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Saturday – January 30, 2021

#2021-024804/South Precinct/First Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 0405 hours, officers responded to a report of shots heard in the 9700 block of 57 Ave S (2 MIN AGO RP HEARD 3 SHOTS, NOTHING ELSE SEEN OR HEARD). Officers responded to the area and located evidence of a shooting in the roadway. An area search was conducted, and no damage was located. The evidence was photographed, collected, and submitted.

#2021-024880/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 0709 hours, officers responded to a report of a possible burglary in progress at an apartment building. Upon arrival, officers checked the storage area of the building and located a suspect attempting to exit the building with a stolen bicycle, as well as a cut bike cable. The male was also in possession of additional stolen property and burglary tools. The male was subsequently taken into custody, and later booked for Investigation of Burglary.

#2021-24972/East Precinct/First Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 0908 hours, an officer originally responded to an apartment to a call where a female stated her boyfriend was bleeding. Officer arrived with Seattle Fire. Fire personnel forced entry into what was later found to be the wrong unit and found nothing. About 5 minutes later 911 received a call from Kaiser Urgent Care that a male walked in with a stab would and the scissor still in the wound. Officer responded and interviewed both parties separately. Both gave the same accounts that the male was removing a box from a high shelf and the scissors fell from the shelf, point down, and into the male’s chest. Male was transported to Harborview Medical Center. Incident documented as accidental injury.

#2021-25225/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 1544 hours, an officer ran a license plate to an occupied Honda Civic in the Georgetown neighborhood. The plate came back as a King County Sheriff’s Office stolen vehicle. Upon arrival of additional units, a High-Risk Vehicle Stop was initiated and two individuals (Driver and Passenger) were taken into custody without incident. After a scene investigation, the female passenger as well as her dog were released from the scene. The driver was booked into King County Jail for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle.

#2021-025324/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 1747 hours, a vehicle was southbound on 16th Av SW on Harbor Island. The adult male driver lost control of the vehicle near SW Lander St and collided with a power pole. The driver was the only occupant and did not survive. The Traffic Collision Investigation Squad responded. The cause is under investigation.

#2021-25373/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 1848 hours, an elderly female exited a Metro bus in front of her residence. A lone male ran up, knocking her to the ground and attempted to take her purse. The victim was able to retain her purse and the suspect got into a dark sedan joined by two other males and drove off. Obtaining information was initially slow due to a language barrier and a passer-by calling it in as a vehicle/pedestrian hit and run.

#2021-25396/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 1924 hours, a subject was in crisis and entered a store in the 2500 block of 2 Ave. When the subject was asked to leave by store security, the subject began chest bumping security and arguing. Officers arrived and attempted to escort the subject out of the store. The subject became combative with officers and he was taken into custody. A type 2 Use of Force investigation was completed.

#2021-025407/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 1937 hours, an Air BNB was fraudulently rented. Occupants of the Air BNB stole a package from a neighboring house. Victims of the theft called Air BNB management. Management found the phone # used to rent property was no longer working. Management along with armed security went to property and confronted 4 people inside the residence who were not listed on the agreement. All the people claimed not to know the person who was on the agreement. Security identified the suspects, photographed their IDs, and released them. Management checked the property and found that the suspects had put up their own security cameras. Management disabled the cameras. SPD arrived and found drugs, drug paraphernalia, potential stolen property, a sawed-off shotgun, hundreds of blank Washington ID cards and blank credit cards, and computer equipment to manufacture fake IDs and credit cards. In the garage was a rented pickup truck that appeared to have a large quantity of mailbox keys in the center console. Patrol processed the scene with the assistance of an evidence tech and a detective.

#2021-025425/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 2002 hours, a male and two acquaintances were working on attaching a metal construction rack to his white 2008 GMC pickup when he heard the sound of a shotgun being racked. He turned and a suspect had the shotgun pointed at him and instructed him to get away from the truck. The vehicle was last seen northbound on Greenwood AV N. There was close to $4000 of granite slabs in the back of the truck.

#2021-25476/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 2100 hours, officers were conducting a retail theft operation in the area of N 125 ST and Aurora AV N. A suspect wearing motorcycle clothing was likely stealing from a local business. When officers tried to contact him on suspicion of theft, he fled on a motorcycle. Officers immediately lost sight of him due to his high rate of speed. However, citizens soon after reported a motor vehicle accident at N 130 ST and Aurora AV N. Officers arrived there and found the motorcycle that had eluded them with its driver missing. The suspect left his phone at the scene. While officers were waiting to impound the motorcycle, the suspect returned, presumably looking for his phone. He was detained. It was subsequently determined that he was impaired by narcotics and processed for DUI as well. In addition, his driving status was DWLS 1.

#2021-025578/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 01-30-2021 at 2338 hours, a male called 911 to report a road rage incident where a firearm was pointed at him. The victim described how the suspect followed him and initially showed him the firearm but did not point it at him. It escalated and the suspect continued to follow the victim. At one point, the suspect partially blocked the victim’s vehicle, exited his vehicle and then pointed a firearm at the victim, causing him fear. The victim gave officers the description of the vehicle and the plate. Officers located the suspect in his vehicle at his apartment complex. A field show-up was conducted and the suspect was positively IDd. Search incident to arrest, two loaded magazines and a loaded firearm were recovered. The suspect was booked for Investigation of Harassment.