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April 13, 2014 at 12:57 PM

SPD dog takes bite out of crime in deli burglary

A 23-year-old man was arrested for investigation of the burglary of a West Seattle deli store Saturday after he allegedly fled the business and was found by a police dog, Seattle police said in a Web post Sunday. Officers responded at about 1:12 a.m. to 911 calls of a burglary of the deli in the 9000…

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March 25, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Take-out pizza sends three Seattle burglars to jail

The wrong kind of take-out pizza has landed three young men in jail. Around 3:45 a.m., an alarm was tripped inside Alki Elementary School, 3000 block of 59th Ave. S.W. A school security guard arrived to find the back door to the school’s kitchen propped open, police said. At first, the security guard thought a custodian might have…

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March 17, 2014 at 1:51 PM

Burglar vandalizes Seattle church, lights candles

Maybe he figured it would help. Seattle police say a burglar broke into a Wedgwood church over the weekend, vandalized property and — in a possible attempt to make amends –lit a few candles before fleeing. The break-in at Our Lady of the Lake church happened sometime between 7:15 p.m. Friday and 10:15 a.m. Saturday, when an employee discovered…

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March 17, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Burglar attacks man during Columbia City break-in

Police are looking for the burglar who tried to slash a man with a knife early this morning during an attempted break-in at a Columbia City apartment. According to police, a couple was asleep in bed in their apartment in the 3700 block of South Angeline Street when they heard someone opening a bedroom window just before 5 a.m. The man jumped out of…

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March 14, 2014 at 4:03 PM

SPD: Pantless man kicks down door in search of coat

Here’s a quick quiz: You know you’ve imbibed way too much when: a) you urinate on yourself; b) you lose your pants; c) you end up flat on your back; d) you suffer inexplicable cuts and bruises. According to Seattle police, one man managed to do all of the above during a bizarre incident Friday morning at Yesler Terrace. The man, sans pants, kicked down…

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March 13, 2014 at 11:10 AM

SPD: Sorority burglar is right-handed, has one glove

Seattle police are hoping someone will recognize this guy. (No, we’re not kidding.) According to police, the man pictured in the photos climbed through the second-floor window at a University of Washington sorority house in the 4500 block of 22nd Avenue Northeast early Friday morning. He fled after he was discovered by residents of the house and before…

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March 7, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Sorority residents interrupt burglary, suspect still at large

A male suspect remains at large after he was discovered inside a sorority house during an early morning burglary, according to a Seattle Police Department release. Officers responded at approximately 3:51 a.m. to the 4500 block of 22nd Avenue NE for the report of a burglary. Preliminary investigation indicates that the house was unoccupied when the…

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March 6, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Note to burglar: Remove ankle monitor before next crime

The Associated Press The Okanogan County sheriff’s office says a man accused of a break-in at the Okanogan, Wash., Eagles Lodge was arrested after deputies checked where his ankle monitor had been. Deputies who responded Tuesday to a burglary call at the lodge found a phone line cut, a back door pried open and $2,000 missing from…

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February 18, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Burglary victims: Check out loot from roving 18-month spree

Talk about a needle in a haystack. The King County Sheriff’s Office is trying to reunite burglary victims with their stolen property. But that could be tricky since the burglars covered a wide area over a fairly extended period of time. The burglaries happened between January 2012 and July 2013, between Mill Creek and Tigard, Ore., according to…

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January 21, 2014 at 10:53 AM

U District home burglarized while residents slept

University of Washington police are alerting students to a burglary that happened last week near campus while the residents slept. The burglary happened sometime between 1:30 and 3 a.m. Friday at a home in the 4700 block of 18th Avenue Northeast, according to a post on the UW police website. A resident of the house told Seattle…

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