Posts categorized under Valerie Carson, Author at SPD Blotter

Man Killed in Pioneer Square Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in the Pioneer Square neighborhood. At 12:22 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots near 1st Avenue and Cherry Street. Police responded and found a man on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

53 Arrested in Citywide Retail Theft Operation

Officers made more than 50 arrests and recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen merchandise on Wednesday following a citywide retail theft operation. Police began the operation before 8:00 a.m., focusing on theft operations targeting nine large retailers and grocery stores around the city. When the operation concluded around 10:30… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Gun, Drugs, Cash and Gold in Beacon Hill

Officers seized narcotics, gold jewelry, a stolen handgun and nearly $8,000 cash Thursday morning while serving a warrant as part of an investigation into a suspected drug dealer. Police arrested the suspect this morning and searched his vehicle and home in the 3600 block of 13th Avenue South. Police found… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man Suspected of Killing Dog Near City Hall Park

Officers have arrested a man suspected of killing a Jack Russell Terrier near City Hall Park in Pioneer Square. On Saturday afternoon, the 67-year-old victim was walking his dog through City Hall Park. The suspect confronted him and demanded his jacket. The victim feared the suspect was going to forcibly… [ Keep reading ]

Man Killed in Monday Morning Ravenna Shooting

A man was fatally shot at an encampment in the Ravenna neighborhood Monday morning. At 5:08 a.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots near Northeast Ravenna Boulevard and 15th Avenue Northeast. Police arrived and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. The Seattle Fire Department also responded… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Three, Seize Gun at Alki Beach

Police closed Alki Beach Park early on Saturday night after a strong-arm robbery and multiple fights and assaults broke out in an unusually large crowd. In addition to the regular Memorial Day weekend beach crowds, the department was aware of social media posts about a large gathering at Alki Beach… [ Keep reading ]

Two Men Dead After Friday Motorcycle Collisions

Two men died on Friday after crashing their motorcycles in separate incidents. At 12:46 p.m., police responded to a collision at Military Road South and 29th Avenue South. A witness said he was driving northbound on Military Road South when the motorcyclist passed him on the left at a high… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After Industrial District Head-On Collision

Police responded to a head-on collision Friday night, but only one driver was still at the scene. Officers later found the second driver at a local hospital and arrested him for DUI. Friday evening at 9:43 p.m. multiple 911 callers reported a head-on collision near East Marginal Way South and… [ Keep reading ]

Three Injured in Wednesday Night Columbia City Shooting

Three people were wounded in a shooting near Rainier Playfield on Wednesday evening. Just after 10:00 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots fired near the intersection of 37th Avenue South and South Oregon Street. Police arrived and located two victims, both with non-life-threatening injuries. The Seattle Fire Department responded… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Suspect in Yesler Terrace Shooting

Officers arrested the suspect in a shooting near the Chinatown-International District on Friday evening, after he barricaded himself in a newly-constructed building. Just after 5:00 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots near 12th Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Officers on patrol in the area also heard the shots… [ Keep reading ]