Sat., March 31, 1:54 p.m., Yale Ave N. Subject, a transient white female aged 37, called 911 from a public payphone on Yale Ave. Officers arrived to find her sitting on the sidewalk next to the payphone. They contacted her and asked her if she wanted to commit suicide. She said she had an empty bottle that had had pills in it, but could not state what pills she had taken. Officers could not locate a pill bottle during a patdown, and asked her if she had taken any pills. Her answer was unclear. Officers state she had slurred speech and poor balance, but no odor of alcohol. Officer completed a mental health review, and called Seattle Fire, who transported the subject to Harborview Medical Center.
Sun., Aug. 26, 4:02 a.m., Aurora Ave. N., Columbus Motor Inn. Subject, a transient white male aged 55, called 911 from a room he was renting at the Columbus Motor Inn. He reported he was feeling suicidal. Upon contact subject was fully co-operative with officers. He said he suffers from depression, and when he drinks it becomes significantly worse. He admitted to drinking around a quart of whisky and paying for another night at the Inn, then feeling suicidal. When asked if he had a plan the subject stated he would jump off the Aurora Bridge, and said he had used the yellow call box on the bridge before. He also stated he had been voluntarily admitted to Harborview earlier that week after attempting to hang himself. A mental health report was completed, and the subject was transported to Harborview via ambulance.
Mon., Oct. 22, 8:36 p.m., 2500 block Aurora Ave. Witness, a crane driver, called 911 to report that subject was standing in the middle of the Aurora Bridge. He stated the subject — a transient white male aged 23 — seemed to be “hovering” and also seemed to be praying. Officers responded to the scene and observed the subject walking towards the north end of the bridge. They allowed him to keep walking until he reached the end of the bridge, and then they contacted him. Subject told officers that he was feeling suicidal, and voluntarily went to Harborview Medical Center via ambulance.
Mon., Nov. 26, 8:20 p.m., Leary Way NW. An officer was dispatched to a report of a possibly suicidal male and arrived to find several people standing around a white male aged 32 that appeared to be crying. He contacted the subject and a witness. Witness stated that he was a friend of the subject and that the subject had been very depressed lately and kept repeating that he wanted to kill himself. Witness stated that suspect was bipolar, but not on any medication. Subject, who was visibly distraught, was making comments about wanting to kill himself by buying enough alcohol to drink himself to death. Suspect also talked about not being able to see his son because he was homeless and unable to get medication. Officer called for Seattle Fire Department to respond, which they did. They requested an ambulance to respond to the scene and subject was transported to Harborview Medical Center for a medical health evaluation.