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Burglar arrested in Roxhill neighborhood

On March 26th at 4:59 a.m., Southwest Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress.  The victim reported that this was the second time in two weeks that his home was burglarized.  The victim told arriving officers that the suspect had fled and was last seen… [ Keep reading ]

North Precinct assist KCSO in shooting incident

On 3/26/09 at approximately 1:00 AM King County Sheriff’s Office advised SPD that they were investigating a shooting in the 14800 block of 15th Ave. NE.  They provided a description of the suspect vehicle.  North Precinct Officers located a possible suspect vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed, but… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicous item at SCCC

On March 23rd at approximately 3:21 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call of a suspicious item left outside the main building at Seattle Central Community College in the 1700 block of Broadway Avenue. SPD Bomb Squad Detectives responded to the scene, determined the item was harmless and disposed of… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary suspect captured in U-District

On March 23rd at around 2:27 a.m., an adult male suspect climbed through a window at a fraternity house in the 4700 block of 17th Avenue NE and stole 3 skate-boards.  The suspect fled on foot but was caught and detained by house members in the alley a short distance… [ Keep reading ]

Vehicle vs. pedestrian collision downtown

On March 20th at approximately 6:45 p.m. officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision near 7th Avenue and Denny Way. Preliminary investigation indicates that a pickup truck was attempting to make a right turn from northbound 7th Avenue onto eastbound Denny Way. The truck stopped for a pedestrian that… [ Keep reading ]

Business robbed in North Seattle

On March 18th at 9:40 p.m. officers received a call of a robbery in the 8700 block of Holman Road Northwest.  Witnesses told officers that the suspect came into the business, ordered a sandwich and attempted to pay with a credit card that was declined. The suspect left the store returning a few… [ Keep reading ]

Collision with extensive property damage

On March 18th at approximately 7:27 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 10100 block of Renton Avenue South to investigate a vehicle collision involving extensive property damage. The driver was the only occupant of the suspect vehicle, a Chevrolet van. The 25-year-old male suspect struck a parked vehicle as it… [ Keep reading ]

Suspicious item determined to be safe

On March 18th at 2:12 a.m. a  passer-by called in a suspicious item located in the 1800 block of Harvard Avenue.  Officers arrived and cordoned off the area. Arson/Bomb Squad Detectives responded to the scene and subsequently determined the item was harmless. 

Ballard burglary suspect arrested, one at large

On March 18th at approximately 4:51 a.m. officers responded to a call of a possible burglary in progress inside a  building in the 5400 Block of Leary Avenue NW.  Witnesses called 911 to report that a man was inside the building’s secure parking garage. Officers arrived and confronted two suspects inside… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor announces Acting Chief of Police

SEATTLE – Mayor Greg Nickels has announced that Deputy Chief John Diaz will serve as acting chief of police pending Chief Gil Kerlikowske’s confirmation by the U.S. Senate to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Diaz will also serve as interim chief upon Kerlikowske’s resignation from the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]