Mon., Oct. 13, 8:38 a.m., 15th Ave. NW.
Victim called 911 to report that his brother assaulted him. Victim is a homeless 28-year-old Native American, and stated that he stayed with his brother on the street. He also said his brother often carries a machete. They went into a store, and got into a dispute. Officers were able to contact the suspect on 15th Ave., and placed him into custody without incident. Once suspect was under control officers contacted the victim. He stated that he loved his brother, and said that they are both homeless on the streets of Ballard. No weapons were found on either man, and suspect was released from the scene.
Mon., Oct. 13, 4:01 p.m., Second Ave. Ext. S., Union Gospel Mission.
Officers responded to a call of an assault on Second Ave. S., in the parking lot. They arrived and contacted the victim, a transient white male, who stated he had been sitting on the ground in the parking lot of the Union Gospel Mission when an unknown white male walked up to him and threw a cup of coffee in his face. The coffee didn't hit the victim directly, but did get his coat and hat wet. Victim called police, but declined the offer of medics. A witness stated he had observed the incident, but had not realized what had happened until the suspect left the area. Witness said suspect walked across the street and waited a while before walking away. An area check for the suspect was negative.
Mon., Oct. 13, 5:36 p.m., Pike St.
Suspect, a transient Black male aged 57, was observed walking on the street in the 300 block of Pine St. Officers were aware that he had an outstanding warrant, and contacted him. The warrant was verified, and suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Mon., Oct. 13, 5:42 p.m., Eighth Ave. N./Thomas St.
Officer was dispatched to investigate a report of a female prostitute flagging down vehicles. Suspect, a white female aged 29, was contacted, and officers also observed her pimp in the area, known to them from previous contacts. The male stated he was just passing through the area and did not know the suspect. Suspect affirmed she knew the man, but had never worked for him. She was warned to leave the area, and stated she would.
Mon., Oct. 13, 10:16 p.m., Fifth Ave. S., Uwajimaya Grocery.
Subject, a transient Native American male aged 40, called the Crisis Line to report he wanted to hurt himself by jumping off a bridge close to Beacon Hill. Officers were dispatched to the pay phone on Fifth Ave. S. where subject was calling from. Officers arrived to find him still at the payphone, and asked him if he wanted to hurt himself. He replied "I Do." Officer could smell the odor of intoxicants on his breath. Further conversation revealed that subject was depressed, and stated he didn't want to live anymore -- he was homeless and his family did not care for him. Officer called for an ambulance, and subject was transported to Harborview for a mental evaluation.