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One-vehicle rollover crash downtown

On February 8th at approximately 3:32 a.m. officers responded to a one-vehicle collision near the 1200 block of Western Avenue. Preliminary investigation indicated that the driver was traveling southbound on Western Avenue at a high rate of speed. The driver lost control of his vehicle, struck a light pole and… [ Keep reading ]

Suspects caught after U-District robbery

On February 8th at approximately 1:29 a.m. officers responded to the area of 22nd Avenue NE and NE 47th Street for the report of three victims who were assaulted and robbed by multiple suspects. The victims were confronted by the suspects and when they refused to comply with the suspects’ demands, two of the victims were… [ Keep reading ]

Drive-by shooting in south Seattle

On February 6th at about 11:20 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired in the 3400 block of South Holly Place. Officers arrived on scene and discovered a house that appeared to be the target of the suspect'(s) gunfire. Upon further investigation officers located a female victim in… [ Keep reading ]

Arrest, gun recovered outside nightclub

On February 6th at approximately 1:50 A.M., West Precinct officers were monitoring the closing of a bar in the 100 Block of Blanchard Street.  A witness approached the officers and informed them that a man sitting in a car nearby had a handgun in his lap.  The officers quickly located… [ Keep reading ]

Bank Robbery Downtown

On February 4th at approximately 3:30 PM West Precinct Officers responded to a call of a bank robbery in the 1400 block of 5th Avenue. Witnesses related that a man his mid 30’s, 6’0, nicely dressed entered the bank and demanded money, telling bank employees he had an explosive device in his… [ Keep reading ]

3rd U-District robbery suspect arrested

On February 4th at approximately 5:00 P.M. Seattle Police Robbery Detectives arrested a third robbery suspect at Fort Lewis with the assistance of the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Division. Based on information developed during the course of their investigation, Seattle Police Robbery Detectives determined that a 21-year-old male suspect from… [ Keep reading ]

Van/Bicycle Collision in Ballard

On February 4th at approximately 8:56 a.m. a 39-year-old male bicyclist was travelling southbound on 24th Avenue NW approaching NW 65th Street.  At the same time a white Ford van driven by a 44-year-old female was facing southbound in the inside lane on 24th Avenue NW and was the first… [ Keep reading ]

Car prowl suspect struck by car on I-5

On February 4 at approximately 12:56 p.m. officers responded to the report of a possible car prowl in progress near the intersection of 6 Avenue and Marion Street. The first responding officer arrived and approached the victim vehicle and saw the suspect still inside the vehicle. The officer ordered the suspect out of the vehicle at which… [ Keep reading ]

Goat reunited with owner in West Seattle

On February 3rd, at about 5:35 P.M., a Southwest Precinct officer came across a small brown goat that was wandering around the neighborhood at 32nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Elmgrove Street. Unable to locate the owner, officers at the Southwest Precinct contacted the West Seattle Blog ( and sent photos… [ Keep reading ]

Commercial vehicle slammed into 1st Av overpass

On 2-3-09 at approximately 9:30 p.m., the driver of a commercial vehicle forgot to lower his boom and drove under the 1st Ave overpass in the 4700 block of Denver Ave South. The boom subsequently struck the overpass and damaged several concrete support structures. It was necessary to close the… [ Keep reading ]