Posts categorized under May 2018 - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 2018

A Gun, a Machete, and a Stolen Guitar

Officers are in the process of investigating a bizarre robbery that culminated in a motor vehicle collision on Mercer, an escape route blocked by evening traffic, and two armed suspects turning on each other, all apparently over a $1600 guitar. Just after 6 p.m. this evening, three men and a… [ Keep reading ]

Deputy Arrested for Domestic Violence Following 13-Hour Standoff

Seattle police arrested a King County Sheriff’s deputy at his Capitol Hill apartment building on Wednesday following a 13-hour standoff today. Around 1:30 this morning, a man walked into the East Precinct and said his boyfriend, a King County Sheriff’s deputy, had assaulted him at their apartment in the 1500… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Investigating After Man Shot Early Monday Morning

Officers are investigating after a man was shot in the leg following a disturbance in a tent encampment early Monday morning. A man called 911 just after 1 a.m Monday, to report that he had just shot a man who had pointed a firearm at him.  Officers arrived at Poplar… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Saturday Afternoon Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot in the foot Saturday afternoon. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday to report two men shooting at each other near the intersection of 14 Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Officers flooded the area and found one of the… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man for Saturday Morning Capitol Hill Stabbing

Officers arrested a man after a stabbing in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood early Saturday morning. East Precinct bike officers monitoring 2 a.m. bar closing in the 900 block of East Pike street witnessed a fight between several dozen people break out Saturday. The officers went to intervene and a group of people… [ Keep reading ]

Two In Custody Following Reports of Northgate Carjacking

Witnesses called officers to the 400 block of Northeast Northgate Way for a report of what they believed to be carjacking at 5:45 Friday evening. Officers arrived and spoke with witnesses who said the 26-year-old man was tossed from a moving vehicle. Seattle Fire Department medics took the victim to the hospital… [ Keep reading ]

Statement From Interim Chief Carmen Best

There is no greater honor than to have served as the Chief of the Seattle Police Department, in a city and department that I love. I want to thank the Mayor for the opportunity and have agreed to her request that I continue as Interim Chief until a new Chief is… [ Keep reading ]

SPD in the Community Week in Review: May 25th

Great Work The SPD Command Staff recognized nine officers with the Chief’s Award this week for the great teamwork to bring in a murder suspect. Kicked off the week by recognizing outstanding work by a great group of officers who helped bring in a murder suspect earlier this year:… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Shot in Northgate Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot following a disturbance in the Northgate neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. A man called 911 just before 6 p.m. to report he had just shot a man in the 11200 block of 8 Avenue Northeast. Officers quickly arrived and found the man,  along with… [ Keep reading ]

One Suspect Arrested Following Carjacking Overnight

One 16-year-old suspect is in custody following a carjacking that occurred just before midnight in South Seattle, and a police pursuit that ended on Capitol Hill. Just before midnight, the female victim was sitting in her parked 1991 Toyota Camry with a friend at Othello Park.  She was approached by three… [ Keep reading ]