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Police Seize Trove of Suspected Stolen Cellphones Inside South Seattle Shop
posted: October 24, 2014
Inside a South Seattle convenience store Thursday morning, surrounded by shelves lined with tubs of coriander, diapers, and bottles of olive oil, South Precinct detectives loaded up boxes and boxes of suspected stolen cellphones, laptops and cameras after serving a warrant at the shop. Police received information earlier in the week that the small, cluttered store – tucked away […]

Shooting Suspect In Custody After Standoff In South Seattle
posted: October 24, 2014
Detectives are investigating after taking a man into custody following a stabbing and shooting in South Seattle. Officers responded to the 7900 block of Rainier Ave at 4:40 PM thursday after a woman called 911 to report that her boyfriend had stabbed her in the shin before she was able to flee their home.  Officers recognized […]

Man Wounded in Thursday Morning Shooting On Rainier
posted: October 23, 2014
Detectives are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound walked into a restaurant on Rainier Avenue late Thursday morning. The manager of a restaurant in the 2700 block of Rainier Avenue S. called police at 11:20 AM and said someone had been shot.  When officers arrived, they found the victim, who had been shot […]

Police Make Arrest and Recover Gun After Man Injured In Beacon Hill Shooting
posted: October 10, 2014
Officers arrested a 25-year-old man and seized a gun at Beacon Hill apartment complex Friday evening after another man was wounded in a shooting. Police received umerous reports of shots fired near 38th Ave South and South Willow Street around 4:45 PM. Officers arrived at the scene within one minute of dispatch and found a 27-year-old man lying […]

Man Arrested For Attempted Carjacking In SoDo
posted: October 8, 2014
Officers arrested a man after he pulled a knife on a woman Wednesday afternoon and tried to steal her car in SoDo. Police received several 911 reports around 2:50 p.m. of a man dragging a woman out of a car near 7 Pl. S.  and S. Forest St.  Witnesses said the 30-year-old man pulled a box cutter on the woman […]

Man Arrested for Double Carjacking Attempt In Georgetown
posted: October 7, 2014
Police arrested a man, high on crack cocaine, late Monday after he tried to carjack two motorists at a Georgetown gas station. A large middle-aged man, 6-foot, 225 pounds, wearing blue sweats, reportedly approached his first victim around 10:30 PM as he was getting into a car at the station in the 6200 block of Corson Avenue South. […]

Officers Arrest Felon, Seize Rifle, Pistol From Tent Near Beacon Hill
posted: October 3, 2014
Seattle police and Department of Corrections (DOC) officers on Thursday seized a rifle and a pistol from a wanted felon after finding him in a tent in the woods near Beacon Hill.

After Emphasis Effort, Robberies Down Near South Seattle Transit Lines
posted: October 1, 2014
When robbers began targeting transit riders along South Seattle train and bus lines late this summer, commanders in the South Precinct took action, putting more officers on bikes and foot beats to combat thieves stealing cellphones and jewelry. Those efforts are apparently paying off. “Since we’ve started the emphasis, our street robberies have dropped about 50 […]

UPDATE X 2: Girl Struck by Two Cars While Crossing South Seattle Road
posted: September 30, 2014
Update x 2: Detectives have located and impounded the red Chevy Tahoe believed to be involved in the hit and run collision of a 7-year-old girl . Investigators are still soliciting tips from anyone who may have information about the person driving the vehicle at the time of the collision. Traffic collision investigators would like to thank […]

Man Shot In Chest and Leg in the South Park Neighborhood
posted: September 28, 2014
Officers are searching for a suspect after they were approached by a man in South Seattle who had been shot multiple times early Sunday morning. Officers were sent to 12 South and South Trenton St. for reports of an argument somewhere in the area, but when they arrived they were unable to locate anyone who […]


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