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Fatal Collision in Carkeek Park

Detectives are investigating a fatal collision in Carkeek Park on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 1200 p.m., police responded to reports of a single vehicle collision in the 1400 block of Northwest Carkeek Park Road. When officers arrived, they located a vehicle that left the roadway and struck a tree. The… [ Keep reading ]

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Armed Robbery Suspect Fights Officers and Attempts to Take Officer’s Gun During Arrest.

Seattle Police officers arrested a 19-year-old male for robbing two victims at gunpoint early Wednesday morning. Shortly after 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a reported robbery near the intersection of 4th Avenue and Wall Street. Officers contacted two 35-year-old victims who stated they were walking home from a bar when… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – September 24, 2023

#2023-277047/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 9-24-2023, at 01:32hrs, officers were investigating a disturbance between two subjects. During the investigation, it appears both parties attempted to push pass officers in order to start a physical altercation. Police were able to detain both the male and female. Officers requested charges for obstruction. #2023-277139/North… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday – September 23, 2023

#2023-276203/East Precinct/First Watch: On 9-23-2023, at 05:19hrs, officers responded to the 1800 block of South Jackson Street to investigate shots fired. Officers located the scene but found no property damage or anyone injured. Police collected evidence of the shooting. #2023-276236/North Precinct/First Watch: At 06:40hrs, officers responded to a shooting incident… [ Keep reading ]

Friday – September 22, 2023

#2023-275036/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 9-22-2023, at 03:14hrs, officers were dispatched to a report of a burglary in the 1700 block of 4th Avenue South. Police arrived and found a running stolen Hyundai vehicle with significant front-end damage still at the scene. A business in the area had apparent damage to… [ Keep reading ]

Thursday – September 21, 2023

#2023-273900/East Precinct/First Watch: On 9-21-2023, at 04:54hrs, an East Precinct patrol officer responded to investigate a collision involving an emergency city vehicle. A stolen vehicle collided with the emergency vehicle near the intersection of 16th Avenue and East Yesler Way. Due to the collision, the emergency vehicle collided with two… [ Keep reading ]

Officer On Administrative Leave For Racist Comments

Statement of Police Chief Adrian Diaz “This morning I listened to an audio recording that includes comments by an off-duty Seattle police officer. A bias/hate complaint was filed with the Office of Police Accountability. I have taken immediate steps to place the officer on administrative leave. This action is consistent… [ Keep reading ]

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Officers and Suspect Stung by Swarm of Wasps While Arresting Attempted Carjacking Suspect

On August 13, 2023, Seattle Police officers arrested a 22-year-old male suspect after he attempted to car-jack multiple vehicles in East Queen Anne. Shortly after 6:00 p.m., several 911 calls were received regarding a male suspect attempting to car-jack multiple vehicles armed with a knife. According to the victims,… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – September 20, 2023

#2023-272741/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch: On 9-20-2023, at 03:22hrs, a business located in the 9400 block of 35th Avenue Southwest had forced entry to the front of the business. Based on the investigation, the suspect/suspects drove an unreported stolen Kia sedan through the front door and caused significant damage. This vehicle was… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – September 19, 2023

#2023-271646/East Precinct/Third Watch: On 9-19-2023, at 00:28hrs, police received a report of an assault involving a display of a firearm. The victim reported he was followed by a group of five suspects as he exited the light rail station. The group assaulted the victim, brandished a firearm, and robbed him… [ Keep reading ]