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Archives for 2020

Rainier Valley Shooting Victim Left at Fire Station

Police on their way to a possible shooting scene Wednesday evening learned the victim had already been transported to a Seattle Fire Station. Just before 11:30 p.m., multiple callers to 911 reported hearing gun shots near the intersection of South Cloverdale Street and Rainier Avenue South. While officers were on… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Woodland Park Homicide

Detectives are investigating after a man was found dead early Wednesday morning in the 5000 block of Aurora Avenue North. Around 2:30 a.m., police responded to a 911 call from a passing motorist who said there was a subject down in the roadway. Officers arrived and discovered a 38-year-old male… [ Keep reading ]

Recently Released Man Arrested for Felony Assault Near Pioneer Square

Officers arrested a 29-year-old man for a felonious assault in City Hall Park on Saturday evening, less than 24 hours after he had been arrested and booked into King County Jail for an unrelated misdemeanor assault. Just after 9:00pm on Saturday, officers responded to a 911 call for an assault… [ Keep reading ]

ABS Detectives Investigating Lake City Way Strip Mall Fire

Police responded with Seattle Fire to a possible burglary that turned into a large fire late Monday evening, destroying several businesses in the Lake City neighborhood. Just before 11:00pm, a caller reported several individuals were breaking into a business in a one-story strip mall in the 12700 block of 30th… [ Keep reading ]

Trespasser Stabs Belltown Apartment Building Employee

A maintenance worker in an apartment building in Belltown was stabbed early Monday evening after confronting a trespasser in his building. Just after 5:30pm, a resident of an apartment building in the 100 block of Vine Street called 911 to report a maintenance employee in her building was fighting with… [ Keep reading ]

Fugitive Arrested in Pioneer Square with Gun, Drugs

On Sunday evening, officers tracked down and arrested a suspect with multiple out-of-state warrants and seized a firearm and narcotics. At approximately 5:00pm, officers spotted a warrant suspect in the 200 block of Yesler Way. The officers were currently assigned to another call at the time but returned to the… [ Keep reading ]

Holiday Message to Officers from Chief Diaz

Hello and Happy Holidays, As we celebrate this joyous season, I want to offer my appreciation and thanks to each one of you. You have given so much to this department and City this year: During a once-in-a-generation pandemic you never stopped serving the people of this city or supporting each other. You facilitated civil rights… [ Keep reading ]

Felon Arrested For Threatening Grocery Store Workers While Armed

Police arrested a 47-year-old felon after he threatened to kill grocery store workers while armed with a handgun. Employees at a grocery store in the 3800 block of Rainier Avenue South called 911 at 5:15 PM to report that a man had just threatened to kill them while stealing some… [ Keep reading ]

Monday – December 21, 2020

#2020-349536/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 12-21-2020 at 0204 hours, officers were dispatched to an explosion. A female arrived at the victim’s RV and fired a pellet gun of some type at the victim striking him twice. The female’s boyfriend then threw a firework inside the RV. Both drove away in a blue minivan…. [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – December 20, 2020

#2020-348827/South Precinct/First Watch:  On 12-20-2020 at 0530 hours, officers responded to a disturbance between roommates. Officers developed probable cause to arrest one of the roommates for felony harassment. The victim fled the residence after he was threatened with a knife. The victim advised the suspect had been drinking heavily, smoked a… [ Keep reading ]