Posts categorized under Detective Renee Witt, Author at SPD Blotter

Officers Recover Guns, Drugs, Arrest 3 in Undercover Operation

Seattle police officers arrested three people and confiscated two handguns and a small amount of heroin in an undercover drug operation on Wednesday. The arrests happened after an undercover officer purchased .5 grams of heroin for $40 from a 20-year-old man shortly after 10 p.m. near the intersection of… [ Keep reading ]

Stick up Man Caught in the Act of Robbing Lake City Business

A 27-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday after robbing a Lake City Way 7-11 store with a realistic looking pellet gun. An officer was flagged down by a passerby near the 7-11, shortly after 4 a.m., in the 3200 block of NE 145th Street regarding a suspicious person inside the… [ Keep reading ]

A Man Was Shot and Killed After He Pointed a Gun At Officers

A man in his 30’s was shot and killed late last night after he aimed a gun at officers.  On 7/1/14, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Washington State Patrol Troopers (WSP) was involved in a pursuit of a white pickup truck Northbound, near the Pierce/King County line. The vehicle-occupied by an… [ Keep reading ]

Man in Hospital Following Early Morning Shooting

A 21-year-old man is in serious condition from multiple gunshot wounds following a shooting in a Beacon Hill neighborhood early Tuesday. Officers responded to reports of shots fired shortly after 3 a.m. in the 2900 block of 12th Avenue South and found spent casings on the street and sidewalk, as… [ Keep reading ]

Would-be Burglar arrested

A homeowner chased away a burglar who attemped to pry open a window in the victim’s home. This morning at approximately 8:30 a.m., the victim was at his home in the 1500 block of E. Olin Place packing up his laptop computer and preparing to leave for the day when… [ Keep reading ]

Man injured in Downtown shooting early Monday

A man standing through the sunroof of a parked Mercedes fired eight to 10 shots at a group of people in the Downtown area early Monday, hitting one man in the foot. Police were called to the 1500 block of 2nd Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. and found the wounded… [ Keep reading ]

Man Drives On Sidewalk Into Hedges And Crashes Into Parked Car

Man arrested in South Seattle for DUI after crashing into parked vehicle. On 6/28/14, shortly after 5:00 p.m., an officer saw a man- the sole occupant and registered owner of a blue Mazda MP5 driving in a highly dangerous and aggressive manner by driving onto the sidewalk and through some hedges… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested for Assault After He Spat In Officer’s Face

Officers responded to disturbance during bar closing. On 6/27/14, shortly before 1:00 a.m., officers were working a bar emphasis detail and were in the 2200 block of 1st Av monitoring the crowd when they were called to a disturbance in front of ‘Ohana Grill at 2207 1st Av. Upon arrival,… [ Keep reading ]

Update**One Man Killed, Another Injured In Late Night Shooting

A 26-year-old man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting shortly before midnight on Sunday. The shooting happened after an argument outside Club Volume on S. Washington St. The victims drove away and were followed. In the 400 block of S. Jackson St., near King Street Station,… [ Keep reading ]

Manual Transmission Prevented Teens From Stealing Elderly Woman’s Car

Elderly woman robbed at gunpoint yesterday. On 6/21/14,  at approximately 4:30 p.m., officers responded to a reported attempted robbery in the 1400 block of S. Main St. where a 70- year- old woman reported three males had taken her car keys at gunpoint and attempted to take her vehicle. The woman’s car… [ Keep reading ]