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Seattle Police Officer Flagging Traffic South of Downtown Struck and Injured by Hit & Run, DUI Driver
posted: April 18, 2014
An off-duty uniformed officer flagging traffic south of downtown is struck and injured by a Hit & Run, DUI driver early this afternoon.   On April 18th at approximately 1:59 p.m. officers responded to reports of a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian at 1st Avenue South and South Atlantic Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that an adult male suspect was driving […]

Woman Has Face Slashed With A Knife In A Bar Fight
posted: April 13, 2014
A woman slashed another woman across the face with a knife in a bar fight in South Seattle early this morning. On April 13th at approximately 12:20 a.m. officers responded to a fight disturbance at the Rose Petal Bar in the 6900 block of MLK Jr. Way South. Preliminary investigation indicates that two females were initially […]

Citizens Tackle Robber & Get Woman’s Purse Back
posted: April 13, 2014
A group of citizens pursued and tackled a purse thief yesterday and returned a woman’s stolen property to her. On April 12th at approximately 5:50 p.m. officers responded to MLK Jr. Way South and South Myrtle Street for the report of a strong-arm robbery. Preliminary investigation indicates that the female victim was walking at MLK and […]

Woman Dragged Across The Ground As Robber Steals Her Purse
posted: April 13, 2014
A robbery suspect remains at large after dragging a woman across the ground and stealing her purse. On April 12th at 10:33 a.m. officers responded to Rainier Avenue South and South Brandon Street for the report of a robbery. Preliminary investigation indicates that the 41-year-old female victim was walking at Rainier and Brandon when an unknown […]

Woman Assaulted & Beat On The Face With A Rock
posted: April 13, 2014
Officers located and arrested a man and a woman who assaulted another woman and beat her on the face with a rock. On April 12th at approximately 5:53 a.m. officers responded to a report of an assault near Airport Way South and South Snoqualmie Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that the two victims (a man and a […]

Woman Retains Her Necklace After Robbery Attempt
posted: April 13, 2014
A woman was able to retain her necklace after a robber tried to pull it from her neck in broad daylight in South Seattle yesterday. On April 12th at 10:15 a.m. officers responded to the 7100 block of MLK Jr. Way South for the report of an attempted strong-arm robbery in a parking lot. Preliminary […]

Barricaded Man In South Seattle
posted: April 11, 2014
Update: The suspect was taken into custody shortly after 7:00 am without incident.  The suspect will be booked later this morning into the King County Jail.  The streets surrounding the residence should be reopened shortly. A man believed to be armed with a machete is refusing to surrender to police after threatening a roomate and […]

UPDATE: House and Vehicles Damaged in Shots Fired Incident
posted: April 10, 2014
One house and two vehicles sustained damage during a wild shots fired incident last night in South Seattle. At approximately 7:45 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired near Beacon Avenue South and South Leo Street. Upon arrival officers found an abandoned 1997 silver Ford Crown Victoria whose driver had struck a telephone […]

Woman arrested for DUI following collision
posted: April 6, 2014
Traffic Collision Investigators responded to a DUI collision in South Seattle. On 4/6/14, just shortly after 2:00 a.m., a grey Toyota Prius was travelling northbound on MLK Jr Wy S approaching S Othello St. At the same time, a green Ford Focus was travelling southbound on MLK Jr Wy S approaching S Othello St. The […]

Detectives Arrest Suspect In July 2013 SoDo Homicide
posted: April 3, 2014
Homicide detectives have arrested a 42-year-old man in connection with the death of a woman found on the railroad tracks in SoDo in July 2013. On July 2nd, police received a 911 call from a train engineer after he found the woman’s body near 5th Avenue S. and S. Spokane Street. Officers arrived, found the […]


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