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Shoplifter hits grocery employee with vehicle

On November 16 at 7:40 PM, North Precinct Officers responded to a grocery store in the 9900 block of Holman Road NW. Investigation revealed that the suspect stole a case of beer, exited the store and got into his truck. Two store employees followed the shoplifter outside. One employee began to struggle with the… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect at large in hit and run collision

On November 16 at approximately 9:31 A.M. a witness reported a two-car collision at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and University Street. One vehicle, a red Honda Civic, ran into the front door of a corner building. Officers arrived and discovered the driver of the Honda had run from the… [ Keep reading ]

Assault in North Seattle

On November 16 at approximately 1:50 A.M. officers responded to an assault call in the 4500 block of 8th Avenue NE. The incident started at a nearby club. A fight broke out between two patrons. It was broken up and one of the involved subjects left the club. He returned… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery and Assault suspect arrested

On November 15 around 4:00 PM, officers responded to the 100 block of 22 Avenue East for the report of a male who struck another male in the head and ran from the scene. Officers were in the area looking for the suspect when they were called to a disturbance at… [ Keep reading ]

Two burglars arrested after foot chase

On November 15 at approximately 12:48 P.M. officers responded to the report of a home burglary in the 7900 block of 39 Avenue S. A witness saw two suspects casing the victim’s house and looking in the windows. Then one suspect broke a window to gain entry while the other… [ Keep reading ]

Officer-involved collision in North Seattle

On November 14 at approximately 10:24 P.M. an officer was proceeding northbound on 8th Avenue NW heading to a disturbance call possibly involving a knife. The officer had emergency lights and siren activated and had stopped at a red light to clear the intersection at NW 80th St. Once he… [ Keep reading ]

Assault on officer and citizens

On November 15 at approximately 1:46 AM, officers responded to a disturbance call in the 700 block of East Pine St. Upon arrival several citizens were attempting to restrain the suspect inside a grocery store. When officers moved in, the suspect grabbed a female officer by the hair and attempted to… [ Keep reading ]

Is nudity illegal?

This is a topic that has been in the news lately.  The answer is a little more complex than simply yes or no.  There is no law against being naked.  However, there is a law against indecent exposure.  Citizens who have written the Seattle Police Department for more information on this… [ Keep reading ]

BAT Lane education period extended

On October 29th, we indicated that the Seattle Police Traffic Section would be conducting enforcement of Business Access and Transit (BAT) Lane violations along the 15th Avenue West corridor.  This is no longer the case. Public education on these roadway changes will continue, with enforcement of violations to occur at a later… [ Keep reading ]

Robbery Suspect Being Sought

On November 13th,  at approximately 6:30 pm, a suspect entered a business in the 1500 block of 7th Avenue. The suspect was being helped by a female employee, when he brandished a black handgun and informed the employee that he was only interested in cash.  The employee alerted another employee in the store and that employee immediately… [ Keep reading ]