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Disclaimer: Seattle Police respond to hundreds of events every day. The information you see here is just a sampling. Information is subject to change as case investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged.
  • Robbers Arrested After Fight Over Cell Phone
    posted: August 3, 2015
    Police arrested a 27-year-old and 28-year-old man after they assaulted and stole the cell phone of another man in the Pinehurst neighborhood early Monday morning. Police were dispatched at 2:15 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 11700 block of 15 Ave. NE. The victim told officers that he was watching a man [more]
  • Man Opens Fire In Grocery Store Parking Lot
    posted: August 2, 2015
    Officers are searching for a gunman after he fired shots in a Dunlap neighborhood grocery store parking lot Sunday. Witnesses called 911 just after 6:30 this evening to report a man firing a gun in the 9200 block of Rainier Ave. S.  Witnesses said the shooter pulled out an hand gun and began firing shots [more]
  • Detectives Searching For Man Who Attacked Girl in Highland Park Neighborhood
    posted: August 1, 2015
    Detectives are asking for your help finding a man who attacked a girl late Wednesday night. A 15-year-old female was walking along 14 Ave. SW approaching SW Cambridge St. at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday when a Hispanic male in his mid 40s, grabbed her from behind, tried to cover her mouth, and began pulling her toward [more]
  • Man Killed In New Holly Shooting
    posted: July 31, 2015
    Officers are investigating a homicide that occurred today in the New Holly neighborhood. Witnesses began calling 911 just after 3 p.m. Friday saying that a man was shot at the intersection of 44 Ave. S. and S. Cloverdale St.  When officers arrived they found the adult male victim on the sidewalk and they immediately called for medics. Medics attempted [more]
  • Officers Investigating Magunson Park Robberies
    posted: July 31, 2015
    Officers responded to the 6500 block of Sand Point Way last night to investigate a single robbery, but found four instead. A man called 911 from Magnuson Park at 11 p.m. Thursday saying three teens just robbed him.  He said they punched him in the face and stole his cell phone before running away through the [more]
  • Stolen Bike Trafficker Arrested in Craigslist Sting
    posted: July 30, 2015
    Detectives arrested a man Tuesday after he posted a stolen bike for sale on Craigslist. A Seattle Police Major Crimes Task Force detective began investigating after the victim of a bicycle theft saw his bike advertised for sale on Craigslist. The victim’s bicycle had been stolen earlier in the day from a secured parking garage in lower Queen [more]
  • Officers Arrest Man Passed Out in Car, Uncover Stash of Guns, Drugs, and Money
    posted: July 30, 2015
    A felon was arrested on Wednesday after he was discovered passed out in his car, leading police to weapons and narcotics. Patrol officers responded with the Seattle Fire Department to check on a man passed out behind the wheel of his pick-up truck.  The man was awakened by the fire department and admitted to taking Xanax. [more]
  • Teen Injured In Early Morning Georgetown Shooting
    posted: July 30, 2015
    A 17-year-old was wounded by gunfire early Thursday morning in the Georgetown neighborhood. Witnesses began calling 911 just before 3 a.m. reporting shots fired in the 6300 block of 6 Ave. S. A teen was standing on the sidewalk when he heard shots fired, one of which struck him in the leg.  A group of friends began loading the [more]
  • Three Arrested After Robbing 14 Year-Old at Knifepoint
    posted: July 30, 2015
    Officers arrested three robbers last night and recovered stolen property belonging to a 14-year-old boy shortly after it was taken at knife point. The boy was walking home from his friend’s house in Maple Leaf just after 10 p.m. last night when two subjects, 15 and 16-years-old, ran up to him. They grabbed him and pulled [more]
  • UPDATE: Detectives Investigating After Woman Found Dead In Car
    posted: July 29, 2015
    UPDATE 7/30/15 12:40 PM:  Last night’s death investigation has not been ruled a homicide. Detectives continue to work with the King County Medical Examiners’s Office to determine the cause of death, which may be attributed to homicide, suicide, or accidental causes. Based on evidence that is currently available, detectives do not believe there is a risk [more]