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Disclaimer: Seattle Police respond to hundreds of events every day. The information you see here is just a sampling. Information is subject to change as case investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged.

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Vehicle/Bicycle Collision With Serious Injuries
posted: April 19, 2014
A male bicyclist was rushed to the hospital after colliding head on with an SUV early this morning. On April 19th at approximately 12:16 a.m. officers responded to a vehicle/bicycle collision near Boren Avenue and Pike Street. Preliminary investigation indicates that an adult male bicyclist was travelling westbound on Pike Street approaching Boren Avenue. At the […]

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 […]

Twin Officers Collar Suspects After Dogged Pursuits
posted: April 18, 2014
Among the ranks of the Seattle Police Department, a pair of twins have made a name for themselves through dogged pursuits, high-profile collars and a keen ability to sniff out criminals. These glory hounds, K9s Jaeger and Ziva—brother and sister German Shepherds from the same litter—both tracked down suspects in two different cases within hours of […]

Detectives Seek Information on Person of Interest in Downtown Homicide
posted: April 18, 2014
Detectives are attempting to identify a person of interest in a shooting that occurred at 5th Avenue and Olive Way on April 6th.  Through their investigation, detectives have learned that the victim may have been involved in an argument or altercation with another person just prior to being shot. Witnesses have described that person as a light-skinned […]

Detectives Arrest Owner of Suspected Belltown Bicycle Chop Shop
posted: April 14, 2014
Seattle police believe the owner of a Belltown bicycle shop has been wheeling and dealing with convicted felons to traffic thousands of dollars worth of stolen bikes through his store. For months, detectives have been investigating Bicycle Pull-Apart, located near 3rd Avenue and Battery Street, after receiving tips that the shop was buying, rebuilding and reselling […]

A man shot and killed in downtown Seattle
posted: April 6, 2014
A man was shot and killed late last night in downtown Seattle, following an argument. On 4-6-14, just shortly after 2:00 a.m.,  two males were involved in a heated argument at 5th and Olive Way. According to witnesses one male pulled out a gun and shot the other male. Officers arrived and found the 47-year-old […]

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 […]

Robber Steals Woman’s Phone, Shoves Her Down Embankment
posted: April 2, 2014
Seattle police are searching for a man who pushed a woman down a steep embankment after stealing her phone early Wednesday morning. Around 1 AM, two witnesses heard a woman screaming for help under the Alaskan Way Viaduct near the 2100 block of ElliottAvenue. One of the witnesses hopped a fence and found a woman […]

Officers investigate early morning shootout
posted: March 29, 2014
No one was injured during an early morning shootout on Boren Av. On 03-29-14, just shortly before 4:00 a.m., a shots fired call at 1930 Boren Av (KC Sobering center) was broadcast. Initial reports were of a suspect armed and outside of the sobering center. These reports described a subject and direction of travel. Officers […]

Man drops his gun as he tries to flee from officers
posted: March 25, 2014
A man a with a significant amount of drugs on his person was arrested this morning.  On 3/25/14, at approximately 7:00 a.m., officers were on patrol with a Department of Corrections Officer (DOC) in the area of 3 Ave and Yesler. . Just shortly after 7:00 a.m., when the officers arrived in the area in the DOC / […]

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