Posts categorized under Valerie Carson, Author at SPD Blotter

Police Arrest Chinatown-International District Robber, Find Stashed Gun

Police arrested an armed robber in the Chinatown-International District Wednesday evening and found his weapon stashed with some snacks. Shortly before 6:00 p.m., a Community Service Officer witnessed a man steal a laptop and bag from a restaurant in the 600 block of South King Street. The suspect fled into… [ Keep reading ]

Police Serve Yesler Terrace Warrant, Seize Money, Drugs, Weapons

Police arrested multiple suspects and seized cash, drugs, and weapons after serving a warrant on a tent in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. As part of a narcotics-dealing investigation, police served a warrant on a tent in an encampment just north of the 700 block of Yesler Way. There… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Three in Pioneer Square, Seize Narcotics, Gun, Cash

Police arrested three men and seized narcotics, cash and a firearm Tuesday afternoon, after serving warrants on a vehicle and several tents in the Pioneer Square neighborhood. As part of a drug-dealing investigation, officers served warrants on three tents near the intersection of South Main Street and 2nd Avenue Extension… [ Keep reading ]

RV Driver Arrested After Eluding Police Downhill in Reverse, Striking Pedestrian

The driver of an RV was arrested Monday afternoon after eluding police – in reverse – down a steeply sloped arterial and seriously injuring an elderly pedestrian. Just after 2:30 p.m., an officer near Delridge Way Southwest and Southwest Andover Street attempted to pull over the driver of an RV… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Arrest Felon, Seize Gun After Pike Place Market Traffic Stop

Police arrested a convicted felon and seized a handgun early Saturday morning after conducting a traffic stop for a seatbelt infraction. Just after 1:00 a.m., police stopped a car in the 1900 block of Pike Place for a seatbelt violation – there were two women in the front passenger seat… [ Keep reading ]

Police Find Dozens of Shell Casings, No Victims at Rainer Beach Library Shooting Scene

Police recovered approximately 40 shell casings but located no victims after a shooting in the Rainer Valley Thursday afternoon. Just after 3:30 p.m., 911 callers reported hearing gunfire near the 9100 block of Rainier Avenue South. Police arrived and found shell casings and bullet damage at multiple locations including a… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested in Seward Park Homicide

UPDATE 1/14/21 6:55p.m. Police have arrested a 23-year-old man for the murder of a woman found dead this morning at Seward Park. Officers in the East Precinct arrested the suspect this morning after contacting him for a traffic stop. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Valley Shooting Victim Left at Fire Station

Police on their way to a possible shooting scene Wednesday evening learned the victim had already been transported to a Seattle Fire Station. Just before 11:30 p.m., multiple callers to 911 reported hearing gun shots near the intersection of South Cloverdale Street and Rainier Avenue South. While officers were on… [ Keep reading ]

Recently Released Man Arrested for Felony Assault Near Pioneer Square

Officers arrested a 29-year-old man for a felonious assault in City Hall Park on Saturday evening, less than 24 hours after he had been arrested and booked into King County Jail for an unrelated misdemeanor assault. Just after 9:00pm on Saturday, officers responded to a 911 call for an assault… [ Keep reading ]

ABS Detectives Investigating Lake City Way Strip Mall Fire

Police responded with Seattle Fire to a possible burglary that turned into a large fire late Monday evening, destroying several businesses in the Lake City neighborhood. Just before 11:00pm, a caller reported several individuals were breaking into a business in a one-story strip mall in the 12700 block of 30th… [ Keep reading ]