Police Chase, Arrest Felon Carrying Two Guns

Police arrested a man with multiple felony warrants and recovered two loaded guns he was carrying in his pockets Monday afternoon. SPD officers working with the US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force located a felony warrant suspect in the 1900 block of East Madison Street on Monday shortly before 1:00… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating After Two Women Shot Near Judkins Park

Detectives are investigating after two women were shot near Judkins Park Monday night. Dispatchers began receiving calls of shots fired around 8 PM near 22nd Avenue and East Norman Street. Callers said they saw a vehicle speeding away from the park immediately following the gunfire. Two women–20 and 22-years-old–arrived at… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man For Threatening Woman and Her Children in South Seattle Hate Crime

SPD’s Bias Crime investigator and patrol officers on Thursday arrested a 51-year-old man suspected of targeting and threatening a woman and her children in South Seattle. On March 16th, a woman was driving with her two children and stopped at a red light at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill Carjacking Ends in Crash Downtown

Officers arrested a 39-year-old man after he carjacked a motorist in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, drove downtown, struck a person attending a demonstration and crashed into a fire hydrant. Around 8:15 PM, a man called police and reported he’d been carjacked at 11 Avenue and East Pike Street. The victim… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Police Department Pledges to Advance Women in Policing

Today, the Seattle Police Department has signed on to the 30×30 Pledge – a series of low- and no-cost actions policing agencies can take to improve the representation and experiences of women in law enforcement. The activities help policing agencies assess the current state of a department with regard to… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Georgetown Fatality Collision

A bicyclist was killed late Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a semi-truck in the Georgetown neighborhood. Just before 5:00 p.m., police responded to the intersection of South Michigan Street and Corson Avenue South for reports of a semi-truck vs. bicyclist collision. Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene as… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest Seattle Firefighter for Rape of a Child

Detectives from SPD’s Sexual Assault Unit arrested a 52-year-old Seattle firefighter Tuesday evening for rape of a child. The firefighter was already on administrative leave after being arrested by Washington State Patrol late last week in an operation targeting sexual predators. In 2019, the 14-year-old victim met the suspect online…. [ Keep reading ]

Narcotics Detectives Seize 410,000 Fentanyl Pills

SPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigation’s Narcotics Taskforce seized hundreds of thousands of fentanyl pills, along with large amounts of meth, heroin and cocaine while serving several warrants Tuesday in Bellevue. The case, which initially began in North Seattle, led police to several locations in Bellevue, where investigators recovered: 410,000… [ Keep reading ]

Sturdy Mailbox Assists in Arrest

Officers arrested a 40-year-old man Monday evening after he passed out in a stolen car, fled from police when they roused him, only to have his escape foiled by a very sturdy mailbox. Around 9pm, police received a report of a man passed out behind the steering wheel of a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Searching for Suspect Following Wednesday Afternoon Shooting

Seattle police are searching for a gunman after he fatally shot a man during a meeting Wednesday in South Seattle. Just before 4 pm, the suspect walked into a religious center in the 7700 block of Rainier Avenue South, opened fire, fatally striking the man, and fled. SPD Homicide Unit detectives continue… [ Keep reading ]