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Saturday – January 9, 2021

#2021-006907/North Precinct/First Watch: 

On 01-09-2021 at 0900 hours, a report came in that on the previous evening during a Zoom meeting, an unknown “hacker” was able to access a meeting of a local Jewish Synagogue attendees. A tile appeared saying “The Holocaust isn’t real”, followed by a computer voice stating the Holocaust was fake and it would be revealed. There were no known threats made.  Bias Crimes notified. 

#2021-7161/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 01-09-2021 at 1525 hours, a suspect entered the Subway Sandwich Shop once all other customers had vacated and began taking money from the tip jar. When the employee came out from the back room, the suspect presented a large 12″ knife and demanded money from the register which was given. The suspect who wore a face covering and beanie then left on foot in an unknown direction. The shop was able to recover evidence and neighboring businesses were canvased for additional evidence. The tip jar was recovered, and it was believed no gloves had been worn. It should be noted there was a serious delay in the reporting of this incident due to some confusion on the part of the employee. 

#2021-001252/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch: 

On 01-09-2021 at 1530 hours, an unknown suspect went on a tire slashing spree. SPD received reports from nine different victims with over a dozen slashed tires. The crime spree spread from Lincoln Park area to Alaska Junction. There were several victims who had information about the suspect. Patrol officers tracked down several leads and on January 9th the 28-year-old male suspect was taken into custody near Westwood Village. The suspect was booked into the King County jail for investigation of malicious mischief. 

#2021-007302 & 2021-007326/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch: 

Drive by shooting and a robbery. These two incidents are linked by having the same suspect. There was probable cause for the robbery but not the drive by shooting. Suspect was located, booked for the robbery, and is presently in the King County Jail (21-7326.) His vehicle is in the processing room with a hold for robbery. On 1-9-21 an unknown suspect shot at the victim’s travel trailer from a moving vehicle. This occurred at about 1910 hours in the 7900 block of 1 AV S, Seattle WA. The travel trailer was stuck twice, one round penetrating the trailer, with no victim(s) struck by the gunfire. The drive by victim believes she knew who did the shooting but did not witness that person commit the drive by shooting. During that investigation, a male walked up and reported that the male suspected of doing the drive by shooting had robbed him of property in the Shell Station lot adjacent to the drive-by shooting crime scene. The drive by victim was taken by patrol car to the location where she believed the suspect resided. While looking for the suspect and his vehicle at that location the suspect arrived in the very same vehicle. He was taken into custody without incident. No firearm was located on the suspect. Robbery and Homicide units were notified. 

#2021-007396/East Precinct/Third Watch: 

On 01-09-2021 at 2139 hours, 911 received multiple calls regarding a shooting in the 3200 block of S Washington St. It appears there was a fight disturbance between occupants of 2 separate cars which escalated to shots being fired. Officers were unable to locate any victims, or property damage. The scene was processed by patrol with several items being submitted into evidence. Any extensive area search was conducted with negative results.