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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.
  • Man Found Dead In Little Brook Neighborhood Sunday
    posted: July 5, 2015
    Detectives are investigating after a security guard found a dead man in the Little Brook neighborhood early this morning. The security guard was doing his rounds in the 3000 block of NE 143rd St. around 4:30 AM Sunday when he discovered a man lying in a parking lot.  The guard checked closer and saw that [more]
  • Driver Arrested After Killing Cyclist In Roosevelt Collision
    posted: June 29, 2015
    A 45-year-old cyclist was killed in the Roosevelt neighborhood Saturday night after he was struck by a suspected intoxicated driver. Police arrested the 29-year-old driver at the scene. SPD Traffic Collision investigators believe the driver of a red Subaru was headed eastbound on NE 65th Street around 11 PM Saturday night when he struck the cyclist [more]
  • Man Shot in Leg During University District House Party
    posted: June 27, 2015
    Detectives are investigating after fights broke out at a University District house party and a man was shot in the leg early Saturday morning. Officers were initially called to the 4700 block of 20th Ave NE for a noise complaint emanating from a house at about 12:45 AM. After officers had arrived, numerous fights began [more]
  • Police Arrest Four In Queen Anne Abduction Case
    posted: June 21, 2015
    Police have arrested four men after an abduction from a Queen Anne home Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the 300 block of Queen Anne North at about 11 AM to investigate a report of a disturbance during an apparent ‘intervention’ gone wrong. Officers directed the caller’s boyfriend to leave as his presence was a source [more]
  • Police Bag Wallingford Bike Burglar
    posted: June 20, 2015
    Officers arrested a burglar Friday night after he broke into a storage unit and stole two bikes from a Wallingford apartment complex. A witness called police just before midnight to report a man he didn’t recognize in his apartment’s parking garage in the 4300 block of Stone Way North. The suspect had broken into a [more]
  • (Update) Barricaded Man In Custody After Ongoing Closure of Greenwood Avenue
    posted: June 17, 2015
    Update: The suspect was seen starting a fire inside the apartment after police entered the man’s residence with a remotely controlled robot around 6:30 PM. Firefighters assisted with controlling fire and the suspect finally emerged from the apartment and was taken into custody. The suspect is being taken to the hospital for an evaluation and will later be [more]
  • Late Night Munchies Leads To Pursuit of Stolen Car
    posted: June 13, 2015
    Detectives are searching for a pair of auto thieves after they led police through North Seattle early Saturday morning. Two officers were ordering food at a drive-through restaurant at 1 AM in the 2100 block of N. Northgate Way when they noticed something odd, a stolen car in line directly in front of them. The [more]
  • Man Arrested For “Helping The Neighborhood”
    posted: June 6, 2015
    Officers arrested three men for burglary in the Bitter Lake neighborhood early Saturday morning. The witness, a local handyman, went to a home in the 12700 block of Phinney Ave. N. for a job, but when he arrived, at midnight, he was met by three men who had already entered the home.  The witness asked the [more]
  • Machete-Wielding Man Arrested for Arboreal Assault In Greenwood
    posted: June 1, 2015
    Police believe a dispute at a Greenwood bar early Saturday led a man to arm himself with a machete and hack several trees limb from limb. Officers responded to the 8100 block of Greenwood Avenue North around 1:30 AM Saturday after receiving reports a man was swinging a machete on the street outside Bleacher’s Pub.   Police [more]
  • Woman Awakes to Find Burglar In Her Home, Throws Him Out
    posted: June 1, 2015
    Police arrested a burglar in Ravenna early Sunday after a homeowner awoke to find a man inside her house. The victim woke up around 5 AM and saw a man standing in the hallway outside her bedroom. The woman began shouting at the suspect, who backpedaled toward the woman’s front door, where the victim gave him one final [more]