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Fire in North Seattle declared an Arson

On June 30th at approximately 1:21 p.m. the fire department responded to an apartment fire in the 14000 block of 12th Avenue NE.  After putting out the fire, Seattle Police patrol officers and Arson Bomb Squad detectives responded to the scene at the request of SFD personnel when it was… [ Keep reading ]

Thief who stole 87-year-old man’s wallet arrested

On June 16th at 5:45 p.m. the 87-year-old male victim had just dropped off his wife at home and had parked their car when he noticed a black car with shiny chrome wheels parked next to his car.  A female was driving and a 19-year-old male (the suspect) was in the… [ Keep reading ]

2010 OPA Statistics Report

The 2010 OPA Statistics Report is now available.  Here is a preview: Through the exceptional work of Seattle Police Department employees, major crime was down in 2010. At the same time, use of force increased slightly and OPA complaints about force and other police action also rose. While community members… [ Keep reading ]

Greenwood Rape suspect re-booked for Armed Robbery

During the course of the on-going Sexual Assault Unit investigation into the Greenwood abduction and rape, Robbery detectives recognized the 24-year-old male suspect as a possible suspect in a series of armed robberies currently under investigation.  The Robbery Unit was also contacted by a street robbery victim who told detectives that she… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery solved

Detectives have wrapped up their investigation, arresting the third and final suspect in this February 25th home invasion robbery.  The captured suspect is a 25 year old male.  He was booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.   The other two suspects, both 28 year old men, were already in custody.  The case… [ Keep reading ]

Rape suspect arrested in Ballard

On June 28th at approximately 10:15 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call from an employee at a bar in the 8500 Block of 15th Avenue NW.  The caller stated that he believed one of the patrons inside the bar looked very similar to the suspect depicted in surveillance photos released to… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired; one suspect at large, one in custody UPDATED

On 6/28/11, just shortly before midnight, an officer was in a parking lot monitoring two groups of people, who had just left a nearby lounge at 7th and S. Lane St.  The groups were meandering about in the middle of the street on 7th Ave between Dearborn and S. Lane St, when the officer… [ Keep reading ]

Mob causes property damage to businesses on CH

On 6/26/11, at approximately 12:15 a.m.,  an officer reported that several hundred people were in the street at Broadway and E. Pike and that several acts of property damage had occurred. The known property damage for this incident included the front plate glass window of the a luxury car dealership,… [ Keep reading ]

SPD statement regarding terror arrest

This statement was released today to the Seattle Police Department’s various demographic advisory councils and community stakeholders: As a community leader, we would like to tell you about a recent arrest that you may have already heard about in the news.  Last night, members of the Seattle Police Department, Federal… [ Keep reading ]

High Risk Victims Unit recovers 17-year-old victim

On June 22nd Seattle Police Vice and High Risk Victims Unit detectives working with the Innocence Lost Task Force recovered a 17-year-old female sex trafficking victim who was thought to be in Seattle.  A Seattle Police detective made an undercover call to the victim and arranged to meet her for the purposes of… [ Keep reading ]