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Thursday – August 12, 2021

#2021-208282/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 0046 hours, officers received a 911 call of a vehicle/pedestrian collision in the 900 block of James St. Officers arrived and rendered aid to the pedestrian who suffered significant injuries. The driver was interviewed and screened for impairment with negative results. The pedestrian was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries via medic unit. Patrol processed the scene, and vehicle which secured at Lincoln towing. Traffic Collision Investigation Squad screened the incident. There were no indications anything criminal caused this collision.

#2021-208288/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 0100 hours, a male victim was hanging out in the 400 block of Rainier AV S with his bicycle. A male and female approached the victim. The male suspect claimed ownership of the bicycle. The victim told he male suspect he was incorrect. The male and female suspects huddled together across the street where they conversed. The suspects then returned to the victim. The victim was assaulted with “Bear Mace” and the bicycle was stolen. Suspects at large.

#2021-208308/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 0206 hours, officers responded to an on- going disturbance in the 800 block of E Denny Way. Officers recognized the caller and the suspect. They were also aware the suspect had two warrants for his arrest to include felony harassment and escape 2nd degree. Upon arrival, officers detained the suspect and while searching incident to arrest located a firearm and narcotics. The suspect was arrested for the warrants and for unlawful possession of a firearm.

#2021-208385/East Precinct/First Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 0555 hours, the male victim entered his construction site to ensure it was ready for the work-day when he was surprised by an unknown suspect who pressed a handgun into his side and demanded the victim empty his pockets or be killed. The victim complied then ran away to borrow a phone to call the police. An extensive area check was completed to include an attempted K9 track. The suspect was not located.

#2021-208599/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 1001 hours, officers responded to a report of an assault on a security guard (2021-208559). After speaking to the victim, who requested the suspect be moved on, the officers contacted the suspect who appeared under the influence. Initially, officers were able to get the suspect to walk away, however, the suspect returned and got in his vehicle. Officers stopped the suspect from driving away by holding the driver’s door open; the suspect jumped out of the car and punched one of the officers. Both officers took the suspect to the ground, where the suspect sustained an abrasion to his leg and one to his head. Suspect was treated by Seattle Fire on scene. Suspect processed by a Drug Recognition Expert officer and subsequently booked into King County Jail for Assault 3. Use of Force documented.

#2021-208793/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 1311 hours, an adult female victim in this incident was walking alone when a juvenile female ran up behind her and yanked her to the ground. The juvenile suspect then pepper sprayed the victim in the face and tried to yank her purse from her arm. The victim grabbed the purse tightly and the juvenile suspect was unable to remove it. When the suspect was unable to remove the purse, she fled from the scene with another juvenile female. Responding officers located the suspect a short distance away and she was positively identified by both the victim and a witness to the robbery. The suspect was placed under arrest and her juvenile companion was released to a parent. The victim suffered minor injuries to her leg and her eyes. The suspect was booked into the Youth Services Center for Investigation of Robbery.

#2021-208820/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 1343 hours, officers responded to a disturbance at Ike’s Cannabis dispensary in the 1400 block of E Olive. A male adult began creating a disturbance inside the dispensary and became aggressive toward patrons. An employee of the dispensary then asked the male to leave the business and the subject responded by pouring orange juice all over the store. The subject then threw the glass bottle at the employee striking him with it. The employee again ordered the subject to exit the store. The subject responded by displaying a handgun at the employee and threatening to shoot him. The subject then exited the business. Officers responded to the business and made an area search for the subject. The subject was not found.

#2021-208913/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 1524 hours a staffer at a housing facility for residents with behavioral crisis issues called 911 saying a tenant was “yelling racial slurs at passers-by, trying to get them to fight with her.” Officers contacted a victim who said the suspect attempted to assault him by hitting him in the face with a keychain on a lanyard as she was yelling bias slurs at him. He avoided the assault and she left. He told officers he felt sure she targeted him because of his race. Officers were told she has a history of targeting residents here. Officers found the suspect and arrested her without incident, and she was booked for Investigation of a Hate Crime.

#2021-209292/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 08-12-2021 at 2324 hours, officers responded to a report of a vehicle prowl in which three firearms were stolen from the vehicle. Officers ultimately found the suspect and were able to successfully recover all three firearms. The firearms were returned to the owner. The suspect was booked into King County Jail for theft of a firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm (he has a previous felony conviction). Additionally, charges were requested for vehicle prowling and property damage.