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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.
  • Suspect Arrested in South Lake Union Assault Early this Morning
    posted: February 12, 2016
    Police arrested a man early this morning for felony assault after officers located a woman with a cut to her throat.  The woman was transported to the hospital for treatment. Shortly before 2:00 this morning, an officer was alerted to an adult woman who appeared to be intoxicated near Boren Avenue North and Mercer Street.  [more]
  • Crack Remains Wack
    posted: February 5, 2016
    Police found a big bag of crack stashed away inside a Ford Bronco after arresting a dealer Thursday evening in West Seattle. Members of the West Precinct Anti-Crime Team were able to call in an order to the 42-year-old dealer, who offered to meet at a convenience store in the 1600 block of SW Holden Street around [more]
  • Detectives Track Down Teen Suspects In Wallingford Armed Robbery
    posted: February 4, 2016
    Detectives have arrested two teens in connection with an armed robbery at a Wallingford convenience store last week. Police responded to the store in the 4000 block of Wallingford Ave N around 9:30 PM on January 28th, after an employee reported that two masked men had robbed him at gunpoint.  The employee asked the robbers to wait until a [more]
  • Police Find Meth, Heroin In Camouflage-Painted Motorhome In Magnolia
    posted: February 4, 2016
    The camouflage paint job on a felon’s 1978 Swinger motorhome did little to disguise his Magnolia drug dealing operation from SPD detectives, who arrested the man Tuesday and found methamphetamine and heroin hidden under a mattress inside the RV. SPD’s Narcotics Unit had received information about narcotics dealing associated with the motorhome, and detectives were able to make several [more]
  • (Updated) One Arrested Following Shooting On Metro Bus In SoDo
    posted: February 3, 2016
    Seattle Police and King County Sheriff’s arrested a suspected gunman after one man was wounded Wednesday morning in a shooting on a King County Metro bus in SODO. Police are still searching for a second man reportedly involved in the incident. At 10 AM, SPD officers and King County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 4th Avenue [more]
  • Police Arrest Suspect in Belltown Stabbing
    posted: February 2, 2016
    Police arrested a woman Sunday night in Belltown after she reportedly stabbed another woman following a heated argument over $20 and an alleged assault with a slice of pizza. Officers responded to the 2nd Avenue and Bell Street just before 10PM after receiving a report a 37-year-old woman had been stabbed. Police learned the 36-year-old suspect had pulled [more]
  • Three Arrested For Fatal Shooting In Beacon Hill Greenbelt
    posted: February 1, 2016
    Update 2/1/2016: 7:30 PM: Police arrested the three teens shortly after 4 PM today near 4th Avenue S. and Royal Brougham Way, following a relentless investigation by SPD Homicide Detectives Paul Takemoto and James Cooper. In connection today’s arrests, members of SPD Homicide, SWAT, Robbery and Gang Units served warrants on multiple vehicles and locations for other [more]
  • Driver Arrested After Striking Four People In Hit and Run
    posted: January 26, 2016
    A 27-year-old driver was arrested in Belltown this morning after striking four people in a hit and run. Police were called to Wall Street and Denny Way at 1:26 AM after a driver in a white Scion reportedly struck four people and sped away. One of the victims sustained a serious head injury while another suffered a [more]
  • Update: Detectives Investigating Double Homicide At Belltown Apartment
    posted: January 25, 2016
    Homicide detectives are investigating after two people were found dead in a Belltown apartment complex. Officers responded to the Bell Tower apartment complex in the 2200 block of 1st Ave today  at 1230 on a request to “check the welfare” of the tenant.  Officers received no answer upon knocking at the door and were provided [more]
  • Three Injured In Collision At Westlake and Crockett
    posted: January 22, 2016
    Three people were injured Friday morning in a multiple-vehicle crash along Westlake Avenue North. Just before 8:45 AM, police and Seattle Fire Department medics received reports of a four vehicle collision at Westlake Ave N. and Crockett St. Officers and medics arrived and transported one adult male with life-threatening injuries and two patients with non-life-threatening injuries [more]