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Gun shots fired at Pratt Park

November 3, 2008: Officers responded to calls of shots fired in the Pratt Park area. A witness reported to have heard two shots fired near the SW side of the park around the stairs and basketball court. The witness observed a group of 15-20 males and females walking toward the location of where… [ Keep reading ]

Gun shots fired near 28th and S Jackson

November 3, 2008: Officers responded to calls of shots fired in the 28th Avenue S & S Jackson area and checked for possible victims. They interviewed individuals arriving in the area. The complainant stated that no one was injured. No shell casings located. Gang detectives responded to the scene as well.

Found grenade removed safely

November 3, 2008: A towing company called 911 to report a located hand grenade in one of their secured lots. The grenade came from a person who had purchased a vehicle at an auction. The Seattle Police Arson Bomb Squad responded and removed the grenade that appeared to have some type of actual primer, and… [ Keep reading ]

Two arrested in West Seattle for a string of thefts

On November 4th at approximately 12:30 PM, an officer from the Southwest Precinct was in the parking lot of Westwood Village when he observed a suspicious vehicle.  A short time later an employee of a business in Westwood Village recognized a suspect from an April robbery. They described the suspect as being in the vehicle that… [ Keep reading ]

Large crowds gather to celebrate Election

Shortly after Media outlets called the Presidential Race, East Precinct officers observed a large group of people gathered in the middle of the street at Broadway & E. Pike St. Officers soon discovered that the gathering was a spontaneous celebration of the election results. This group began to march westbound on Pike… [ Keep reading ]

Stabbing at North-end tavern

At approximately 11:30 PM on November 4th, North Precinct officers responded to a stabbing call at a tavern in the 5500 block of 20th Avenue NW.   Upon arrival two males were continuing to fight in the roadway.  One male was bleeding profusely from his arm.  As officers arrived, the suspect sprinted around the corner of the… [ Keep reading ]

Malicious Harassment arrest in Ballard

On November 5th at approximately 1:00 AM North Precinct officers responded to the parking of lot of a grocery store at 15th Ave. N.W. and N.W. Market St. regarding an assault upon a taxi driver.  The investigation revealed that the taxi driver picked up a highly intoxicated male from Magnolia and was en route… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary suspect caught by officers

On November 4th at about 9:30 AM, a neighbor observed a suspicious man  crawling around in the crawlspace of a house in the 4500 Block of South Lucile Street.  The neighbor went across the street to call 911 and then returned to the scene to keep an eye on the suspect.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Public assistance sought in locating homicide suspects

On October 25th, West Precinct Anti-Crime (ACT) officers took a report from citizens who had just been assaulted and robbed in the area of 5th and Mercer.  As the ACT officers conducted an area check for the suspects, they interrupted another assault and robbery in progress.  A group of about… [ Keep reading ]

Is your alarm vendor properly licensed?

Seattle residents who subscribe to an alarm service can now check if their vendor is properly licensed with the city. The Seattle Police Department Web site has posted a list of licensed alarm companies at: There are more than 200 alarm vendors operating in the City of Seattle. Most… [ Keep reading ]