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Narcotics Detectives Seize 410,000 Fentanyl Pills

SPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigation’s Narcotics Taskforce seized hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills, along with large amounts of meth, heroin and cocaine while serving several warrants Tuesday in Bellevue. The case, which initially began in North Seattle, led police to several locations in Bellevue, where investigators recovered: 410,000… [ Keep reading ]

Sturdy Mailbox Assists in Arrest

Officers arrested a 40-year-old man Monday evening after he passed out in a stolen car, fled from police when they roused him, only to have his escape foiled by a very sturdy mailbox. Around 9pm, police received a report of a man passed out behind the steering wheel of a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Searching for Suspect Following Wednesday Afternoon Shooting

Seattle police are searching for a gunman after he fatally shot a man during a meeting Wednesday in South Seattle. Just before 4 pm, the suspect walked into a religious center in the 7700 block of Rainier Avenue South, opened fire, fatally striking the man, and fled. SPD Homicide Unit detectives continue… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan and Chief Diaz Respond to the Mass Shootings in Atlanta and Rise in Asian American Hate Crimes

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Chief of Police Adrian Diaz responded to rising hate crimes towards Asian Americans and the mass shooting in Atlanta that killed multiple Asian American women with the following statement: “The violence in Atlanta was an act of hate. We grieve with Atlanta and for… [ Keep reading ]

Thirteen Arrested During Saturday Night Demonstration

Police arrested 13 suspects for crimes including property damage, obstructing a public officer, and felony assault as a group marched through downtown Saturday evening. During the event, members of the group vandalized numerous buildings, threw rocks at officers and dragged various objects into streets to create barriers and obstructions. At… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Suspect 23 Years After Deceased Newborn Found at Lake City Gas Station

DNA evidence has helped SPD detectives identify and arrest a Seattle woman for the death of her newborn son, who was found in the trash can of a Lake City gas station restroom in 1997. On November 20th, 1997, police were called to a gas station in the 8700 block… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Recover AK-Style Pistol, Arrest Man in Connection with South Seattle Shooting

SPD investigators and the US Marshals taskforce last week recovered an AK-style pistol and arrested a 19-year-old man in Lakewood for a warrant related to a shootout last May in South Seattle. On May 3rd 2020, police were called to the 6700 block of Shaffer Ave South after at least… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Homicide Detectives Investigating After Victim Succumbs to Injuries

UPDATE 4/2/2021: The victim in a shooting on March 2nd in North Seattle has died from his injuries. Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000. Original Post: Police Investigating After Man Seriously Wounded in North Seattle Shooting SPD… [ Keep reading ]

Questions About Homelessness in Seattle? A List of City Outreach Resources

This week, the Seattle Police Department will be on standby to support city departments and providers as they conduct outreach and remediation at an encampment in Denny Park. The Seattle Police Department has recently received questions about how the city addresses issues with encampments on city sidewalks, particularly in the Pioneer… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Three Men For Fatal Shooting in North Seattle

SPD Homicide detectives have arrested three men for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man, who was found in a North Seattle parking lot last week. Around 8:30 AM on February 19th, police responded to a report of a deceased man in a parking lot in the 14300 block of… [ Keep reading ]