Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via West Seattle Blog
Two masked men forced their way inside a Seattle marijuana shop owner's West Seattle home early Friday and tied him up at gunpoint, before making off with tens of thousands of dollars in cash, a half-dozen pistols and a high-powered rifle. The 47-year-old owner was walking up to his home in the 8600 block of 35th Avenue SW around 12:30 AM when two masked men approached him. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via Ballard News-Tribune
A homeowner who resides at 1200 block of Sixth Avenue NW called police after finding his garage broken into on April 6. The complainant left that morning to run errands and returned to his home later that afternoon. When he drove up to the house he noticed his garage door was open three feet from the ground. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via KOMO News
A man on a third-floor apartment balcony opened fire at another man on the street below after a dispute over text messages became violent, police said. Officers responded to the scene, an apartment building at SW Morgan Street and 35th Avenue SW in West Seattle, at about 9:45 p.m. Thursday after receiving reports of shots fired. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via West Seattle Blog
We don't have stats, but we have to say we're hearing more about mail theft these days - so please take steps to protect yours. Tonight, police were dispatched to a mail-theft report in southeast West Seattle, in the 9400 block of 5th SW , with someone reported to have gone through mailboxes and then left southbound in a white SUV - no other description. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via Examiner.com
Yesterday's Seattle Police Blotter reported the early Sunday arrest of four guys with three handguns in the Belltown area, and one of them was stolen while another was tucked in the waistband of a guy who did not have a concealed pistol license. A story this morning on Michigan Live tells about 17 service pistols and shotguns listed as stolen from the Flint Police Department. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via HeraldNet
A Snohomish County jury on Friday claimed it had reached a verdict on all but one count in the murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing 15-year-old Molly Conley in a drive-by shooting in 2013. Jurors said they were deadlocked on a single count and called it a 'stalemate' in a note they sent the judge late Friday afternoon. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Peninsula Daily News
Three men were arrested after police say they were caught painting graffiti in a historical Fort Worden State Park concrete bunker when a patrol officer noticed an open gate. Two Seattle men, Marc W. Rottman, 30, and Christopher P. Yarnell, 32, were taken into custody along with Brad M. Pearson, 42, of Silverdale early Saturday morning on counts of burglary and malicious mischief, police said Monday. Comment?
Mar 18, 2015 | via HeraldNet
The murder trial of a former Boeing mechanic accused of killing a 15-year-old Seattle girl is stretching into its second week. Jurors on Tuesday heard the final 30 minutes of the more than two-hour interview Snohomish County sheriff's detectives conducted with Erick Walker. Comment?
Mar 16, 2015 | via KOMO News
Officers arrested one suspect and are still searching for a second suspect after two women were robbed just a few minutes apart Friday in the University District, police said. Detective Patrick Michaud of the Seattle police said the first victim was walking in the 1200 block of NE 45th Street when two men ran up behind her and ripped an iPod from her hands. Comment?
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