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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 ]

Two burglars arrested after foot chase

On November 15 at approximately 12:48 P.M. officers responded to the report of a home burglary in the 7900 block of 39 Avenue S. A witness saw two suspects casing the victim’s house and looking in the windows. Then one suspect broke a window to gain entry while the other… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired at vehicle in South Seattle

On November 9th at about 1:39 P.M., the victim was driving his car southbound on Seward Park Ave. S. followed by the suspect vehicle, described as a blue or gray colored van.   As the victim approached South Kenyon Street,  he indicated a right turn and as he did the van pulled along… [ Keep reading ]

Serious vehicle/pole collision on M L King

  On November 9th at approximately 2:48 A.M.,  a Dodge Caravan was southbound on Martin Luther King Jr.Way passing South  Norfolk St.   As the vehicle entered the 9800 Block, the driver lost control of the van and left the roadway onto the Sound Transit’s light rail tracks. The vehicle struck the steel light… [ Keep reading ]

SPD detectives arrest a third suspect in recent homicide

On November 5th Seattle Police detectives arrested a third suspect connected with the recent homicide investigation involving the 53-year-old victim who was beaten and robbed on October 25th near 5th and Mercer. The suspect is a fifteen-year-old male who was arrested in Seattle and booked into the Youth Services Center… [ Keep reading ]

Car/pedestrian collision at Rainier & Othello

On November 6th at about 5:21 AM, a Ford Windstar driven by an adult male was travelling northbound on Rainier Avenue South when it struck an adult male pedestrian in the intersection of Othello Street and Rainier.  The pedestrian was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.  The driver of the Windstar was… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary suspect caught by officers

On November 4th at about 9:30 AM, a neighbor observed a suspicious man  crawling around in the crawlspace of a house in the 4500 Block of South Lucile Street.  The neighbor went across the street to call 911 and then returned to the scene to keep an eye on the suspect.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Public assistance sought in locating homicide suspects

On October 25th, West Precinct Anti-Crime (ACT) officers took a report from citizens who had just been assaulted and robbed in the area of 5th and Mercer.  As the ACT officers conducted an area check for the suspects, they interrupted another assault and robbery in progress.  A group of about… [ Keep reading ]

South Precinct officers work to address crime issues

The South Precinct Community Police Team (CPT) has been working to address community concerns regarding criminal activity in the area of Rainier Avenue S and S Garden Street. On October 30th, Department of Corrections (DOC) officers made a request to South Precinct CPT that they arrest a person known to… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting in South Seattle, no injuries

On November 2nd at 11:30 PM South Precinct officers responded to numerous calls that multiple shots were fired in the area of 5400 23rd S.  Officers found over 20 shell casings in the roadway and 6+ bullets and fragments inside a nearby residence.  No one inside could give a reason as to why their house was… [ Keep reading ]