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Early Morning Ravenna Crash Leads to Kidnapping Victim

Seattle Police received multiple reports of a collision in a Ravenna neighborhood Thursday morning. At 5:05 a.m., police arrived and found a vehicle on fire after it crashed into a residence in the *7200 block of 27th Avenue NE. Witnesses saw a man climb out of the trunk of the crashed vehicle…. Filed Under: General, North Precinct

SPD Alert: Casino Visitors Being Targeted

The Seattle Police Department has responded to several armed robberies involving victims leaving local casinos. SPD would like to bring awareness to this criminal activity and provide the following safety tips to help prevent this crime from happening to you. 1. Be aware of your surroundings – avoid walking… Filed Under: Alerts, General

(UPDATED)Early Morning Shooting Leaves Woman Dead

UPDATE: 3/10/2023, 4:10 p.m. Today, Seattle Police Department detectives arrested a suspect involved in the South Seattle shooting. The *29–year-old female suspect will be booked later into King County Jail. Thank you to our federal partners with the U.S. Marshals Pacific Northwest Fugitive Apprehension Team for assisting with the arrest…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police Department’s 2022 Year End Crime Report

Please click on the link below to access SPD’s 2022 Year End Crime Report: If interested in an interview, there will be availability Tuesday, February 7th. Please contact SPDNews@Seattle.Gov to schedule.

Police Arrest Eight, Seize Guns, Narcotics in Saturday Afternoon Operation

Officers involved in a narcotics operation arrested eight suspects, seized two guns, and confiscated more than 130 grams of narcotics in the span of three hours Downtown on Saturday afternoon. Police focused on two areas for the operation: 3rd Avenue and Pike Street, and 2nd Avenue and Bell Street. At… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman, Seize Gun After Shots Fired in Belltown

Police arrested a woman after she fired multiple shots in Belltown Wednesday morning and then fled the scene in her vehicle. At 7:30 a.m., police responded to reports of shots fired near 2nd Avenue and Bell Street. Witnesses reported a woman had fired several shots towards two other people –… [ Keep reading ]

(UPDATED) Police Arrest University District Stabbing Suspects

UPDATE: 02/01/2023 07:35 p.m. Seattle Police received a call from a citizen who reported seeing the two suspects involved in the stabbing last night in the 4200 block of University Way Northeast. Just after 04:00 p.m., officers arrived and located a man and a woman, who matched the description of… [ Keep reading ]

Police Find Drugs, Guns in Man’s Car After Arresting Him for Drugs, Gun in His Other Car

It was déjà vu all over again this week when police arrested a man for the narcotics and a stolen gun he had in his car earlier this month – except this time there were more drugs and more guns. During the original incident – a traffic stop on January… [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz’s Statement Regarding Fatal Collision

I am speaking today to provide additional information regarding last week’s officer-involved collision at Dexter and Thomas and provide clarification about the investigation timeline and process. First and foremost, and from my heart: this collision is a terrible tragedy for all involved, but especially and most importantly, for Ms. Kandula’s… Filed Under: Chief of Police, General

Greenwood Road Rage Leads to Assault with Knife, Baseball Bat

One man was hit with a baseball bat and another was cut several times with a knife after a road rage incident escalated to a parking lot brawl on Monday afternoon. At 2:41 p.m., police responded to an assault in the 9900 block of Holman Road Northwest. As officers headed… [ Keep reading ]