Posts categorized under July 2019 - SPD Blotter

Archives for July 2019

Detectives Need Your Help Finding Three Possible Homicide Witnesses

Detectives need your help locating and identifying three people seen near an early July homicide in the University District. On July 7th at 8:10 AM, officers responded to assist Seattle Fire Department medics, who were providing CPR to a 42-year-old man in the 4500 block of University Way Northeast. The… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Make Warrant Arrests, Recover Gun While Investigating Stolen Car in Georgetown

Officers arrested two people and recovered a handgun early Wednesday after spotting a suspected stolen car, sporting stolen license plates, in Georgetown. Just after 12:30 this morning officers located a 2000 Honda Civic at 6th Avenue South and South Michigan Street, occupied by four individuals. The license plates on the… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Diving Through Window of Ride-Share Car

We’ll say this the one time and we hope we never have to say it again: if you want to catch a Lyft or an Uber or whatever, you need to order it from your phone. DO NOT—and we just can’t stress this enough–jump through the open back window of… [ Keep reading ]

July Gun and Drug Seizures

Seattle police made a number of significant seizures of firearms and narcotics around the city this July: Officers arrested a 36-year-old felon armed with a shotgun after responding to a burglary in West Seattle on July 8th Police also arrested a man with a handgun and seized methamphetamine and heroin… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested on Broadway After Two People Report Being Cut by Knife

A 22-year-old man is in custody after he reportedly cut two people with a small knife last night on Broadway.  The injuries were minor and not life-threatening. At about 7:45 Monday night East Precinct officers responded to a report of an assault in the 1600 block of Broadway. Officers met… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Carjacking/Assault Near White Center

Seattle Police Robbery Unit detectives are conducting the follow up investigation after an 80 year-old male was stabbed in the back and his van was stolen by an unknown suspect Sunday afternoon. Fortunately the injuries are not life-threatening. Shortly after 4:00 pm, the victim was in the church parking lot… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested Following Capitol Hill Armed Robbery

Officers arrested a 20-year-old man following a Friday evening robbery in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Officers were called to the 1500 block of East Republican Street just before 6 PM for a report of an armed robbery. When police arrived they spoke with the 20-year-old victim who said he was… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Friday Night Rainier Valley Homicide

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the Rainier Valley neighborhood Friday evening. A person driving in the 4500 block of South Othello Street called 911 just before 7 PM to report he had been involved in a multi-car crash. The caller exited their vehicle to… [ Keep reading ]

Suspected Heroin Dealer Arrested Downtown

Police arrested a wanted heroin dealer in downtown Seattle on Wednesday. Police were searching for the 29-year-old man, who is a convicted felon and wanted on multiple felony warrants, in downtown Seattle when they spotted him sitting in a rented Kia near the 400 block of Stewart around 2:15 pm…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Shooting, Stabbing in Rainier Beach

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that left two men injured earlier this afternoon in the Rainier Beach neighborhood.  Both males were transported to Harborview Medical Center.  Just before 2:00 pm police responded to a report of a shooting in the 8300 block of Rainier Avenue South. Additional… [ Keep reading ]