Fri., Oct. 10, 10:20 p.m., 10th Ave. S./S. Cloverdale St.
Officer responded to a report of a possible assault in progress that had been witnessed by a person driving by the scene. When officer arrived he found the subject, a transient Native American female aged 28, lying on her back in the street. She was initially unresponsive and smelled of alcohol. Seattle Fire Dept. (SFD) arrived on the scene and stated they had contacted subject earlier in the evening, and she had been intoxicated at that time. Subject was uncooperative and argumentative when the officer attempted to find out what had occurred. Subject initially described a male known to her and stated he had struck her in the head. She then recanted and said nothing had happened. SFD attempted to have her go to Harborview for medical attention but she refused. She left the scene on foot, and an area check for the male she had described was negative.
Fri., Oct. 10, 10:22 p.m., Second Ave./Bell St.
Victim, a transient Black male aged 57, stated he was assaulted by suspect over a past dispute. Suspect then fled in an unknown direction. Victim was treated by SFD for cuts and bruises to his face, and released. He explained to officers he could not remember the name of the suspect, but will contact police if he sees him on the street again.
Sat., Oct. 11, 1:15 p.m., Corson Ave. S./S. Homer St.
Officers responded to a report of a robbery. Upon arrival they contacted the victim, a white female aged 22, inside the restroom area of the Georgetown Liquor Building. Victim was visibly distraught, and stated she was traveling by Greyhound bus from Alaska to Utah to see a friend. She rode the bus into Bellingham where she met two people at the Lighthouse Mission. They travelled to Seattle together, and her friends told her they were going to sleep underneath the bridge and invited her to join them. They went to the park near Corson Ave. and S. Homer St, where she was introduced to three more people. Her two friends went under the bridge to 'party,' and victim was left with the three suspects. They approached her for money, and when she refused she was struck in the face. They asked again, and when she refused the suspects began to go through her belongings, threatening to take whatever they wanted. Victim stated she was punched around 10 times in the head and eventually gave them around $100.00 as she did not want her belongings stolen. She was assaulted again, collected her belongings, and walked down to the Georgetown Liquor Building to call 911. Officers arrived and transported her to the Downtown Emergency Services Shelter for the night. An area check for the suspects was negative.
Sun., Oct. 12, 9:30 p.m., 23rd Ave./E. Union St.
Officer on patrol observed suspect, a transient Black male aged 26, standing in the front of Thompson's Point of View on E. Union St. Officer knew suspect from prior contacts, and his partner advised him that suspect had an outstanding warrant. Suspect was contacted, and the warrant was verified. Suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.