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Fallen Officers: One Man’s Mission to Honor the Dead
posted: July 23, 2014
Mike Severance’s quest started with a shotgun blast on April 23, 1985. That’s the day Seattle Police Officer Dale Eggers was killed after a gunman shot him in the head in a bank robbery on Beacon Hill. Officer Severance, now a silver-haired, 45-year veteran of the force, remembers thinking at the time that every place an officer […]

Boat Collision on Lake Washington with Two Injured and One Deceased (Update)
posted: July 17, 2014
(Update) The man piloting the motorboat in last night’s boat collision, a 46 year-old from Renton, has been booked into King County Jail on Homicide by Motorcraft. Further charges may be pending in this ongoing investigation. A 24 year-old female died as a result of her injuries sustained in a boat collision on Lake Washington […]

Detectives Turn Up Heat on Tomato Tosser
posted: July 14, 2014
Two people robbed a convenience store in the 4300 Block of South Henderson St. July 7th, now detectives need your help. A man walked into the store in the Rainier Beach Neighborhood and milled around as if he was shopping. A woman arrived in an SUV and joined the man. While the two shopped together […]

Early Morning Shooting Leaves One Injured
posted: July 12, 2014
A man was shot twice in the 700 block of Westlake Ave. North at 2 a.m this morning. West Precinct Officers were sent to a fight outside a bar in the Westlake Neighborhood.  On their way to the scene, the officers got updates that there were shots fired at the same bar. Witnesses described a […]

Rollover Crash Leaves One Man Injured
posted: July 11, 2014
A man was seriously injured in the 7200 block of Rainier Ave. South when the car he was riding in swerved to avoid a Metro bus and then flipped on its side around 3:15 p.m. Witnesses saw the car speeding northbound in the 7200 block of Rainier Ave. South when the driver attempted to pass a […]

Guns, Drugs, Cash Found After Shots Fired
posted: July 11, 2014
Seattle police confiscated drugs, ammunition and cash, and arrested a 28-year old man for unlawful possession of a firearm, while following upon an earlier report of shots fired near a medical marijuana dispensary in the Greenwood neighborhood area. Detectives located the suspect, in the 100 block of N.W. 85th Ave. on Wednesday. Detectives got a […]

Man Struck By Gunfire During Rainier Beach Rolling Gun Battle
posted: July 6, 2014
Around 7:15 pm Sunday, suspects in two cars traveling near Rainer Ave. South and 56th Ave S. opened fire on each other, significantly injuring a passenger in one of the two vehicles. The driver of the car with the injured passenger fled the area, but lost control and crashed into a nearby bus shelter. The […]

Man and Woman Shot in West Seattle
posted: July 6, 2014
A man and woman arrived at Valley Medical Center today claiming they had been shot in West Seattle at 2:15 p.m. The couple was driving in the 9400 block of 15 Ave. S.W. when they were shot at by a group of males. One of the bullets struck the man in the leg and another […]

A Man Was Shot and Killed After He Pointed a Gun At Officers
posted: July 2, 2014
A man in his 30′s was shot and killed late last night after he aimed a gun at officers.  On 7/1/14, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Washington State Patrol Troopers (WSP) was involved in a pursuit of a white pickup truck Northbound, near the Pierce/King County line. The vehicle-occupied by an adult man and adult woman […]

Off-duty Officer Arrested By Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
posted: June 30, 2014
A member of the Seattle Police Department has been arrested by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on criminal charges related to off-duty conduct. The officer was placed on administrative leave on June 18, 2014 when SPD was first made aware of the investigation. For additional information regarding this case, please contact Shari Ireton, Director of […]

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