Seattle Police Department Investigating King County Sheriff’s Officer-Involved Shooting in Woodinville

The Seattle Police Department’s Force Investigations Team (FIT) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Woodinville on November 9th, 2020. The King County Sheriff’s Office contracts with the City of Woodinville to provide police services to that community. On November 9th, 2020, deputies responded to the report of a… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Arrested For Burglary and Arson at Multiple Homes in Leschi Neighborhood

A 21-year-old woman was arrested Sunday afternoon for arson and burglary after she broke into seven homes in the Leschi neighborhood. Police responded to the 100 block of Lake Washington Boulevard East to investigate a burglary-and-fire alarm at 3:15 PM. Officers arrived at the residence and found two small fires… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Early Morning Capitol Hill Homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating following the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man early Sunday morning at 10th Avenue East and East Pike Street. Shortly after 1:00 AM, Seattle Police responded to reports of a shooting at that location. Upon arrival, officers located the male victim and began life-saving measures until… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Electrocution Accident

One man was killed and another was injured when their aluminum ladder fell on a power line and electrocuted them both.  At approximately 3:20pm, the Seattle Fire Department responded to a medical call related to an industrial accident in the 800 block of 32nd Avenue. A 52-year-old man and a… [ Keep reading ]

Gun Recovered After Man Found Sleeping in Stolen Truck Fights with Officers

Officers arrested a man Wednesday night in the Atlantic neighborhood after he was found sleeping in a stolen truck, and fought with officers. Police were dispatched to investigate a possible stolen vehicle in the 900 block of Hiawatha Place South. Witnesses stated that there was a man rummaging through the… [ Keep reading ]

Seven Arrested at Capitol Hill Demonstration

Update 11/5/20 4:10 PM SPD Force Investigators have learned the subject’s medical episode waspotentially related to asubstancethe subjecthad ingested prior topolicecontact. The subject was treated at the scene by a Seattle Police EMT, and was then treated by Seattle Fire Department medics prior to being transported to the hospital. The… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Fatal Motorist/Pedestrian Collision on Aurora Avenue

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives are investigating after a driver fatally struck a pedestrian Wednesday evening in North Seattle. Just before 6:00 PM, a 58-year-old female was attempting to cross Aurora when she was struck by a driver traveling south on Aurora Avenue North at North 137th Street. Officers and… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect Arrested in Stolen Car, Handgun Recovered

SPD officer arrested a 27-year-old male in a reported stolen vehicle this afternoon in West Seattle. Officers had been dispatched to the area of the 4000 block of Fauntleroy Way SW at about 1 p.m. at the request of another police agency. A reported stolen vehicle was mapping to that… [ Keep reading ]

2020 Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a little bit different this year, and King County Public Health has an excellent trick-or-treatise on Covid-Safe guidelines.  The Seattle Department of Transportation has a Trick or Street Blocks, and additional resources for socially-distanced trick-or-treating can be found online, such as on Nextdoor or mapmyhalloween.com.  Expect that children will still be… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect arrested for Animal Cruelty in North Seattle

Officers on Friday night arrested a 32-year-old man on Animal Cruelty charges after it was reported that he was dragging a cat on a rope behind a bicycle that he was riding. Officers had responded to a 911 call in the 9000 block of 13th Ave NW around 9:15 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]