Saturday – February 20, 2021

#2021-042611/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-20-2021 at 0225 hours, while investigating a possible DUI, the subject pushed an officer out of the way and fled on foot. The subject was located after a short foot pursuit and taken into custody. During a search incident to arrest, officers located approximately 42 grams of Cocaine and a pellet gun resembling a Glock 17 concealed in a fanny pack on his person. The subject was booked for VUFA, VUCSA and Assault 3 after being cleared by Harborview Medical Center.

#2021-042675/South Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-20-2021 at 0533 hours, a male subject was being contacted for the 3rd time overnight. He was found to have a No Bail Parole Violation Warrant out of California. He was in a state of crisis but taken into custody. He then provided passive resistance, became uncooperative and talked about wanting to die. A spit sock had to be applied as officers carried subject to the patrol car and then onto a gurney.  He screamed like he was in pain but would not indicate what part felt pain. A Type 1 Use of Force was completed. AMR transported subject to the King County Jail where he was booked investigation of Fugitive. A secondary investigation resulted from this incident.

#2021-042688/South Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-20-2021 at 0533 hours, subsequent to a Fugitive Warrant arrest, a new incident number was obtained, and a secondary booking sheet done for Investigation of Hate Crime submitted to King County Jail. The subject was threatening another boarder at the house calling him a racial slur multiple times and threatening to “F” him up along with “Come to my room, I have something for you.” At the time of arrest, he did have a large folding pocket-knife on his person. During detention he screamed while resisting, so a Type 1 Use of Force was completed. Emails sent to Fugitive, Homicide, PAU, Bias Crimes, Violent crimes Captain.

#2021-042677/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-20-2021 at 0547 hours, officers were dispatched to a man slumped over in a stolen vehicle at 8 Ave N and Wheeler St. Officers assigned contact roles, containment was set up as officers approached the parked running vehicle. Officers initiated the high-risk stop utilizing the cover and concealment of a patrol vehicle. The suspect manipulated the stolen vehicle into drive after viewing officers attempting to contact him. The male suspect accelerated the stolen vehicle between the parked patrol vehicle and unoccupied vehicle to the south. The suspect barely avoided striking either vehicle as he accelerated southbound on 8 Av N at a high rate of speed. Officers did not engage in a vehicle pursuit with the stolen vehicle. Officers tactically paused as the male driver turned out of view east down 9 Av N, a known dead-end road. Officers then safely traveled to the base of the dead-end road. There, officers located and cleared the stolen vehicle. It was wrecked into a retaining wall / tree and was still in drive. The tree prevented the vehicle from flying off a 25-foot drop into a building. Officers conducted an area check. Officers located the male suspect walking southbound on the bike path in the 1700 block of Westlake Av N within four minutes of the collision. The male suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was transported to Harborview Medical Center because he claimed to have ingested a significant quantity of narcotics and will be booked into the King County Jail after an observational period.

#2021-043181/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-20-2021 at 1942 hours, several calls were received in reference to a female walking naked in the area of N 145th St / Greenwood Av N. The female was on-viewed by a patrol officer in the area. The female appeared to be in crisis. She walked in front of a patrol vehicle. At one point, she asked that the officers shoot her. Officers were able to get the female into custody and then had to guide her to the ground. She scraped her knee on the sidewalk causing an open wound. Transported to the hospital for mental health evaluation.

#2021-043316/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-20-2021 at 2304 hours, a woman called 911 to report that her friend had shot himself in the foot. This turned out to be true. The victim was celebrating his birthday, drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana and showing off his gun. The victim unloaded the gun, then reloaded the gun and pulled the trigger, striking himself in the foot. No one else was injured. Everyone on scene was cooperative. The gun was taken as part of a Reckless Endangerment investigation.