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Have you seen this Police Impersonator/Armed Robbery Suspect?

The Seattle Police Department is investigating two reported cases involving an armed robbery suspect who is representing himself as a plain-clothes police officer.  In one of the cases, he actually stole the victim’s car.  The suspect pictured has been positively identified as Michael James BEACH, 27-years-old.  He is approximately 5’10” tall and… [ Keep reading ]

March OPA Report now available

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Shot fired on Metro bus downtown, suspect in custody

On May 19th at approximately 1:06 p.m. officers responded to a shots fired call aboard a Metro bus downtown.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a Metro bus was traveling southbound in the 1200 block of 3rd Avenue in the right lane.  Witnesses heard what they correctly believed to be a gunshot… [ Keep reading ]

Bank Robbery in West Seattle

On May 19th at approximately 3:33 p.m. officers responded to reports of a bank robbery in the 4000 block of SW Alaska Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that three masked suspects armed with handguns entered the bank and held the employees at bay while the suspects emptied the cash drawers and… [ Keep reading ]

Car jacking suspect posing as a police officer in Central Area

The Seattle Police Department is investigating two reported cases of a suspect who is representing himself as a plain-clothes police officer.  In one of the cases, he actually stole the victim’s car.  On May 16th, at approximately 5:30 PM, a woman had just parked her car on East Barclay Street… [ Keep reading ]

SPD assists Federal Protective Service with incident at 1st/Marion

On May 18th, just before 8:00 AM, Seattle Police responded to the 900 Block of 1st Avenue to assist the Federal Protective Service with a call.  A man with a bag approached a couple of FPS officers outside the loading dock of the Federal Office Building and indicated that he… [ Keep reading ]

Burglar caught on Capitol Hill

On May 16th, at approximately 10:30 AM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an unknown female in the backyard of a residence in the 2000 Block of 12th Avenue East.  Officers arrived and observed the white female walking northbound on 12th Avenue East.  As officers approached, she… [ Keep reading ]

Can you identify the “Menthol Bandit”?

  Seattle Police Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the “Menthol Bandit” (pictured above), who has committed four armed robberies since April 22, 2011. The suspect is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years old, 5’10”, medium build, black hair with sideburns, slight mustache… [ Keep reading ]

Man stabbed in Belltown, officers track down possible suspect

On May 16th, at approximately 1:30 AM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 2100 Block of 4th Avenue to investigate an assault that had just occurred on the sidewalk.  Witness reports indicated that the victim had been knocked to the ground and that the suspect had “stomped” on his… [ Keep reading ]

Early morning burglary in Greenwood

On May 15th, at approximately 5:00 AM, North Precinct officers responded to a call of a burglary in the 9000 Block of 1st Avenue NW.  The residents stated that they were asleep when they heard a loud crashing sound.  They discovered a broken window on the west side of the… [ Keep reading ]