Tuesday – August 11, 2020

#2020-236937/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 8-11-2020 at 0110 hours, a 27-year-old female was driving a PT Cruiser northbound on Renton Ave S. As the driver approached S. Prentice St she failed to negotiate the slight curve in the roadway. The driver drove over the curb and onto the planting strip, striking a utility pole. The driver was transported via medic unit to Harborview Medical Center where she later died as a result of her injuries. 

#2020-237296/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 8-11-2020 at 1338 hours, a citizen magnet fishing with a line at Greenlake brought up a WWII grenade. Arson Bomb Squad responded and inspected the grenade. ABS found the striker on the grenade had already struck the fuse, making the grenade unstable. ABS transported the grenade to the SPD range and destroyed the grenade by using countercharges.

#2020-237472/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch:

On 8-11-2020 at 1800 hours, officers responded to an assault at 20th Ave Sw/SW Roxbury St. A male was chasing a female, trying to grab her. The female didn’t know the male and several citizens intervened. When officers arrived, the suspect was pinned on the ground by citizens. The suspect attempted to punch one of the officers in the head and was taken into custody. The suspect was transported to Harborview Medical Center.  

#2020-237656/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 8-11-2020, demonstrators gathered at Cal Anderson Park before beginning their nightly march through Capitol Hill. The march began at 2245 with a group of about 50 subjects carrying shields and umbrellas. During the march, the following acts of property damage were done: the East precinct lower level sally port entrance door (from a dumpster being rolled into it), an East Precinct security camera, spray paint to the East Precinct building and garage door. The Amazon Go store at E Pike St and Boylston Av also had plywood torn off and a window behind it smashed. Along the march, the crowd pulled dumpsters and other trash debris into the street, blocking it at various locations. The crowd also engaged in verbal disturbances throughout their march with residents in apartment buildings and private armed security guards. At least one of the members of the crowd possessed a green laser that was shone in the direction of the residents. No arrests were made.