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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 ]

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 ]

Monday – September 18, 2023

#2023-271282/Southwest Precinct/Second Watch: On 9-18-2023, at 15:59hrs, officers located two suspicious vehicles parked in the 9200 block of 29th Avenue Southwest. When officers approached, several subjects fled the area. Both vehicles, a Kia Optima and a Hyundai Sonata, showed signs of being stolen but had not been reported. Both vehicles… [ Keep reading ]

SPD and SDOT Collaborate to Address Illegal Street Vending in the CID

The Seattle Police Department has partnered with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) for a community improvement project to address illegal vending in the public right-of-way in the Chinatown- International District. Stakeholders from both organizations identified illegal vending on sidewalks as a major issue facing business owners, residents, pedestrians, and… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday – September 17, 2023

#2023-269695/West Precinct/Third Watch: At 0228 hours, multiple calls came in about a shooting that just occurred outside 2nd Avenue Ext South and South Jackson Street. Officers arrived and located three casings. No victims were located from this scene. No suspects located or viable descriptions provided. #2023-269718/West Precinct/Third Watch: At 0310… [ Keep reading ]

Saturday – September 16, 2023

#2023-268505/North Precinct/Third Watch: At 0004 hours, shooting occurred at North 127th Street and Aurora Avenue North. Victims fled in their vehicle from the suspect in a silver vehicle. The suspect chased the victims to North 125th Street and Densmore Avenue North and shot at the victims. The victims exited and… [ Keep reading ]

Friday – September 15, 2023

#2023-267494/North Precinct/First Watch: At 0601 hours, four suspects used a stolen vehicle to smash through the front glass doors of a local smoke shop causing significant property damage. The shop had an interior metal gate that stayed mostly intact, limiting the suspects to a small amount of vape product. Suspects… [ Keep reading ]