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Stolen items recovered – Are they yours?

Between December 2 and 11, 2008, the Seattle Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MTCF) uncovered a large crime organization involving at least 11 suspects who were committing various crimes including Burglary, Auto Theft, Car Prowl Thefts, Trafficking in Stolen Property and Drug Trafficking. Over the course of 10 days, MCTF… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigate Threats to Area Bars

  On January 6, 2009 at approximately 1:51 P.M. officers responded to the first of several establishments in the Capitol Hill vicinity that received a threatening letter in the mail. Evidence has been seized and is currently being processed.   The Seattle Police Department takes this threat seriously. We are… [ Keep reading ]

Midyear 2008 Crime Statistics Released

Message from Chief R. Gil Kerlikowske: 2008 is a year of transition, as SPD moved to a new records management system. The new system enables officers on patrol to file crime reports and also to look up details on prior incidents, from their cars. Also new in 2008, we adjusted… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspect arrested

Since November 13th, a lone male was believed to be responsible for 4 commercial robberies. In each, the suspect implied a weapon. Two occurred in Renton and two occurred in Seattle. On November 28th, he robbed a sandwich store in 00 block of W. Mercer Way and the following day… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious Package Found at Federal Building

On 12/10/08 at 4 pm, a man was contacted inside 909 1st Avenue, carrying an open box containing gloves, tape, batteries, coffee, scissors and a clock.  When questioned about his presence he stated that he was going to the Post Office inside the building to mail something to the Secret Service. … [ Keep reading ]

SPD to limit alarm responses

The Seattle Police Department is urging residents who subscribe to an alarm service to check if their vendor is properly licensed with the City.  Beginning next year, the department will limit unlicensed burglary alarm responses. Effective January 1, 2009, the Seattle Police Department will not respond to requests from alarm… [ Keep reading ]

Delayed Death ruled Homicide

On October 8th 1993, at approximately 2210 hours, the victim, a then 23 year-old woman, was driving her vehicle with a male passenger, on Martin Luther King Jr. Wy S and S. Hanford St.  The suspect, a then 17-year-old male was in another vehicle directly behind the victim’s vehicle.  While… [ Keep reading ]

Jungle Murder Suspect Arrested

 Seattle Police officers arrested the suspect in the September 11th, 2008 murder that occurred at 12:52 A.M. near the I-5 and I-90 interchange. The suspect,  a 53-year-old male, was arrested by Seattle Police SWAT team officers in the City of Renton on December 4th at approximately 6:15 P.M. The suspect was… [ Keep reading ]

Update on DV homicide investigation

The Seattle Police Department is no longer seeking the 2004 Suzuki Verona believed to have been driven by suspect Jose “Angel” Blanco.  The vehicle was recovered on December 5th in Santa Ana, California.  Investigators believe that Blanco is currently in Mexico and they are working to secure his arrest.

New information in DV murder case

Seattle Police homicide detectives inform us that the silver BMW reportedly driven by homicide suspect Blanco was recovered in Algona overnight.  Homicide detectives now believe Blanco is driving a silver 2004 Suzuki Verona with a WA license of 479VWQ.  Anyone with information regarding this vehicle or Blanco’s whereabouts is asked to… [ Keep reading ]