CRIME & SAFETY
Seattle police search for suspect in First Hill robbery-turned-shooting
SEATTLE — Police are still searching for the man involved in a robbery attempt-turned-shooting in First Hill on June 1. The Seattle Police Department identified the suspect as Ibssa Adem, who was last seen in the area of the 170 block of 12th Avenue. Just after 12:30 p.m. on...
Teenager Fatally Shot at Skyway Creston Point Apartments
A 17-year-old died after being shot in the head at Skyway's Creston Point Apartments early Thursday morning. The incident left two people shot in the parking lot around 2:15 AM. The second victim declined medical treatment, and authorities have not yet identified a suspect or made any arrests related to the crime.
Drug Dealer Arrested with Stolen Firearm in Downtown Seattle
Seattle Police arrested a 25-year-old male for dealing suspected crack cocaine in the 200 block of Yesler Way. The suspect was observed near Prefontaine Place and ran from officers, but was caught after a brief foot pursuit. The suspect was found with narcotics and a stolen firearm and was booked into King County Jail for various violations.Visit here for more details.
Teens terrorize Kitsap Co. in crime spree with mom as getaway driver
KITSAP COUNTY, Wash. - Teenage crooks terrorized the Kitsap County community committing several armed robberies, with a mom as their getaway driver, investigators say. Kitsap County Sheriff’s Detective Andrew Conway says two of the suspects are still on the loose, and believe to be armed and dangerous. Investigators say...
Fatal Motorcycle Collision Investigated in Seattle's SODO Neighborhood
The SODO neighborhood in Seattle was the site of a fatal collision on Thursday, which is currently under investigation by the police. The accident involved a sport utility vehicle, a flatbed truck, and a motorcycle. Sadly, the motorcyclist, a 40-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
12-year-old escapes home, steals cell phone before same-day arrest
A 12-year-old girl has been charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree escape after forcing her way into an occupied bathroom stall and stealing a cell phone at Round1 Bowling at the Southcenter Mall. The victim claimed she was punched and yelled at before her phone was taken. Police officers were...
King County Convenience Stores Targeted in Series of Armed Robberies
King County authorities have heightened their alertness following a series of armed robberies targeting convenience stores early Friday morning. Law enforcement is currently seeking multiple suspects in connection to the incidents that transpired in South Kent and Burian.
Man posing as police officer fires gun at pair of military helicopters in Lakewood
A Pierce County man is facing charges after firing a stolen gun at a pair of military helicopters above American Lake in Lakewood, all while posing as a police officer. Witnesses say Andre Wright Jr. shot off two rounds at two Chinook helicopters from Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Wednesday evening. The choppers were performing low-level exercises over the lake at the time.
South King County Community Calls for Enhanced Safety Measures after Serious Accident
A devastating accident in the Lake Geneva neighborhood near Auburn, South King County, has led residents to demand improved safety measures in the area. The collision involved a 15-year-old girl who failed to stop at a stop sign, resulting in a T-bone crash with an elderly man's vehicle.
Lawsuit Filed by Father of Teen Fatally Shot in Seattle's CHOP Zone
The father of Antonio Mays Jr., a 16-year-old killed in Seattle's CHOP zone during a 2020 protest, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Seattle, King County, and the state. The suit contends that law enforcement and first responders did not provide sufficient aid to the teenager after the shooting incident. Antonio Mays Jr. lost his life on June 29, 2020, during a protest that followed George Floyd's murder. Police had previously vacated the Capitol Hill area due to the violent nature of the protests.
Cat falls 11 stories off Seattle deck, breaks 3 legs and survives
Mr. Banks was taken to a hospital vet, who had never seen a cat fall from that height and survive.
Deadly Car Accident in Federal Way: One Fatality and Ongoing Investigation
A fatal two-car accident occurred in Federal Way, resulting in the death of a 21-year-old male passenger and prompting a thorough investigation by local authorities. The collision took place on Southwest Campus Drive, just west of Winco Foods.
Nationwide Extradition Warrant for Renton Homicide Suspect
Oshea Larenze Harold Williams, a 25-year-old man, is now wanted nationwide with an extradition warrant for his alleged involvement in a March 2020 homicide. Williams is suspected of fatally shooting 21-year-old Jimm Andreas Route in a Renton parking lot, near Rainier Avenue South and Southwest Victoria Street. Witnesses reported a gunman firing multiple shots into a parked white car. Police caution the public not to approach Williams, as he is considered armed and dangerous, and to call 911 instead.
Use of license plate readers spreading across Washington
TUKWILA, Wash. — A high-tech tool is now helping police departments across the state. The use of automated license plate readers (ALPR) is spreading fast, but so is the controversy. In Tukwila, the city put a notice out about six months ago, letting people know they’d be using solar-powered...
Burien Police arrest man accused of firing gun to ‘send a message’ to neighbor; seize numerous guns
If you saw police activity on SW 148th Street Thursday morning, Jun 8, 2023, here is what Burien Police were up to:. Police say that on Thursday morning at 7:26 a.m., Officers were dispatched to an irate male who had fired a gun at a neighbor in the 600 block of SW 148th Street (map below).
Multiple convenience stores robbed in King, Pierce counties
Authorities in King and Pierce Counties are investigating after multiple convenience stores robbed early Friday morning. At about 3:50 a.m., Burien police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the 76 Station at 12660 First Avenue South. When officers arrived, the clerk told police two men entered the store, pointed a gun at him and demanded money from the register. About $600 in cash and cigarettes were stolen.
Seattle rejects bill to crack down on drug use despite overwhelming support from residents: 'Slap in the face'
Seattle radio host Jason Rantz criticized local city councilmembers who struck down an ordinance that would follow Washington law by making drug possession a gross misdemeanor.
6 arrested in alleged scheme to fraudulently collect millions in COVID aid meant for renters
SEATTLE (AP) — Six people from Washington, Arizona and Texas have been arrested and accused of fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars of COVID-19 aid from an assistance program meant for renters, federal prosecutors said. U.S. Attorney Nick Brown, Western District of Washington, on Wednesday announced the arrests and charges...
Two Kent 7-Eleven stores held up by armed suspects
Convenience stores continue to be the target of armed robbers in the Puget Sound region.
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