WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Burglaries near Fairmount Park

While Rasmus and his wife were sleeping, somebody broke into their home near Fairmount Park, and he says police told them they weren’t the only ones hit:

We discovered someone had opened our sliding back door and targeted iOS devices. They also took my wife’s purse and wallet (w/ ID, medication, etc). They left bigger things (like TV) behind, and it looks like they were in and out very quickly.

The officer who arrived to take our statement told us it looks like several places may have been hit along Fauntleroy Way. He also said more people might discover it later in the day, because the burglars didn’t break anything and only went for smaller items.

We suspect it happened some time between 5:30 and 6 am, because we both heard some noises around that time, but thought it was the upstairs neighbor.

If you have any info, the SPD incident # is 2018-177832. Looking at Tweets by Beat, we see one other report in the system already, about two blocks south. (Remember that the time stamp on most of SPD’s automated tweets reflect when the report appeared in the system, not when the incident actually happened.)

1 Reply to "WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Burglaries near Fairmount Park"

  • Helpful May 18, 2018 (2:54 pm)

    Great- the junkies are breaking in to steal a phone while people are asleep in bed.. ?! 

    Who knew you had to get up so early to burglarize- when you’re just trying to get by?

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