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Saturday – October 9, 2021

#2021-267092/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 10-09-2021 at 0530, during a temporary assignment with the Robbery Unit, an officer investigated a carjacking in the South Precinct. His thorough and tireless investigation ultimately identified a suspect (a violent, convicted felon) that was also possibly responsible for several other violent crimes in Seattle and King County. Officer secured warrants for the suspect and a residence in the SW Precinct. This morning, SPD SWAT served those warrants and safely and effectively arrested the suspect. Multiple members of CRG assisted with the operation. Additional evidence, including ammunition and narcotics, was recovered. Incidentally, SW Patrol had an active project involving a vulnerable adult living in the residence. CRG and SW Patrol were able to resolve that matter peacefully following SWAT’s securing of the residence.

#2021-267252/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 10-09-2021 at 0930 hours, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a pharmacy. Two suspects, described as two teenage males entered the pharmacy, banged on the counter and one jumped over the counter. Suspects demanded the pharmacist open the safe, but she did not have access to it. Ultimately the suspects took $100 in cash. Several descriptions and directions of travel for the suspects were given from witnesses. Officers searched the area but with conflicting descriptions, were unable to locate the suspects. Screened with Robbery. Possibly related to a robbery in the East Precinct, 2021-267285.

#2021-267285/East Precinct/First Watch:

On 10-09-2021 at 1030 hours, two suspects entered the business and jumped over the counter into the pharmacy area. They demanded and physically forced the employee to open the time lock safe. Unsuccessful due to impatience, they demanded Promethazine and Codeine and were unsuccessful again as the pharmacy does not carry that product. They stole several boxes of Suboxone and fled on foot. K9 attempted to track, and an area check was negative. Appears related to a call earlier in the day.

#2021-267335/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch:

On 10-09-2021 at 1237 hours, officers responded to a report of threats at a grocery store located in the 4700 block of Fauntleroy WY SW. The suspect left before officers arrived on scene. While officers were looking for the suspect additional calls came out involving the same suspect. This time the same suspect was a few blocks away and had pulled a knife on one of the victims after breaking his window. The suspect was located and arrested for Felony Harassment and Malicious Mischief 2.

#2021-267525/East Precinct/First Watch:

On 10-09-2021 at 1520 hours, a suspect set fire to a shopping cart that was full of clothing, which she had placed inside the parking garage of an occupied building. The resulting fire damaged the garage but was quickly extinguished by the sprinkler system and Seattle Fire. SPD officers responded and with the assistance of eyewitnesses, located and arrested the suspect. SPD’s Arson Bomb Squad and a fire marshal were requested and responded to assist with the investigation. The suspect was booked for Arson; ABS will handle the follow-up investigation.

#2021-267580/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 10-09-2021 at 1645 hours, sometime over the previous two days, someone spray-painted a bias slur, along with the image of a penis, on the exterior of a building in the North Precinct area whose business, according to staff at that location, is comprised of 85% members of the LGBTQ community. The staff members took this as a deliberate attack on their business.