Tues., Feb. 20, 11:35 a.m., Walgreen’s, Pike St.
Officers were called to Walgreen’s by the security officer who had an uncooperative shoplifting suspect in custody. Officers arrived and contacted the suspect, a transient white male, who refused to give any information during the interview. The stolen item, a box of Kellogg’s Pop Tarts worth $2.29, was recovered and returned to Walgreen’s. Suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail for theft and obstruction.
Tues., Feb. 20, 12:25 p.m., Pike St.
Pike Place Market security officers received a complaint of a transient blocking the elevator in the main arcade of the market. They arrived to find the suspect, a transient white male aged 35, lying in front of the elevator. The security guard/complainant recognized the man as having been trespassed from the market on previous occasions, and he escorted the suspect to the security office, where he called 911. Officers arrived and verified the previous trespass admonishment. Suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Tues., Feb. 20, 2:00 p.m., 3rd & Pine St.
A transient Black male aged 22 was observed by officers standing on a corner at 3rd and Pine, talking to two individuals who appeared to be under age. He is known to officers as active with the Department of Corrections (D.o.C.) and was contacted. He was observed swaying from side to side, and officer states he smelled of alcohol. Suspect admitted he had been drinking at Noc Noc. Officers contacted his D.o.C. officer who said that the suspect was in violation of his parole, and advised officers to arrest him. He was then booked into King County Jail.
Tues., Feb. 20, 10:16 p.m., Maynard Ave. S / S King St.
Officers working emphasis patrol for Mardi Gras were driving westbound on South King Street. They observed suspect, a 42-year-old transient Black male, standing at the above location. Officers were aware that suspect was on active D.o.C. supervision and contacted his D.o.C. officer. She advised officers to take the suspect into custody for violation of his parole. Officers contacted the suspect and arrested him. A search located a small glass crack pipe with suspected residue located in his front right coat pocket. He stated he did not know the pipe was there, but admitted to regularly using cocaine. The pipe field-tested positive for cocaine and the suspect was transported to the West Precinct. He signed a stipulation agreement and was released.
Tues., Feb. 20, 10:20 p.m., 3rd Ave.
A transient Black female aged 42 was observed by officers in the 500 block of 3rd Ave. drinking from a container containing an alcoholic beverage. The officer ran the suspect’s name and found 2 SODA orders for Zone 2, which covers 3rd Ave. She was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Compiled from incident reports of the Seattle Police Department by Emma Quinn. Got your own experience to relate? Call us at (206) 441-3247 ext. 207 and we'll get the scoop.
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