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Stolen items recovered – Are they yours?

Between December 2 and 11, 2008, the Seattle Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MTCF) uncovered a large crime organization involving at least 11 suspects who were committing various crimes including Burglary, Auto Theft, Car Prowl Thefts, Trafficking in Stolen Property and Drug Trafficking. Over the course of 10 days, MCTF… [ Keep reading ]

Hit & Run suspect driver crashes

On January 10th at approximately 11:55 p.m. officers saw the suspect, who was driving a silver Dodge Durango, strike a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck at 23 Avenue and East Yesler Way and flee the scene. Officers attempted to stop the suspect but he refused to stop and fled at a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigate Threats to Area Bars

  On January 6, 2009 at approximately 1:51 P.M. officers responded to the first of several establishments in the Capitol Hill vicinity that received a threatening letter in the mail. Evidence has been seized and is currently being processed.   The Seattle Police Department takes this threat seriously. We are… [ Keep reading ]

2nd Suspect Arrested in Murder, Shooting

On January 4th at approximately 3:00 P.M., the Seattle Police SWAT team deployed to apprehend the outstanding suspect believed to be involved in the homicide/shooting incident that occurred at the Chop Suey night club on January 4th at 12:27 A.M. After a lengthy stakeout, the second suspect, an 18-year-old man, was taken into custody outside of his… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide, shooting in Central District

On January 4th at 12:27 a.m. officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired at a nightclub in the 1300 block of East Madison Street. Officers arrived on scene in under a minute and discovered three gunshot victims, all males apparently in their 20’s. SFD Medics were summoned immediately and transported all… [ Keep reading ]

Officers assaulted during DUI arrest

On December 27th at approximately 2:09 a.m. officers responded to the area of East Mercer Street and Summit Avenue East for a two-vehicle hit and run collision. The 35-year-old male suspect was driving a silver Toyota Celica eastbound on East Mercer Street, ran a stop sign at Summit Avenue East, and… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting outside Garfield Community Center

On Tuesday, 12/16/08 at approximately 7:00 PM East Precinct Officers were dispatched to a call of shots fired in the area of Garfield Community center. Upon arrival they found that the victim had been shot in the head. The victim was conscious and said he did not know who had shot… [ Keep reading ]

Driver trapped under car

On 12-15-08 at approximately 10:00 PM, East Precinct Officers responded to a call of a pedestrian trapped under a car. Upon arrival, Officers located an Orange Cab in the parking lot of the the gas station, with a male trapped underneath. Officers and Seattle Fire fighters lifted the car while… [ Keep reading ]

Midyear 2008 Crime Statistics Released

Message from Chief R. Gil Kerlikowske: 2008 is a year of transition, as SPD moved to a new records management system. The new system enables officers on patrol to file crime reports and also to look up details on prior incidents, from their cars. Also new in 2008, we adjusted… [ Keep reading ]

SPD to limit alarm responses

The Seattle Police Department is urging residents who subscribe to an alarm service to check if their vendor is properly licensed with the City.  Beginning next year, the department will limit unlicensed burglary alarm responses. Effective January 1, 2009, the Seattle Police Department will not respond to requests from alarm… [ Keep reading ]