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Mayor announces Acting Chief of Police

SEATTLE – Mayor Greg Nickels has announced that Deputy Chief John Diaz will serve as acting chief of police pending Chief Gil Kerlikowske’s confirmation by the U.S. Senate to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Diaz will also serve as interim chief upon Kerlikowske’s resignation from the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary suspect arrested on Lower Queen Anne

On March 16th at approximately 9:00 A.M., an occupant of a home in the 500 Block of Galer Street observed a burglar breaking in through a window.  The occupant was on the second floor of the residence when he heard glass breaking.  He called 911 and gave the dispatcher an… [ Keep reading ]

Attempted vehicular assault in Belltown

On March 13th at approximately 1:45 A.M., West Precinct bicycle officers attempted to contact a driver who was revving his engine in the parking lot of a business in the 2100 Block of Western Avenue.  As the officer approached, the suspect took off in his vehicle at a high rate… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired near Blanchard and Elliott

On 3/7/09 at 1:58 a.m., SPD bike officers and patrol units heard gunshots being fired just west of Venom Night Club, near Blanchard and Elliott.  Officers advised that it sounded as if four “rapid” shots were fired under the viaduct.  Officers arrived in the area, and were told by a… [ Keep reading ]

Male shot near Taylor Av N and Thomas

On 03/7/09 at 1220 a.m.,  SPD officers working off duty at a local business near Taylor Av N and Thomas Street heard several shots fired north of their location.  They immediately advised dispatch of the situation.  As officers were responding, a shooting victim ran to the off duty officers and… [ Keep reading ]

Armed Robbers Arrested

On 03/06/09 at 1:30 a.m., the night Bicycle Squad on-viewed what they believed to be an assault in progress in the parking lot  in the 100 block Blanchard St.   Three suspects were involved.  All three suspects ran when officers approached.  The officers caught all three suspects.  During the foot pursuits, one… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious package near Federal Bldg.

On March 4th at approximately 6:30 A.M.,  Seattle Police received a 911 call from Federal Police working at a building across the street from the Federal Building.  The call stated that a suspicious package was located in a window well on the southeast corner of the building.  Seattle Police responded… [ Keep reading ]

Pedestrian/vehicle collision in International District

On February 27th at approximately 11:30 P.M., a 74 year-old female was crossing South Jackson Street when she was struck by a vehicle.  Seattle Police and Fire Department units arrived almost immediately.  The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.  SPD’s Traffic Collision Investigation Squad responded to the… [ Keep reading ]

Boat fire on Lake Union

On February 28th at approximately 11:50 A.M., Seattle Police Harbor Patrol responded to a burning boat at a marina in the 2700 Block of Westlake Avenue North.  The boat’s operator and his friend were at the marina’s fueling dock preparing to put fuel in the boat when the engine compartment… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired in Belltown

On February 26th at 6:35 PM, a West Precinct patrol officer heard 4 shots coming from the area of 4th and Bell Street.  Upon arriving on scene, officers located 4 shell casings on the NW corner of 4th and Bell. According to witnesses, the shooter was a black male wearing… [ Keep reading ]