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October 29, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Teens linked to car thefts from Lake City dealerships

Seattle police have arrested two teenage boys they say stole nearly a dozen cars from dealerships in Lake City. Department spokesman Andrew Garber said that police were led to the teens after officers detained several boys “lurking” at a dealership on Oct. 12. One of the boys told investigators they had stolen nearly a dozen cars from nearby…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, car theft, Lake City

October 29, 2014 at 1:22 PM

Source: Man killed daughter, granddaughter when accused of abuse

A South Seattle grandfather is believed to have killed his daughter and granddaughter on Monday night after being confronted about allegedly sexually abusing the 11-year-old girl, according to Seattle police. The grandfather, identified by sources as Honorario Yango, 78, then killed himself. A source close to the investigation said Wednesday that the girl, Anahlia Cowherd, 11, had blogged…

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| More in The Blotter | Topics: murder-suicide, Rainier Beach, Seattle Police Department

October 28, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Threat to Marysville-area school deemed not credible

An online threat made against a school on the Tulalip Reservation has been deemed not credible, a spokeswoman for the Tulalip Tribes said Tuesday morning. Tribal police are investigating the online threat made against Heritage High School, said a spokesman for the Marysville School District. There have been media reports of a lockdown or a modified lockdown, but spokesman Aaron Toso said the school…

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Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Marysville Pilchuck High School, online threat, school shooting

October 27, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Seattle teen arrested after bringing Molotov cocktail to school

Update at 12:45 p.m.: The search for explosive devices at the Seattle Center Armory building is over and the building is again open to the public, according to the Seattle Police Department. Detectives are still investigating the incident but police say they will book the 16-year-old suspect into the King County Youth Service Center for possession of an…

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Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: bomb threat, Center School, Seattle Police Department

October 27, 2014 at 7:51 AM

Medical examiner identifies two in Marysville school shooting

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has formally identified the first victim killed by a classmate in the cafeteria of Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday morning as Zoe Galasso. In a news release issued Monday morning, the medical examiner’s office said that Galasso, 14, died of “a handgun wound of the head.” Her slaying has been classified…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Marysville Pilchuck High School, Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office

October 26, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Marysville girl shot by classmate dies Sunday night in Everett

UPDATED at 9:45 p.m. A freshman girl shot by a classmate at Marysville-Pilchuck High School has died at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. Gia Soriano, 14, died at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, hospital officials announced at a news conference. Her classmate,  Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, remains in critical condition, according to the hospital. “We are devastated by this senseless tragedy,” the family said…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Harborview Medical Center, Marysville Pilchuck High School, Providence Everett

October 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Man wounded in leg in Rainier Valley shooting

Update at 7:10 a.m.: Seattle police report that they’ve arrested a suspect in Thursday’s  shooting outside a restaurant in South Seattle.  Police say the suspect’s girlfriend called 911 about 4:40 p.m., saying her boyfriend had stabbed her in the shin.  When officers arrived at the house in the 7900 block of Rainier Avenue, they reportedly recognized the boyfriend’s name…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Rainier Valley, Seattle Police Department, shooting

October 23, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Body found near White Center tied to earlier investigation

  Update at 2:15 p.m.: Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said,  “We can say the body we discovered today is related to that earlier investigation. It was information we received while continuing to work the Shelly/Marshmallow case that led us to the location here. “The body found today is female, but we still don’t even know who…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, King County Sheriff's Office, White Center

October 22, 2014 at 10:31 AM

SPD’s Metz among 5 finalists for Bellevue PD chief

UPDATE 11:10 A.M.| Metz will be up against four other candidates for Bellevue Police Department Chief: Minnesota Police Department Assistant Chief Matthew Clark, Bellevue Police Department Deputy Chief Jim Jolliffe, Simi Valley (California) Police Department Chief Mitch McCann and Austin Police Department Assistant Chief Raul Munguia. A hiring timeline hasn’t been narrowed down, but Bellevue city…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Bellevue Police, chief, Nick Metz

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