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Man arrested for promoting child prostitution

During the early evening hours of August 25th, King County Metro Transit officers stopped two juvenile female prostitutes, ages 13 and 17.  While interviewing them, officers were able to discern the identity of their ‘pimp’.  SPD Vice detectives and East and West Precinct Anti-Crime Team officers searched for this man and located… [ Keep reading ]

Vehicle/bicycle collision

On August 24th at approximately 4:40 p.m., a Lexus was traveling southbound on 5th Avenue approaching Olive Way.  At the intersection of 5th and Olive Way, the Lexus collided with an adult male bicyclist.  Seattle Fire Department medics responded to the scene and determined that the bicyclist had life threatening… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspects at large

On 8/24/09, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the victim was somewhere between the 1200-1400 block of 7th Av., walking back to his hotel from Gameworks when four (4) black males attacked him.  One of them pushed him to the ground and the others kicked him in the face.   The victim gave the suspects… [ Keep reading ]

Fight Disturbance with and shot fired

On 8/24/09, at approximately 1:35 a.m., officers responded to a report that a person had been shot outside a nightclub, in the 1200 block of Westlake Ave N.  When officers arrived, there was no victim to be found and no indication that anyone had actually been shot.  Club security did report that… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspect at large

On 8/23/09, at 9:08 p.m., a black male in his twenties, wearing a black bandana, entered a fast food restaurant in the 1100 block of NW Market St.  He walked towards the counter and displayed a handgun saying,  “ give me all the money.” The suspect jumped over the counter forcing the cashier to give him the… [ Keep reading ]

DV Homicide: Suspect in Custody

On 8/23/09, at 2:20 a.m., officers responded to a 911 call in the 9000 block of 39 av s., where a male caller (29-yrs-old) said he had shot his father(50-year-male).  Officers arrived and called for occupants of the home to come outside and the suspect and a female did so. … [ Keep reading ]

Three-year-old child found wandering the street

On 8/21/09, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to 9th W. and W. Galer to a call of a found child. Officers arrived and took protective custody of a young W/M, approx. 3 years old.  The child was wearing a blue sweatshirt, a diaper, pants and wool socks.  He appeared to… [ Keep reading ]

Homeowner’s surprise burglars

On 8/21/09, at about 7:40 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of Thorndyke Ave W to investigate an occupied burglary. The officers learned that the couple that resides at  a residence in the area had returned to their house a few minutes earlier, entering through the garage door. The… [ Keep reading ]

25-year-old Murder case solved

Almost 25 years to the day, a Seattle Police Homicide detective assigned to the Cold Case unit arrested the now 50-year-old male suspect in a murder case that had been unsolved since 1984. The suspect was arrested at police headquarters today after DNA evidence linked him to the crime in… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting suspect at large

On 8/21/09, at approximately 12:19 a.m., the victim (a male-25-years-old)was on the West side of Rainier Av S. at S. Hudson St. with a group of people when a disturbance broke out.  A single shot was heard and the victim realized that he had been shot in the abdomen. He ran… [ Keep reading ]