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Archives for March 2018

SPD Launches SEAPAL Mentorship For Middle School Students

The Seattle Police Department 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.  SEAPAL focuses on providing youth the opportunity to be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police and Homeland Security Seize Large Amount of Methamphetamine

The following press release was distributed earlier this afternoon by the US Attorney’s Office. SEATTLE POLICE AND HOMELAND SECURITY SEIZE 315 POUNDS OF METHAMPHETAMINE FOLLOWING STING OPERATION Drug Trafficking Organization thought it was Buying Cocaine, Instead Law Enforcement Arrested Transporter with Meth Stored at ‘HomeAway’ Rental A multi-state sting operation… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Unit Detectives Investigating Shooting at 24 and Union

On March 17 at around 9:06 p.m., East Precinct patrol officers were dispatched to the area of 24th Avenue and East Union Street to multiple 911 calls of shots fired. Upon arriving, officers quickly found a gunshot victim. The man had been shot in the leg. Officers immediately provided first… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Costco Thieves in Bulk

Two thieves burst through the emergency exit of the SoDo Costco carrying armloads of stolen laptops and vacuums Wednesday afternoon, only to spot a group of officers standing between them and their getaway driver. On March 14th, at about 5:30 pm, South Precinct officers responded to a call of a… [ Keep reading ]

Emergency Managers Meet in Seattle, Row for the Future, and Black Panther

BIG CITY EMERGENCY MANAGERS MEET IN SEATTLE This week emergency managers from all over the country met in Seattle to share best practices and foster the development and growth of robust and nimble emergency management operations in the nation’s largest, most at-risk metropolitan jurisdictions so that the country is better… [ Keep reading ]

Can You Identify? Detectives Looking for ATM Robbery Suspect

Robbery detectives are attempting to identify a suspect that robbed a victim at an ATM on First Hill in the early morning hours of March 1st. The victim was using the cash machine in the 1300 block of East Madison Street around 5:30 am when he was robbed at gunpoint… [ Keep reading ]

Auto Thief, Hit and Run Suspect in Custody, Following Pursuit from Seattle to South King County

A man driving an unreported stolen truck is in custody after he collided with several vehicles in South Seattle following a pursuit to unincorporated Kent before police were able to stop the vehicle.  While there was damage to the vehicles, fortunately there were no serious injuries. The incident began at around 1:15 pm Tuesday afternoon in the… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested In Wallingford Homicide

UPDATE – April 26, 2018: SPD Homicide Detectives have arrested a 25-year-old man for the murder of his roommate, a 38-year-old woman, in Wallingford last month. The arrest in this complex case came after an extensive investigation, working in conjunction with the Washington State Crime Lab and the King County… [ Keep reading ]

Teenage Tip Jar Thief Returns to Scene, Promptly Arrested

Officers arrested a teenage tip jar thief Sunday after he returned to the scene to talk to officers about his missing cell phone. Victims began calling 911 just before 3 p.m Sunday to report a group of people stealing tip jars from Capitol Hill businesses. The victims said the group would enter… [ Keep reading ]

Man with Gun, Friend, Arrested After Assaulting and Threatening Club Security

On March 11th at approximately 12:45 am South Precinct officers were around the area of the SODO clubs as part of an emphasis patrol.  While on patrol, an officer was flagged down by venue security in the 2900 block of 1st Avenue South who stated that a patron had just been kicked… [ Keep reading ]