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Video: Harbor Patrol Officers Rescue Man From Drowning

Seattle Police Department Harbor Patrol officers saved a man from drowning in Portage Bay Friday evening. At 7:45 p.m., officers responded to multiple 911 calls of a man in behavioral crisis swimming off the shore of Fritz Hedges Waterway Park. Harbor patrol officers arrived within minutes and located the man at… [ Keep reading ]

Submerged Vehicle in Green Lake Recovered 

Today, Seattle Police Department’s Harbor Unit conducted a vehicle recovery operation on a car that had been driven into Green Lake earlier this month. A man in crisis drove his vehicle into the lake in the 7200 block of East Green Lake Drive North and was unable to retrieve it…. Filed Under: Harbor, Investigations, North Precinct

Soaked Suspect Arrested at Lake Union Houseboat After Throwing Bicycle, Ladder, Himself in Water

Police arrested a man Tuesday morning after he trespassed on several houseboats, attempted to steal a motorized vessel and a paddleboard, threw a bicycle and ladder into Lake Union, and eventually ended up in the water himself. At 5:20 a.m., police responded to the 2700 block of Westlake Avenue North… [ Keep reading ]

Vehicle Submerged in Water Near Seward Park

Seattle Police responded to a report of an antenna sticking out of Lake Washington in the 9000 block of Seward Park Avenue South just off a boat launching dock in the Seward Park neighborhood. When officers arrived, they confirmed it was a submerged vehicle. Personnel from SPD’s Harbor Unit and… Filed Under: Harbor, Investigations, South Precinct

Two Weekend Boating Collisions on Lake Washington 

Seattle Police investigated a hit and run collision between two boats, and a second collision between a boat and a personal water craft, this weekend on Lake Washington. Saturday at 9:24 p.m., a 911 caller reported a boat sinking in Lake Washington near Madrona Beach. Arriving officers located three male… [ Keep reading ]

Harbor Unit Assisting with Search of Two Persons in Lake Washington

UPDATE 8/13/20: Harbor Unit officers recovered a man’s body from Lake Washington just north of Andrew’s Bay. The body was turned over to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. UPDATE 8/12/20: This afternoon, Harbor Unit officers recovered a woman’s body from Lake Washington near Seward Park. The body was turned… [ Keep reading ]