Fri., Jan. 2, 8:02 p.m., Bellevue Ave. Officers were dispatched to a report of an assault, and arrived to find the victim, a transient black male aged 44, who was bleeding from the nose. Officers have had contact with this suspect before, who appears to have mental issues. Victim stated that he had had a fight the previous day with an employee of City Market, and believes the assault was in retaliation. He stated he was attacked by eight persons unknown to him. Officer spoke with an employee of City Market who stated that the employee involved in the disturbance has not been seen since the incident. The two stories were inconsistent, and officer was unable to identify the possible suspects. Victim was trespassed from the store and told to avoid the area. An area check for the suspects was unsuccessful.
Sat., Jan. 3, 2:21 p.m., Broadway Ave E. Officer was dispatched to a restaurant on Broadway to a report of a shoplifter. He arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated that the suspect, a transient Asian male aged 59, came into the restaurant and ordered $16.56 worth of food, but refused to pay. Officer contacted the subject who said he came into the restaurant and ordered coffee, potatoes and eggs, but had no money to pay the bill. He stated he attempted to call friends in the International District to come and give him money, but he could not contact anyone. Officer arrested suspect for theft, and booked him into King County Jail.
Wed., Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m., E. Interlaken Dr. Officers responded to the greenbelt area of E. Interlaken Dr. to remove a transient camper at the request of the Seattle Parks Department. The witness, a Seattle Parks employee, said that he had placed a notice to vacate the greenbelt more than 72 hours prior to officer's arrival. He stated he placed the notice right next to the subject's tent. Witness said he had contacted the subject, who stated that he had no plan to leave. Upon arrival officers found the subject, a white male aged 29, still asleep in his tent. They identified themselves as Seattle police officers, and subject eventually came out of his tent and showed officers his identification. Officers asked him if he had received the notice to vacate the greenbelt, and subject stated that he had, but had no other place to live, and had no intention of leaving. Officers ordered him to pack up, and as he was packing advised him that he could not return to the greenbelt or he would be arrested for trespassing. He stated he understood, and left the area.
Fri., Feb. 27, 4:13 p.m., Pine St. Subject, a transient white female aged 23, called 911 to report she was suicidal. She was sobbing, and stated she wanted to jump out of a three-story window. Officer arrived and contacted the subject who stated that she had mental issues. Officer asked her if she wanted to hurt herself, and she said yes, and that she wanted to go to Harborview Medical Center for help. She was transported to Harborview for assistance.