Monday – February 14, 2022

#2022-038077/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 0256 hours, unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear window of a Seattle police car by firing a “BB” at the vehicle. This appears to be part of a pattern of property destruction acts using a BB gun in this location (the area of 400 S Jackson ST.) At least six other incidents have occurred in the last several months at this intersection. No officers were injured in this incident and no citizens have been injured to date.

#2022-038119/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 0505 hours, officers responded to a report of an apparently intoxicated male on the Argosy docks. Officers arrived and found the male had untied two of the vessels, gained access to both and caused property damage. Officers were able to take the suspect into custody. Seattle Fire assisted in returning the vessels to their slips. Suspect was booked into King County Jail. Level I Use of Force handcuffing completed.

#2022-015811/North Precinct/First Watch:

On 01-20-2022, a robbery occurred at 4507 Brooklyn Ave NE parking lot to the west. Victim was robbed by four to six suspects, with two allegedly wearing police markings, armed with firearms, and identifying themselves as Seattle Police. Victim was zip tied and beaten. Follow Up: Investigative Support unit began investigating and developed Probable Cause for three suspects and prepared a search warrant in the 4500 block of 12th Ave NE for a primary suspect. SWAT, ABS, HNT, K9, CRG, ISU and TESU, conducted a search warrant operation on 02-14-2022, at 0915 hours. Just prior to the search warrant, a black 1993 Honda Civic driven by a second suspect arrived and then suspect three showed up, apparently to buy drugs from suspect one at his apartment. SWAT conducted a vehicle take down and safely arrested two suspects at the Honda Civic. Suspect one’s apartment was above the take down location and SWAT safely arrested him attempting to leave the building with a bag containing a firearm, narcotics, money, and other evidence. During the search warrant service, the victim’s stolen passport was recovered, a AR-15 style rifle, counterfeit money, clothing worn during the crimes and other evidence recovered. Suspects interviewed and booked into King County Jail for Robbery 1, Assault 2, Kidnapping 1, Residential Burglary and Intimidating a Witness. Honda was impounded pending a search warrant.

#2022-038527/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 1443 hours, while the homeowners were asleep in their room, unknown person(s) entered their home (possibly through the dog door). Once inside they took items, jewelry, and cash worth over $100K. Multiple credit cards and ID were also taken. Credit cards were used at several local restaurants and stores throughout the day. Latent Print Unit processed the scene.

#2022-038656/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 1737 hours, officers responded to a report of a female in crisis at Cal Anderson Park. The female in crisis climbed into the water fountain at the park and a witness reported that she had been there for 45 minutes prior to police arrival. When officers arrived, they observed the subject possibly under the influence of narcotics and in a hazardous position. The subject was standing in a pool of water and under a running cascade of water. She was also in an elevated position on a concrete barrier with a dangerous drop. The outside temperature was approximately 45 degrees. Officers began negotiating with the female, but she appeared to be in a confused and depressed state and refused to come down from the fountain. Officers saw signs of hypothermia setting in and asked for Seattle Fire to stage as well as AMR. Sgt arrived on scene and after observing no compliance for 15-20 minutes, requested that CRT or HNT respond to the scene and a negotiator arrived a short time later to assist in negotiations. For a short period, another citizen also in crisis jumped into the water with the first and tried to interfere with negotiations. When this second female tried to yank the first crisis victim off an elevated position, officers moved in to remove the citizen. Once the interfering citizen was removed an officer waded into the cold water and began to negotiate with the person in crisis from a short distance away. The crisis subject expressed that she was so moved by this act that she agreed to step off from the elevated position and allowed the officer to lead her out of the fountain. The crisis subject was taken by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center for medical treatment for Hypothermia and for the ITA. Negotiator 1 monitored this incident.

#2022-038832/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 2213 hours, an on-duty Seattle Fire employee parked his personal vehicle across the alley from his assigned Fire Station. While working, he heard his vehicle being driven and when he looked outside, he discovered someone was attempting to steal his vehicle. The victim opened the passenger door to stop the theft, but the suspect accelerated causing him to be thrown from the vehicle. The victim hit the ground causing minor injuries to his arm and hand. A second vehicle which appeared to have dropped the suspect off, took off behind the stolen vehicle, almost running the victim over. An area check was completed but both vehicles are outstanding. The victim received first aid at the station and was not transported to the hospital. Incident screened with robbery.

#2022-038838/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 2215 hours, officers were dispatched to a robbery at a massage business in the Lake City neighborhood. Officers arrived and contacted the victims. Additional officers arrived and conducted an area check. Officers determined that 3 armed male suspects entered the store and forced employees to give them cash. The suspects then left the store in an unknown direction. Officers obtained evidence from the scene. The suspects were not located.

#2022-038870/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-14-2022 at 2338 hours, officers responded to a report of a male who broke the window of a business in the 1600 block of Nagle Pl. The caller reported the subject was urinating on the building and the caller (an employee) told the subject to stop. The subject yelled homophobic slurs at the caller, threatened to assault the caller, and broke the business window. The caller believed he was targeted due to his perceived sexual orientation. The subject was located and arrested a short distance away. Bias crimes email sent.