Posts categorized under October 2020 - SPD Blotter

Archives for October 2020

Suspect Arrested in Stolen Car, Handgun Recovered

SPD officer arrested a 27-year-old male in a reported stolen vehicle this afternoon in West Seattle. Officers had been dispatched to the area of the 4000 block of Fauntleroy Way SW at about 1 p.m. at the request of another police agency. A reported stolen vehicle was mapping to that… [ Keep reading ]

2020 Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a little bit different this year, and King County Public Health has an excellent trick-or-treatise on Covid-Safe guidelines.  The Seattle Department of Transportation has a Trick or Street Blocks, and additional resources for socially-distanced trick-or-treating can be found online, such as on Nextdoor or mapmyhalloween.com.  Expect that children will still be… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect arrested for Animal Cruelty in North Seattle

Officers on Friday night arrested a 32-year-old man on Animal Cruelty charges after it was reported that he was dragging a cat on a rope behind a bicycle that he was riding. Officers had responded to a 911 call in the 9000 block of 13th Ave NW around 9:15 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

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De-escalation, Communication, Protest Medics and Media: SPD’s Changing Approach to Demonstrations

This year has brought unprecedented demonstrationsto our region, posing new challenges for our community and the Seattle Police Department. Our department has itself been the focus of many of the ongoing protestsabout inequities in criminal justice, violence in law enforcement,andSPD’s own response to demonstrations. Over the past four months, our… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Two Suspects in Pioneer Square Stabbing

Officers arrested a 53-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man in connection with a stabbing that occurred Friday afternoon near Pioneer Square Park. At approximately 1:30pm Friday afternoon, a parking enforcement officer was flagged down near the intersection of 1st Avenue and James Street about a possible assault. Officers responded and… [ Keep reading ]

Reports of Catalytic Converter Thefts Spike in Seattle and King County

Law enforcement agencies in the Puget Sound region have seen a dramatic rise in the reported thefts of catalytic converters since the beginning of the year. Thefts of catalytic converters, especially from Toyota Priuses, have been reported throughout King County, with 514 thefts cases this year in Seattle alone. A… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Stolen Car, Seize Revolver, Shotgun, Narcotics

Officers arrested a man in a stolen car in the Delridge neighborhood and recovered two firearms, ammunition, narcotics and jewelry from the vehicle. Shortly after 2:30pm on October 25th, Southwest Precinct officers responded to a call about three men stripping a gray sedan in the 1700 block of Southwest Holly… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Two, Recover Gun After Spotting Suspects Driving Stolen Car With Open Trunk

Police arrested two men and recovered a car and a handgun stolen in Oregon after the suspects drew the attention of officers by driving around with their trunk open. Officers first noticed the suspects around 9:30 PM near 10th Avenue and Dearborn Street and prepared to stop their Ford Crown Victoria… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – October 28, 2020

#2020-305198/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 10-28-2020 at 0104 hours, anofficer on-viewed a suspicious vehicle in the 900 blockofSturgusAve S. The vehicle backed away from thepolice vehicleand struck a parked vehicle. The suspect vehicle then pulled forward,striking thepolice vehicleon the push-bars. The suspect fled on foot. After a short foot chase, the… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Seize Handgun from Convicted Felon on Beacon Hill

Officers arrested a convicted felon and seized a handgun early Wednesday following a traffic stop on Beacon Hill. Around 1 AM, officers spotted a man driving a Toyota sedan without its front license plate in the 900 block of Sturgus Avenue South and attempted to pull the driver over. Instead… [ Keep reading ]