Wed., Nov. 28, 6 p.m., 1900 Block of Alaskan Way. On the listed date and time officers were on a Department of Corrections (DOC) emphasis patrol when they contacted a group of transients that was camping under the Alaskan Way Viaduct. They contacted the suspect, a transient white male aged 49, and requested his ID. A name check revealed an outstanding warrant out of the Seattle Police Department (SPD). The warrant was verified via radio, and the suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Wed., Nov. 28, 10:23 p.m., Third Ave. Suspect, a transient white male aged 43, was observed by officers loitering on the corner of Fourth Ave. and Pike St. Officers knew him from prior contacts, and were aware that he was active with the DOC. They rode up to the suspect and made contact with him. He told them that he just got out of jail. Officers contacted the DOC, and they requested that suspect be arrested and transported to the DOC office on Ninth and Virginia. Officers arrested the man and transported him to the office; he was then issued a written stipulated agreement and transported to his full-time DOC officer.
Fri., Nov. 30, 6:07 p.m., 300 block of Yesler Way. Officers contacted the suspect, a transient Black male aged 55, for drug loitering in the 300 block of Yesler Way. A records check of his name showed him to have an outstanding warrant. Warrant was verified, and suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Fri., Nov. 30, 6:25 p.m., Third Ave. and Yesler St. Officers were on a Department of Corrections emphasis patrol when they contacted a group of people at Third and Yesler. These people were known to officers as drug users and DOC-active individuals. They contacted the suspect, a transient Black male aged 42, and ran his name via radio. Records showed that his DOC officer had requested a warrant for his arrest for failing to report. Police contacted the DOC officer, who instructed them to place the suspect under arrest. A search incident to arrest found the suspect to be in possession of a crack pipe, which field-tested positive for cocaine. Suspect was taken into custody and transported to 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.