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Detectives Investigating Wednesday Morning Homicide

UPDATE 8/15/20: The 22-year-old male suspect was located and arrested by Department of Corrections officers in Kitsap County Friday. He was arrested without incident and interviewed by detectives. Following the interview he was booked into the King County Jail for murder and an outstanding DOC warrant. This remains an active… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Man Assaulted During Queen Anne Protest

Updated Post 8/19/2020: Following weeks of investigation, detectives were able to identify a suspect in this case. On Wednesday morning, detectives arrested the 27-year-old male in the South Lake Union neighborhood. The suspect ran from officers and stated he injured himself when he fell to the ground. He was taken… [ Keep reading ]

Arrest Made in Deadly Aurora Motel Fire

A 24-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in North Seattle for the arson at the Hillside Motel earlier this month, which resulted in the deaths of two people and injured four others. Early morning on Monday, July 13th, the Seattle Fire Department and Seattle Police responded to a large fire… [ Keep reading ]

Significant Property Damage, Officers Injured During Protest

Update 7/20/20: In response to community concerns, we are releasing body-worn video around the Sunday afternoon protests where 12 officers were injured. In the following video, you can see that as protestors approached the West Precinct officers saw a man walk up to the secured garage doors of the building… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide Investigation in Pioneer Square

Update 8/20/20: Detectives identified and located two suspects, a man and woman, and arrested them early this morning in North Seattle. The couple was brought to headquarters where they were interviewed by detectives. Following the interview, the female was released and the adult male was later booked into the King… [ Keep reading ]

Fatality Collision Investigation Near Magnolia Bridge

Detectives are conducting the investigation into the fatal, one-vehicle collision that occurred early Saturday morning on 15th Avenue West. On Saturday July 18, 2020 at approximately 2:30 AM, a driver of an Audi coupe was northbound on 15th Avenue West near West Garfield Street at a high rate of speed…. [ Keep reading ]

West Precinct Defaced by Spray Paint Following Protest Friday Night

The exterior of the West Precinct, located at 8th Avenue and Virginia Street, was tagged multiple times by unknown persons as a large demonstration took place in front of the building on Friday night. A large group of demonstrators have been protesting in front of the precinct for several nights… [ Keep reading ]

Tacoma, Washington, Woman Arrested for Allegedly Setting Five Police Vehicles on Fire During Seattle Protest

A 25-year-old Tacoma, Washington, resident was arrested this morning on five federal counts of arson for burning five Seattle Police vehicles parked in the area of Sixth and Pine in downtown Seattle on Saturday, May 30, 2020, announced U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran.  Margret Channon was taken into custody without… [ Keep reading ]

Assaults on Officers During Demonstrations

Many of the demonstration cases sent to the King County Prosecutor’s Office are still being reviewed. This is just a small sample of assault cases sent over to the KCPAO for consideration. Additional charges or amended charges could be filed by the Prosecutor’s Office in the future. On May 29th,… [ Keep reading ]

Felony Charges Filed in Connection with First Weekend of Demonstrations

The King County Prosecutor’s Office has filed felony burglary charges against several individuals stemming from incidents that occurred during the looting that occurred during demonstrations in downtown Seattle Saturday, May 30th, 2020. A 37-year-old man allegedly stole electronics from a store on 2nd Avenue. A 46-year-old man is charged with… [ Keep reading ]