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Thirteen Arrested During Saturday Night Demonstration

Police arrested 13 suspects for crimes including property damage, obstructing a public officer, and felony assault as a group marched through downtown Saturday evening. During the event, members of the group vandalized numerous buildings, threw rocks at officers and dragged various objects into streets to create barriers and obstructions. At… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Suspect 23 Years After Deceased Newborn Found at Lake City Gas Station

DNA evidence has helped SPD detectives identify and arrest a Seattle woman for the death of her newborn son, who was found in the trash can of a Lake City gas station restroom in 1997. On November 20th, 1997, police were called to a gas station in the 8700 block… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Recover AK-Style Pistol, Arrest Man in Connection with South Seattle Shooting

SPD investigators and the US Marshals taskforce last week recovered an AK-style pistol and arrested a 19-year-old man in Lakewood for a warrant related to a shootout last May in South Seattle. On May 3rd 2020, police were called to the 6700 block of Shaffer Ave South after at least… [ Keep reading ]

Update: Homicide Detectives Investigating After Victim Succumbs to Injuries

UPDATE 4/2/2021: The victim in a shooting on March 2nd in North Seattle has died from his injuries. Homicide detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000. Original Post: Police Investigating After Man Seriously Wounded in North Seattle Shooting SPD… [ Keep reading ]

Questions About Homelessness in Seattle? A List of City Outreach Resources

This week, the Seattle Police Department will be on standby to support city departments and providers as they conduct outreach and remediation at an encampment in Denny Park. The Seattle Police Department has recently received questions about how the city addresses issues with encampments on city sidewalks, particularly in the Pioneer… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Three Men For Fatal Shooting in North Seattle

SPD Homicide detectives have arrested three men for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man, who was found in a North Seattle parking lot last week. Around 8:30 AM on February 19th, police responded to a report of a deceased man in a parking lot in the 14300 block of… [ Keep reading ]

Police Serve Yesler Terrace Warrant, Seize Money, Drugs, Weapons

Police arrested multiple suspects and seized cash, drugs, and weapons after serving a warrant on a tent in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. As part of a narcotics-dealing investigation, police served a warrant on a tent in an encampment just north of the 700 block of Yesler Way. There… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Internet Crimes Against Children Unit Arrests Washington State Patrol Employee

On Tuesday, the Seattle Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Squad arrested a Washington State Patrol employee in Kirkland for investigation of rape of a child. Detectives arrested the 27-year-old suspect after he entered a hotel room, expecting to find two children inside, but was instead met by an SPD… [ Keep reading ]

Man Shoots at Woman at Central District Housing Facility Before Killing Himself

A man fatally shot himself after attempting to shoot a woman at a housing services program in the Central District Tuesday afternoon. Around 1:15 PM, the man met with the woman in a courtyard of a building in the 100 block 23rd Ave and made threatening statements to her. He… [ Keep reading ]

Felon Arrested, Firearm Recovered Following Highland Park Harassment

An alert officer spotted a suspect from a harassment call involving a gun days later outside the location of the original altercation. Police were originally called to the 8800 block of 9 Avenue Southwest on February 13th for a report of a man who had entered the business and threatened… [ Keep reading ]