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Man Fatally Shot After Threatening Officers With Broken Bottle at Gas Works Park (Update)
posted: July 30, 2014
North Precinct Officers shot a man in Gas Works Park this morning after he attacked a security guard and then threatened them with a broken bottle. Officers were patroling Gas Works Park in the 2100 block of N. Northlake Way at about 2:45 this morning when a security guard approached them and said a transient male […]

Violent Felon Wanted For Kidnapping One-Month-Old Daughter
posted: July 29, 2014
Update: Police arrested Carney at a Capitol Hill apartment building just after 5 PM Tuesday. His one-month-old daughter, who was also at the apartment, was unharmed. Seattle police are searching for a violent felon after he kidnapped his one-month-old daughter and threatened to kill the child’s mother in the University District earlier today. Eric Carney, 39, approached his […]

Graffiti Detective Investigating After Vandals Trash Gasworks Park
posted: July 29, 2014
SPD’s graffiti detective is working to identify members of a large group of vandals—possibly dozens of teens—who left spraypainted tags on walls, machinery and picnic benches in Gasworks Park Monday night. Officers arrived at Gasworks around 10:45 PM Monday night after receiving a report of a large group of teenagers—possibly as many as 40 to 50—partying at the […]

Police Investigating Suspicious Blaze at Roosevelt Home
posted: July 22, 2014
SPD Arson investigators and Seattle fire marshals are investigating a suspicious blaze, which consumed the porch of a home in the Roosevelt neighborhood early this morning.

Man Slashed in Lake City Robbery
posted: July 21, 2014
Police are investigating after a 39-year-old man was slashed during a robbery in Lake City Way early Sunday morning. The victim was smoking outside his apartment building in the 14000 block of Lake City Way at 2:30 a.m. when a man approached him and asked for a cigarette. When the victim pulled out his cigarettes to give one away, […]

Police Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide After Bodies Found at Ravenna Nursing Home
posted: July 18, 2014
Seattle Police Department homicide detectives were called to a North Seattle nursing home Friday afternoon after a man and an elderly woman were both found dead in a room at the facility. Police are investigating the possibility this is a case of murder-suicide. Police received a report from the man’s family around 2 PM that the man […]

Detectives Searching For Mother-Son Carjacking Team (UPDATE: ARRESTED)
posted: July 18, 2014
UPDATE (4:51 PM): Kendrick and Nancy Epps are now in custody after police arrested them at motel in the 13300 block of Aurora Avenue N. late Friday afternoon. ———— Robbery Detectives are on the hunt for a mother-son duo that carjacked a woman at the Northgate park and ride on Thursday night. A woman was loading bags into the […]

Stick up Man Caught in the Act of Robbing Lake City Business
posted: July 15, 2014
A 27-year-old man was arrested early Tuesday after robbing a Lake City Way 7-11 store with a realistic looking pellet gun. An officer was flagged down by a passerby near the 7-11, shortly after 4 a.m., in the 3200 block of NE 145th Street regarding a suspicious person inside the store. When the officer looked […]

Penny Pinched: Bungled Robbery Reaffirms That Crime Does Not Pay
posted: July 12, 2014
A man arrested after robbing a Northgate convenience store Friday probably would’ve had a more lucrative evening if he’d just stayed home and gone through his couch cushions. The suspect walked into the store in the 10700 block of 5 Ave. N.E. just after 7 PM with shirt pulled over his face, and flashed a knife at […]

13-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted at Bitter Lake
posted: July 11, 2014
Seattle police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a thirteen-year-old girl at Bitter Lake Friday afternoon. As the girl was listening to music at the park, a man called out her name.  The girl thought she knew the man and walked up to him. The suspect then grabbed the girl and dragged her […]

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