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DUI collision in Ballard

On June 8th at approximately 10:46 p.m., North Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a collision at NW Market Street and Leary Avenue NW.  Upon arriving, they discovered the following: a black Toyota sedan traveling north on Leary Avenue NW apparently ignored a red traffic light at NW… [ Keep reading ]

Do you know this bank robber?

On June 7th at around 4:50 p.m., a man walked into a bank the 400 block of NE Ravenna Blvd.  He presented a note demanding cash and implied that he was armed.  The bank employee gave him money and the suspect left.  By the time officers arrived, the suspect had… [ Keep reading ]

Alert neighbor checks twitter, finds stolen car

Arbor Heights resident Margaret Lanphier had noticed a car parked across the street in a church parking strip for a couple of days.  As her neighborhood has had trouble with abandoned vehicles parked there before, she decided it couldn’t hurt to just check the plate numbers against SPD’s “Get Your… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz speaks at Wage Theft press conference

Earlier this morning Mayor Mike McGinn, City Attorney Peter Holmes, Councilmember Tim Burgess, Seattle Police Chief John Diaz and Casa Latina worker member Joel Coronado were at Casa Latina speaking in support of Seattle’s New Wage theft ordinance.  Here is what he had to Chief Diaz had to say: Thanks to everyone who was involved… [ Keep reading ]

A GREAT graduation

Officer Sam Braboy has been teaching  the G.R.E.A.T. – also known as Gang Resistance Education And Training – program in partnership with Denny International Middle School.  Today, 148 students graduated from the 13 week program. During the graduation ceremony Principal Jeff Clark, Chief John Diaz, Officer Sam Braboy and teacher Mrs…. [ Keep reading ]

Two fatal overdoses

On May 28th at 12:55 a.m., East Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a death investigation at an apartment in the 600 block of E. Denny Way. The 38 year old male victim had possibly died of an overdose.  Officers interviewed the man’s two acquaintances, a 25 year… [ Keep reading ]

ADRT is coming to a street near you

On May 25th, Aggressive Driving Response Team (ADRT) officers patrolled the West Seattle Bridge and the 2300 block of Airport Way S.  They issued the following citations: West Seattle Bridge- 45 mph zone 3 at 69 mph 1 at 67 mph 2 at 65 mph 1 Proof of insurance 2300 blk of Airport… [ Keep reading ]

Beach caught

Armed Robbery suspect and police impersonator  Michael James Beach was arrested by U.S. Marshals just after 3:00 p.m. today in Beaverton, Oregon.  He was unarmed and cooperative during arrest.  It is expected that he will be booked into a Portland, Oregon area jail and held for Investigation of Fugitive. While the suspect… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired and three $5 bills

On May 4th at around 10:10 p.m., South Precinct patrol officers were on patrol near Rainier Avenue S and S Orcas Street when they heard a series of shots close by.  Fleeing persons said the incident occurred at Rainier Avenue S and S Mead Street and gave a physical description… [ Keep reading ]

SPD at Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage celebration

Seattle Police sponsored an information table this past weekend at the Seattle Center House.  Hundreds attended to enjoy the festivities and performances.  For more information about Seattle’s own Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration at Seattle Center, click here.