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Man arrested for soliciting murder ‘victim’ on Craigslist

On April 22, 2009, Seattle Police detectives were notified of a disturbing advertisement posted on Craigslist. The ad, entitled “A strange desire”, was posted in the “Casual Encounters” section of the site under the Seattle-Tacoma area listing. The ad indicated that the person wanted to have sexual intercourse with a woman… [ Keep reading ]

Stolen vehicle crash into house in New Holly

On April 27, at approximately 9:55 a.m.,  South Precinct officers  attempted to contact a suspicious vehicle in the 2900 Block of South Holly Street.  The officers approached the car on foot to speak to the driver.  Unbeknownst to the officers, the vehicle had just been reported as stolen.  As the officers… [ Keep reading ]

Three strong-arm robberies in Ballard

On April 25th between 11:00 p.m. and midnight, North Precinct patrol officers responded to 3 strong-arm robberies in Ballard. The first robbery occurred in the 5600 block of Phinney Avenue N at 11:12 p.m.  An adult female victim was accosted by 2 young adult males.  They demanded her cell phone. … [ Keep reading ]

Armed robbery, arrest, in Central District

On April 25th at approximately 10:26 p.m.,  East Precinct officers responded to a report of a man with a gun attempting to rob people near 22nd Avenue and James Street.  Officers contacted the victims who pointed out the suspects who were trying to flee the area.      Most of the victim’s… [ Keep reading ]

DV assault suspect arrested

On 4/25/2009 at 1125 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 9000 block of  Wallingford Ave N., for a call of an ex-husband chasing his ex-wife and hitting her. The victim drove to the North Pct and was now in the front parking lot. The victim stated that her ex-husband used his… [ Keep reading ]

2-year old girl found wondering near 23rd and S . Graham St.

On 4/25/09, at 1035 p.m., a male called from a cell phone stating he was holding onto a 2- year- old female who he saw wandering around near 23rd and S Graham.  He waited for Police and turned over the very healthy and happy girl.  Officers combed the area for… [ Keep reading ]

Strong arm robbery

On 4/25/09 at approx. 2:20 p.m., a woman riding Metro from the stop near Magnuson Park was approached at the bus stop by the suspect. He harassed and bothered her for the trip to the U-District. Once there he followed her on to the overpass across 15 Ave NE in… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting at 3rd and Seneca St.

At approximately 1219 p.m., today, 911 broadcast several reports of shots fired and a man down at 3rd and Seneca St. Officers arrived to find a male victim lying in the middle of the intersection. Officers were directed to the suspect’s location. The suspect, a female in her 30’s was… [ Keep reading ]

Carjacking suspect arrested near Seatac

On 4/25/09 at 2:18a.m., victim called 911 stating she was car jacked at 1 Av S/S Washington.  Suspect threw victim out of her car, 1983 Chevy Monte Carlo SS, and drove off with it.  Officers recall seeing the vehicle a couple minutes prior to broadcast heading toward I-5. An intense… [ Keep reading ]

Carjacking suspect captured

On 4/24/09, at approx. 11:00 p.m., the victims in this incident were returning to their parked vehicle, at 20th NW and Shilshole Av. NW, when the suspect approached and pointed a handgun at them.  The suspect demanded their wallets, cellphones and car keys.  After getting all of the above, the… [ Keep reading ]