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Shots fired downtown

On November 19th at about 8 PM, an off-duty officer was working at a department store in the 1400 block of 3rd Avenue.  He called in a report that he had heard approximately 6-8 gunshots in the area.  He believed that the shots wee coming from the 1500 block of… [ Keep reading ]

Officer recognized for saving woman’s life

On November 18th, one of our West Precinct officers was recognized and thanked for his excellent work in the precinct and specifically his response to a suicidal woman on the Aurora Bridge one morning on his way home from work.   On November 6th at approximately 5 AM, the off-duty officer observed a woman… [ Keep reading ]

Bank Robbery in West Precinct

On 11/18/08 at approximately 1:50 PM West Precinct Officers responded to a bank robbery in the 600 block of 5th Ave. S.   A suspect entered the Bank and presented a note to a teller demanding cash.  Upon receipt of cash the suspect fled on foot and exited via the front door.  Several possible suspects were stopped but… [ Keep reading ]

Accidental, self-inflicted shooting in South Seattle

On November 17th at about 1:37 P.M., a citizen called 911 to report that a man had been shot in the leg and had been transported to 7500 Block of Renton Av S. The driver of the car was taking the victim to the hospital when they saw an ambulance and decided to pull over and… [ Keep reading ]

Serial robber captured

Since October 28th a lone male was believed to be responsible for eight armed robberies.  The first robbery victim was a taxicab driver.  The remaining incidents occurred at small businesses, usually occupied by a lone female employee.  Most of the incidents occurred in the downtown area but one occurred on Capitol Hill and… [ Keep reading ]

Prolific graffiti suspect arrested

On November 16th at 1 AM, East Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of vandalism in progress.  Officers quickly arrived, located the suspect and arrested him.  The suspect was using the tag “Kerse”, which belonged to a recently deceased graffiti “artist”.  The suspect was using the tag in an apparent attempt to… [ Keep reading ]

Stabbing suspect captured

On November 17 at 12:57 AM, a North Precinct officer contacted a victim of a stabbing at NW 85th street and 9th NW .  The officer was able to broadcast a suspect vehicle description and direction of travel.  Moments later, officers sighted the vehicle at NW 85th and 15th NW and made a stop of the… [ Keep reading ]

Shoplifter hits grocery employee with vehicle

On November 16 at 7:40 PM, North Precinct Officers responded to a grocery store in the 9900 block of Holman Road NW. Investigation revealed that the suspect stole a case of beer, exited the store and got into his truck. Two store employees followed the shoplifter outside. One employee began to struggle with the… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect at large in hit and run collision

On November 16 at approximately 9:31 A.M. a witness reported a two-car collision at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and University Street. One vehicle, a red Honda Civic, ran into the front door of a corner building. Officers arrived and discovered the driver of the Honda had run from the… [ Keep reading ]

Assault in North Seattle

On November 16 at approximately 1:50 A.M. officers responded to an assault call in the 4500 block of 8th Avenue NE. The incident started at a nearby club. A fight broke out between two patrons. It was broken up and one of the involved subjects left the club. He returned… [ Keep reading ]