Posts categorized under Jonah Spangenthal-Lee, Author at SPD Blotter

Suspect Arrested After Attacking Woman in King County Courthouse Bathroom

Police arrested a 35-year-old man Thursday after he assaulted a woman inside the King County Courthouse. The victim, who works at the courthouse, had gone into the bathroom and found the man inside. The suspect attempted to assault her and the woman screamed for help and fought with the man…. [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek Witnesses After Woman Fatally Struck by Driver Thursday on Beacon Hill

SPD detectives are seeking information and witnesses after a woman was struck by a driver Thursday on Beacon Hill and later died from her injuries. Seattle Fire Department medics were called to the 3700 block of South Pilgrim Street around 11:15 AM for a report of an injured person on… [ Keep reading ]

Man Kills Woman In Domestic Violence Incident in North Seattle

Detectives are investigating after a 42-year-old woman was killed in a domestic violence shooting at her North Seattle home. Around 1:40 PM, police were called to a home in the 7500 block of 25th Avenue Northeast after receiving a 911 call with yelling in the background and a report of… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek to ID Suspect In Northgate Armed Robbery

SPD Robbery Unit detectives are hoping you can help identify a suspect who robbed a man at gunpoint at a Northgate bus stop earlier this month. Around 4:40 PM on May 1st, the victim was standing at a bus stop in the 500 block of Northeast Northgate Way when the… [ Keep reading ]

Bias Crimes Investigators Seek Help Identify Suspect in Downtown Attack

SPD’s Bias Crimes Unit is seeking help in identifying a man who attacked and spat on a couple in downtown Seattle. The couple was walking near 3rd Avenue and Stewart Street around 4:15 PM on May 16th when the suspect walked past them, shoved the male victim, and slapped at his face… [ Keep reading ]

Teen Suspect in Drive-By Shooting Arrested In Downtown Seattle

An SPD SWAT team deployed distraction devices (commonly known as flash-bangs) in downtown Seattle late Monday while taking a 17-year-old suspect in a drive-by shooting into custody. Police also recovered a handgun during the arrest. SPD Gang Unit detectives–who have been investigating the teen in connection with a May 3rd… [ Keep reading ]

School Burglar Arrested After Setting Oil Slick Booby Trap

Officers arrested a burglar at a Capitol Hill school early Wednesday after the man barricaded himself inside a basement room and booby-trapped it with vegetable oil. Around 2 AM, a facilities manager at the school called police and said someone had broken into an administrative building in the 1400 block… [ Keep reading ]

Burglar Bested By Bottle of Brandy* Port

Officers arrested a urine-soaked suspect on Sunday in West Seattle after he broke into a home, helped himself to a bottle of liquor and passed out in the resident’s bed. Around 4:30 PM, a resident in the 9000 block of 24th Ave SW returned home and found her house in… Filed Under: General

Burglar Bested By Bottle of Brandy* Port

Officers arrested a urine-soaked suspect on Sunday in West Seattle after he broke into a home, helped himself to a bottle of liquor and passed out in the resident’s bed. Around 4:30 PM, a resident in the 9000 block of 24th Ave SW returned home and found her house in… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested For Trying To Cash In On Online Survey Craze

Police arrested a 30-year-old man Tuesday morning in Madison Park following a spate of thefts of pricey surveying equipment in the South Precinct. Over the last two months, construction crews have reported at least a half-dozen instances of a suspect—sometimes dressed in a high-visibility neon safety vest—snatching up surveyors from… [ Keep reading ]