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Arson arrest in West Precinct

  On December 23rd at about 7:20 P.M., Seattle Fire Department requested SPD units for traffic control while they dealt with a fire in the  500 block of 3rd Ave West.    At about 7:55 P.M., officers were called back to the location by the building manager, who’d spoken with some other… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Officers Find Shelter For 60 Displaced People

                On 12/21/08, at  9:48 p.m., 911 received a call of a disturbance involving 60 people outside the Pavilion Shelter, at the Seattle Center.  According to the caller, a Greyhound Bus dropped the people at the shelter and advised them that they could stay there.   When they attempted to get… [ Keep reading ]

Disturbance at Greyhound Bus Depot

On 12/21/08 at 0907 a.m., officers responded to the Greyhound bus terminal at 8th and Stewart, on a call of media inciting unhappy bus travelers over cancellation of bus services due to the weather conditions.  Upon officers’ arrival, media personnel had already conducted their interviews and left the scene.  However,… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary Suspect Arrested in the Magnolia Area

 On 12-20-08, just shortly after midnight, a homeowner in the 600 block of  W. Lee Street, called in a report of a burglar in his home. The victim told the 911 operator that he believed the suspect had left the house.  The suspect was described as a male wearing a dark short puffy jacket. At… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired at 2nd and James

On December 18th at about 3:10 A.M., officers were dispatched to the area of James Street and 2nd Avenue  to investigate a report of shots fired. The investigation at the scene revealed that no one was apparently injured during the incident. At least nine, and possibly as many as twenty shots, had been fired.  Four businesses… [ Keep reading ]

Midyear 2008 Crime Statistics Released

Message from Chief R. Gil Kerlikowske: 2008 is a year of transition, as SPD moved to a new records management system. The new system enables officers on patrol to file crime reports and also to look up details on prior incidents, from their cars. Also new in 2008, we adjusted… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspect arrested

Since November 13th, a lone male was believed to be responsible for 4 commercial robberies. In each, the suspect implied a weapon. Two occurred in Renton and two occurred in Seattle. On November 28th, he robbed a sandwich store in 00 block of W. Mercer Way and the following day… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious Package Found at Federal Building

On 12/10/08 at 4 pm, a man was contacted inside 909 1st Avenue, carrying an open box containing gloves, tape, batteries, coffee, scissors and a clock.  When questioned about his presence he stated that he was going to the Post Office inside the building to mail something to the Secret Service. … [ Keep reading ]

Attempted Abduction reported in West Precinct

On December 9th at approximately 6:30 PM, officers responded to the 2800 Blk. of 42 Ave West on a 911-call from a resident.  The two suspects were described as wearing dark clothing and hooded ski masks.  Upon arriving on scene, the officers learned that the homeowner was driving home with… [ Keep reading ]

Carprowl Suspect Arrested

On December 9th, at 5:24 A.M., a witness reported seeing a man in a parking lot, “checking out” parked cars, across the street from 6th and Lenora Street.  The suspect eventually broke a window on a truck in the parking lot. He reached inside and opened the door.  The witness could not see if the suspect removed… [ Keep reading ]