested a man and a woman on Thursday after they pulled a gun on witnesses who spotted them prowling a car. A 54-year-old woman was taking the recycling out at her home in the 5500 block of South Budd Court Thursday at 4:30 p.m. when she saw a 33-year-old man… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Two Men for Robbery After Wedding Dispute Escalates in Cal Anderson Park

Officers arrested two men, ages 24 and 30, Thursday afternoon in Cal Anderson Park after dispute over details of an upcoming wedding escalated into a robbery. Around 4:40 pm, officers met with the victim and his friend a few blocks from the park.  The victim reported that they were at… [ Keep reading ]

Three Arrested After Shooting At Pursuing Robbery Witness

Three men were arrested in Seattle late Thursday after they robbed a woman in White Center and then opened fire on a 45-year-old man who chased after the suspects after witnessing the crime. A 45-year-old man called 911 just after 11 p.m. Thursday and told police he’d been in a… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Use Naloxone to Save Man After Downtown Overdose

An officer revived a man after he overdosed in the bathroom of a downtown restaurant last week. Officer Kurt Alstrin was patrolling near Westlake Park on October 18th and was approached by a person who reported a possible dead body in the bathroom of a restaurant in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue…. [ Keep reading ]