Posts categorized under June 2018 - SPD Blotter

Archives for June 2018

Detective Investigating Saturday Morning SODO Homicide

Police were actively patrolling the area of the 1700 block of 1 Avenue South around 12:20 a.m. Saturday after a large crowd had left a concert at a near-by venue, when they heard shots fired. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 34-year-old man in critical condition who had… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Detectives Arrest Suspect That Stole Occupied Vehicle

Update: South Precinct Anti-Crime Team officers, with the assistance of the Department of Corrections, identified and arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the auto theft reported Friday morning. Officers found the suspect at a South Seattle residence and took him into custody without incident. Original: Robbery detectives are asking… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man Armed With Machete and BB-Gun in the Delridge Neighborhood

Witnesses called 911 around 9:30 Thursday night to report a man with a rifle and machete outside an apartment building in the 7500 block of 24 Avenue Southwest. Officers quickly converged on the address and found a man standing in the stairwell of the building still holding the rifle and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Release Stops and Detentions Annual Report And Data Behind The Summary

The Seattle Police Department has released a report summarizing 12 months of stops and detentions (Terry stops) from January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2017. In keeping with its commitment to transparency and open data, the Department also published the raw data underlying the report to the City’s open data portal, You can also access the… [ Keep reading ]

SPD in the Community Week in Review: June 29th

SPD welcomes Special Olympics National Games SPD officers joined the Torch Run over the pas few years, and have proudly carried the torch through the streets of Seattle in support of this wonderful organization. A takeaway from the recent public safety survey by Seattle University How fearful of crime is… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Rainier View Assaults

Officers arrested two men Wednesday for a series of assaults that ended with one of them in the hospital. Officers were called to the 11100 block of Luther Avenue South just after 1 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man who had been tied up and assaulted.  When officers… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Capitol Hill Stabbing

Detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed in the Capitol Hill neighborhood Tuesday morning. An employee at a coffee shop called 911 Tuesday morning when a 26-year-old man walked into their shop in the 100 block of Broadway with what appeared to be multiple stab wounds.  The manager provided… [ Keep reading ]

World’s Worst Shrimp Burglar Arrested For Second Time in a Week

If there is an award for being terrible at stealing shrimp, a 45-year-old burglar has certainly won it after he was arrested for the second time in less than a week for targeting the same International District deli’s shrimp supply. Police were called to the business in the 1200 block… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATE) Officers Seek Suspect for Attempted Kidnapping in First Hill

Update: After further investigation, SPD detectives are now seeking a separate suspect in the case. Surveillance cameras captured a man in a white and red baseball cap and dark clothing at the scene several hours before the incident, and police are now seeking the public’s help in identifying him. The… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATED) Police Looking to Identify Burglary Suspect in Highland Park

UPDATE:  Police have arrested one person after the victim in one the break-ins recognized the suspect on the street and called 911. Officers took the person into custody and turned them over to detectives. Detectives have not yet linked the suspect to all of the cases, but continue to investigate…. [ Keep reading ]