Thursday – June 9, 2022

#2022-146492/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 06-09-2022 at 1107 hours, officers responded to a call at a structure collapse at Humphrey Apts. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the scaffolding used by window washers had broken and partially gave way with one occupant on board. Thankfully the involved had a safety rope which kept him suspended mid-air until officers and Seattle Fire could make entry into a third-floor apartment and pull the worker to safety. Officers maintained the scene until SFD could safely lower the scaffolding all the way to the ground. The worker sustained a minor injury and was treated and cleared by medics on scene.

#2022-133208/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 05-26-2022, an armed robbery occurred in the North Pct. Detective was assigned the follow-up. It was determined that Seattle, Marysville, and Kirkland Police Departments were investigating a string of massage parlor armed robberies that occurred over the past few weeks involving the same suspect. On 06-09-2022, detectives developed probable cause to arrest a suspect for 8 separate robberies. That afternoon, Marysville PD located and arrested the suspect and transported him to their police station where detectives from multiple agencies, including the SPD Detective, interviewed the suspect. The suspect admitted to the 8 robberies, as well as robberies that occurred in several other jurisdictions. Detectives served a search warrant on the suspect’s residence and recovered evidence from these crimes. These cases will be filed in both King and Snohomish counties.

#2022-146877/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 06-09-2022 at 1837 hours, officers responded to a residence in the 4400 block of South Thistle Place. Residents of the house called 911 and reported they were involved in a disturbance with employees of a nearby church/daycare (located in the 08300 block of Renton Avenue South). According to the involved parties, an unknown male came onto the property and began to scare and harass employees in the church/daycare parking lot. Two employees got into an argument with the person and told him to leave the property. The man left. A resident from a neighboring house then came to the church and asked what happened. One of the employees reportedly brandished a firearm and told the neighbor, “I am going to shoot you.” The police were called. When officers arrived, they detained the two employees. Both subjects were carrying guns, concealed in their waistbands. Neither of them had current concealed pistol licenses. The individuals were not convicted felons. Officers arrested both subjects and confiscated their firearms. One individual was booked for Investigation of Harassment. The second individual was interviewed and released with a CBO request for SMC 12A.14.140, Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol. Officers placed both firearms into evidence. Lt. notified.