Wed., Feb. 21, 1 p.m., Third Ave., sidewalk.
Officers observed suspect, a transient Black female aged 37, walking in the 500 block of Third Ave. Suspect was known to him from prior contacts, and was known to be in violation of her SODA (Stay Out of Drug Area) order by being on Third. Order was verified, and suspect was contacted, arrested, and booked into King County Jail.
Thurs., March 1, 5:17 p.m., First Ave. and S. Atlantic St.
Officers driving on S. Atlantic came across an unoccupied vehicle blocking the right lane. They checked the license plate and found an outstanding warrant listed on the owner of the vehicle. At around 5:40 p.m. suspect, a transient Black male aged 59, arrived and identified himself as the owner of the car. The warrant was verified, and the suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail. His car was towed to the impound yard.
Fri., March 2, 2:38 p.m., E. Madison St. and 22nd Ave.
Suspect, a transient white male aged 54, was observed by officers walking slowly westbound on E. Madison. Officers recognized the man at once as he has no left leg below the knee, uses crutches, and wears a hat and a hood. The officer has contacted the suspect before and is aware the man is a crack cocaine user. Officer states that the suspect has generated numerous complaints in the area recently, and that he had been verbally trespassed from Madison in November for one year. He contacted the man, arrested him and searched his pockets; they found a glass pipe which tested positive for the presence of cocaine. Suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Fri., March 2, 12:57 a.m., Aurora Ave. N., Quality Inn.
The manager of the Quality Inn on Aurora Ave called officers to assist him in removing two transients sleeping in one of the hotel rooms. The room was currently under renovation and was not available to rent. The officers succeeded in entering the room and found the suspects asleep on the floor. Both provided ID, and one of the suspects, a transient Black male aged 44, was found to have an outstanding warrant. This was verified, and suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Sat., March 3, 5:48-6:00 p.m., Broadway Ave.
A transient Native American male aged 38 was observed drinking the alcoholic energy drink TILT in a private stairwell on Broadway. When contacted by the officers he gave a false name and date of birth and claimed to be from Alaska. Officers could find no record of the man. They noticed a wallet in his jacket, and asked if that contained ID — the man handed it over, and officers found an ID with the man’s correct name and date of birth. A name check revealed two outstanding warrants, which were verified via radio. Suspect 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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