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Wednesday Morning Pursuit in Ballard Ends in Crash Along Seattle Waterfront

Officers arrested a 45-year-old man Wednesday morning after he carjacked a motorist at gunpoint in Ballard then led officers on a miles-long pursuit, ending in a crash on the Waterfront. A man called 911 at 7:45 this morning to report that a man had approached him in the 300 block… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Recover Handgun, Arrest Convicted Felon After Finding Stolen Car in North Seattle Park

Officers arrested a convicted felon and recovered a loaded handgun, two stun guns, and 150 car keys after spotting two people sitting in a stolen car in North Seattle early this morning. Around 1:45 AM officers noticed a running Honda in the parking lot of North Acres Park in the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Teens Suspected in Series of Robberies in Washington and Oregon

Police recovered a handgun and arrested three teens suspected in a series of robberies in Oregon and Washington after finding the trio passed out in a damaged car near Northgate this morning. Around 7:30 AM, a witness called 911 and said three people were passed out in a running Mercedes… [ Keep reading ]

Police Find Gun Hidden In Man’s Car Stereo Following Shooting

Providing further evidence that there’s nothing good on the radio anymore, police found a handgun creatively stashed behind a man’s car stereo Wednesday evening while investigating a shooting in Yesler Terrace. Around 7:45 PM, police received reports of gunfire in the 900 block of Yesler Way. Witnesses reported a black… [ Keep reading ]

Police Seize Gun, Liquor and Ski Mask After Wanted Man Crashes Car

Officers recovered a handgun and arrested an 18-year-old man wanted in Colorado after he fled from police and crashed his car near the Seattle Center late Sunday. Around 10pm, officers on patrol near 4th Avenue and Cedar Street spotted a vehicle which matched the description of a stolen car. The car,… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested After West Seattle Robbery Spree

A 35-year-old man brandished a realistic-looking airsoft gun in a brief robbery spree late Tuesday before police arrested him. Just before 8pm, the man reported approached a man and a woman near the 4700 block of Fauntleroy Way Southwest and demanded cash and threatened to kill them if they called… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Rifle Following Report of Gunfire in West Seattle

Police recovered a gold-colored rifle and a loaded magazine from a vehicle shortly after officers were called to investigate a report of gunfire Sunday evening in West Seattle. Around 6:15 PM, officers responded to 4800 block of 25 Av SW to investigate a possible gunshot. A witness reported seeing a… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating South Seattle Homicide

Police responded to a fatal assault in the Rainier Valley Wednesday evening. At 8:47 p.m. police responded to a 911 call in the 6000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South. Seattle Fire Department Medics also responded and transported a 29-year-old man to the hospital in critical condition. Medics… [ Keep reading ]

Three Additional SPD Officers Under Investigation For Possible Involvement in Attack on US Capitol

I have been notified that the Office of Police Accountability has opened an investigation into three additional SPD officers who were in Washington DC on the day of the attack on the US Capitol. These officers self-reported to their supervisors and remain on duty at this time. As I stated… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Statement on Mask Guidelines

It has been brought to our attention through social media that an officer was seen not wearing a mask. All our officers and civilian employees have previously been directed to follow CDC and City of Seattle mask guidelines for their safety and the safety of our community. The behavior outlined… [ Keep reading ]