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November 26, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Police: Seattle protester had cache of weapons in car

Police say a man who was arrested during Monday’s Ferguson protest in Seattle had a cache of weapons, including a handgun, knife, shotgun, semi-automatic rifle, ammunition and powerful fireworks. Jeffrey Alan Acord, 31, was charged Wednesday in Seattle Municipal Court with possession of a concealed pistol without a permit, carrying a dangerous knife and illegal possession…

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November 26, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Bitter Lake house fire blamed on hash-oil operation

Seattle police say the fire that destroyed a home in the Bitter Lake area on Tuesday was due to the manufacture of a marijuana-based product. The fire was reported around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of North 125th Street. Inside, firefighters found what appeared to be a lab used to extract hash oil as well as marijuana and more than…

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November 25, 2014 at 1:54 PM

2 arrested during Seattle protest charged with misdemeanors

Two men arrested by Seattle police during Monday’s night Ferguson, Mo., protest were charged Tuesday in misdemeanor court. The Seattle City Attorney’s Office said Tuesday that Neil Vanderloed has been charged with second-degree criminal trespassing and Devin Dyas-Gordon has been charged with assault and obstructing a police officer. According to the City Attorney’s Office, Vanderloed, 51, was one of numerous…

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November 24, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Seattle protesters block I-5; police use pepper spray

Update at 12:46 a.m: Group is on the move again, heading north on Fifth Avenue. Update at 12:40 a.m.: Protesters have left the old federal building and are standing in the middle of Fifth Avenue singing “We Shall Overcome.” Number has dwindled to about 50. Update at 12:30 a.m.: Protesters gathered outside the old federal building…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Ferguson, grand jury, Officer-involved shooting

November 24, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Couple pistol-whipped, robbed at Seattle’s Volunteer Park

Seattle police are looking for two men who robbed and pistol-whipped a man and woman Sunday night at Volunteer Park. Police say the attackers came out of  bushes and confronted the two victims around 7 p.m. The two victims said they heard the sound of a handgun being cocked and one of the attackers saying they were being…

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November 21, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Thursday accident proves fatal for Delridge pedestrian

A man struck by a van Thursday in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood did not survive, police say. The 52-year-old pedestrian was crossing Southwest Brandon Street at Delridge Way Southwest shortly after 4 p.m. when he was hit, according to the Seattle Police Department. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The man…

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November 20, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Missing girl, 11, found safe in Renton

Update at 10:42 p.m.: Mylaejah House has been found safe in Renton, the Seattle Police Department said. Original post: An 11-year-old Seattle girl is missing, police said Thursday evening. Mylaejah House is 4-foot-11, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans and carrying a pink backpack, according to the Seattle Police Department. She may be in South Seattle. Anyone who sees…

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November 20, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Charging decision near for SPD cop who punched handcuffed woman

After more than five weeks of review, the King County Prosecutor’s Office says it is nearing a decision whether to file a felony assault charge against a Seattle police officer who punched a handcuffed woman and fractured her face during a domestic-violence call. As part of the review, prosecutors recently provided the case file…

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Comments | Topics: City Attorney's Office, King County Prosecutor's Office, police brutality

November 20, 2014 at 1:27 PM

SPD: Everett firefighter arrested during underage sex sting

Seattle police on Thursday released additional information on the arrest of an off-duty Everett firefighter during a prostitution sting. A detective with the department’s  Vice/High-Risk Victims Unit had exchanged messages with the 60-year-old firefighter during an online sting targeting men looking for sex with underage girls, according to police. Police say the suspect showed up for a meeting…

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November 19, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Everett firefighter accused of sex abuse of a minor in Seattle

An Everett firefighter was arrested in Seattle and booked into King County Jail on investigation of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes and commercial sexual abuse of a minor, according to an Everett city spokeswoman and jail records. Meghan Pembroke, a spokeswoman for Everett, confirmed the arrest of the 60-year-old firefighter and paramedic who she…

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