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Friday – May 14, 2021

#2021-117604/North Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-14-2021 at 0232 hours, a suspect went to significant lengths to gain access to the elevated entry of an occupied residence, break windows, and gain entry. Officers arrived and quickly contained the scene, made entry to the residence, and arrested the suspect before he was able… [ Keep reading ]

Thursday – May 13, 2021

#2021-116707/South Precinct/First Watch: On 05-13-2021 at 0825 hours, a subject entered Safeway, went to the back stockroom employee area, rummaged through lockers, stole a scarf to use as a mask. When confronted by employees, the subject threatened to rape a female employee, scaring her. A male employee confronted subject telling… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded in West Seattle Shooting

One man was wounded in a shooting in West Seattle shortly after midnight. Police were called to 16th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Roxbury Street shortly after 12 AM after reports of gunfire. At the scene, officers found shell casings and a man with a gunshot injury to his groin. Witnesses… [ Keep reading ]

Wednesday – May 12, 2021

#2021-115468/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-12-2021 at 0006 hours, three victims got into an argument with the suspect. During the argument, the three victims ran across the street to the Walgreens parking lot while the suspect was shooting at them. The suspect fled the scene on foot. One of the victims… [ Keep reading ]

Tuesday – May 11, 2021

#2021-114786/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch: On 05-11-2021 at 1400 hours, the SPD’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF), in conjunctions with the ATF Seattle- Crime Gun Task Force and WA DOC, assisted in arresting an outstanding felony DOC escapee who was wanted in connection with multiple shootings and possession of firearms (illegal to… [ Keep reading ]

Monday – May 10, 2021

#2021-113773/South Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-10-2021 at 0152 hours, a collision was broadcast in which the car caught fire. SPD, Seattle Fire, and Fire Marshal responded. The driver of the vehicle was reported to be on scene. Upon officer arrival they found that no collision occurred. The “driver” turned out to… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – May 9, 2021

#2021-112911/West Precinct/Third Watch: On 05-09-2021 at 0026 hours, officers were investigating a robbery call when an uninvolved party attempted to interject himself into the scene. He was told to back away, refused to do so and was subsequently escorted away. The suspect responded by slapping the officer’s hand away. The… [ Keep reading ]

Police Still Working to Identify Deceased Woman in 1996 Case

The Seattle Police Department and King County Medical Examiner are seeking information about a woman, who has remained unidentified in the years since she was found dead from suicide in a downtown hotel in 1996. Upon checking into the Downtown hotel under the name “Mary Anderson”—which does not appear to… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday – May 8, 2021

#2021-112189/Southwest Precinct/First Watch: On 05-08-2021 at 0718 hours, victim observed from their apartment, the suspect walking from the storage area with the victim’s tools. Victim went out and confronted the suspect, who was carrying the victim’s tools that had been stored in a secured storage area. The suspect fled on… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Seize Guns, Body Armor and Fake Explosive

Officers arrested three men and recovered multiple firearms, body armor, and even a fake explosive device in three separate cases last week. Last Thursday, Robbery Unit Detectives were preparing to serve a warrant at the Des Moines home of a 40-year-old man they believed had fired a gun during a… [ Keep reading ]