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UPDATE: Girl Struck by Two Cars While Crossing South Seattle Road
posted: September 30, 2014
Update: Detectives have been able to rule out one of the suspected vehicles they were looking for as the investigation continues. Detectives have spoken to witnesses and are now only searching for the red/maroon Chevy Tahoe SUV that was seen speeding away after striking the 7-year-old girl.   Detecives are asking you call Traffic Collision investigators at (206) […]

Chief O’Toole Calls For Audit of SPD Training Overtime Spending
posted: September 30, 2014
Today, the Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) released a report highlighting problems related to overtime spending in the SPD Education and Training Section (ETS) in 2013. While there were no sustained charges against any individuals in the SPD, serious systemic problems were highlighted. OPA found that supervisors in ETS failed to keep overtime spending within […]

Man Stabbed Downtown Early Tuesday Morning
posted: September 30, 2014
Detectives are investigating after a man was found stabbed downtown early Tuesday morning. Officers were dispatched to investigate a fight at 4 Ave. and Pine St. just after 1:30 a.m.  Officers arrived and found a man stabbed on the sidewalk and a car parked precariously in the middle of Pine St. Witnesses say that a […]

Police Seek Assistance in Locating Burglary Suspect
posted: September 29, 2014
Detectives want help finding Calvin E. Beaver, a 55-year-old Seattle man suspected of breaking into a Columbia City theater and stealing more than $1,500 in cash last week. Police were called to a burglary in the 4900 block of Rainier Ave South about 11 PM on September 21st. The suspect is believed to have entered the […]

Overnight Mount Baker Gun Battle Leaves Cars Damaged
posted: September 27, 2014
Detectives are investigating an overnight shooting that left multiple cars damaged and two cars abandoned in the Mount Baker neighborhood. Officers began receiving multiple calls of shots fired at 10:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of 26th Ave. South.  When they arrived, they found a car crashed into a fence and another one in the street, […]

Trailer Full of Stolen Harleys Found in South Seattle
posted: September 24, 2014
A trailer full of historic motorcycles, stolen from Tacoma hotel parking lot on Tuesday, was recovered by Seattle police officers in South Seattle this afternoon. The stolen trailer, featured in a Facebook post, was spotted by a witness about 12:30 PM in the 2700 block of 7 Place South. Officers called to the scene opened […]

September 27th Is Drug Take Back Day!
posted: September 24, 2014
The Seattle Police Department, in partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will accept any unused and unwanted drugs – no questions asked – on Sept. 27 at local precincts. You can find the drop-off site in your neighborhood by visiting our precinct map. During the past three and a half years, these events have […]

Officers Make Arrest on Child Luring and Shots Fired Incident
posted: September 23, 2014
Officers on Tuesday arrested a 33-year-old man who fired a gun in the Brighton neighborhood, and also tried to lure children into his car in the same area. Officers responded to reports of shots being fired in the area of Rainier Avenue South and South Graham Street around 3:15 PM. Three nearby schools had their […]

Officers Investigating Stabbing Along Aurora Avenue
posted: September 23, 2014
A 44-year-old man was taken to the hospital with stab wounds after a fight between two men escalated and spilled into the roadway in North Seattle. The stabbing was reported shortly before 11 a.m. in the 11600 block of Aurora Avenue North. Police were able to speak with the victim briefly before he was taken […]

Man Dies After Shootout in Denny Triangle
posted: September 20, 2014
An early morning gunfight in Seattle killed one of the two involved gunmen with the second suspect still at large. Officers nearby heard numerous gunshots being fired in the 1900 block of Minor Ave just after 3:30 AM. Police rushed to the scene and located an armed man who had been shot multiple times. Medics […]


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