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Detectives Investigating Tuesday Night Rainier Beach Shooting

Detectives are investigating after shots were fired in the parking lot of a grocery store in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South Tuesday night. Officers in the area reported hearing multiple shots fired at 10:40 pm. Police began searching the area but were unable to locate any suspects or… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Files Disparity Report – Part II with US District Court

Today, the Seattle Police Department filed Part Two of its Disparity Review Report, along with a revised Early Intervention Policy, with the federal court. The Disparity Review is the next step in the department’s novel approach toward assessing the disparate impacts of law enforcement actions. This report is the follow-up… [ Keep reading ]

North Precinct Anti-Crime Team Tracks Stolen Car, Arrests Auto Thief

North Precinct Anti-Crime Team officers were busy with an investigative assignment during the afternoon hours of December 28 when suddenly they received a LoJack alert on a nearby stolen car. The officers dropped what they were doing and quickly tracked the signal to Interstate 5, following it north on the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman for Columbia City Burglary After She Breaks Window, Burns Food

Police were called to a report of a residential burglary in the 5000 block of 43 Avenue South at 6 am Sunday. The owner of the home told officers he was concerned that something was wrong when he returned home to find a plate glass window had been smashed and… [ Keep reading ]

Couple Kayaking Near Locks Rescued After Boats Overturn

A 51-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman were kayaking at the Ballard Locks at 9:50 am Sunday, December 22nd when the current in the area pulled the couple to close to the spillway and dumped them into the water. The man who was not wearing a flotation device was washed… [ Keep reading ]

Fraudulent Temporary Tag Investigation Leads to Stolen Car, Guns, Merchandise

An officer on patrol Saturday morning in the Cherry Hill neighborhood noticed a car with a fake temporary tag and ended up finding a stolen car, a felon in possession of a firearm, and stolen property. Officer John Chesney was patrolling the 700 block of 12th Avenue at 12:45 am… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Unit Detectives Investigating Sunday Morning Capitol Hill Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a 26-year-old man was shot early Sunday morning in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Witnesses began calling 911 at 2:20 am to report a shooting in the 1200 block of Pine Street. As police flooded the area they received additional information that people were doing CPR on… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Man, Recover Firearms After Domestic Violence Incident

Domestic Violence detectives are investigating after a man pointed a realistic-looking pellet gun at his mother and threatened to kill her in the Seward Park neighborhood Thursday night. Officers were dispatched to a home in the Seward Park neighborhood for a report of a 39-year-old man who had pointed a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man After Thursday Night University District Robbery

Officers arrested a 27-year-old man after he robbed a person of his car keys in the University District Thursday night. A 28-year-old man was walking in the 4400 block of University Way Northeast at 10:30 pm when was approached by the suspect. The suspect reached his hand into the victim’s… [ Keep reading ]

Forgetful Robber Steals Marijuana, Leaves Behind Bag of Cash

Robbery detectives are conducting the investigation following an armed robbery to a marijuana store late Saturday night. One employee sustained a minor injury to his hand when shots were fired by the suspect. On Saturday, December 21st, at approximately 11:40 pm, East Precinct officers responded to a report of a… [ Keep reading ]