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Friday – June 18, 2021

#2021-151206/West Precinct/Third Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 0704 hours, officers responded to a report of a male resident at a group home who had pepper sprayed a female resident. Upon arrival, the victim told officers the male had used a sexual slur and pepper sprayed her.  

#2021-151412/West Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1120 hours, two victims were assaulted near 2nd Avenue and Lenora Street. One of the victims was struck with fists and choked. A suspect attempted to take a purse or bag from one of the victims. The suspect was arrested.  

#2021-151439/East Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1255 hours, officers responded to a report of a male in crisis who had stopped taking his medication. Officers and the Mobile Crisis Team tried to communicate with the man, but he did not want to cooperate and ran into traffic. Officers tried to protect the man and as they did so the male came at one of the officers and shoved him hard backwards. The subject then began to pound on a patrol car window, trying to break it, prompting officers to call for a fast back-up. The man was booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Assault on an Officer with a request for Mental Health Court. 

#2021-151511/West Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1314 hours, the suspect, who has known mental health issues, brandished a large kitchen knife at staff inside a group home on Third Avenue South. Staff dialed 911, but when police arrived the man had gone back upstairs. As officers were interviewing victims when the elevator door opened the suspect was there. He had the knife in his pocket but drew it as he slowly turned around to face them. He refused to comply with orders and began waving the knife around and moving slowly in their direction. The suspect was tased and arrested. 

#2021-151797/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1819 hours, officers responded to a robbery call in the 3200 block of Southwest Avalon Way where a suspect from an earlier robbery had returned with a baseball bat and was demanding cigarettes. The suspect was still on scene when officers arrived and was booked into jail. 

 #2021-151804/West Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1839 hours, a victim in the 1400 block of Third Avenue suffered a stab wound to the abdomen. The victim refused medical aid from SFD. 

#2021-151773/South Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1744 hours, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Officers were advised that there were two shooting victims in their vehicle a couple of blocks away. Officers located the victims in their vehicle and directed Seattle Fire toward the victims so they could begin treating them. Both the passenger and driver were transported to Harborview Medical Center.  

#2021-151896/South Precinct/Second Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 1701 hours, officers met with a victim in the East Precinct. He reported that four hours earlier, while in the South Precinct, he had observed a female smoking narcotics. Concerned about the drug activity he shooed her away. This apparently upset a male inside the apartment building who threatened to kill the victim and threatened to kill the victim’s “offspring” during “the Rebellion.  

#2021-151950/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 2155 hours, approximately 15 demonstrators arrived at the North Precinct. They drew on the sidewalk with chalk and set up a candlelight vigil with flowers. After about an hour and half they left without incident. Around 2339 hours six more demonstrators showed up. They had seen the memorial on social media and responded to the precinct. They spoke with officers for about 30 minutes then they left. 

#2021-151971/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 2219 hours, officers received information about a POP-UP party at Seward Park. According to the reporting party, she found out about the party from her son’s Snapchat and Instagram titled “BRING YOUR OWN ALCOHOL & MARIJUANA”. At approximately 2113 hours, officers arrived at Seward Park and observed over 200 vehicles and 300-500 party goers. At approximately 2200 hours, the number went up to over 1,000 (mostly teenagers and young adults) partygoers drinking, smoking, and lighting up fireworks. The entire park was cleared around 0030 hours. 

#2021-151870/West Precinct/Third Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 2024 hours, Target store employees called 911 for a repeat trespasser/shoplifter who had been removed from the store by officers earlier that day. Officers contacted the suspect inside of the store and without warning the suspect attacked one of the officers, placing one officer in a choke hold, taking the officer to the ground. Another officer attempted to use a department-trained technique to free the victim officer from the suspects choke hold, but the suspect bit the officer causing injury to the second officer. The suspect was arrested. 

#2021-152035/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 6-18-2021 at 2345 hours, witnesses called 911 to report a male strangling a female in a vehicle parked at Golden Gardens. The woman could be heard screaming for assistance. The vehicle was last seen heading south on Seaview Avenue Northwest. Officers located the vehicle, parked on the side of the road several blocks away. The victim was fearful and had visible marks on her neck consistent with being strangled. The suspect arrested without incident and resources were given to the victim.