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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.
  • Woman Arrested after Belltown Shooting
    posted: January 24, 2015
    Officers arrested a woman after a drive-by shooting in Belltown early Saturday morning. Officers were out amongst the late night crowds in Belltown when they heard shots near 1st Ave. and Blanchard St.  A woman immediately called 911 to report a bullet had passed through her apartment window.  Other people reported seeing a white Camaro [more]
  • Four Robbed in Kobe Terrace Park
    posted: January 23, 2015
    Police are searching for three suspects after an afternoon robbery in Kobe Terrace Park. The victims of the robbery flagged down officers as they passed Kobe Terrace Park in the International District around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The three suspects reportedly robbed the four victims at gunpoint, stole several items, including clothing, and assaulted them before fleeing the area. Police are investigating [more]
  • Police Find Burglars Hiding in Shed in West Seattle
    posted: January 23, 2015
    Officers rushed to the scene of a Genesee Hill  break-in Friday afternoon and arrested two burglars after finding them hiding in a shed. A woman called 911 around 3:30 P.M. when she heard the sounds of someone breaking into her home in the 4500 block of 47 Ave Southwest. The woman hid in an upstairs closet as [more]
  • Car Thief Crashes Downtown While Trying to Flee Police
    posted: January 23, 2015
    Officers arrested an auto thief after he crashed while trying to flee from police Thursday night in the West Precinct. A West Precinct officer was on the lookout for a stolen car that had been spotted driving through the city at 9:30 p.m. As he pulled onto 1st Ave. at Seneca St. he spotted the stolen Dodge Dart. The [more]
  • Police Capture Two Teens After Breaking Into a Dunlap Home
    posted: January 22, 2015
    Officers chased down and arrested two teenagers Wednesday afternoon after they broke into a home, confronted a woman inside, and stole money and electronics. A neighbor called 911 when she saw two young men break windows and climb into a house in the 9000 block of Valdez Ave South around 1 P.M. The witness also [more]
  • UPDATE: Two Wounded By Gunfire In Downtown, Belltown
    posted: January 21, 2015
    UPDATE: Officers have completed their investigation at 3 Ave and Blanchard St.  The caller had stated he had been shot in the chest and needed assistance. When officers arrived they discovered the caller had suffered a gunshot wound earlier in life and was asking for assistance with an unrelated issue this evening.  Officers provided him [more]
  • Man Wounded in Early-Morning Belltown Shooting
    posted: January 20, 2015
    Detectives are piecing together what led to the shooting of a 21-year-old man in Belltown early Monday. Witnesses told officers they saw three people arguing shortly before 2 AM and heard a couple of gunshots. The shooting victim was able to flag down a cab and flee the area. Officers arriving at the scene just [more]
  • Multiple Cars Damaged in Columbia City Shootout
    posted: January 20, 2015
    A shootout between several suspects damaged three cars and a home shortly after 7 PM Monday. Witnesses described a rolling gunfight between the three cars near South Oregon Street and 37th Avenue South. There was a collision, and then more shooting as the suspects got out of their cars. No one was injured. Officers found [more]
  • Columbia City High School Locked Down After Report of Student With Gun
    posted: January 20, 2015
    A report of a teen with a gun sent a South Seattle high school into lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Police received a report from the Interagency High School—located in the 3500 block S. Ferdinand Street—just before 1 pm that a male student was carrying a gun through a campus hallway. As students took shelter on campus and police arrived at the [more]
  • Officers Arrest Nineteen After Protestors Block State Highway
    posted: January 19, 2015
    A group of protesters blocked traffic on Highway 99 around 2:30 p.m. today before moving on to block traffic at the Mercer Street/Interstate 5 exit. Officers moved in quickly and made arrests but not before the incident caused heavy delays in the area. At least one protester assaulted an officer, causing injuries that required emergency [more]
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