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Suspect Arrested For December 2013 Highpoint Murder

UPDATE: A 20-year-old man is now in jail for the December 2013 Highpoint Murder  On December 14th, 2013 at approximately 12:20 p.m. the daughter of the 46-year-old female victim returned home and found the front door of their house unlocked (the mother and daughter lived together). The daughter was unable… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Greenwood Murder Suspect In Custody

This morning Seattle Police received information that the 17-year-old male suspect was going to be boarding a plane at Seatac. At our request Port of Seattle Police took the suspect into custody at the airport. There are no suspects outstanding in this case, which remains an active and on-going homicide… [ Keep reading ]

Building Custodians Interrupt Burglary In Progress

A burglar remains at large this morning after a cleaning crew found him inside their building in Queen Anne Square. At approximately 1:18 a.m. officers responded to a 911 report of an occupied commercial burglary in the 200 block of West Mercer Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect broke… [ Keep reading ]

Two-Vehicle Head On Fatality Collision in South Seattle

One man sustained mortal injuries and another was rushed to the hospital after a head on collision in South Seattle this morning. At approximately 2:48 a.m. officers responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 5300 block of 4th Avenue South. Preliminary investigation indicates that a white 1998 Ford Ranger pickup truck… [ Keep reading ]

Driver Collides Head On With Patrol Car In South Seattle

Officers continue to investigate a traffic collision that left an officer injured this morning in South Seattle. Preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 5:48 a.m. an officer on patrol in a fully-marked police car was traveling northbound on Swift Avenue South. Just north of South Mars Street an adult male driver… [ Keep reading ]

Car/Scooter Collision Leaves Man Seriously Injured

A man on a scooter is rushed to the hospital after getting into a collision with a small sedan early this afternoon. On February 25, 2014 at approximately 1:24 p.m. officers responded to 12th Avenue South and Boren Avenue South for the report of a vehicle/scooter collision. Preliminary investigation indicates… [ Keep reading ]

Stabbing in Ballard Commons Park

Responding officers quickly located and captured a man responsible for a stabbing in a North Seattle park early this afternoon.   At approximately 2:21 p.m. officers responded to a 911 report of a stabbing in Ballard Commons Park located in the 5700 block of 22nd Avenue NW.  Preliminary investigation indicates that… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Drop the Hammer on Massive Crime Ring Trafficking in Government Benefits

Over the past two weeks detectives with the Seattle Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF), in cooperation with officers from the East Precinct’s Anti-Crime Team and Community Police Team, the Department of Social and Health Services’ (DSHS) Office of Fraud and Accountability and federal agents with the U.S. Department… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired in Rainier Valley

Officers continue to investigate a shots fired call in the Rainier Valley. On February 3rd at approximately 4:30 p.m. officers responded to reports of shots fired and a man on the ground in the 4000 block of Rainier Avenue South. Officers arrived on scene and located a spent shell casing and a… [ Keep reading ]

One Vehicle Rollover Collision on Capitol Hill, Driver Sustains Life-Threatening Injuries

A man in his 50’s was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being extricated from an overturned pickup truck on Capitol Hill. At approximately 5:03 p.m. officers responded to the area of 14th Avenue East and East John Street for the report of a one-vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation indicates… [ Keep reading ]