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February 6, 2015 at 5:37 PM

Man arrested after gun pulled on driver in Beacon Hill road rage

A man was arrested Friday afternoon after he pulled a handgun on a driver during a road-rage incident on Rainier Avenue South, Seattle police said. The victim had stopped behind a BMW at a red light at Rainier Avenue South and South McClellan Street just before 11 a.m., according to police. When the light turned green and…

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February 3, 2015 at 11:16 AM

Seattle robber stashes loot where sun don’t shine

Talk about cracking the case. Seattle police say a 42-year-old man robbed another man of $40 at knifepoint outside a gas station at Broadway and East Pike Street around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Responding officers quickly found the suspect and recovered a knife from behind the gate of a closed business, police said. However, when police patted the man down they didn’t…

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February 3, 2015 at 10:29 AM

Crown Hill tavern, restaurant hit by gunfire

Someone fired several gunshots into a Crown Hill tavern early Tuesday morning after apparently getting kicked out of the business, police said. Witnesses said the shots were fired in the 8500 block of 15th Avenue Northwest around 1:30 a.m. just after an argument broke out at the bar and a man left in anger, according to police. Detectives found several…

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February 2, 2015 at 10:55 AM

2 men shot outside Hillman City bar

Seattle police gang detectives are investigating a shooting Sunday night that left two people wounded. Police responded to the 5600 block of Rainier Avenue South shortly before 7:30 p.m. for a report of a fight involving a firearm outside a Hillman City bar. Responding officers found blood and a shell casing, but no victims. Police said two men later…

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January 30, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Allegation of marijuana theft surfaces against SPD officer at center of golf-club case

A day after placing a Seattle police officer on desk duty, the Police Department is reviewing a new allegation that the officer previously stole marijuana for her personal use from evidence, a department official said Friday. The allegation surfaced Friday in The Stranger newspaper, which quoted a woman purporting to be the ex-girlfriend of Officer Cynthia…

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January 29, 2015 at 9:52 PM

Pedestrian badly hurt when struck by car in University District

A pedestrian was badly injured after being struck by a car in Seattle’s University District Thursday evening, according to the Seattle Police Department. Medics responded to Northeast 55th Street and 15th Avenue Northeast around 6:30 p.m. after reports of a car-pedestrian collision. The pedestrian was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, according to the…

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January 29, 2015 at 11:17 AM

Officer involved in golf-club arrest removed from street duty

Update at 4:29 p.m.: Mayor Ed Murray today issued the following statement on the conduct by the Seattle police officer who arrested the man with the golf club and purportedly made racially-charged comments on Facebook: ” I am very disappointed by these incident(s). They are both concerning to me. “While I support the Chief’s decision yesterday to call for…

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January 28, 2015 at 5:38 PM

Seattle police apologize for man’s 2014 arrest; chief orders review

Update at 6:10 p.m.: Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole on Wednesday said she has ordered a review of Officer Cynthia Whitlatch’s conduct and supervision, according to the department’s website. Here is O’Toole’s statement: “Today I heard many concerns from community members about the conduct of an SPD officer assigned to the East Precinct. These concerns are related to two incidents…

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January 27, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Woman charged with Belltown drive-by shooting

A 20-year-old Seattle woman, who is alleged to have been involved in a shooting in Belltown on Saturday, was charged Tuesday with drive-by shooting by King County prosecutors. In documents filed in King County Superior Court, prosecutors allege that Nia C. Hall was found in a car that was seen by witnesses speeding from the scene of…

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January 27, 2015 at 9:55 AM

Missing Seattle teen returns home

Seattle police say that a 13-year-old girl who went missing on Jan. 16 has returned home. Eliana Perkins was last seen getting into a white Honda on Martin Luther King Jr. Way, police said. The car was reportedly driven by a man in his 30s. Police spokesman Patrick Michaud said that in the days following the girl’s disappearance…

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