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Thursday – February 24, 2022

#2022-047184/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-24-2022 at 0216 hours, officers responded to the I-5 / Madison St overpass for a report of a male who threw a large metal construction sign onto the interstate lanes below Madison St. He also scattered other signs, cones, and traffic safety equipment on Madison St. Officers arrived and located a suspect fitting the description provided by the caller. The subject was identified in a field show up and arrested for Reckless Endangerment. No injuries were reported by any drivers.

#2022-047267/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-24-2022 at 0400 hours, a victim stated that he was at 3 Ave/Virginia St walking on the sidewalk when he saw a woman drop some bags on the ground. The victim stated that he stopped to assist the woman, but he couldn’t remember what happened to him. The victim stated that he woke up and found two people going through his pockets. The victim stated that he realized that his wallet was gone, and that he had an abrasion on his head. The victim was unable to provide much information.

#2022-047467/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 02-24-2022 at 1051 hours, an employee at South Seattle Community College saw an unknown male tampering with a thermostat at the college. The worker confronted the suspect and asked him what he was doing. The suspect removed a portion of the thermostat. The suspect told the worker to go back inside and that he had a 9mm pistol. The employee was fearful because of the threat and called 911. Officers arrived and conducted an area search. The suspect wasn’t located.

#2022-047828/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-24-2022 at 1920 hours a victim reported that 10 minutes earlier she had been driving NB in about the 4700 to 6800 block of W Marginal WY SW when an unknown vehicle began swerving and tailgating her vehicle. The vehicle turned headlights off and sped up closer with occupant(s) firing 8 to 9 shots. Victim contacted police a short while later from her residence whereupon officers observed the victim vehicle had 4 fresh bullet holes and a flat rear tire. Victim could not provide any details of the suspect vehicle, suspect(s) or motive. Officers attempted to establish a scene and canvassed for evidence.

#2022-047906/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 02-24-2022 at 2102 hours, a witness observed a suspect acting aggressively, following a male victim, clenching his fists, and yelling racial epithets as the victim tried to run away. The witness did not observe an assault but stopped to assist and called 9-1-1. Investigating officers discovered the victim had been struck and kicked in the head and sustained a chipped tooth. The victim was not forthcoming about whether he believed the attack was motivated by a perception of his protected class. Area check for the suspect met with negative results. The potential bias element was screened.