Detectives Need Your Help Identifying Lake City Pot Shop Robbery Suspects

SPD Robbery Detectives and the FBI are seeking information on an armed robbery at a Lake City cannabis shop. On November 18th, witnesses and victims called 911 at approximately 11:30 PM and reported three armed suspects had just stolen cash and marijuana from the store. Surveillance video shows the suspects approach… [ Keep reading ]

Investigators Seek Info on Downtown Hate Crime

SPD investigators are seeking information about a suspect in a hate crime in downtown Seattle late last week. Around 3:30 p.m. on November 18th, a man in a dark-colored hatchback was seen driving recklessly in downtown Seattle. He reportedly stopped at 1st Avenue and Columbia Street where he yelled racist slurs and… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After One Man Killed, One Man Injured in Sunday Night Shooting

Officers responded to Martin Luther King Jr Way, South and Rainier Avenue South around 10 PM Sunday for a report of shots fired. When police arrived they found two people with serious injuries. Officers and Seattle fire department medics attempted lifesaving measures but one man died at the scene and the other… [ Keep reading ]

High-Risk Victims Unit Recovers Two Juvenile Victims of Sex Trafficking Ring During Aurora Ave Operation

Officers and detectives with SPD’s High Risk Victims Unit (HRVU) recovered two juvenile victims of a suspected sex trafficking ring during an undercover operation Thursday evening on Aurora Avenue North. Detectives also arrested two Johns and contacted five women involved in prostitution on Aurora to offer connections to social services…. [ Keep reading ]

Chief Diaz’s Statement on Upcoming Council Budget Amendments

Good afternoon, About an hour from now, the City Council will vote on whether to eliminate 101 police officer positions. This would be devastating to our city’s already overwhelmed public safety system and demoralizing to the hardworking officers who have continued to serve our community through an increasingly difficult time. … [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in Early Morning Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was injured in a shooting early Wednesday at a South Seattle apartment. Around 2 AM, police were dispatched to an apartment in the 3300 block of Wetmore Ave S, near the Mt. Baker neighborhood, after receiving reports of a loud argument and gunfire. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE: Man Arrested for Stabbing Gas Station Clerk in Northgate

Update 11/18/21: Officers working on this case identified the 18-year-old suspect and determined a possible address in the Northgate neighborhood. Police surveilled the home for multiple hours Wednesday afternoon and eventually knocked on the front door and spoke with a family member of the suspect. The family member denied the… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Stabbing, Robbery Suspect Downtown

Officers arrested a stabbing and robbery suspect Downtown on Monday afternoon after he returned to the scene less than two hours later. At 12:38 p.m., police responded to a business in the 1400 block of 2nd Avenue for reports of a robbery and stabbing. A security guard stated he attempted… [ Keep reading ]

Can you Identify Two Serial Bank Robbers?

Detectives need your help to identify two bank robbers who are involved in multiple cases in the Greater Seattle area. The two individuals are believed to be responsible for at least six bank robberies over the past three weeks, three of which occurred in the city of Seattle. During the… [ Keep reading ]

Two Men Shot on Beacon Hill

Two men were wounded in a shooting late Thursday on Beacon Hill after they reportedly saw a man assaulting a woman and tried to intervene. Just before 10 pm, police received a report of a shooting in a parking lot in the 1600 block of South Columbian Way. A short… [ Keep reading ]