Robbery and Assault suspect arrested

On November 15 around 4:00 PM, officers responded to the 100 block of 22 Avenue East for the report of a male who struck another male in the head and ran from the scene. Officers were in the area looking for the suspect when they were called to a disturbance at… [ Keep reading ]

Two burglars arrested after foot chase

On November 15 at approximately 12:48 P.M. officers responded to the report of a home burglary in the 7900 block of 39 Avenue S. A witness saw two suspects casing the victim’s house and looking in the windows. Then one suspect broke a window to gain entry while the other… [ Keep reading ]

Officer-involved collision in North Seattle

On November 14 at approximately 10:24 P.M. an officer was proceeding northbound on 8th Avenue NW heading to a disturbance call possibly involving a knife. The officer had emergency lights and siren activated and had stopped at a red light to clear the intersection at NW 80th St. Once he… [ Keep reading ]

Assault on officer and citizens

On November 15 at approximately 1:46 AM, officers responded to a disturbance call in the 700 block of East Pine St. Upon arrival several citizens were attempting to restrain the suspect inside a grocery store. When officers moved in, the suspect grabbed a female officer by the hair and attempted to… [ Keep reading ]

Is nudity illegal?

This is a topic that has been in the news lately.  The answer is a little more complex than simply yes or no.  There is no law against being naked.  However, there is a law against indecent exposure.  Citizens who have written the Seattle Police Department for more information on this… [ Keep reading ]

BAT Lane education period extended

On October 29th, we indicated that the Seattle Police Traffic Section would be conducting enforcement of Business Access and Transit (BAT) Lane violations along the 15th Avenue West corridor.  This is no longer the case. Public education on these roadway changes will continue, with enforcement of violations to occur at a later… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery Suspect Being Sought

On November 13th,  at approximately 6:30 pm, a suspect entered a business in the 1500 block of 7th Avenue. The suspect was being helped by a female employee, when he brandished a black handgun and informed the employee that he was only interested in cash.  The employee alerted another employee in the store and that employee immediately… [ Keep reading ]

Arrest made in child abuse case

On November 9th at approximately 11:30 A.M., SFD Medics responded to a residence in the 9200 block of 45 Ave S for the report of a 2-month-old baby boy not breathing. Medics provided treatment and transported the baby to an area hospital. Upon further examination and treatment, medical staff discovered… [ Keep reading ]

Drive-by shooting in West Seattle

On November 12th at approximately 11:30 PM, officers from the Southwest Precinct received a call of several shots fired on the street in the 8800 block of 20th Avenue SW.  Complaintants reported hearing the shots and seeing a vehicle driving away from the scene at a high rate of speed. Upon investigation,… [ Keep reading ]

Scooter collision investigation underway

On November 12th, at approximately 3:11 PM, the victim was driving her scooter northbound in the 1900 block of Westlake Avenue. The victim apparently lost control of the scooter and fell onto the street. When the victim fell, her helmet came off and bounced across the street.  Seattle Fire Medics responded and transported… [ Keep reading ]