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Rainier Beach Murder Suspect In Custody

UPDATE: Detectives tracked Sanders to a Greenwood apartment building early Friday morning. Around 2am, a SWAT team surrounded the building and Sanders surrendered to police. Originally posted at 7:55 am: The 26-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting outside a south Seattle restaurant on May 16 is now in custody. Early Friday morning,… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide in the Central District

This information is preliminary and subject to change. On May 24th at approximately 4:38 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of  a shooting at MLK Jr. Way and East Cherry Street.  Officers arrived on scene and located one male victim in his 40’s who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound. … [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Arson Fire In Crown Hill Neighborhood

SPD Arson/Bomb Squad detectives are looking for a suspect in an arson fire, which damaged a north Seattle apartment building this morning. Around 7:45 am, the suspect set a fire in the carport of the apartment building, at NW 85th Street and Mary Avenue NW in the Crown Hill neighborhood…. [ Keep reading ]

Fido runs off would-be burglar(s)

On 5/24/2012, at approximately 2:14 a.m., Unknown suspect (s) entered a residence in the 6800 block of 16th Ave NE via the back door.  The victim’s dog immediately started barking scaring the would-be burglar.  The victim located wet foot prints inside.  The suspect fled in an unknown direction, nothing was taken.  A K9… [ Keep reading ]

2 would-be carjackers arrested

On 5/23/12, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the victims were inside their vehicle at  N. 107 St and Midvale Ave N., when they were approached by the two male suspects, who attempted to car-jack them with a gun.  The victims were able to flee on foot and ran to a nearby gas station… [ Keep reading ]

Five Suspects Wanted for Vandalism, Violence During May Day Demonstrations

After combing through hours of video taken during the May 1 demonstrations in downtown Seattle, detectives have identified several men and women who disrupted peaceful protests through acts of vandalism and violence. While detectives have put faces to some of the crimes committed on May 1, they now need the public’s… [ Keep reading ]

DUI driver collides into parked car

On 05/22/12, at approximately 9:24 p.m., officers responded to a collision where a two passenger sports car collided into a parked vehicle in the 12000 block 15 Av NE.  The driver of the sports car was arrested for of DUI.  The passenger of the car was taken to North West hospital for injuries sustained… [ Keep reading ]

Do You Recognize The Big Tipper Bandit?

Seattle police are looking for help identifying a man suspected in two recent armed robberies on Capitol Hill. The suspect first robbed a man near Summit Avenue and E. Thomas Street on April 30, and then mugged two women near Summit Avenue and E. Olive Street on May 4. During both… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect In Rainier Beach Homicide Identified

Troy D. Sanders—also known as John Taylor—is wanted in connection to the May 16th homicide that occurred in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. The 26-year-old suspect shot and killed the victim in the parking lot of a fast food restuarant following a disturbance during the filming of a video. Sanders may be… [ Keep reading ]

28-year-old man found dead in North Seattle

On 5/21/12, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers responded to 105th and Greenwood Av N. to investigate a death. Upon arrival officers contacted the victim’s Landlord. She stated that she went to check on the 28-year-old man because she had not seen or heard from him in several days. Upon entering the… [ Keep reading ]