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Friday – March 18, 2022

#2022-067274/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 0114 hours, officers who were working the emphasis detail at 3 Av/Pine St observed a suspicious vehicle near 3 Av/Union St. The occupants of the vehicle were detained. A check of the VIN showed the vehicle to be stolen. The occupant in possession of the stolen vehicle was taken into custody. Search incident to arrest he was found to be in possession of a firearm. An NCIC III inquiry showed him to be a convicted felon. Subject booked for possession of stolen vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm.

#2022-067386/East Precinct/First Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 0658 hours, officers were dispatched to remove an individual who refused to leave a hospital. After numerous attempts of offering services and de-escalation failed, the subject was wheeled outside the hospital on a gurney. The suspect, still naked and covered in feces, was asked to put on his clothes. A nurse removed the blanket covering the suspect and the suspect jumped off the gurney while swinging wildly towards the nurse. Officers intervened, and in the process, one officer received one punch to the front of his vest. The officer was not injured, and the suspect was placed under arrest. Assault screened and hazard report completed.

#2022-067788/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 1535 hours, a suspect was contacted by officers after being passed out on the sidewalk in front of a daycare. The suspect was upset for having been awakened, then struck an officer in the head with a bag of toiletries. Suspect was placed under arrest and booked for assault.

#2022-067912/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 1743 hours, officers were dispatched to investigate a strongarm robbery at a local store in the downtown corridor. Based on a description, officers located and apprehended the suspect near 3 and Virginia, without incident. Investigation established probable cause for Robbery 2nd degree to which the suspect admitted. The suspect was booked into King County Jail for Robbery-2.

#2022-067994/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 1906 hours, Bicycle Officers conducting crime prevention emphasis patrols for Operation New Day in the Pike and Pine corridor contacted the suspect for possible stolen goods. A record check found that the suspect had a fugitive warrant for embezzlement of a motor vehicle. The warrant was verified, and the suspect was booked into King County Jail.

#2022-068143/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 2256 hours, officers responded to a trespasser in the 4100 block of 12 Avenue NE. Upon contacting the Reporting Party (RP), officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for burglarizing the apartment building two days earlier (RE: 2022-065990). The suspect was taken into custody and booked into King County Jail.

#2022-068166/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-18-2022 at 2338 hours, officers responded to a report of multiple shots heard in the area of 11 Av and E Fir St. Multiple callers also reported that a large amount of people were seen running in all directions. First arriving officers found many people fleeing from a house in the 1100 block of E Fir St and additional callers stated the shooting may have occurred in the house. The house is a known college party house. Several individuals were removed from the house and detained while officers conducted a protective sweep, however no victims, suspects, or evidence of a shooting was located. Eventually officers located evidence of a shooting in the 100 block of 11 Av and some property damage on an apartment building. One person reported he was robbed by the shooter as the shooter was fleeing the scene and shooting in the air in the 100 block of 11 Av. The robbery victim also reported the shooter was at the house party and was threatening to shoot up the house. No gunshot victims were found, and no other victims came forward to report any crimes. No arrests were made. Patrol processed the scene and collected the evidence. The incident was screened with Gun Violence Reduction Unit and Robbery.