Sat., Aug. 25, 9 p.m., Broadway Ave, Seattle Central Community College. An officer contacted the suspect, a transient Black male aged 36, on Broadway Ave at the Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) bookstore on the south side of Broadway Ave. Suspect and two other men were sleeping under the stairwell. When the suspect’s name was checked via radio it was found he had an outstanding warrant. The warrant was verified, and suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Sat., Aug. 25, 10 p.m. Third Ave., Marvin Gardens Apartments. Victim, a transient white male aged 38, was standing outside Marvin Gardens Apartments on Third Ave. smoking a cigarette with a friend when the suspect, a transient white female aged 43, attacked him with a chain. Victim stated she said nothing to him, and that he does not know the suspect. His friend did know the suspect. The victim held onto the suspect until police arrived. He had no visible injuries, and declined medical attention at the scene. He stated he did want to assist in prosecuting the suspect. While handling the call, an unknown witness approached the police officers and told them that he knew the suspect. He reported that the suspect was manic-depressive, and had not been taking her medications. American Ambulance responded to the scene, and informed the officers that Harborview Medical Center was temporarily not accepting psychiatric patients. The officer’s only recourse was to arrest the suspect. She was booked into King County Jail for assault.
Sun., Aug. 26, 12:33 a.m., Alaskan Way, Waterfront Park. Two officers were checking Waterfront Park. This park has been a problem for narcotics use and camping after the park has closed. They stopped the suspect, a transient white male aged 35, as he was trying to leave the park when they arrived. When asked for his ID he provided a Social Security card. A name check showed the suspect was in violation of a Stay Out of Drug Areas (SODA) order for Zones 1 and 2. The order was verified, and the suspect was booked into King County Jail for violation of a SODA order. He was also issued a Parks Exclusion notice for seven days.
Sun., Aug. 26, 10:05 a.m., Fourth Ave., City Hall Park. A transient Black male aged 47 was spotted by officers sitting on a bench in the northwest corner of City Hall Park. He was holding an open 16-oz. can of Icehouse beer. Officers contacted him for the violation and requested his ID. Radio reported that the man is currently banned from all Zone 4 parks. City Hall is a Zone 4 park, so the 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.