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Serial robber captured

Since October 28th a lone male was believed to be responsible for eight armed robberies.  The first robbery victim was a taxicab driver.  The remaining incidents occurred at small businesses, usually occupied by a lone female employee.  Most of the incidents occurred in the downtown area but one occurred on Capitol Hill and… [ Keep reading ]

Is nudity illegal?

This is a topic that has been in the news lately.  The answer is a little more complex than simply yes or no.  There is no law against being naked.  However, there is a law against indecent exposure.  Citizens who have written the Seattle Police Department for more information on this… [ Keep reading ]

SPD detectives arrest a third suspect in recent homicide

On November 5th Seattle Police detectives arrested a third suspect connected with the recent homicide investigation involving the 53-year-old victim who was beaten and robbed on October 25th near 5th and Mercer. The suspect is a fifteen-year-old male who was arrested in Seattle and booked into the Youth Services Center… [ Keep reading ]

Found grenade removed safely

November 3, 2008: A towing company called 911 to report a located hand grenade in one of their secured lots. The grenade came from a person who had purchased a vehicle at an auction. The Seattle Police Arson Bomb Squad responded and removed the grenade that appeared to have some type of actual primer, and… [ Keep reading ]

Public assistance sought in locating homicide suspects

On October 25th, West Precinct Anti-Crime (ACT) officers took a report from citizens who had just been assaulted and robbed in the area of 5th and Mercer.  As the ACT officers conducted an area check for the suspects, they interrupted another assault and robbery in progress.  A group of about… [ Keep reading ]

Is your alarm vendor properly licensed?

Seattle residents who subscribe to an alarm service can now check if their vendor is properly licensed with the city. The Seattle Police Department Web site has posted a list of licensed alarm companies at: http://www.seattle.gov/police/programs/alarms/LicensedAlarmCompanies.htm There are more than 200 alarm vendors operating in the City of Seattle. Most… [ Keep reading ]

SPD seeks public’s assistance in locating stolen ring

On October 20th 2008 the suspect stole the above pictured ring, in addition to credit cards after he sexually assaulted her in her Wallingford home. The suspect used the stolen credit cards at a Lynnwood business on the night of the crime. Please be on the look out for the… [ Keep reading ]

DV stabbing suspect sought

On October 17th, Seattle Police investigated a brutal Domestic Violence stabbing. The suspect, Daniel P. Ward (DOB 2/6/57) has since been charged with Assault 1st Degree-Domestic Violence. He remains at large. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911.

SPD will begin enforcing new BAT lanes along Elliott, 15th Avenue West

New BAT sign Seattle Department of Transportation’s work along Elliott and 15th Avenues West is now complete and  officers will begin enforcement of the corridor’s Business Access and Transit (BAT) lanes. The curb lanes in both directions of this corridor have been converted to BAT lanes as part of the paving… [ Keep reading ]

New surveillance still images of Wallingford burglary/sexual assault suspect

On October 22nd, we released this sketch. Today, October 23rd, we are releasing the above surveillance still images. SPD Sexual Assault Unit (SAU) detectives believe that the man captured by surveillance cameras is the same man responsible for the October 20th burglary/sexual assault that occurred in the Wallingford neighborhood. The… [ Keep reading ]