Seattle Police News and Events
Police Blotter
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.

Click the map below to find specific precinct reports
Precinct Map North West East South Southwest South
Precincts
General
Two People Injured During Capitol Hill Robbery
posted: November 24, 2014
Two people were robbed at gunpoint and pistol whipped while walking along Volunteer Park’s dirt paths Sunday night. The muggers fled the scene in a waiting car and later threatened a driver with a handgun. It all started around 7 PM when two men stepped out from behind some bushes to rob a man and […]

Drunken Man Assaults Park Ranger Near Pike Place Market
posted: November 23, 2014
Two Seattle park rangers are recovering after being attacked by a man in Victor Steinbrueck Park Saturday afternoon. The rangers were walking through the park when the 33-year-old suspect approached them. The intoxicated suspect stood within a foot of the park rangers and began yelling obscenities and threatened to throw one of the rangers over a railing, […]

Downtown Buy Bust Results in Drugs, Guns, and Cash
posted: November 22, 2014
Officers arrested a woman Friday afternoon after she sold drugs and a gun during a buy bust Downtown. Officers set up a meet with the suspect at 1:20 PM. Friday in the 300 block of Lenora St to purchase a small amount of narcotics and a .44 caliber revolver. The suspect arrived and delivered the […]

Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in West Seattle
posted: November 21, 2014
A 52-year-old man was killed Thursday afternoon after getting hit by a van in the Delridge neighborhood. The victim was crossing Southwest Brandon Street at the intersection with Delridge Way Southwest shortly after 4 PM when he was struck. Medics took him to Harborview Medical Center, where he died from his injuries. Traffic Collision detectives […]

Officers Arrest Georgetown Booze Burglar
posted: November 19, 2014
Officers chased down and arrested a 37-year-old man who broke into a Georgetown restaurant and stole three bottles of liquor Tuesday night. The burglar set off an alarm when he broke into the restaurant in the 6900 block of Carleton Avenue South around 8:30 PM. Officers quickly arrived and saw the suspect leaving through the […]

Police Arrest Burglars In The Act In Two Separate North Seattle Calls
posted: November 16, 2014
In two separate North Seattle burglaries officers arrived at Licton Springs and Ballard homes catching the burglars red handed yesterday evening. Just before 8 Pm officers were driving lights and sirens through the Licton Springs neighborhood to a different call when the dispatcher broadcast a homeowner was outside in the front yard fighting with a burglar. The […]

Officers Catch Their Men After a Wild Foot Chase Through a Cemetery in the Haller Lake Neighborhood
posted: November 15, 2014
Seattle police captured two suspects hiding in a cemetery after the suspects jumped from a moving, stolen car late Friday Night. Officers, while on an Anti-Violence Emphasis patrol, were keeping their eyes open for a stolen SUV believed to be connected with a number of recent incidents throughout North Seattle. The officers spotted the stolen […]

Police Make Arrest On Cell-Phone Robbery Downtown
posted: November 11, 2014
Officers arrest a robbery suspect hours after the strong-arm robbery, with the help of a valiant valet. Several suspects surrounded a woman visiting Seattle at 6th Ave and Pike Street, just after 7 PM Monday evening. A female robber then grabbed a cell-phone from the victim’s hand whilst another woman grabbed the victim’s purse pulling […]

Police Catch Car-Jacking Suspect After Vehicle Pursuit
posted: November 10, 2014
Officers caught a man who witnesses say car-jacked a woman, hit her with the car and then intentionally rammed two police cars during a pursuit stretching from Fremont to Phinney Ridge. Witnesses called 911 at 3:00 PM saying a suspect had just carjacked a woman near North 44th Street and Woodland Park Ave North. The […]

Police Arrest Two When “Suspicious Car” Turns Out to be Stolen
posted: November 10, 2014
Officers arrested two people in a stolen car and found a trove of cell-phones and mail when a concerned neighbor called 911 about a suspicious car in the Montlake neighborhood. A concerned neighbor called 911 Monday morning when he saw a suspicious car sitting in the driveway of an abandoned house. Officers arrived to find […]


Sign up for breaking news e-mail alerts from MyNorthwest.com
In the community
Do you know an exceptional citizen who has impacted and inspired others?
KIRO Radio and WSECU would like to recognize six oustanding citizens this year. Nominate them to be recognized and to receive a $2,000 charitable grant.