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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 ]

SPD seeks homicide suspect

The Seattle Police Homicide Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect wanted in a homicide that occurred on November 30th.  The suspect is Jose Angel Blanco, AKA Jose A. Blanco-Naranjo.  He is 39 years old, described as 6′ 0″ and 190 pounds.  He has brown eyes and black… [ Keep reading ]

SPD receives WASPC accreditation

On November 19th, the Seattle Police Department was awarded accreditation status by the Washington State Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC). The Seattle Police Department currently possesses accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), which it first obtained in November 2003.  CALEA reaccredited the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Officer recognized for saving woman’s life

On November 18th, one of our West Precinct officers was recognized and thanked for his excellent work in the precinct and specifically his response to a suicidal woman on the Aurora Bridge one morning on his way home from work.   On November 6th at approximately 5 AM, the off-duty officer observed a woman… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]