Posts categorized under Detective Renee Witt, Author at SPD Blotter - Page 5 of 62

Man run over by fleeing burglar

A man was struck by a burglar’s vehicle as the suspect fled the crime scene.   On 3/19/14, just shortly before 8:00 p.m., the complainant called 9-1-1 and reported seeing one or possibly two males casing his neighbor’s house in the 4500 block of S Kenny Street. The complainant and some of the… [ Keep reading ]

TCI investigating vehicle/pedestrian collision

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while crossing W. Nickerson and 6 Av W last night. On March 18, 2014, just shortly after 9:00 p.m., a Red Honda Civic was traveling westbound on W Nickerson St.  At the same time a pedestrian was crossing W Nickerson St at the… [ Keep reading ]

SPD announces a new member to the team

The Seattle Police Department has hired Andrew Garber as senior media advisor. Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience as a journalist, including 14 years at the Seattle Times. He has spent the past 13 years covering the state Legislature, state government and politics for the Times. Garber starts with… [ Keep reading ]

Officers investigating early morning attack

A man was attacked and beaten while the suspect hurled racial slurs at him. On 3/16/14, just shortly after 2:00 a.m., the victim and a group of friends were in the 700 block of E. Pike. The suspect, a complete stranger, approached the victim, who is mixed race. The suspect… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian struck by ambulance

A pedestrian sustained serious head injuries after being struck by an ambulance. On March 15, 2014, just shortly before 9:00 p.m., a SUV stopped for a pedestrian that was crossing the roadway in the midblock of the 1900 block of Boren. As the pedestrian crossed onto the S/B lanes, an… [ Keep reading ]

Three people being investigated for attacking a homeless man

Three people attacked a homeless man in Pioneer Square. On 3/15/14, just shortly before 6:00 p.m., a man was stabbed when he and another male and female attacked a homeless man in Pioneer Square. The three suspects were walking through Pioneer Square when they came upon the victim who was… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives investigating 3 burglaries in Wedgwood Neighborhood

Officers responded to three burglaries within several blocks of one another Wednesday evening.  On 3/5/14, just shortly after 7:00 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of NE 97th St to a report of a burglary.  One complainant/victim told the officer that at approximately 7:00 p.m., she heard the sound… [ Keep reading ]

**Update*Suspect in North Seattle Shooting Being Sought

A man was found shot to death in a North Seattle parking lot last night.  On 2/23/14, just shortly before 9:00 p.m., 9-1-1 received calls of shots fired in the area of N. 85th and 1st NW. When officers arrived on scene they found an adult male victim seated in… [ Keep reading ]

Man stabbed but refused to ID suspect

A man was stabbed during a large disturbance outside a North Seattle restaurant.  On 2/23/14, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the victim stepped outside for a smoke at a restaurant at the Oak-tree Plaza in the 10000 block of Aurora Av N. The victim saw a disturbance and asked what was… [ Keep reading ]

DUI driver arrested after striking patrol vehicle

Patrol vehicle stopped for a traffic signal struck by DUI driver. On 2/21/14, just shortly before 11:00 p.m., an officer was stopped at a red light at the end of the off ramp that links northbound 15 Av W to W Dravus St.  Another northbound vehicle drove up the off… [ Keep reading ]