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May 2, 2013 at 7:14 AM

Thursday Memo: Boy finds unsecured gun, sister shot … Likely DUI death … May Day poll

Another kid finds a gun — and a sibling is shot. Happened in Auburn yesterday. The younger of the two, a 7-year-old boy, found a gun in a closet and shot his 9-year-old sister. She was hit in the leg. The injury isn’t life-threatening. Guns that should be put in places where…

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April 3, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Seattle City Council sets hearing for May Day review

The Seattle City Council’s public safety committee will hold a hearing April 17 to discuss two reports critical of the Seattle Police Department’s response to last year’s May Day violence. Councilmember Bruce Harrell, who oversees the council’s Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology committee, allowed only brief discussion of the reports during Wednesday’s hearing, saying the council…

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July 10, 2012 at 7:05 PM

SPD seizes suspected evidence from Occupy members’ apartment

The Seattle Police Department SWAT team and detectives entered a Judkins Park apartment of Occupy Seattle members early Tuesday morning with a search warrant to seize suspected evidence of May Day-protest crimes including vandalism, according to Seattle Police Department’s online blotter. Detectives contacted the four individuals in the apartment in the 1100…

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May 23, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Seattle police post photos of suspects in May Day vandalism, violence

Several photographs of people suspected of vandalism and violence during the May Day protests in downtown Seattle have been posted on the Seattle Police Department’s blog. The department is asking the public’s help in identifying those pictured. The posting, from Jonah Spangenthal-Lee, says detectives looked at hours of video and found faces of people…

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May 17, 2012 at 2:49 PM

May Day protesters charged with assaulting police plead not guilty

Three people accused of assaulting Seattle police officers during the May Day protests pleaded not guilty this morning, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office: Paul Campiche, 23, is facing two counts of third-degree assault for allegedly throwing a bottle at a police officer and kicking a second officer who was trying to arrest him. Maria Morales, 30, is charged with a…

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May 4, 2012 at 9:50 PM

FBI: Suspect ID’d in courthouse vandalism in Seattle; others are still sought

The FBI has identified the dark-haired man (pictured at right) whom the agency had been looking for in connection with vandalism to the William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse during the May Day protests on Tuesday, spokeswoman Ayn Dietrich said on Friday. However other people involved in the attack on the courthouse at 1010 Fifth…

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May 2, 2012 at 4:20 PM

FBI seeks man who damaged U.S. courthouse

The FBI is looking for information about vandalism to the William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse during the May Day protests yesterday. Ayn Saldalo Dietrich, spokeswoman for the Seattle FBI, said they are looking for information about the dark-haired man (pictured at right) who was dressed in a red and black hooded sweatshirt. Dietrich said agents would like to…

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May 2, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Man charged with carrying knife during May Day protests

A 19-year-old California man arrested during yesterday’s May Day protests was charged Wednesday with unlawful use of weapons by the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. Jack Tierny was arrested because he had a 4-inch hunting knife attached to his fanny pack, the City Attorney’s Office said. City statutes say it’s illegal to carry blades longer than three inches. Because…

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