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Local Bomb Dogs return from San Diego

SEATTLE – Bomb dog handlers from the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) and the Seattle Police Department (SPD) recently returned to the Seattle area after participating in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and San Diego County Sheriff’s Office (SDCSO) Operation Six Eagles.  The purpose of the… [ Keep reading ]

Fugitive arrested in Pioneer Square

On March 31st, Seattle Police received a request from Richmond Police in California to be on the lookout for a murder suspect believed to be in Seattle.  The murder occurred in Richmond last week. Seattle Police homicide detectives developed information that the suspect, a 55-year-old man, was at a shelter… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor announces Acting Chief of Police

SEATTLE – Mayor Greg Nickels has announced that Deputy Chief John Diaz will serve as acting chief of police pending Chief Gil Kerlikowske’s confirmation by the U.S. Senate to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Diaz will also serve as interim chief upon Kerlikowske’s resignation from the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Drunk party goers report shots fired

On 3/15/09 at approx. 2:49 a.m., two victims in the 5000 block of 20th NE, phoned 911 to report that a subject at a party two houses down from theirs had fired a gun in the air and pointed it at them.Officers responded to the reported “shots fired” call and… [ Keep reading ]

Boat fire on Lake Union

On February 28th at approximately 11:50 A.M., Seattle Police Harbor Patrol responded to a burning boat at a marina in the 2700 Block of Westlake Avenue North.  The boat’s operator and his friend were at the marina’s fueling dock preparing to put fuel in the boat when the engine compartment… [ Keep reading ]

Public’s assistance needed in Central District murder case

The Seattle Police Homicide Unit is seeking assistance in locating the suspect(s) and vehicle connected with a Central District murder.   The vehicle is described as possibly a newer style red Dodge Charger or  Chrysler 300. A vehicle similar to the car in question is depicted here.  The vehicle was last seen westbound on… [ Keep reading ]

Goat reunited with owner in West Seattle

On February 3rd, at about 5:35 P.M., a Southwest Precinct officer came across a small brown goat that was wandering around the neighborhood at 32nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Elmgrove Street. Unable to locate the owner, officers at the Southwest Precinct contacted the West Seattle Blog ( and sent photos… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspects arrested in UW case

On February 3 at approximately 12:00 Noon Seattle Police Robbery Detectives arrested two suspects involved in the assault and robbery of three University of Washington students. On January 17 at approximately 2:38 a.m. the two suspects pistol-whipped and robbed two of the victims in the 1600 block of NE 47th… [ Keep reading ]

Felony Warrant Suspect Fakes Injuries

On 01-30-09 at 6:51 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 3000 block of NE 137th street. The caller went on to say that a man was down. Two vehicles pulled into a driveway in front of a four-plex on the north side of NE 137th…. [ Keep reading ]

Firefighter Assaulted-Suspect Arrested

On 01-30-09 at 4:43 p.m., Seattle Fire personnel were treating a patient in the 1500 block of 56th NW. A friend of the patient, who was apparently intoxicated, stepped in and threw a punch striking a fire-fighter over the left eye. Seattle Fire personnel called police for a fast back-up…. [ Keep reading ]