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One-vehicle collision with life-threatening injuries

On May 24th at approximately 12:16 a.m. officers responded to reports of a one-vehicle collision in the area of 32nd Avenue NW and NW 54th Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a late model Honda Accord driven by a female in her late teens to early twenties was traveling southbound on 32nd Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Have you seen this Police Impersonator/Armed Robbery Suspect?

The Seattle Police Department is investigating two reported cases involving an armed robbery suspect who is representing himself as a plain-clothes police officer.  In one of the cases, he actually stole the victim’s car.  The suspect pictured has been positively identified as Michael James BEACH, 27-years-old.  He is approximately 5’10” tall and… [ Keep reading ]

Shot fired on Metro bus downtown, suspect in custody

On May 19th at approximately 1:06 p.m. officers responded to a shots fired call aboard a Metro bus downtown.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a Metro bus was traveling southbound in the 1200 block of 3rd Avenue in the right lane.  Witnesses heard what they correctly believed to be a gunshot… [ Keep reading ]

Bank Robbery in West Seattle

On May 19th at approximately 3:33 p.m. officers responded to reports of a bank robbery in the 4000 block of SW Alaska Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that three masked suspects armed with handguns entered the bank and held the employees at bay while the suspects emptied the cash drawers and… [ Keep reading ]

Can you identify the “Menthol Bandit”?

  Seattle Police Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the “Menthol Bandit” (pictured above), who has committed four armed robberies since April 22, 2011. The suspect is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years old, 5’10”, medium build, black hair with sideburns, slight mustache… [ Keep reading ]

Bus/pedestrian collision downtown

On May 12th at approximately 12:10 p.m. an adult male suspect stole a donation jar from a local business on 3rd Avenue downtown and fled on foot.  As he was fleeing, he ran across the 800 block of 3rd Avenue and was struck by a Metro Coach traveling southbound.  At the time of… [ Keep reading ]