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Possible black bear sighting near Discovery Park

On May 17th, at approximately midnight and again at around 6:45 a.m., 911 received two calls of a possible black bear sighting.  The first caller stated that they believed a possible bear was wandering in their yard in the 5600 Block of 39th Avenue West.   The “bear” then wandered out… [ Keep reading ]

Assault suspect arrested near Aurora motel

On May 17th, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to the area of a motel in the 4100 Block of Aurora Avenue North regarding a suspect who returned to the scene of a May 9 assault incident. During the previous incident, the suspect had kicked down… [ Keep reading ]

Auto theft arrest on Alki

On May 16th, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Southwest Precinct officers were at 58th Avenue Southwest and Alki Avenue Southwest when they observed a stolen vehicle occupied by three suspects. When the officers approached (in heavy traffic) to attempt to arrest them, the suspects fled on foot. Following several foot pursuits and… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery, burglary in Sand Point neighborhood

On May 15th at approximately 5:55 p.m., North Precinct officers  responded to a report of security fighting with a subject armed with a knife at a store  located in the 5200 Block of 40th Avenue NE.  The suspect was described as a black male, 28, heavy build with a black “doo-rag,” no… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery on bus downtown, suspect arrested

On May 15th at approximately 7:10 p.m., three female victims were aboard a  downtown Metro Transit coach  preparing to watch a video on an ipod.  The male suspect grabbed the ipod from them and exited the coach.  The three victims pursued the suspect in an effort to have the ipod… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired at apartment complex

On 5/14/09 at 1140 p.m., the victim called from the 10000 block of Lake City Way NE reporting that he heard four shots fired outside his apartment in the hallway. When he checked on the noise, he discovered four shell casings and several bullet holes. The building was canvassed and no… [ Keep reading ]

Reckless endangerment Suspect arrested

On 05/14/09 at 11:10 p.m., witnesses in the 100 block of S. Horton st. called from a club in the area stating shots were heard outside and that the shooter got into a white T-bird and fled the area.  Officers arrived and found there had been a fight at the Club… [ Keep reading ]

Shots fired

On 05/14/09 at 1045 p.m., several callers notified 911 of numerous shots fired in the area of Rainier and Kenyon.  Vehicles were seen leaving the area and several males were also seen running, but none of them were identified as being involved.  Officers found bullet fragments in the siding of… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary arrest on Crown Hill

On May 13th at approximately 4:44 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress to a business in the 8300 Block of 15th Avenue N.W.  A citizen called to report that they saw a male break the window and enter the store.  Officers arrived… [ Keep reading ]

Farmers Insurance presents award to Seattle Police

Farmers Insurance Group has named Seattle one of the most secure US cities for 2008.  Seattle took top honors in the large city category (over 500,000 residents) based on a number of factors.  The award, which was begun in 2004, looks at what it means to be a secure city…. [ Keep reading ]