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Monday – January 30, 2023

#2023-028624/South Precinct/Second Watch: On 01-30-2023 at 1521 hours, officers located a stolen Kia Sol believed to have been involved in an armed robbery and a carjacking the day before. A pursuit was authorized by a patrol supervisor. The suspect vehicle fled, and officers pursued it into West Seattle. The vehicle… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz Statement After Release of Memphis PD Video

“I have been monitoring the recent death of a community member in Memphis, Tennessee. This incident has caused great concern at the police officer response and was so horrific the Memphis police chief immediately terminated the officers involved. What happened to Tyre Nichols should not have happened, and I grieve… [ Keep reading ]

Friday – January 27, 2023

#2023-025433/East Precinct/First Watch: On 01-27-2023 at 0001 hours, officers responded to a request for service at a large apartment building. The caller reported being shot through a window. Officers responded and attempted to contact the caller in his apartment but received no answer at the door. Officers made several other… [ Keep reading ]

Thursday – January 26, 2023

#2023-024792/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch: On 01-26-2023 at 1128 hours, one male suspect entered a bank in the 4000 block of SW Alaska ST and handed the bank teller a note that instructed her to give him the money. No weapon was seen or implied. The suspect fled on foot prior to… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – January 25, 2023

#2023-023490/East Precinct/First Watch: At 0230 hours, a male victim was fueling his vehicle when he began to assist another motorist having trouble fueling their car. Victim said that 3 unknown suspects with masks approached him and one of them stuck a pistol in his face and said they were taking… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – January 24, 2023

#2023-022403/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 01-24-2023 at 0115 hours, officers were dispatched to the report of a robbery and learned the victim was in front of his residence when a white van pulled up from the east. Four suspects exited the vehicle and approached him. All four suspects were carrying handguns…. [ Keep reading ]

Officers Recover Stolen Vehicles, Packages, Bicycles From Vacant Building in South Lake Union

SPD detectives are investigating after officers found several stolen, disassembled vehicles and stolen packages inside a garage on a vacant city-owned property in South Lake Union early this morning. Officers were on patrol around 4:45 a.m. when they saw a running vehicle parked in a vacant building under development near… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday – January 21, 2023

#2023-019741/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch: On 01-21-2023 at 0321 hours, officers responded to a suspicious call on the 7500 block of 35 Av SW. The business had been rammed and entry made into the business. Only a couple of items had been taken from the business. Two other windows on the business… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Attempting to Sexually Assault Woman in Westlake Neighborhood

Officers arrested a 41-year-old man in the Westlake neighborhood on Sunday after he attempted to sexually assault a woman as she was walking her dog. Shortly after 5 p.m., officers received a report of a man attacking a woman in the 1400 block of Dexter Avenue North. When police arrived,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Sunday Morning Drive-by Shooting in Belltown

Police are investigating a Sunday morning drive-by shooting in Belltown that damaged a residential building. At 4:50 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing gunfire near 5th Avenue and Bell Street. Officers arrived in the area and found ballistic damage to a residential building in the 500 block of Battery Street…. [ Keep reading ]