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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.
  • Gatewood Woman Wakes to Find Burglar in Her Room
    posted: February 6, 2016
    Officers arrested a man after a woman called 911 Saturday morning when she woke to a burglar in her bedroom. The victim was sound asleep in her home in the 6500 block of 39 Ave SW around 3:30 this morning when she felt someone touch her face.  The victim woke, and assuming it was her husband, [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]
  • Teen Arrested For Bringing Handgun to School
    posted: February 3, 2016
    Seattle police arrested an 18-year-old woman Wednesday afternoon at Chief Sealth High School in West Seattle after she was reportedly seen with a firearm. At around 2 PM, a fellow student reported seeing the young woman drop a firearm in bathroom, before picking it up and leaving the school building. School staff called police and [more]
  • Detectives Find Stolen Gun, Stolen Power At Illegal Pot Grow
    posted: February 2, 2016
    SPD Narcotics detectives arrested two people last week after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana plants, fed with stolen electricity. While searching the home in the 13000 block of 15th Avenue SW last Thursday, January 28th, detectives found the residents had [more]
  • Detectives Investigating After Girls Report Assault In West Seattle
    posted: January 26, 2016
    Police have increased patrols in the Roxhill/South Delridge area after two 13-year-old girls were reportedly assaulted while walking home from school Monday evening. The victims told officers at Southwest Precinct Monday that two men had tried to grab them on the street near 22nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Trenton Street. The victims said the men tried to force [more]
  • Police Investigating After Man Wounded In West Seattle Shooting Drives Himself to White Center
    posted: November 30, 2015
    A 25-year-old man told police he was shot twice Saturday night following a dispute in West Seattle, but didn’t notice until he’d driven himself a mile from the scene into White Center. The victim said he was exiting a convenience store around 9 PM in the 9000 block of Delridge Way SW when he was approached [more]
  • SPD Arrests Suspect In West Seattle Arsons
    posted: November 6, 2015
    Police arrested a 22-year-old man late Thursday night in connection with a series of arsons in West Seattle. Officers arrested the man at a bar near SW Oregon and California Ave SW after serving a warrant on his home and finding evidence linking him to several recent fires in West Seattle. Detectives interviewed the 22-year-old and booked [more]
  • Detectives Investigating Overnight West Seattle Arsons
    posted: October 31, 2015
    Arson Detectives are investigating after someone intentionally set two fires in West Seattle overnight. Officers were dispatched to California Ave SW and SW Oregon St at 2:30 AM for a report of a dumpster fire.  Officers arrived and with the help of the fire department were able to get the blaze under control. While officers [more]
  • Update: One Dead, One Seriously Injured in West Seattle Shooting
    posted: October 24, 2015
    Update: The suspect in last night’s homicide was arrested by police this morning.   Homicide detectives are investigating after two men were shot in High Point early this morning following a disturbance. Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the 6900 block of 23 Ave SW just after 1:30 AM. Two victims were [more]
  • Man In Crisis Surrenders to Police After Brief Standoff in West Seattle
    posted: October 20, 2015
    Seattle police negotiators convinced a West Seattle man in crisis to surrender to officers Tuesday afternoon following a domestic violence incident. Police responded to a call about a domestic disturbance at a home in the 3700 block of southwest 106th Street just after 4:15 PM, and learned the man was reportedly in the home with [more]