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The Week In Crime: Drugs, Guns, and Fake Construction Workers

In the last week, Seattle police officers responded to 8,005 incidents across the city. Not every one them made it to the Blotter, but here are some of the highlights from the last seven days: Last weekend started out with a bang after someone fired off several shots on 2nd Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

SPD, DOC Officers Seize Guns From Felon’s Home In South Seattle

Seattle police, working with officers from the Department of Corrections (DOC), seized four handguns at the home of a felon in south Seattle Monday night. Police and DOC officers found the weapons after they served a warrant on the 26-year-old felon’s home on 23rd Avenue S. and S. Forest Street. After… [ Keep reading ]

Forensics Links Human Remains Found Near Eastlake to Murder Victim

Forensic testing has confirmed that human remains found in an Eastlake greenbelt in December 2011 belong to a homicide victim killed earlier in the year. In December, a group of homeless outreach workers found trash bags filled with human remains underneath the Ship Canal Bridge near Fairview Avenue E. and E. Allison… [ Keep reading ]

Teacher arrested for assaulting 17-year-old student

On 4/11/12, at approximately 12:00 p.m., officers responded to a school in the 8600 block of Rainier Avenue South to investigate an assault. Upon arrival, officers contacted the complainant/Assistant Principal, who stated that a 44-year-old male teacher had “slapped and strangled” a student. Officers contacted the victim, a 17-year-old male, who was in the nurse’s… [ Keep reading ]

Drugs These Days

On April 6, SPD’s Narcotics Unit arrested a 20-year-old man during a buy/bust operation at a downtown rave, and recovered suspected Ketamine, liquid Xanax, hallucinogens, and an assortment of pills. Here’s what those drugs look like:

Thieves Disguised As Construction Workers Steal Scrap Metal In Cascade Neighborhood

A group of thieves disguised as construction workers have stripped tens of thousands of dollars worth of metal from a building in the Cascade neighborhood and caused problems for several nearby businesses in recent months. According to Seattle Police Department West Precinct Burglary Detective Lora Alcantara—who’s investigating the case—since January,… [ Keep reading ]

Bias crime/property damage to vehicle

The female victim parked her vehicle in front of a house in the 3100 block of  NE 120th St on 04/08/12, at approximately 7:00 p.m. When the victim returned to her vehicle on 04/09/12, at approximately 7:00 a.m., she discovered someone had written graffiti on all four sides of her vehicle. The words… [ Keep reading ]

2 burglars caught red-handed

On 4-10-12, at approximately 2:13 a.m., security called 911 stating they had two suspects in the yard at a Steel Company in the 4500 block of Colorado Ave South. The two suspects were attempting to steal metal. The guard observed the suspects piling metal up by the fence. Officers and K-97 arrived quickly on the scene… [ Keep reading ]

Narcotics Buy-Bust Operation a Big Success

On the evening of April 6th Seattle Police Narcotics detectives conducted a buy/bust operation targeting drug dealing at rave parties.  In this case, detectives learned that the suspect (dealer) travels to Seattle a couple times a month to deal drugs at parties, specifically raves.  On April 6th detectives arranged for the suspect to deliver… [ Keep reading ]

SPD officers give back to the community

On 4/6/2012, members from the Seattle Police Department participated in a charity basketball event in an effort to help raise funds for a local food bank and the Ballard High School football program. The department members who participated in this event did so on their own time as a way to give… [ Keep reading ]