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Robbery suspect apprehended after short pursuit

On October 22nd at around 2:38 AM,  West Precinct officers responded to the area of 2nd and Bell Street where there were reports of two shots being fired.  Officers arrived and located a male with a gun shot wound to his hand.       The shooting victim reported that approximately 3 men approached him and his brother. … [ Keep reading ]

Mayor unveils new “Speed Van”

SEATTLE – Mayor Greg Nickels, Councilmember Nick Licata, and Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske unveiled the city’s new “speed van” at Gatewood Elementary School in southwest Seattle. The speed van’s photo radar tool will help enhance safety in school zones. The principal intent of this pilot project is to test how… [ Keep reading ]

Disturbance with gun in Pioneer Square, suspect arrested

On October 18th at 11:15 P.M., officers responded to a weapons call at South Washington Street and 2nd Ave S.  The victim reported that a man had pointed a handgun at him during a verbal dispute and driven away in a white Chevy Silverado pickup truck with Texas plates.  While responding to the call,… [ Keep reading ]

Harbor officers rescue man on Lake Union

On October 18th at about 1:30 PM,  Seattle Police Harbor Unit officers conducted  a rescue on Lake Union.  Harbor received a radio call regarding an overturned sailboat in the 1200 blk of Westlake Av N.  Patrol Boat 8 responded  and discovered an overturned kayak with a woman in a kayak standing by with it.  She explained… [ Keep reading ]

Serious stabbing on Lower Queen Anne

On October 17th  at 11:22 P.M., 911 received a call of a person who had been stabbed at 5 Avenue West and West Roy Street.  West Precinct officers arrived and found the male victim with deep stab wounds to his left shoulder and back. The victim told officers he didn’t know… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery in Magnolia

On October 17th at 11:21 AM, officers responded to a call of a Strong Arm Robbery that just occurred in the 3700 Block of 25th Place West, involving a  gun and the victim being pistol whipped.  The call stated that five black males ages  18 to 20  had just left on foot south bound from that location…. [ Keep reading ]

Robbery detectives catch “purse-snatch” suspect

Thanks to good police-work and a little bit of luck, Seattle Police Robbery detectives nabbed a robber that they believe responsible for several “purse-snatches” dating back to late August. Detectives just recently pieced together information that led them to believe that a particular individual was responsible for several of these… [ Keep reading ]

Restaurant burglar arrested

On October 16th at 4:36 AM, West Precinct patrol officers responded to a silent alarm at a restaurant located in the 1800 block of Eastlake Avenue E. When they arrived, one officer observed a lone suspect carrying a backpack leaving the restaurant through the back door. Upon seeing the police,… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious device shuts down area around Dexter Horton Building

On October 15th shortly after 9:30 PM security officers from the Dexter Horton building advised that they had found a suspicious device while walking the exterior of the property.   Officers responded to the scene and observed the device.  It was a metal cylinder shaped container with wires and copper tubing protruding.  No… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect apprehended after breaking into businesses at Market

On October 16th at approximately 2:10 AM Pike Place Security called 911 and reported that they had a person in custody who had broken into a store at the market.  West Precinct patrol officers responded to investigate. They discovered that the suspect had entered the market and then made entry into two separate locked businesses… [ Keep reading ]