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Police Arrest 11 Shoplifters in Retail Theft Operation Downtown

Officers arrested 11 shoplifting suspects at three different stores during a Retail Theft Operation in downtown Seattle on Thursday afternoon. During the operation, detectives and officers worked with store loss prevention teams to identify prolific shoplifters in the store. Officers watched multiple suspects gather items like clothing, makeup, food,… Filed Under: Investigations, West Precinct

Detectives Investigating After Man Wounded in Rainier Valley Shooting

Detectives are investigating after a man was shot and injured while in his car in the Rainier Valley on Thursday night. At 9:34 p.m., a 911 caller reported he had just been shot. He said he was driving himself to the hospital and he refused to stop for help before… [ Keep reading ]

Police Find Four Guns, Variety of Narcotics in Vehicle After Witnessing Drug Deal

Officers arrested a warrant suspect and seized four firearms, a variety of narcotics and thousands of dollars in cash after witnessing an apparent drug deal in North Seattle on Tuesday. Just before 11:00 p.m., police near North 105th Street and Aurora Avenue North saw someone in the driver’s seat of a… Filed Under: Investigations, North Precinct

Police Arrest Suspect After Pipe Bomb Found in SODO

Police arrested a 38-year-old man this morning after he placed a pipe bomb in an underground parking garage.  Just after 8:00 a.m., police responded to the 900 block of South Horton Street for a suspicious item found in a parking garage. Detectives from the Arson/Bomb Squad responded and used a robot… [ Keep reading ]

Teen Wounded in Possibly Self-Inflicted Accidental Shooting

Police are investigating a 15-year-old for firearms possession after he claimed to have been shot while walking his dog in North Seattle on Wednesday. Police are now working to determine whether the teen’s gunshot injury was accidentally self-inflicted. SPD officers initially responded to a report of gunfire in the 11000… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Struck With Rock in Downtown Robbery

Police are investigating after a man bludgeoned a woman with a rock and robbed her in downtown Seattle early Tuesday. Around 6 a.m., a woman flagged down an officer working an emphasis patrol in the 1500 block of 3rd Avenue. The woman, who was bloodied in the attack, told police… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured After Tuesday Morning Stabbing in Queen Anne

Police are investigating after a jogger was stabbed Tuesday morning on the South Ship Canal Trail in North Queen Anne. At 8:48 a.m., a man called 911 to report he had just been stabbed. Police responded to 3rd Avenue North and Etruria Street and found the 21-year-old victim with a… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Burglar At West Seattle Sporting Goods Store

A burglar used a shopping cart to smash his way into a West Seattle sporting goods store early Tuesday and reportedly pointed a weapon—later discovered to be a pellet rifle—at officers before he was arrested. At 4:15 AM, police received a report of a burglary at the sporting goods store… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man With Sword After Attempted Assault, Burglary Sunday Night

Police arrested a man apparently in crisis after he used a sword to attack an officer in a patrol vehicle, broke the windshield of a parked car, and attempted to break in to a residence near the Washington Park Arboretum Sunday night. At 10:23 p.m., officers responded to 24th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Man Injured in Capitol Hill Shooting Saturday Afternoon

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg Saturday afternoon in Capitol Hill. At about 1:30p.m., officers responded to East Denny Way and Summit Avenue for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found spent shell casings in a parking lot in the 1600 block of East… [ Keep reading ]