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Police Nab Burglar Who Stole Papi’s and Jr’s Old Jerseys
posted: December 19, 2014
Officers tracked down and arrested a burglar Friday who broke into Safeco Field and made off with bags of Seattle Mariners historical memorabilia, including jerseys worn by Edgar Martinez and other former team members. The burglar left behind fingerprints that helped lead to his capture and the recovery of stolen items. Surveillance cameras inside the […]

(Updated) Police Investigate Threat at Amazon Headquarters
posted: December 15, 2014
Update 3:15 PM: Officers completed a thorough search of the complex and have not found any indications the threat was credible. Police will continue to investigate the case and work to identify the person who left the threatening note. Seattle police are investigating after staff at’s South Lake Union headquarters found a threatening note on the company’s […]

Police Investigating After Finding Wounded Man, Trail of Blood In International District
posted: December 13, 2014
Detectives are investigating after police found an injured man with a lacerated throat and a trail of blood Friday night in the International District. Officers received several 911 reports just after 5 PM of a man in the 600 block of South King St. bleeding from his neck.  Medics arrived and rushed the 49-year-old man to Harborview […]

Detectives Arrest Suspect In Fatal Shooting At Georgetown Motorcycle Club
posted: December 11, 2014
SPD Homicide Detectives have arrested a suspect in a weekend shooting at a Georgetown motorcycle club, which left one man dead and another critically wounded. Police were called to the club in the 900 block of S. Doris Street just after 4 AM Sunday, where they found the two critically wounded victims. Detectives arrested the 37-year-old suspect […]

Officers Catch Suspect Who Stabbed Woman In Belltown Robbery
posted: December 10, 2014
Police have arrested a 38-year-old man wanted for robbing and stabbing a woman earlier this month in a Belltown alley. The man attacked the woman on December 2nd near 4th and Lenora, where he knocked her to the ground and stabbed her in the back. He then fled with the woman’s cellphone and cash. SPD Robbery […]

Woman Arrested at Demonstration In Case of Mistaken Identity
posted: December 9, 2014
The Seattle Police Department is reviewing a Monday incident at a downtown demonstration after a woman was arrested in an apparent case of mistaken identity. An officer arrested the woman around 6 PM Monday, after misidentifying her as a suspect in a violent incident at a demonstration two days earlier. In that incident—which was captured on video uploaded […]

Officers Arrest Suspect in Hate Crime Attack on Cab Driver
posted: December 8, 2014
Police arrested a 26-year-old man early Sunday after he told a taxi driver to “go back to your own country” and beat him unconscious, causing the cab to drift out of control and strike several parked cars and an apartment building in the Magnolia neighborhood The cab driver told police he picked up three men […]

Protest Winds Through Central District, Downtown and Capitol Hill
posted: December 6, 2014
Seven people were arrested for assault and pedestrian interference Saturday as Seattle police escorted an otherwise peaceful protest through the city. A large group of demonstrators gathered at Garfield High School Saturday afternoon and marched through the Central District, eventually arriving at Seattle Police Headquarters at 6th Avenue and Cherry Street.  The group then split up, […]

Man Dies After His Car is Hit by a Train in SODO
posted: December 5, 2014
Detectives are investigating a fatality collision in which a car was struck by a train in SODO Friday evening. Witnesses began calling 911 around 5:45 p.m. when a car  was struck by a train just West of 3 Ave South on South Holgate Street. Witnesses stated the victim drove around a lineup of cars stopped for […]

Woman Stabbed during Belltown Robbery
posted: December 4, 2014
Police are searching for a man who stabbed and then robbed a woman in a Belltown alley Tuesday afternoon. Employees at a local business near 4th Ave and Lenora Street called 911 around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when a woman ran into their lobby stating she had just been stabbed. Medics transported the 31-year-old woman to […]

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