Posts categorized under December 2017 - SPD Blotter

Archives for December 2017

New Year’s Eve Celebration Safety

The year is quickly coming to an end. As we prepare for New Year’s Eve celebrations, we want to remind you that public safety is our number one priority. We have added additional staff throughout the city to ensure everyone has a safe evening. In addition to these extra officers, we… [ Keep reading ]

Six Injured After Van Collides with Downtown Building

Detectives are investigating after a van collided with a Downtown building injuring six people Thursday. Just before noon, Thursday witnesses began calling 911 to report a van had just struck some pedestrians at 5 Avenue and Pine Street.  The witnesses told officers the white passenger van was traveling southbound along 5 Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Three People Stabbed, Suspect in Custody Following Overnight Assault in North Seattle

Detectives are investigating after a man attacked and injured three other men inside a shelter late Monday night. At approximately 11:45 pm, police responded to a residence near N. 104th and Aurora Avenue North for an assault.  The call indicated that the four men were inside one room when an… [ Keep reading ]

(Update x2) Smash and Grab Robbery at Downtown Jewelry Store

UPDATE 4/20/2018: Today, the SPD Robbery Unit, Gang Unit, and the West Anti-Crime Team arrested the fourth and final suspect in the case. UPDATE 1/25/2017:   Three suspects are now in custody and the stolen items have been recovered.  A 24-year-old man was identified and arrested on December 31st, 2017.  On… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested In Late-Night Pickaxe Attack

Police arrested a 24-year-old man in North Seattle this morning after he broke into a home and attacked a stranger with a pickaxe. Around 3:30 this morning, the resident of a home in the 13500 block of 16th Ave NE was asleep in bed when the suspect walked into his… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect

Detectives have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a rape that occurred Sunday evening in the East Precinct. On Sunday, officers and detectives responded to a report of a sexual assault that occurred inside a residence in the East Precinct.  The female victim had been sexually assaulted and robbed inside her home. … [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded In Lake City Shooting

One man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning in Lake City following a dispute between a woman, her boyfriend and the father of her children. The dispute began shortly after the woman, her two children and her current boyfriend arrived at her ex-boyfriend’s home in the 1000 block of… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Four Burglars At Beacon Hill Home

Police arrested four burglars Sunday evening after they surprised a family in their Beacon Hill home. A family called 911 around 6:15 PM and said several men had broken into their house in the 9000 block 36th Avenue South. The men had knocked on the door of the family’s home… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting in Brighton

Just after 8 p.m. last night, East Precinct officers responded to Harborview Medical Center to investigate the circumstances surrounding a gunshot victim who had arrived there by car. Officers learned from witnesses that the adult male victim had been a passenger in a car traveling near M.L. King Way S…. [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested Following Hours-Long Standoff in View Ridge Home

A man is in custody this morning after he violated a court order and assaulted a family member and then barricaded himself inside a home, causing significant damage inside the house. The incident began around 10:30 pm on Wednesday night when North Precinct officers responded to a report of a… [ Keep reading ]