Tuesday – August 30, 2022

#2022-230149/West Precinct/First Watch:

On 08-30-2022 at 0428 hours, Seattle Fire responded to a large encampment fire at Dexter Av N and Highland Dr. The fire was in an encampment located in the greenbelt just off Dexter Av N. The fire was dangerously close to a nearby apartment complex. The flames were high enough to catch a nearby tree on fire as well. SFD began working to access the fire but were hampered by tough terrain and a large fence. SPD provided traffic control and blocked all north and southbound lanes of travel on Dexter Av N. SFD eventually extinguished the fire. No damage was reported by SFD to any nearby structures. Dexter Av N remained closed for approximately 1 hour during this incident.

#2022-230489/North Precinct/Second Watch:

On 08-30-2022 at 1216 hours, GVRU assisted the U.S. Marshals taskforce locate and arrest a suspect near Linden Av. N. & N. Allen Pl. The suspect was wanted on a U.S. Marshals Probation Warrant. The suspect was in possession of a handgun upon arrest and eventually booked into the FDC.

#2022-230269/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 08-30-2022 at 1435 hours, GVRU assisted the ATF taskforce arrest a suspect in Kent, WA. The suspect was wanted on DOC violations and an open weapons investigation. The suspect was in possession of two handguns upon arrest and was eventually booked into KCJ.