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Vehicle vs Pedestrian Collision

On 06-10-09 at 4:42 p.m. a pickup driven by a 37-year-old male was traveling northbound on 5th Avenue NE approaching NE 97th Street. At the same time a 91-year-old male started to walk across 5th Avenue NE from west to east at NE 97th Street. The pickup struck the victim… [ Keep reading ]

Woman robbed of her purse

On 6/11/09, at approximately 4:00 a.m., the victim was walking to the QFC on NE Northgate Wy and Roosevelt Way NE, when the 3 unknown suspects approached her and grabbed her purse. When she resisted a struggle ensued for the purse, and the suspects was able to overpower her and… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary suspects caught in the act

At about 0220 hours, a security guard at Safeco Field observed five individuals entering the business in the 1200 block of 1st Ave S. He clearly observed one of the individuals crawling through a window and letting the others inside. He called 911 and reported a burglary in progress. Patrol… [ Keep reading ]

Armed Robbery in Rainier Valley

On June 10th at approximately 3:00 a.m., two victims called 911 to report that they had just been robbed at gunpoint at a gas station in the 6600 Block of  Martin Luther King Jr. Way South.  The victims told officers that three black males, ages 18 -late 20’s,  all armed… [ Keep reading ]

Reckless Burning arrest in Haller Lake neighborhood

On June 9th, at approximately 9:50 p.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to a call of an individual lighting debris on fire near a business on the southwest corner of North 125th Street and Stone Avenue North. Upon arrival, the officers found a 30 foot by 30 foot area… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Police now taking applications for the Community Police Academy

Want to learn about the role of police officers? What is CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)? How about having the opportunity to ride-along with a police officer while patrolling Seattle streets and neighborhoods? The Seattle Police Department is now taking applications for the fall Community Police Academy to begin Thursday, September… [ Keep reading ]

Bank Robber Captured

On 06/08/09, at approximately 11:30 a.m., SPD officers responded to a bank robbery in the 4900 block of 25 Av NE.  The suspect fled the scene and minutes later was arrested as he walked on the Burke Gilman Trail. The UWPD was also on scene and assisted with the arrest.   Backtracking from the point… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired

On 6/9/09, shortly before 2:00 a.m., (bar closing)several fights erupted in the street in the 1400 block of 10 Av.  Security was attempting to break up the fights, when the suspect fired several rounds into the air.  Suspect than left in a vehicle, south on 10 AV.  The suspect was described as Asian… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery suspects arrested

On 06/08/09, just shortly before 11 p.m., multiple North End officers were dispatched to the area of 1st NE and NE 107th,  regarding a robbery of pedestrians at knife-point.  Officers located the suspect vehicle in the 700 Block of N.E. 145th and performed a felony stop.  Three adults were taken into custody—two males… [ Keep reading ]

Shots Fired at Seward Park

On 6/6/09 at approx. 7:00 p.m., officers responded to Seward Park on reports of shots fired.  Upon arrival, witnesses indicated the shots came from the upper loop near the BBQ area.  Officers went to the upper loop and located shell casings on the concrete pathway leading to the BBQ area. … [ Keep reading ]