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Gang Members arrested in emphasis takedown

On July 24, 2009, just shortly after midnight, Seattle Police Gang Unit and Narcotics Detectives with the assistance of the FBI, US Attorney’s office, and King County Prosecutor’s office, concluded a four-day gang emphasis operation. The operation resulted in the arrest of 12 adult males and one juvenile male suspect,… [ Keep reading ]

Car/light pole collision in Ballard

On July 27th at around 3:04 a.m. a Honda Accord driven by a 27-year-old man was traveling eastbound on NW Market Street. As the driver approached NW 55th Street/4th Avenue NW where NW Market curves to southeast bound, the Honda hit the raised traffic inland at the apex of the… [ Keep reading ]

Triple shooting in Westlake

On July 26th at approximately 2:17 a.m. officers responded to 911 calls of a disturbance involving a large number of people in the 1200 block of Westlake Avenue North. As officers were enroute SPD Communications received additional 911 calls of shots fired at the same location. Officers arrived and located… [ Keep reading ]

SPD seeks assistance in identifying Murder suspect

On July 26th at approximately 6:30 a.m. an unknown male suspect robbed a convenience store located at 15th Avenue NW and NW 58th Street. During the robbery the suspect got into an altercation with the victim, a store employee. The suspect shot the 28-year-old male victim and fled the scene… [ Keep reading ]

South Park murder suspect identified, arrested

Seattle Police homicide detectives have identified a suspect in the July 19th South Park murder/attempted murder case. Probable cause exists for police officers to arrest the 23-year-old man for Murder. The suspect is six feet tall with a slim build. Detectives and officers are searching for him at this moment…. [ Keep reading ]

Additional information on South Park investigation

Seattle Police homicide detectives have developed a ‘person of interest’ that they believe may be connected to the brutal double stabbing that occurred on July 19 in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood.  A 39-year-old woman was killed in the attack.  The surviving victim, a 36-year-old woman is recovering from her injuries. … [ Keep reading ]

Additional information on hit and run investigation

Traffic Collision Investigation Sqaud has released additional information in a hit and run fatality from early morning July 24th.  They now believe that a light-colored bus with a dark stripe or dark tinted windows, is possibly invovled.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Seattle Police.

Command-level changes to occur within the SPD

There will soon be upcoming changes in command level positions within the Seattle Police Department.  A change of assignment at any rank is both routine and encouraged, as it allows department employees to diversify their job skills and develop as professionals.  Interim Chief John Diaz says “While all those leaving… [ Keep reading ]

Hit and Run Fatality

On 7/24/09, at about 1222 a.m., officers responded to investigate a body in the roadway on Cherry Street near the intersection of 6th Ave, under the Interstate 5 overpass.  A security guard who was passing by saw the victim in the roadway and called 911. At the time the complainant… [ Keep reading ]

Public Health tips for hot weather safety

The folks at Public Health Seattle King County have offered the following tips for staying cool and healthy as the weather gets hotter: KING COUNTY, WA – Hot weather, with temperatures in the 90s, are forecast for upcoming days and have prompted local health officials to urge residents to stay… [ Keep reading ]