Posts categorized under May 2019 - SPD Blotter

Archives for May 2019

One Person Arrested Following Beacon Hill Homicide

Update 6/1/19: The 21-year-old victim has since died of her injuries. The Seattle Police Homicide unit has taken over the investigation and booked the 38-year-old suspect into King County Jail for investigation of homicide. Original 5/31/19: Detectives are investigating after a woman was shot Friday evening in the Beacon Hill… [ Keep reading ]

May’s Major Gun and Drug Seizures

May was a busy month for our Investigations and Patrol Bureaus, which both conducted a number of successful seizures of narcotics and weapons in and around the Seattle area. In the largest operation, in Pioneer Square and Chinatown, on May 15th, police recovered firearms, knives, machetes, a sword, cash, crack… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Releases Stops and Detentions Annual Report

In keeping with its commitment to highlighting transparency around Department policies, process and training, today the Seattle Police Department released the Stops and Detentions Annual Report. This report focuses on data around police-civilian contacts that involved a stop and limited detention of an individual. “We rely on data-driven strategies to… [ Keep reading ]

Narcotics Detectives Seize Drugs, Guns, Body Armor and Arrest Man in Hillman City Bust

In late March the Seattle Police Narcotics Unit received complaints concerning drug activity at 6000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South. Detectives conducted surveillance and a number of controlled buy operations which resulted in a narcotics search warrant being issued by a judge. On Wednesday at 9 PM… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seize Gun, Oxycodone, Cocaine In North Seattle Trafficking Investigation

Narcotics detectives and SWAT officers arrested two men this week following a two-month investigation into cocaine and Oxycodone trafficking in North Seattle. On Tuesday, police served a warrant at a Bothell apartment in the 14900 block of 38th Drive Southeast and arrested a 44-year-old man and a 22-year-old man. While… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Wednesday Night Crash That Injured Pedestrian

Detectives are investigating after an 18-year-old woman was struck Wednesday evening by a driver in the Delridge neighborhood. Police were called to the 7500 block of Delridge Way Southwest at 11:30 Wednesday for a report of a woman, who had been struck by a 35-year-old man driving a Volkswagon Passat…. [ Keep reading ]

Major Cities Chiefs Form Immigration Working Group – Proposing Roundtable With Department of Homeland Security

The mission of police is to protect our communities and keep them safe. Major Cities Chiefs is committed to protecting all our residents, both documented and undocumented. We have taken a solemn oath to serve the public, regardless of immigration status. This includes providing protection, responding to calls for service,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Suspected Carjacker on Beacon Hill

Police recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a suspected carjacker on Sunday. Around 3:40 PM, Tukwila Police contacted SPD and reported a black Audi stolen in a carjacking in Tukwila had a tracking system installed, which showed the vehicle in Seattle’s Central District. Officers caught up to the vehicle at… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman After She Stabs Cab Driver With Scissors

A patrol officer arrested a 44-year-old woman early this morning after spotting her chasing a cab driver across a Beacon Hill street, just moments after she stabbed the driver with a pair of scissors. Officer Ilya Ivanov was on patrol in the 1300 block of Beacon Avenue South at 12:30… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Arrest Made in Pritchard Beach Park Shooting Investigation

Update 5/31/19: Gang Unit Detectives arrested a 20-year-old man yesterday in Bellevue in connection to this shooting. Detectives booked the man into King County Jail for investigation of drive-by shooting, assault, and unlawful possession of a firearm. This remains an active case and anyone with information is asked to call… [ Keep reading ]