Sunday – February 7, 2021

#2021-32128/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-07-2021 @ 1259 hours, the subject in this incident was inside Goodwill when he gathered up an armload of clothes and headed for the front door. Employees at the facility recognized the subject from numerous prior burglaries and tried to stop the subject before he could exit. The subject used his body weight to push through the employees and retain the merchandise. The contact made the subject drop many of the stolen items, so the subject pulled out a knife and began threatening employees outside. When the employees retreated from the threats, the subject re-acquired some of the stolen merchandise and left the area. Officers searched the area and finally found a subject matching the description several blocks away. A victim/witness was transported to the scene and positively identified the subject, along with some of the stolen property. The subject was booked for Investigation of Robbery and Investigation of Harassment.

#2021-032193/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-07-2021 at 1439, DESC/Morrison staff called 911 to report a resident was firing an airsoft gun in the lobby and staff members were locked in their office. The 911 call taker could hear the gun report in the background. The resident retreated to his apartment before officers arrived. Officers set up a contact team and negotiated with the suspect until he surrendered. A warrant was applied for to enter the apartment and seize the weapon. Suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of harassment.

#2021-32253/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-07-2021 at 1603 hours, officers responded to an apartment complex in the East Precinct for a disturbance between neighbors. The complainant in this disturbance reported that she often argues with one of her neighbors over noise issues. The complainant felt that the noise was intentional and was bordering on harassment. The female complainant felt that the neighbor could be targeting her due to either her race or her gender. The complainant did not offer any evidence or statements made by the subject that would support this claim. Officers also made contact with the neighbor who is an adult male. The male told officers that he felt the complainant was actually targeting him by making intentional noise. The neighbor wanted to report that the female often makes comments to him regarding his age that he felt were biased in nature. Further, the neighbor wanted to report that the complainant is constantly making biased comments or slurs toward other people while in the hallway or inside her residence. The neighbor says he can clearly hear these comments through the walls. While the neighbor reported that these biased statements do not apply to him, he felt very offended by them. The complainant admitted to the responding officer that she does in fact often make these biased comments to friends but is not directing them at anyone in particular. Officers could not find any specific crime to connect to any of the bias claims.

#2021-032138/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-07-2021 at 1604 hours, officers responded to a report of a bias call in the East Precinct. The victim in this incident was performing construction work on a home when the subject walked past. The subject began to make bias comments at the victim, including telling him to go home to a foreign country. The subject left the area before officers could arrive. The victim told officers that this is not the first time the subject has tried to harass him, but he has not reported it until now because he felt that the subject has crisis issues. Responding officers did locate a possible address for the subject, hoping to locate him, but the subject was not home. The subject’s mother was home and reported that her son did live with her there and that he stopped taking medication for crisis issues several months ago. She also reported that his crisis issues seemed to be deteriorating. The Bias Crimes Unit and the Crisis Response Unit were all notified of this incident. Officers had to gather the details of this incident from the victim by phone as he had to leave the city before officers could arrive on-scene.

#2021-32279/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-07-2021 at 1629 hours, two juvenile victims were seated in a vehicle near the South Park Community Center with the juvenile suspect seated in the rear seat. One of the suspects was known to the victims. The other suspect produced a handgun and pointed it at the victims, demanding property and the vehicle. The victims fled on foot and called 911 while being chased by the suspects. Officers responded to the area and eventually located the victims. A suspect description and last known location were broadcast. Officers conducted a thorough search of the area and located the suspects. After a brief foot chase, the suspects were taken into custody and a 380 Auto was recovered. Both suspects were booked into the Youth Services Center.