Posts categorized under February 2019 - SPD Blotter

Archives for February 2019

Detectives Release Sketch of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

Detectives are investigating after a man brandished a gun and attempted to kidnap a woman as she waited for her rideshare vehicle earlier this month. The victim was on 11 Avenue between E Union and E Pike waiting for her rideshare at around 4:25 in the morning. While she waited,… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious Incidents in North Seattle

Seattle Police are looking into two separate reports of two different men attempting to speak with kids while they were either standing at a bus stop or walking past his vehicle on Monday. The first incident was reported at approximately 7:30 am on Lake City Way NE.  A group of kids were waiting at… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect in Series of Arson Fires In Ballard, Fremont and Queen Anne in Custody

SPD Arson investigators have identified a 38-year-old man as the suspect in a series of large arson fires set in the Ballard, Fremont and Queen Anne neighborhoods late last year. Detectives believe the man set five fires at businesses between October 28th and November 28th, including: An office complex in… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Signs on for U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS)

Today the Seattle Police Department and the U.S. Army held a signing ceremony to demonstrate support for the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS). This program is part of a long-term U.S. Army effort to help soldiers forge professional relationships with organizations outside the military and encourage them to… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Collision in Rainier Beach Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating after a man was struck and killed in a hit and run while riding his bike in the Rainier Beach neighborhood Monday evening. Officers were dispatched to the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South at 4:50 p.m. Monday for a report of a white sedan that had struck… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Friday Evening Maple Leaf Car Crash

Detectives are investigating after a man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed in the Maple Leaf Neighborhood Friday evening. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 7 p.m. Friday to report a man had been struck by two vehicles in the 8500 block of Lake City Way Northeast. Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

Freezin’ for a Reason | Polar Plunge

Thank you to everyone who came out today and joined us on Alki Beach for the Big Plunge in support of Special Olympics Washington. The cold is temporary, the impact is not. Your support means so much to all the Special Olympic atheletes and their families.

National Guard Recognizes Seattle Police Sergeant for Continued Support

Today a representative from the National Guard came to the headquarters and presented Sgt. Jessica Taylor the Patriot Award.  Sgt. Taylor was nominated for the Patriot Award by Officer Gabriel Ladd, who is also a member of the National Guard. The Patriot Award recognizes supervisors who demonstrate outstanding support of… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Shot While Driving Across Duwamish Waterway

Gang Unit Detectives are investigating after a man was shot in the leg while driving over the 1st Avenue South bridge. Officers were approached by an 18-year-old man in the 2600 block of South Holly Street at 1:20 a.m. Friday where he showed them a gunshot wound to his calf. … [ Keep reading ]

Proactive Officer Locates Two Stolen Cars, Arrests Two Suspects, Within Six Hours in South Seattle

Officer Matt Saul, of SPD’s South Precinct, was so clutch earlier this week, recovering two stolen cars and arresting two suspects within a span of six hours. Around 7pm, Tuesday, February 19th, during Officer Saul’s normal day shift,  he spotted an occupied stolen Subaru while driving past 24th Avenue South and South Warsaw… [ Keep reading ]