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Strong-arm Robbery, suspects at large

On September 7th at 12:40 a.m. the victim was walking eastbound down East Dearborn Street. Near 10th Avenue East the victim was attacked by a male and female. The suspects dragged the male victim into the bushes where they were joined by three additional male suspects. The five suspects proceeded… [ Keep reading ]

Back to school safety tips

Seattle Police issued a reminder for general back to school safety tips as students get ready to go back to school: General Safety Tips Follow your intuition.  Pay close attention to the uncomfortable feelings that often warn us of potential danger.  “Trust your gut.”  If you feel that a situation… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for promoting child prostitution

During the early evening hours of August 25th, King County Metro Transit officers stopped two juvenile female prostitutes, ages 13 and 17.  While interviewing them, officers were able to discern the identity of their ‘pimp’.  SPD Vice detectives and East and West Precinct Anti-Crime Team officers searched for this man and located… [ Keep reading ]

Dump truck into building

On August 19th,  at approximately 8:12 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a call of a commercial dump truck colliding with three vehicles and then into a building at 28th Avenue and East Madison Street.  The truck was travelling eastbound on E. Madison.  Mechanical failure on the truck may have… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting at 12th/East Alder

On August 14th at approximately 10:30 a.m., Seattle Police officers responded to a call of shots fired and a victim down in the parking lot of the Youth Services Center. Officers responded along with Seattle Fire and located a male with a non life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported… [ Keep reading ]

New strategy aims to reduce street drug dealing

A broad-based community and law enforcement partnership announced today completion of the first operation of the Seattle Drug Market Initiative, an innovative strategy designed to reduce or eliminate overt street drug dealing in Seattle’s residential neighborhoods.  Based on a model first developed and successfully implemented in High Point, North Carolina,… [ Keep reading ]

Gang Unit commander Lieutenant Wilson promoted to Captain

There is a new face and a couple of changes coming to the Seattle Police Department Executive Staff. Interim Chief John Diaz says, “Lieutenant Wilson has served the citizens of Seattle tirelessly over the course of his 32-year career.  It is my pleasure to announce his promotion to Captain.  Captain… [ Keep reading ]

Domestic Violence Assault/Stabbing

On July 31st at 8:37 p.m. the female victim was sitting inside a bar when the male suspect (known to her from a previous dating relationship) approached her. The suspect began harassing and threatening her. The victim changed seats in an effort to stay away from the suspect, but he… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary, Assault suspect at large

On July 29th at approximately 8:30 a.m. an elderly female tenant of Yesler Terrace was in the backyard of her apartment unit. An unknown male suspect approached her and showed her paperwork which he stated was for him to work on her apartment. The suspect then slapped and punched the… [ Keep reading ]

Hit and Run on Lake Washington

On July 29th at around 10:20 p.m. Harbor Patrol officers responded to a report of a Hit and Run boating collision on Lake Washington, mid-lake 1/2 mile south of the 520 floating bridge.  According to the victims, their boat was adrift in the water.  The adult male victim was swimming while… [ Keep reading ]