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Suspect Monfort planned more Murder & Mayhem

On November 6th at approximately 2:36 p.m. Seattle Police Homicide detectives received a tip about a car matching the description of a possible suspect vehicle used in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton.  Detectives responded to an apartment complex parking lot in the 13700 block of 56th Avenue South in… [ Keep reading ]

Arson Fire in North Seattle

On 11/8/09, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a Canine Officer was patrolling the area of 78 and Greenwood Av N when he saw and smelled smoke in the area. The officer located a fire behind a business in the 7700 block of Greenwood Av N. Seattle Fire Department (SFD) was on scene.  It appeared the… [ Keep reading ]

SPD statement regarding Brenton murder investigation

On the afternoon of November 6th , 2009, Seattle Police Homicide detectives received a tip about a Datsun 210 matching the description of a possible suspect vehicle used in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton. Detectives responded to a parking lot in the 13700 block of 56th Avenue South in… [ Keep reading ]

NEWS ADVISORY

                                                                                WHAT:  Informational briefing on status of Officer Brenton’s homicide investigation  WHERE:  Seattle Police Department Headquarters, 610 5th Avenue, Seattle (PIOs will come down to the front door and bring all media representatives to the 8th Floor)  WHEN:  11:30 a.m.  WHO:  Assistant Chief Jim Pugel  PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY      … [ Keep reading ]

Officer involved shooting, Brenton Inv. Continues

SEATTLE – On November 6th at approximately 2:50 p.m. Seattle Police Homicide detectives were involved in a shooting in the 13700 block of 56th Avenue South in Tukwila. No detectives were injured.  The Tukwila Police Department is in command of the scene. The King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit… [ Keep reading ]

Murder suspect profile; vehicle of interest images

The below statment was read by Assistant Chief Jim Pugel at a Seattle Police Headquarters news briefing on November 5th, 2009 at 3 p.m. “While I cannot discuss all of our current investigation details and methods, please know that we are working with local, state and federal agencies to process… [ Keep reading ]

Homicide in South Seattle, suspect in custody

On November 4, 2009, at approximately 11:22 am.,  officers were dispatched to the report of a dead body in a transient camp near the intersection of Airport Way, South Lucile Street, and Corson Avenue South.  The responding officers located the victim covered by a blanket.  The  46-year old male victim had… [ Keep reading ]

Officer Brenton’s biography

    Timothy Quinn Brenton was born in Seattle on February 9, 1970. He spent his early childhood in Poulsbo and Woodinville, Washington. His mother fondly remembers Tim teaching himself to read at three years old from a subscription to National Geographic. He later lived in West Seattle, where he… [ Keep reading ]

Flag raising ceremony at the Space Needle

At 10:00 am this morning, Thursday, November 5th, 2009, the Seattle Police Honor Guard will raise a 20 X 30 foot (600 square feet) flag on top of the Space Needle to honor our fallen brother, Officer Timothy Brenton.   This flag will be flown on top of the Space… [ Keep reading ]

Map of Procession Route

A map of the procession route courtesy of SDOT. Memorial Procession Map