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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.
  • Update: Detectives Investigating Drone Crash at Pride Parade
    posted: June 29, 2015
    Update 6/30/2015: The drone’s pilot has come forward and contacted Seattle police. Detectives continue to investigate the case. Originally posted 6/29 at 2:41 PM: A 25-year-old woman was knocked unconscious Sunday after she was struck by a small drone aircraft while attending the Pride parade in downtown Seattle. The woman was in the crowd at the [more]
  • Police Make Arrests In Two Hate Crime Attacks During Pride Weekend
    posted: June 29, 2015
    Seattle Police arrested two men for hate crime attacks over Pride weekend, and are also searching for another group of suspects who attacked a gay couple on Capitol Hill. In the first incident, officers responded to Pike St. and Boylston Ave around 2 AM Sunday after a gay couple reported they had been attacked by a group of suspects, who told them they were [more]
  • A Man and Woman Injured in South Lake Union Shooting
    posted: June 28, 2015
    Police are investigating a shooting outside of a South Lake Union restaurant that sent a man and woman to the hospital early Sunday morning. Just before 3 AM officers responded to reports of gunfire and a victim in the 100 block of Boren Ave North. Officers located a 20-year-old female victim with a gunshot wound to [more]
  • (Update) Detectives Investigating International District Homicide
    posted: June 28, 2015
    Detectives have recovered images and are seeking public help in identifying the suspect from last night’s homicide in the International District. The unidentified suspect is seen walking with the victim and a woman whom he appears to be with, prior to the assault. The suspect is possibly a Hispanic, Middle-Eastern or Pacific Islander male, in his [more]
  • Man Shot in Leg During University District House Party
    posted: June 27, 2015
    Detectives are investigating after fights broke out at a University District house party and a man was shot in the leg early Saturday morning. Officers were initially called to the 4700 block of 20th Ave NE for a noise complaint emanating from a house at about 12:45 AM. After officers had arrived, numerous fights began [more]
  • Police Investigating After Man With Gunshot Wound Walks Onto Interstate 90
    posted: June 26, 2015
    Seattle police combed the north side of Beacon Hill Friday searching for evidence and witnesses, after a man with a gunshot wound walked out of a wooded area and onto Interstate 90. The Washington State Patrol contacted Seattle Police just before noon after Troopers found an injured man walking on the I-90 eastbound exchange, from Interstate-5. Medics transported [more]
  • Police Arrest Four In Queen Anne Abduction Case
    posted: June 21, 2015
    Police have arrested four men after an abduction from a Queen Anne home Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the 300 block of Queen Anne North at about 11 AM to investigate a report of a disturbance during an apparent ‘intervention’ gone wrong. Officers directed the caller’s boyfriend to leave as his presence was a source [more]
  • Police Make Drug Dealing Arrest at Downtown Park
    posted: June 21, 2015
    Officers arrested a man for drug dealing Saturday afternoon at a Downtown Seattle park. Officers Wes Collier and Mike Virgilio were at Victor Steinbrueck Park watching the crowds as folks enjoyed the weather and nearby Pike Place Market when they received complaints of a man thought to be dealing drugs. The suspect, unaware he was now [more]
  • Detectives Searching For Downtown Bank Robber
    posted: June 15, 2015
    Detectives are looking for a man who got dressed up before robbing a downtown bank Monday morning. Officers were dispatched to the bank in the 1400 block of 5 Ave after a hold-up alarm was tripped just before 10 AM. The suspect, a white male in his 50’s wearing a grey suit and glasses, passed a note to [more]
  • Late Night Munchies Leads To Pursuit of Stolen Car
    posted: June 13, 2015
    Detectives are searching for a pair of auto thieves after they led police through North Seattle early Saturday morning. Two officers were ordering food at a drive-through restaurant at 1 AM in the 2100 block of N. Northgate Way when they noticed something odd, a stolen car in line directly in front of them. The [more]