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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 […]

Police End University District Poltergeist’s Rampage
posted: July 10, 2014
Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? If the answer is “yes,” then don’t wait another minute. Pick up the phone and call 911. That’s exactly what one University District couple did Wednesday evening after they found something strange […]

Man Shot In Victory Heights Neighborhood Over Apparent Drug Debt
posted: July 9, 2014
Seattle police are investigating after a man was wounded in a shooting in the Victory Heights neighborhood Wednesday afternoon following a dispute over an apparent drug debt. Police responded to the 1700 block of NE 103rd street, where they found the victim, who had been shot in the foot. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening […]

Masked, Fully-Clothed Gunman Celebrates the 4th By Holding Up Strip Club
posted: July 7, 2014
Instead of celebrating in traditional fashion with a barbecue, family gathering and fireworks, one man commemorated the birth of our nation by robbing a Lake City strip club at gunpoint on Friday. Just before 10:30 AM on July 4th, the suspect approached the manager of Dreamgirls club as he was standing outside the business—which had not […]


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