St. Officers stopped suspect, a transient white male aged 39, on a stop/lie violation. During a routine name check officers discovered an outstanding warrant. This was verified via radio, and the suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Thurs., Aug. 2. 11:46 a.m., Boren St. and Pine St. The Seattle Police Department and the Department of Corrections (DOC) were working together in a joint operation to clean out the transient camps on the eastside of I-5 at Boren St. and Pine St. Suspect, a transient white male aged 37, was contacted sleeping under a tree. Suspect was removed from the camp along with his backpack. He was checked and found to be on active DOC supervision, and it was discovered he had failed to report to his DOC officer when he was released from jail in July 2007. Officers placed suspect under arrest per DOC, and searched his backpack. They found several syringes, one of which tested positive for heroin. Subject was transported to the precinct and asked for a urine sample. He declined, saying he had just urinated. He was given a bottle of water so he could produce a sample, and booked into King County Jail.
Fri., Aug. 3. 11:41 p.m., 125th St. and Aurora Ave. Officers were working the Greenwood/Aurora emphasis patrol in full uniform, and were in the area of 125th St. and Aurora Ave. when they observed the suspect, a transient white female aged 20, walking northbound on Aurora Ave. They observed two separate vehicles following her, and saw them pull into a parking lot near her. Once the vehicles observed the police officers they exited the area. Officers recognized the suspect as a prostitute they had contacted before, and they believed she was on a Stay Out of Areas of Prostitution (SOAP) order. She was stopped, and she immediately stated she was on a SOAP order from Shoreline. Officers verified the order, which expires in April 2009. She was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Fri., August 3. 3:15 p.m., S. Main St. Police responded to a report of trespassers inside a fenced area behind the Diamond Parking Lot off the alley on S. Main St. They located three subjects sleeping behind some plywood in a storage area of an unoccupied building off the alley and parking lot. The building has “No Trespassing” signs posted across the top. Two of the subjects checked clear and were given warnings at the scene and moved along. The third suspect was detained for trespass, and for possession of an access device not belonging to him. When asked, he stated he found it at the scene. He was also found to be under DOC supervision. Suspect was placed under arrest for trespass, and transported to the precinct. He was then interviewed and released.
Sun., Aug. 5. 1:35 p.m., 100 Yesler Way, Pioneer Square Park. Suspect, a transient white female aged 49, was spotted by officers sitting on a bench in Pioneer Square Park, a Zone 4 park. She was known to officers as a chronic trespasser that was currently banned from all city parks and all Zone 4 parks. She was arrested for trespass in the parks 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.