Tues., Aug. 5, 11:25 a.m., 12th Ave. S./S. King St. Officer spotted suspect, a transient Asian female aged 22, cross the street at 12th Ave. S. and S. King St. She then sat down on the corner with her left leg extended into the intersection. Officer parked his car and contacted suspect, and asked her if she was OK. She voluntarily gave her name, which the officer ran through radio. Data returned with an outstanding warrant, and suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Wed., Aug. 6, 1:16 a.m., N. 46th St./Fremont Ave N. Subject, a Black male aged 16, called 911. He stated he was a runaway and wanted to go to Spruce Street Crisis Residential Center. Officer located subject at N. 46th St. and Fremont where he was waiting with a friend. He stated he could not stay with his friend anymore and needed a place to go. Officer ran his name over the radio and did not find the subject listed as a runaway, or a person in a dangerous situation, per Child Protective Services (CPS.) Officer asked where subject was a runaway from, and he stated a volunteer house in Snohomish. He said they do not report people as runaways, as the placement is voluntary. Officer informed subject that he could transport him to the precinct and try and locate a place he could stay with CPS. Subject stated he just needed a place to stay for the night. At the precinct officer contacted CPS, who tried to contact subject's mother in Texas. Neither she nor his brother in Renton could be reached. Officer called Spruce Street, who said they would be willing to take him for the night. Officer informed the caseworker in Texas that he would try to find subject a new location in the morning.
Wed., Aug. 6, 5:03 p.m., Second Ave. Subject, a transient Black male aged 25, was seen by officers huddling with a group of people near 2nd and Bell, in SODA (Stay out of Drug Area) Zone 2. The group was recognized as mostly drug users and began to disperse when they saw the officer. Suspect was contacted as part of the group, and officers recognized him from previous encounters. Subject was found to be in violation of his DOC (Department of Corrections) parole, and his DOC officer was contacted. Suspect gave no other reason for being in the SODA zone other than that he "was homeless." His DOC officer found him in violation of his probation and instructed officers to take him into custody. Officers transported suspect to the precinct, and suspect was released to a DOC work crew.
Wed., Aug. 6, 7:25 p.m., Broadway Ave. Officers were inside Yesler Terrace working an emphasis patrol for Seattle Housing Authority. They contacted the suspect, a transient Black male, camping behind the Community Center. Officers were familiar with the suspect from a previous contact in July, when he was contacted for camping behind the Community Center and issued a trespass admonishment and told to leave. Today he was contacted again, and it was found he had been urinating on the property. He was told to leave and stated "Take me to jail!" Suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.