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Detectives Need Your Help Solving Murder of Seattle Artist

Detectives need your help solving a murder of a Seattle artist after her body was found in the Montlake neighborhood. On Sunday, May 30 the body of 45-year-old Necia McKendrick was found on the fringes of Interlaken Park near E. Eaton Place.  Her body had been there for an undetermined… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Thursday Night Homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the Central District Thursday night. Witnesses called 911 at 8:30 PM Thursday to report a shooting in the 300 block of 23 Avenue South. When police arrived they found out that a man had been transported from… [ Keep reading ]

53 Arrested in Citywide Retail Theft Operation

Officers made more than 50 arrests and recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen merchandise on Wednesday following a citywide retail theft operation. Police began the operation before 8:00 a.m., focusing on theft operations targeting nine large retailers and grocery stores around the city. When the operation concluded around 10:30… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Homicide in Montlake Neighborhood

SPD Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman’s body was found in a greenbelt near the Montlake neighborhood. Around 3:45 PM on May 30th, police received a 911 call from a homeowner in the 1900 block of East Eaton Place, who reported finding the woman’s body in a wooded area… [ Keep reading ]

I-5 Shutdown While Officers Provide Mental Health Services to Man in Need

Police shut down I-5 Sunday morning while they spoke with a man threatening to harm himself on a freeway overpass. Officers responded to the I-5 overpass at Olive Way Sunday morning for reports of a man hanging onto the rail over the freeway. As Officers arrived they immediately contacted Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Police Recover Firearm, Arrest Two Men Friday Night in Capitol Hill

Officers arrested two men and recovered a handgun during a proactive patrol in the Cal Anderson neighborhood. Officers working in the 1000 block of East Pine Street at 11:15 pm Friday saw what they believed to be a man handing a firearm to another man. The officers investigated further and… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Woman for Disabling East Precinct Garage Door

Police arrested a 34-year-old woman on Capitol Hill late Thursday after a group of black-clad protesters caused significant damage to one of the East Precinct’s entries. Around 11:30 PM, a group of approximately 15 protesters marched from Cal Anderson Park to the nearby East Precinct. Several members of the group… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Thanks East Precinct Community For Feedback, Patience as Concrete Barriers Are Removed

After hearing from residents, business owners and community leaders in Capitol Hill, the City of Seattle and Seattle Police Department have completed the removal of the concrete barriers around the East Precinct. Because of previous damage at the East Precinct, including several attempted arsons, the precinct windows will be covered… [ Keep reading ]

Central District Drive-by Shooting Leaves One Injured

One man suffered a gunshot wound after a drive-by shooting in a restaurant parking lot on Thursday night. At 9:49 p.m., multiple 911 callers reported hearing shots fired near 23rd Avenue and East Jefferson Street. Police responded and found a single victim with a gunshot wound to his torso. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

Police Catch Motorcycle Thief After Hit and Run Outside West Precinct

Police quickly caught and arrested a Capitol Hill motorcycle thief Friday evening, after he rode past the West Precinct and collided with an SPD employee’s car. At 6:40 p.m., a man called 911 to report his motorcycle had just been stolen from the 1700 block of Summit Avenue. The victim… [ Keep reading ]