Wednesday – March 9, 2022

#2022-058900/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-09-2022 at 0000 hours, officers and Seattle Fire responded to a large apartment fire on the third floor of an occupied building. Patrol located the tenant who admitted to starting the fire. The suspect was arrested and later booked for Inv. of Arson. SPD’s ABS and the Fire Marshal were on scene to assist with the investigation. ABS Detectives will handle the follow up.

#2022-059564/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-09-2022 at 1742 hours, a caller reported one of his roommates threatened to kill him and that the threat was based on the color of his skin. The suspect has a history of being violent, cursing at his roommate, making threats, and calling him racial slurs but had not threatened to kill him until today. Officers attempted to contact the suspect, but he fled out a back window. He was apprehended in the backyard of the residence without incident. Suspect was transported to King County Jail and booked. The email notifications were sent.