Friday – February 11, 2022

#2022-035829/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 0400 hours it was reported that, sometime overnight from 1700-0400 hours, unknown suspects burglarized a major real estate company office in northeast Seattle. The suspects cut power to the building to incapacitate video cameras and then broke open their storage room, disregarding everything in the storage room except the safe. They were able to force open the safe using unknown tools and stole about 100 keys to other offices of the company as well as private businesses in properties managed by this company, as well as some other sensitive locations. They were already attempting to identify affected businesses to get locks changed.

#2022-035657/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 0510 hours, a suspect walked into a 7-11 located in the 9000 BLK of Delridge Wy SW. The suspect waited for customers to leave the 7-11, and he then approached the counter. The suspect acted like he was going to buy an item. When the victim opened the cash drawer, the suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the victim. The suspect reached over and grabbed the till. The suspect left the 7-11 Southbound on Delridge Wy SW. K-9 conducted a track, but the suspect wasn’t located. Guardian 1 wasn’t available. The SPD Robbery Unit was notified about the incident.

#2022-035795/East Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 0830 hours, a school bus driver was picking up students at a stop located at 4 AV S / S Main St. The father and an uncle of one of the students escorted the child onto the bus and then got off. The bus driver observed an unknown subject approach the father and uncle and it appeared the three men had a brief altercation. The bus driver observed the father of the student step back and pull out a handgun. He then racked the slide while confronting the unknown subject. All three men then separated and left the area. The bus driver completed his route safely delivering the children to the school and called 911. Officers checked radio dispatch and no calls for a man with a gun were reported in the area. Lieutenant was advised.

#2022-035956/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 1309 hours, a 911 caller reported a vehicle vs pedestrian collision in the 2400 block 15th Ave S. The investigation revealed that an unidentified female in her early 70s ran E/B on 15th Ave S for an unknown reason. A Volvo travelling N/B struck the female, causing significant injuries. The female was transported to Harborview Medical Clinic for treatment of what appeared to be multiple broken bones. At the time of this writing, there are no life-threatening injuries to the female.

#2022-035891/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 1147 hours, officers responded to a local high school to investigate a luring incident. The victim had left her residence near Seward Park Av S/S Henderson St and a white van drove past and the driver yelled out the window “come, get into my car”. The victim boarded the #7 metro bus and got off at S Walker St/Rainier Av S and waited for the #48. While waiting the van re-appeared and stopped in traffic and again told her “come, get into my car”. The victim boarded the #48, the victim took several pictures of the van. An acquaintance of the victim walked her to school and waited to ensure she made it inside where she called 911. Officers tracked down the van and spoke with the driver over the phone who admitted to being in the area but denied talking to any young girls. The call was screened.

#2022-035942/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 1254 hours, officers were actively patrolling the 1500 block of 3rd Ave on bikes. Officers observed a subject dealing suspected Fentanyl pills to several subjects on the sidewalk, approximately mid-block so they contacted the suspect and took him into custody. Subject was armed with a stolen 9mm Glock, Fentanyl pills, methamphetamine, and approximately 17.1 grams of suspected Fentanyl powders. Suspect was a minor and booked into YSC for multiple felonies.

#2022-036108/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 1616 hours, officers and detectives were working an Organized Retail Theft Operation at Target in Downtown Seattle. This was part of an on- going collaborative emphasis focusing on street level crime in the downtown core and surrounding neighborhoods. One of the many suspects arrested during this operation had a $150000 Felony warrant for Robbery. The warrant was verified, and the suspect was booked for theft and the warrant.

#2022-036249/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 1846 hours, a suspect entered a department store in the 500 block of Pine St and walked down the stairs to the lower level. The suspect grabbed a couple items of clothing valued at approximately $500 and began walking back towards the store exit. Loss prevention had someone watching the suspect on the camera while another loss prevention employee was going to make contact. Before the suspect could be contacted by loss prevention, the suspect was observed on camera holding a handgun tight to his body. Loss prevention decided not to make contact with the suspect and the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.

#2022-036337/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 2100 hours, a 74-year-old female was driving her 2012 Honda CRV westbound on S. Jackson St in the 2400 block. At the same time a 74-year-old male pedestrian was crossing (south to north) mid-block in a marked crosswalk. An eastbound driver had stopped to allow the pedestrian to cross, however, when the pedestrian began to cross the westbound lane, he was struck by the female driver. The pedestrian was transported via medic unit to Harborview Medical Center. The driver was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert and shortly thereafter arrested for DUI-Vehicular Assault. A blood draw was completed. The driver was released as a check on the pedestrian prior to her possible booking revealed his injuries did not appear to be as severe as originally reported.

#2022-036370/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-11-2022 at 2143 hours, officers responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers heard additional shots being fired and immediately took cover. On duty SWAT responded to the scene and eventually a full SWAT call out was issued. Hostage Negotiation Team along with SWAT were able to take the suspect into custody without serious incident, type 2 use of force used. The night duty Captain was on scene for the arrest. The suspect was booked into King County Jail.