Sunday – April 24, 2022

#2022-101762/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 0133 hours, officers responded to a residential burglary of a house that was up for sale. They found that the house had been entered and property taken. Later, officers were sent back to the house because a witness was watching a woman climb through the window. Officers arrived and found a male in the driveway by a vehicle that contained the previously stolen items. The man was detained. Officers saw a woman inside the house, called her out, detained her, and searched the house; no one else was found. More items were missing. The primary officer remembered from the first incident that the bathroom contained a specific item that was now missing. That item was found on the male suspect’s person. Both the male and female were arrested and booked for investigation of residential burglary.

#2022-102010/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 0151 hours, officers on-viewed a disturbance in the 900 block of Cherry St. The officers could hear the sound of a fight in progress. They  heard a male yelling “I have a gun”. Officers located a victim who stated a suspect in his apartment building threatened him with two knives, causing the victim to punch and disarm the suspect in self-defense. The suspect returned to his apartment and told his girlfriend to “get the Glock”. The suspect was still in his apartment and was yelling and breaking things when officers arrived. There was a female screaming for him to stop. Officers formed a contact team and approached the apartment concerned the female was possibly being assaulted. Officers called out to the occupants and the suspect eventually exited and was taken into custody. His girlfriend turned over the firearm (a Glock) that the suspect spoke about. Ammunition from the weapon was found in the suspect’s pocket. Fresh blood from the suspect injuries from his fight with the victim was found in the firearm’s storage box. The suspect was booked for Felony Harassment and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

#2022-102154/Southwest Precinct/First Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 0718 hours, a suspect was in the middle of an intersection yelling at passersby and vehicles located at 35 Ave SW/SW Alaska St. The suspect threw items around and laid down in the middle of the street. Officers arrived and attempted to de-escalate the suspect due to his level of agitation. The suspect pushed an officer, and he was taken into custody. The suspect was arrested for assault on an officer. A hazard report will be completed. The suspect has had many interactions with SPD, and there are previous hazard reports in the system for him.

#2022-102628/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 1040 hours, an elderly male victim (72yoa) was walking near the Vietnamese Buddhist temple when he was approached by an unknown male suspect. Without provocation, the suspect punched and foot-stomped the victim as he fell to the ground. The suspect proceeded to bind the victim’s hands with an unknown item and removed his wallet. The suspect removed a $20 bill and fled the area. The victim sought medical assistance after being freed by a passerby.

#2022-102419/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 1406 hours, a suspect brandished a handgun at staff and the only customer inside a specialty restaurant in the 6800 block of 35th Ave NE and tried to rob the business. The suspect demanded cash but the store runs on a cashless system so staff could not give him any. He instead took the small amount of cash the staff could personally provide (about $10) and momentarily took a customer’s cell phone to ensure she wasn’t calling 911, tossing it back to her as he fled on foot in an unknown direction from the business. Multiple units attempted an area check since K9 was unavailable. The suspect was not located.

#2022-102792/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 2125 hours, officers were dispatched to a shooting near S Cloverdale St and Wabash Ave S. Officers arrived and located evidence of a shooting on the sidewalk and a trail of vehicle coolant leading away. Officers contacted a homeowner, who had one round go through an exterior wall, through his garage, through an interior wall, and through his toddler’s jacket that was hanging on a coat hanger. The round then hit something in the kitchen and stopped. No one was injured and the suspects were not located.

#2022-102788/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 04-24-2022 at 2152 hours, officers conducted a traffic stop on a suspect from an earlier harassment involving a firearm. The suspect was arrested without incident. Officers could see a firearm in plain view in the vehicle. Officers impounded the vehicle. GVRU will serve a warrant on the vehicle to recover the firearm during day light hours.