Posts categorized under March 2018 - SPD Blotter

Archives for March 2018

South Seattle Shooting Suspect Stops to Gas His Car, Detectives Stop and Arrest Him

Earlier this afternoon, detectives spotted a shooting suspect at a gas station near the 500 block of S Dearborn Street. Police have been actively searching for this  23 year old man. He was wanted for the robbery and shooting of an elderly woman in her home on March 6. Detectives… [ Keep reading ]

New Officer in the CID, Working to Combat Hate and March for Our Lives

Meet Officer Young Jun Lim Three officers were recently added to the newly redrawn West Precinct. One of those is Officer Young Jun Lim, will work the beat in the Chinatown-International District. Say hello to Officer Lim when you see him out there in the CID. Meet Chinatown's new beat… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested by Officers After Committing Robbery Downtown Last Week

A 30-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon for a street robbery that occurred early morning March 18th.  Officers recognized him from store surveillance images distributed in a bulletin. On March 18th, at approximately 5:00 am, the suspect grabbed a purse from a woman walking in the 900 block of Westlake Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Greenwood Pot Shop Burglary

Detectives are investigating after someone smashed a car through the front door of a medical marijuana shop Friday morning in Greenwood. Witnesses began calling 911 at 3:15 a.m. after they heard a car crash into a medical marijuana shop in the 300 block of Northwest 85th Street.  As the witnesses… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating South Seattle Home Invasion Robbery

Robbery detectives are currently investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred Thursday morning in the 4400 block of South Willow Street.  There were no reported injuries. At approximately 8:45 am, officers responded to the residence following a 911 call stating that an unknown suspect had broken into the home and demanded… [ Keep reading ]

Child Recovered, Suspect Arrested In North Seattle Following Lake Forest Park Amber Alert

A  5 -year-old child was safely recovered and an adult male was arrested following a brief pursuit and multiple collisions in the Roosevelt neighborhood in Seattle Wednesday afternoon. An Amber Alert was issued by the Lake Forest Park Police Department, stating that a 5-year-old child had been abducted by his 31-year-old father from a… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Monday Night Capitol Hill Arson

Detectives are investigating after Seattle Fire Department officials determined a couch was intentionally set on fire Monday evening inside a Capitol Hill apartment. Seattle Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to a fire inside of an apartment building in the 400 block of East Howell Street at 7:50 p.m. Monday. When… [ Keep reading ]

Bike Theft Victim Calls Police to Set Up Sting

A Seattle man was reunited with his stolen bike on Sunday after he found his bike posted for sale online and called police to help him set up a sting. After the victim’s Salsa Deadwood bicycle went missing in the University District, he later found an ad for the bike… [ Keep reading ]

Connecting With Our Youth, Baseball, What If, and St. Patrick’s Day

Connecting With Our Youth We recently launched a mentorship, pairing middle school students with officers. The mentorship is part of the expanding Seattle Police Activities League (SEAPAL) programming designed to be a proactive, prevention-oriented strategy building relationships between youth, police and community. Click here for more information. SPD Launches SEAPAL… [ Keep reading ]

Barricaded Standoff Situation in North Seattle Resolved, Suspect in Custody

A 45-year-old man is now in custody following an hours-long standoff with police in North Seattle Wednesday morning. The incident began shortly after 4:30 am when residents began calling 911 to report a domestic violence disturbance occurring on the third floor of an apartment building in the 13700 block of… [ Keep reading ]