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Cold Case Detective Ties Felon to Decade-Old New Holly Killing
posted: July 31, 2014
More than a decade ago, a masked man walked up to Boumma Khammanivong outside his New Holly apartment and opened fire. His murder went unsolved, until the Seattle Police Department’s Cold Case detective took up the investigation. Now, police and prosecutors have tied the killing to a Seattle gang member, already serving time in a state prison […]

Masked Men Fire Shots Following Light Rail Station Robbery
posted: July 30, 2014
Robbery detectives are searching for two armed robbers who opened fire Tuesday evening after mugging several people near the Columbia City Light Rail Station. A 13-year-old girl and 21 year-old woman had just walked off the light rail at Columbia City Station around 10:15 PM when two masked men ran up behind them in the 5000 block of […]

Officers Arrest Beacon Hill Robber in Federal Way
posted: July 26, 2014
Federal Way Police were in a vehicle pursuit late Friday night when they located the suspect vehicle from an earlier armed robbery on Beacon Hill and arrested one of the suspects. Officers were called to the 2900 Block of south Snoqualmie street just after 9 p.m. when two women were robbed at gunpoint. The two […]

Family Robbed In Early Morning Home Invasion In Hillman City
posted: July 22, 2014
Detectives are investigating after three armed men forced their way into a South Seattle home early this morning and robbed a family at knife and gunpoint. The victims were sleeping in their home in the 4600 block of South Orcas St—in the Hillman City neighborhood—when they awoke around 3:45 AM to the sound of the suspects […]

(UPDATE: Arrested) Help Robbery Detectives Put the Heat on Lil’ Soup
posted: July 22, 2014
Do you know where detectives can find Lemel Groce? Police believe Groce—a.k.a. "Lil' Soup"—was one of three men suspected of robbing a 15-year-old at gunpoint in the Brighton neighborhood last week.

Two Found Dead Along the Duwamish – UPDATED
posted: July 19, 2014
UPDATE - Around 4 p.m. a pedestrian discovered the body of an adult female in the 7100 block of 1st Avenue S. This is directly underneath Highway 99. The woman suffered injuries similar to the first victim. Homicide and Crime Scene Investigation detectives are on scene. Detectives are looking into the possibility of a connection between […]

UPDATE: Officer and Suspect Go to Hospital Following Officer-Involved Shooting
posted: July 19, 2014
UPDATE: Following Saturday’s officer involved shooting, the Seattle Police Department is releasing to the public two 911 calls made by residents near the scene. In one, a witness described to call takers how he could see people inside his neighbor’s home, walking around with flashlights. The second piece of audio is from a neighbor concerned […]

Police Chase Down Armed, Out-of-Breath Robber In Brighton
posted: July 18, 2014
With officers on his heels, an armed robber ran down side streets and through yards in the Brighton neighborhood Thursday night before breathlessly surrendering to police. The 21-year-old suspect and two other men had approached a 15-year-old boy in the 5100 block of S. Kenyon Street around 9 PM and demanded the gold chain the teen was […]

Police Looking For Knife-Wielding Carjacker (Update: Arrested)
posted: July 16, 2014
Update: Thanks to the diligent work of our officers and detectives, Cyrus Davis was taken into custody around 9:15 p.m. in Westlake Park downtown. Davis had a $500,000 warrant for his arrest stemming from his recent robberies. He was arrested and taken to SPD’s headquarters and will be booked into King County Jail shortly. Thank […]

Knife Wielding Man Attacks Woman In Her Home
posted: July 16, 2014
A man entered a woman’s apartment and attacked her with a knife just after 6 a.m. this morning. The attack occurred in the 4500 block of S Henderson Street. The victim told officers her assailant is an East African male in his early twenties and that he was wearing a red T-shirt, blue jeans and […]

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