A 29-year-old suspect is in custody for a carjacking that occurred last month near the West Seattle Golf Course.
During the course of the investigation, robbery detectives developed information on the possible identity of the suspect. A wanted bulletin was sent out to officers. On February 10th, detectives received information that the suspect had been arrested by King County Sheriff’s deputies on an unrelated charge. The next day, the suspect was brought into the Robbery office where he was interviewed by detectives. After the interview, the suspect was re-booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.
Now on to WSB reader reports: From 44th/Spokane, Melanie was the victim of a car prowl:
Someone got into my car last night, parked on the street, I thought it was locked but must not have been. They ransacked it (glove box, console, etc.) obviously looking for something more specific of value than they found. Some things of value were left – Bob stroller, sunglasses, empty laptop bag…. I don’t think anything was taken – that I can tell. Also it appears someone sat in the driver seat because some of my gages were turned on/off etc.
Also about two weeks ago, some broke the window of a car on my street, owned by a guest staying with us. They stole a camera. He filed a report with the police.
We also received a quick report from Shannon – who came back from church last Sunday to discover that her home near Myrtle Reservoir Park had been broken into.
After the jump, a possible casing, followed by a bike theft with a scooter left behind:
From Josh in Highland Park:
As I rode my bike away from my house this morning I noticed a man standing down our alley. I thought it was strange and decided to circle the block for another look. A girl came out of a backyard and joined the man and I watched them peering into back yards slowly moving up the alley. As I circled back home to call the police a third girl joined the group from a separate block and they turned around the alley they just walked down. They knew I was watching, the group would not make eye contact and they obviously had no destination and were circling the neighborhood. I lost sight of the group when I went home to call the police and they arrived within five minutes. I drove my truck around the neighborhood trying to spot the group again but they either had a car or were inside a house.
A description – all three were early twenties – one male, white, about 6’ with some light facial hair, blue jeans and an orange backpack. Girl #1 was probably 5-4, white but slightly darker skin, dark hair past her shoulders and a dark pink fleece type jacket. The second girl was white, probably 5-5, black jeans, black hooded sweatshirt, died black hair with blond tips. Both girls had nothing with them. This took place in Highland park on the 8000 block between 13th and 14th ave SW.
The man and girl #1 spent a lot of time in the alley behind (address in 7900 block of) 13th ave SW, the police checked the property over but did not see any signs of forced entry. I really hope no one in our neighborhood was robbed this morning….
Also in Highland Park, from Hilari:
My kid left his friend’s red Schwinn unlocked on our front porch on 14th and Kenyon Sunday. It was taken some time after 6 p.m. They left a Razor Scooter in its place, if anybody is missing one.