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

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 3rdAvenue and Stewart Street around 4:15 PM on May 16thwhen 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 ]

Police Recover Stolen Vehicles After Suspected Thief Tries to Buy Tires With Forged Check

Police recovered three stolen vehicles on Monday after a suspected car thief tried to buy new tires with a forged check. A West Seattle tire store contacted police after a 41-year-old man brought in a Mercedes and asked to replace some of its tires. He later returned and tried to… [ Keep reading ]

Prolific Burglars Caught With Stolen Car on Capitol Hill

Seattle police arrested two burglars suspected in nearly 200 cases after spotting them hanging around a stolen car on Capitol Hill. Around 2:30 PM on Sunday, officers were patrolling near East Olive Way and Bellevue Avenue when they spotted several people in a blue Mini Cooper parked in a lot…. [ Keep reading ]