Sat., March 31, 12:20 p.m., Fifth Ave./S. King St.
Officers saw the suspect, a transient white female aged 36, and recognized her from past arrests. Suspect was within the boundaries of SODA (Stay out of Drug Area) Zone 2. Officers were aware that she had been recently banned from this area, and contacted her. She was asked to provide a copy of her SODA order, and stated that she did not have a copy on her person. This is a violation of the SODA order in and of itself. She was arrested for the violation. Suspect became violent, as officers state she always does, and had to be quickly transported to King County Jail. She was violent on arrival at the jail, and it took several jailers to contain her.
Sat., March 31, 3:33 p.m., Fifth Ave. N.,
Seattle Fire Station. Seattle Fire Dept. called Seattle Police when they located suspect, a transient white male aged 32, in a recycling bin near Taylor Ave. N. and Ward Place. They told the suspect to get out of the recycling bin for his own safety. Suspect immediately stood up and took a fighting stance with his fists clenched. At one point the suspect was pacing back and forth yelling at the firefighters. When officers arrived, the suspect had walked south to Seattle Center parking lot at Fifth Ave. N. and Harrison St. They contacted the man there, and the witnesses identified him as the suspect. Officers identified the man, and transported him to the West Precinct. He was interviewed and released. Suspect told the police that he was just waking up and did not know who was contacting him in the recycling bin. Officer requests review for harassment charges.
Sat., March 31, 3:50 p.m., Third Ave.,
Seattle Metro Credit Union ATM lobby. Officers on patrol were dispatched to a report of people sleeping in the ATM lobby area at SMCU. When officers arrived they contacted approximately nine people sleeping in the lobby. Officers ran all nine names, and one subject, a female aged 17, was found to be a reported runaway, verified via radio. Officers attempted to contact subject’s mom, but got no response. She was screened with Youth Services, and was taken to the youth shelter at Spruce St.
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.