Crime Watch

West Seattle crime/safety updates are here, plus important links for keeping yourself and your family safe. If something happens and you want to get the word out (AFTER you’ve reported it to police), please e-mail us (call/text 206-293-6302 if it’s breaking news). 

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FOR CRIME WATCH STORY LINKS – scroll down past this next box, which features the “Tweets by Beat” West Seattle incidents coming from SPD via Twitter (IMPORTANT NOTE: These represent classifications of calls – not necessarily confirmed crimes – and the classifications do not always reflect what the incidents turn out to be [or not be] – the “reported” time also generally is later than the actual time it was called in):



2/19/2017: Stolen urn; found bicycle

2/18/2017: Four repeat offenders in trouble again

2/16/2017: Stabbing suspect charged, and more

2/14/2017: Burglary and other reader reports; stabbing suspect arrested

2/13/2017: Stolen 1985 van

2/12/2017: Junction stabbing (with followup info added Monday morning)

2/12/2017: Street robbery and two property-crime reader reports

2/10/2017: Stolen car full of loot; car prowl on video; SWAT arrest followup; more

2/8/2017: SWAT response in South Delridge

2/7/2017: Car prowler who left tools behind

2/4/2017: Stolen SUV

2/3/2017: Car-prowl reader reports

1/31/2017: Overnight gunfire; victim in another shooting shows up at hospital; car prowl

1/30/2017: Abandoned bicycle; found license plates; more

1/28/2017: Vandalism; burglary; wire theft

1/27/2017: Work truck stolen

1/26/2017: Reader reports, plus, more charges in burglary ring

1/25/2017: ATM heist suspects charged

1/25/2017: Alki arrests linked to regional ‘high-end burglary ring’ – loot shown off

1/25/2017: Pigeon Point gunfire; Arbor Heights car-prowl suspect out

1/24/2017: Police updates @ West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network

1/24/2017: Arrest in South Delridge ATM-customer holdup

1/23/2017: 2 suspects jailed in Junction US Bank ATM theft

1/23/2017: Arbor Heights search after car prowl leads to 1 arrest

1/23/2017: Bellevue Police arrest 2 in Alki area

1/22/2017: ATM stolen; package theft on video

1/19/2017: Found skis (stolen?); robbers on video; more

1/18/2017: Updates from West Seattle Crime Prevention Council

1/18/2017: Shooting at Highland Park 7-11

1/17/2017: Found bicycle; smashed windows; more

1/16/2017: 35th/Holden police response

1/16/2017: Bikes stolen, found; bag found; more

1/14/2017: Card fraud; burglaries

1/12/2017: Four reader reports, including words of thanks

1/12/2017: Stabbing on Puget Ridge

1/10/2017: Stolen car; vehicle break-ins; possible loot (CDs) found; more

1/9/2017: Teen shot, turns up in ER

1/9/2017: Bicycle found; car windows smashed

1/8/2017: Recognize this bicycle? Purse and more found. Plus, reports from SPD files

1/6/2017: Hit-run crash victim’s father reports arrest

1/6/2017: Ice vandalism

1/5/2017: SPD briefing at Southwest District Council

1/3/2017: 1 car stolen, 2 cars prowled

1/2/2017: Stolen, vandalized cars

1/1/2017: Hit-run driver leaves hubcap behind

12/29/2016: “Shooting” followup; stolen skateboard

12/28/2016: Four reader reports

12/27/2016: Suspects jailed in 7-11 incident

12/26/2016: Robbery attempt; bicycle theft; stolen mail

12/24/2016: Pre-holiday thefts

12/22/2016: 7-11 clerk hurt

12/22/2016: Vehicle stolen in North Admiral

12/22/2016: Coffee-shop holdup

12/21/2016: Hit-run; package thefts; car prowls

12/21/2016: Appeal ruling in Lovett Chambers case

12/20/2016: Stolen car (BMW), hit-runs, car prowl

12/19/2016: Hit-run crash survivor’s family seeking info

12/18/2016: Burglary attempt, garage intruder, bike found (black Trek)

12/16/2016: Plea bargain in guns/drugs case

12/15/2016: Burglary attempts; Rudolph ‘recovered’

12/14/2016: Car prowls, and prevention advice

12/14/2016: Recognize any of this recovered loot?

12/12/2016: Stolen CR-V; package theft on video

12/10/2016: Groceries stolen? And other reader reports

12/9/2016: Possible gunfire; bullet hits car; more

12/7/2016: Teenager shot

12/6/2016: Reader reports including abandoned scooter

12/6/2016: Theater troupe hit by thieves; yard lights lifted

12/5/2016: Followup on arrest related to Corner Pocket liquor-license suspension

12/3/2016: Stolen pickup, found bike, more

12/1/2016: Two unique bicycles stolen

11/30/2016: Prowlers caught and not, package and plant thieves…

11/29/2016: Plates, prowls, pickup

11/28/2016: Bike theft on video (orange Soma)

11/27/2016: Stolen pickup; stolen package; 3 car prowls

11/25/2016: No holiday for thieves, including stolen bicycle (red and black Giant)

11/23/2016: Package-theft-arrests followup; 2 car prowls; stolen car found

11/22/2016: Stolen Toyotas

11/22/2016: Package-theft suspects arrested

11/21/2016: Five reader reports – stolen trailer, stolen (red) bicycle, car prowl, found stuff, possible gunshots

11/21/2016: Three stolen cars (one Ford, one Subaru, other unknown)

11/20/2016: Burglary suspect charged with 4 felonies

11/20/2016: Silver Honda Accord stolen in Gatewood

11/19/2016: Electric bicycle stolen; multiple cars damaged in hit-and-run

11/18/2016: Car theft (2010 graphite Subaru Outback), car prowls, recognize these found items? (photo)

11/16/2016: Illegal tree-cutting case followup

11/16/2016: Car prowlers leave someone else’s items behind

11/15/2016: Missing a bicycle? Take a look at these four

11/14/2016: Possible gunshots off Beach Drive

11/13/2016: Burglary suspect arrested after Admiral search

11/13/2016: Alki-area burglary; possible skimming

11/12/2016: Arrest in PCC lot; car theft (green ’96 Honda Accord); 2 bicycles found

11/11/2016: Pre-dawn car prowl in Admiral parking lot

11/8/2016: Business burglary on video; 2 car prowls

11/8/2016: Robbery suspect out of jail; 3 reader reports

11/7/2016: Followup on stolen property found in recovered stolen vehicle

11/5/2016: Package thief makes off with medicine

11/4/2016: Bleeding burglar, stolen bike, pilfered packages

11/4/2016: Stolen car found full of others’ stuff, plus three reader reports

11/2/2016: Warrant arrest at Westwood Village

11/2/2016: Search after burglary northeast of The Junction

11/1/2016: Burglary, bike theft (photo included – pink bike), car prowl

10/30/2016: Seen this stolen pickup truck (photo included – red Ford)?

10/28/2016: Stolen vehicles and stolen wheels

10/27/2016: Vehicle thefts, vandalized railings

10/26/2016: Hot topics at Block Watch Captains Network

10/25/2016: Two stolen-car cases, including suspects fleeing at 15th/Roxbury

10/24/2016: Reader reports and more

10/23/2016: Stolen Civic, and (found!) stolen Audi

10/21/2016: Robbery-suspects followup

10/20/2016: South Park pursuit may result in robbery arrests; reader reports on package theft, graffiti vandalism

10/19/2016: Garage burglars on cam and more

10/18/2016: Exposer alert

10/17/2016: Followup – after reported 30th/Roxbury gunshots, victim turns up at hospital

10/16/2016: Police response at 14th/Roxbury, apparent hoax

10/15/2016: Street robbery, burglaries, thefts, and a new survey

10/13/2016: Fake ‘City Light’ caller

10/12/2016: Thieves on camera – from tree to supplements

10/11/2016: Gatewood hit-run, North Admiral, Seaview car prowls

10/9/2016: Parking-lot auto theft; mirror vandalism

10/7/2016: Car prowlers, including 1 on clear video

10/6/2016: Four reader reports, including stolen child’s bicycle and hit-and-run

10/5/2016: Stolen car (blue Nissan Maxima) and more

10/3/2016: The case of the repeat offender who had to be dragged into custody

10/2/2016: Car break-in, brazen bike thief (red mountain bike), more

10/1/2016: Skirt-stealing package thief

9/30/2016: Is this your bike? Police want to talk to you – and not just so you can get it back

9/30/2016: Car break-in; purse theft; 2 bicycles found; more

9/28/2016: Fugitive arrested, and two more reports

9/27/2016: Updates on 3 repeat offenders, including a plea bargain

9/26/2016: Grocery thief; dumped bicycles

9/25/2016: Three reader reports

9/24/2016: Two reader reports and a Block Watch Captains Network reminder

9/22/2016: Found (stolen?) items and updates on two suspects

9/21/2016: Police search for a warrant suspect

9/20/2016: Murder cold case closed

9/20/2016: Tree-cutting lawsuits filed

9/19/2016: Stolen black bicycle; found silver bicycle frame; prowler on video

9/18/2016: Car-theft suspect caught in Delridge

9/16/2016: Helicopter helps search for burglary suspect in Fauntleroy

9/16/2016: Couple attacked/robbed near California/Andover; car stolen from supermarket lot

9/15/2016: Police search Lincoln Park after nearby burglary

9/14/2016: Driver arrested after Mercedes catches fire near ferry dock following hit-run on 35th

9/14/2016: Stolen car; stolen package; crime-prevention bulletins; next WS Crime Prevention Council meeting

9/14/2016: Boat & trailer stolen; bicycle found

9/12/2016: Armed robbery starts in park, ends in store

9/11/2016: Two more bicycles found

9/9/2016: Car prowlers steal sports stuff

9/7/2016: Another dumped bicycle found

9/5/2016: Another Prius stolen

9/5/2016: More storage-unit break-ins

9/4/2016: Prius stolen

9/2/2016: Police search leads to arrest; would-be burglar shown on video

9/1/2016: Woman grabbed while running

8/31/2016: Marine View Drive gunfire; South Admiral burglary attempt

8/30/2016: Four reader reports, including a found bicycle

8/29/2016: Assault outside Alki home; twice-stolen car; more

8/28/2016: Possible package-theft evidence; found bicycle

8/26/2016: Twice-stolen car; prowl attempt

8/26/2016: Home, storage-unit burglaries

8/25/2016: Car prowls, plus the case of the abandoned pants

8/24/2016: Car-prowl suspect out of jail

8/23/2016: Attempted child luring; prowlers on video; wedding items stolen

8/23/2016: Police arrest car-prowl suspect in Lincoln Park after helicopter-enhanced search

8/22/2016: Stolen car found, items inside missing

8/21/2016: Burglaries while residents slept, plus a neighbor’s kindness

8/21/2016: From bullets to burglars

8/19/2016: Gunfire on Alki, with two victims showing up at hospital

8/18/2016: Car prowls; vandalism; found bicycles (both mainly white frames)

8/17/2016: Stolen shrubbery; ripped-off rings

8/16/2016: Another stolen CR-V

8/15/2016: Early morning car (Accord) theft

8/14/2016: Roxhill Park police response plus 5 reader reports (vandalism x 2, theft x 2, stolen vehicle found)

8/13/2016: Pickup truck stolen

8/12/2016: Phones stolen; stolen bicycle reunited with owner; stolen pickup found with somebody else’s stuff inside

8/11/2016: Woman attacked while walking in Arbor Heights; dumped stolen (?) items

8/10/2016: Car prowls; stolen bicycle; found 3-wheeler

8/9/2016: Little League’s mower stolen; bicycle stolen; stolen car found

8/8/2016: 2 more stolen vehicles to watch for

8/7/2016: Seen this stolen CR-V?

8/6/2016: Stolen ashes; scam callers try again

8/4/2016: Car thief arrested; stolen car found; stolen van; found bike; burglary

8/3/2016: 1 suspect, 3 robberies

8/3/2016: Jessica Detrick charged in two burglaries

8/2/2016: Morgan Junction bank robbed

8/2/2016: Morgan Junction grocery store robbed

8/1/2016: Tire slashers hit two West Seattle streets

7/31/2016: Reader reports – torched political sign; suspected gunshots; stolen bicycle with extra sentimental value; found golf clubs

7/30/2016: Junction shoplifter; Gatewood discovery of dumped CDs/cases; Triangle bike theft; Highland Park car/mailbox prowler on video; more

7/29/2016: Highland Park arrests from SPD Blotter; reader reports from Beach Drive, 33rd SW

7/28/2016: Suspect in bank-robbery attempt released from jail

7/27/2016: Junction bank-robbery (attempt)

7/27/2016: Racist, threatening hate note left on Pigeon Point family’s porch

7/26/2016: Unusual happenings after two West Seattle car prowls

7/25/2016: Assault charges filed in bridge beating

7/24/2016: Burglary charge via fingerprints, and 4 reader reports – two car prowls, a stolen car, and a found bicycle

7/23/2016: Shell casings found in Lincoln Park after gunfire reports

7/22/2016: Sentencing of West Seattleite who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in deadly SeaTac shooting

7/21/2016: Police find bicycles, seek owners

7/21/2016: 3 suspects still in custody after bridge assault

7/20/2016: High Point arrests following bridge assault

7/20/2016: Burglary, car-theft victims looking for witnesses

7/20/2016: Early-morning gunfire

7/19/2018: Stabbing in Roxhill area

7/18/2016: Burglar caught on camera

7/18/2016: Failed car-theft attempt; mystery booms

7/17/2016: 2 bicycles stolen, another left behind

7/15/2017: Car stolen with keepsake

7/13/2016: Business burglary; yard prowler; close call in a parking lot

7/12/2016: Update on HP/SD prowling suspect Taylor Church

7/10/2016: Car just prowled

7/10/2016: Car stolen, then found

7/9/2016: 3 reader reports and WSBWCN at Summer Fest

7/7/2016: $15,000 bail for ‘known burglar and auto thief’

7/7/2016: Charge filed against rifle-firing suspect Tony Samoun

7/6/2016: Bail set for 4th of July rifle-firing suspect

7/6/2016: Why the Guardian One helicopter was over West Seattle

7/5/2016: Man hurt while trying to stop car-prowl suspect

7/5/2016: ‘Assault rifle” seized in 4th of July gunfire arrest

7/4/2016: Two car prowls (Fauntleroy and East Admiral)

7/2/2016: Three theft reports – Westcrest Park, Lincoln Park, Upper Alki

6/30/2016: Crime trends @ West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network

6/30/2016: Stolen Schwinn Hornet bicycle and dumped-likely-stolen shoes found

6/28/2016: 4 reports plus “focus groups” ahead

6/27/2016: Purse stolen; mail theft and garage break-in; burglary attempt

6/26/2016: Robbed at home; plate stolen, swapped; mail theft and what to do about it

6/25/2016: Recognize this abandoned blue Pacific bike?

6/24/2016: Charges filed against alleged gun-waving car-prowl suspects

6/23/2016: Bail hearing for alleged gun-waving car-prowl suspects

6/23/2016: Police, helicopter response in Alki/Admiral

6/23/2016: Another bicycle theft; what car prowlers left behind

6/22/2016: Car-prowl, gun-waving report leads to 2 arrests

6/21/2016: Drive-up theft in Trader Joe’s lot

6/21/2016: 1 stolen bicycle, 3 found bicycles [photos], plus ‘good news/bad news’ car prowl

6/19/2016: Another Lincoln Park car break-in

6/18/2016: Five reader reports – solicitor suspected of theft; car prowls; hit-run; more

6/18/2016: Woman fights off would-be robbers

6/16/2016: Stolen Nissan Versa; charger taken from doorstep

6/16/2016: Asleep & armed; art case followup

6/13/2016: SWAT standoff in Morgan Junction

6/12/2016: Did you see either of these?

6/10/2016: Teen arrested for stolen gun

6/9/2016: Suspected repeat prowler arrested for burglary; gunfire/crash followup

6/7/2016: Car-prowl victim gets items back with SPD help; abandoned bicycle

6/7/2016: Guilty plea in toddler murder

6/7/2016: Court of Appeals arguments in Morgan Junction shooting-death case

6/6/2016: Art theft; missing math homework; more

6/4/2016: Gunfire, crash near 10th/Roxbury

6/3/2016: Gunfire investigation in South Delridge

6/2/2016: Gunfire-detection system?

6/1/2016: Security video shows pickup truck before, after ATM theft

5/31/2016: ATM stolen from South Seattle College, found in Arbor Heights backyard

5/30/2016: North Delridge gunfire investigation

5/29/2016: Hit-run on video; mailboxes vandalized

5/27/2016: Stolen silver 1996 Honda Civic

5/25/2016: Student approached while walking to school

5/25/2016: Gunfire near Lincoln Park; car prowls in Gatewood, Junction

5/24/2016: Police at Denny/Sealth campus after social-media threat leads to ‘shelter-in-place’

5/24/2016: Police arrest 3 in stolen-bike sting

5/23/2016: Followups on Delridge shooting, High Point gunfire

5/22/2016: Possible Delridge shooting

5/21/2016: Police investigate gunfire in High Point

5/21/2016: Car prowlers ‘score’

5/20/2016: Police’s plans for Alki

5/20/2016: Safety alert from Denny, Sealth principals after student reports being followed

5/19/2016: Parent reports middle-schooler followed in Arbor Heights

5/19/2016: Two bikes stolen; six cars damaged; door-tryer on cam

5/18/2016: Video – “the loot left behind”

5/17/2016: Stolen bicycle

5/16/2016: 4 reader reports

5/12/2016: The case of the leaping prowler

5/12/2016: Reader reports, a followup, and prevention advice

5/11/2016: Delridge gunfire suspect charged

5/10/2016: Stolen pickup truck and a few other notes

5/9/2016: New information about North Delridge gunfire arrest

5/8/2016: ‘Idol’ warning; musical instruments returned

5/7/2016: Search after stolen car crashes and two flee

5/7/2016: Early-morning street robberies in The Junction, South Delridge

5/6/2016: 30th SW resident encounters burglar, reports arrest

5/6/2016: Burglar on video; ‘the crime that wasn’t’

5/3/2016: More Westcrest Park car break-ins

5/2/2016: Case of the self-illuminating flasher, and more

4/30/2016: Man shot on Alki

4/30/2016: Burglary at Emerald Water Anglers

4/29/2016: Burglars hit O’Neill Plumbing

4/29/2016: Police search in Highland Park

4/27/2016: Gunfire investigation (UPDATED)

4/27/2016: Video – car theft/prowl prevention @ West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network

4/26/2016: Smoking burglar; busy car prowlers

4/25/2016: Bereaved and then burglarized; Junction gunfire followup

4/24/2016: Suspected gunfire in The Junction; car break-ins

4/23/2016: Stolen, found, more

4/23/2016: Another 15th/Roxbury shooting

4/21/2016: Stolen instruments; found bike; more

4/19/2016: “A lot of shots-fired incidents” and other Crime Prevention Council updates

4/18/2016: Thieves hit Junction store; car stolen; mower taken from atop vehicle

4/17/2016: Recent auto thefts

4/17/2016: Overnight gunfire confirmed; coat stolen from car

4/16/2016: Helicopter over South Delridge; car prowls in Upper Alki; next WSCPC meeting to spotlight parking issues

4/15/2016: Car prowls; hit-runs; words of thanks

4/15/2016: Two vehicles stolen – red Subaru wagon (found quickly) and gray Mercedes SUV

4/14/2016: Bellevue Police now say Highland Park bust was linked to ID-theft ring

4/14/2016: Stolen white Ford E250 van

4/12/2016: Followup on last Wednesday’s Beach Drive arrest

4/12/2016: Bellevue Police serve warrant in Highland Park

4/11/2016: Man shot in South Delridge

4/11/2016: 4 more reader reports

4/11/2016: VW Passat stolen from 36th/Juneau

4/10/2016: Beware of grocery-store thieves

4/9/2016: Car break-in; wheels stolen

4/7/2016: Police dashcam video shows pursuit preceding deadly Highland Park Way crash

4/7/2016: Burglar hits Meeples Games- recognize him?

4/7/2016: Check your plates – thieves might be targeting them

4/6/2016: Suspect arrested on Beach Drive after stolen car, knife found on Atlas Drive

4/5/2016: One bicycle stolen, one bicycle found

4/3/2016: Car stolen, found

4/2/2016: Hit-run; this week’s auto thefts, as mapped by SPD

4/1/2016: Car stolen at Westcrest

4/1/2016: Serial arsonist sentenced

4/1/2016: Early-morning intruder in High Point

3/31/2016: Church burglary; tires slashed; prowler on video

3/30/2016 – Stolen car and other thefts

3/28/2016: Message to a toy thief, and more

3/25/2016: Triangle car theft; burglars target midwives

3/25/2016: Man stabbed

3/24/2016: Burglaries

3/23/2016: Little Free Library vandalized, then stolen

3/22/2016: Burglaries, car prowls, and stolen student sports gear to watch for

3/21/2016: Classic car (240z) stolen, more windows hit

3/19/2016: More car windows hit

3/19/2016: Car-window rampage; car prowls; found bicycle

3/16/2016: Hit-and-run tree trimmer; truck prowled twice

3/15/2016: SWAT officers at warrant service in Admiral

3/15/2016: Trespassing arrest at Boren campus

3/15/2016: Student robbed on way to school

3/14/2016: Seen this stolen Subaru?

3/12/2016: Mail theft; hit-run; stolen-bike update

3/11/2016: Business burglary; car prowl; stolen bicycle

3/10/2016: Car-prowl prevention bulletin from SW Precinct

3/10/2016: Gun-incident followups; car prowls

3/7/2016: Tools stolen; items found

3/6/2016: Bullet hits house at 11th/Barton

3/6/2016: Mailbox prowler, theft-suspect sighting, found bicycle (silver Trek)

3/5/2016: Possible gunfire reported in Puget Ridge area

3/4/2016: Break-in attempt; ‘suspicious trespasser’

3/3/2016: Old locks beat burglars

3/3/2016: Stolen silver Subaru Outback; hit-run in Seaview

3/2/2016: Stolen silver Honda Accord

3/2/2016: Vandalized mural’s future in question

3/1/2016: Thieves and scammers (including video of porch package/grocery thief in High Point)

3/1/2016: Gunfire investigation in North Delridge

2/29/2016: New details of Friday’s attempted child luring

2/28/2016: Shooting investigation

2/28/2016: Dear Package Thieves … messages from two targets

2/27/2016: Attempted luring near Alki Elementary; three other reports

2/26/2016: Hit-run crash on Olson leads to search, arrest in Arrowhead Gardens area

2/26/2016: Business break-in alert

2/24/2016: Moped stolen; bicycle found

2/24/2016: Three car prowls

2/21/2016: Stolen IZIP electric bicycle

2/21/2016: Car-prowl attempt; dumped bicycles

2/20/2016: Delridge/Henderson police response

2/19/2016: Mural vandalized; backpack stolen

2/19/2016: Gunfire suspect out of jail, cites reason he fired a single shot

2/18/2016: From White Center Now: Man killed in Greenbridge

2/18/2016: Man arrested after gunfire in Highland Park

2/18/2016: Dumped blue bicycle; 7-11 gunfire followup; stolen mail

2/17/2016: Three reader reports

2/16/2016: Gunfire in Highland Park

2/15/2016: Stolen white Volvo wagon

2/15/2016: Reader finds stolen CR-V

2/14/2016: ATM theft attempt; car window broken

2/12/2016: 2 stolen cars – 1 gone, 1 found; helicopter

2/11/2016: Surprise for package-taker, and two other reports

2/10/2016: Reader reports, including rash of car prowls

2/10/2016: Gatewood burglary suspect charged

2/9/2016: Suspicious solicitor; attempted break-in

2/8/2016: $100,000 bail set for suspect in Gatewood burglary

2/8/2016: Another window-smashing incident reported

2/7/2016: About the ‘assault with weapons’ call

2/6/2016: Bus driver hit; package stolen

2/6/2016: Burglar awakens Gatewood woman; suspect arrested

2/4/2016: Prowlers in Seaview; mail theft in Westwood

2/4/2016: Big police response on Alki

2/3/2016: Truck stolen; windows broken; possible cast-aside loot found

2/2/2016: Robbery, search

2/1/2016: More windows shot out

1/31/2016: Car windows shot out

1/30/2016: Burglar interrupted

1/28/2016: Car prowl alert

1/28/2016: Suspect caught after early-morning burglary

1/27/2016: Scam call; car break-in

1/26/2016: Eighth-graders report being ‘grabbed’

1/26/2016: Burglar(s) steal memories

1/24/2016: Admiral break-in, stolen mail, more

1/23/2016: Diaper-bag-stealing car prowler(s); package theft; mail theft; possible casing

1/23/2016: Shots or not? What police say about what was heard near Delridge/Findlay

1/21/2016: Fast-moving burglar hits while resident is picking up child at preschool

1/20/2016: Reader finds stolen car; car prowler takes distinctive items

1/19/2016: Crime Watch reports include two stolen white cars, burglary, and water-tower graffiti vandalism

1/17/2016: Five reader reports – including a found Novarra bicycle

1/15/2016: Tools taken; mail stolen

1/14/2016: Seen this stolen car, and carseat?

1/13/2016: Car prowls; merchandise vandalism

1/12/2016: Crime Watch followup – Saturday night’s standoff

1/12/2016: Followup – Delridge gunfire ‘targeted’ house

1/10/2016: Car prowlers break window

1/9/2016: Standoff resolved without injury

1/8/2016: Student attacked after getting off a bus

1/9/2016: Second Bumble theft

1/7/2016: Helicopter-involved standoff ends in Highland Park

1/7/2016: Report roundup including bicycle theft from councilmember’s home, abandoned bicycle spotted

1/6/2016: Early-morning gunfire in Delridge; 32 casings found

1/5/2016: Safe found south of Alki Point

1/5/2016: Stolen Chevy Tahoe; vandalism; ‘ransacked’ bag found

1/4/2016: *VIDEO: ‘Coldest WS cold case’

1/2/2016: Three reader reports – stolen Nissan; car prowls; license-plate thefts

1/2/2016: Car vandalized; black backpack found

12/30/2015: Recognize these package thieves?

12/29/2015: Gunfire on camera

12/28/2015: Dumping, on camera, and other reader reports

12/27/2015: Car stolen, dog inside

12/26/2015: Five reader reports – stolen car, burglar photos, burglary attempt, package theft, plate theft

12/24/2015: Car prowl

12/23/2015: Charges in attack/robbery; car-prowl loot list

12/22/2015: Woman attacked, needs dental work

12/22/2015: Two mail-theft reports

12/21/2015: Student charged with unlawful gun possession in CSIHS incident

12/18/2015: Crash after gunfire at 12th/Roxbury

12/16/2015: Student arrested after gun, bullets found at school

12/15/2015: Gunfire in Highland Park; car prowl on video

12/14/2015: Gunfire on Puget Ridge

12/14/2015: Stolen burgundy Civic; weekend car prowl; recognize this truck?

12/13/2015: Two car prowls

12/10/2015: Where burglars are hitting

12/8/2015: West Seattle man charged in SeaTac killing

12/7/2015: Stolen motorcycle

12/7/2015: Truck full of massage business’s equipment stolen

12/7/2015: Victim of Sunday shooting in Columbia City was freshman at Chief Sealth IHS

12/6/2015: Stolen car; reader video shows package theft

12/4/2015: Warrant followup – murder suspect arrested at West Seattle home

12/3/2015: Stolen Bumble! Plus, pickup truck prowled

12/3/2015: Warrants served at home NW of Junction

12/2/2015: Car prowl/assault attempt, and more

12/1/2015: 5-year sentence for repeat drunk driver

12/1/2015: Stolen car leads police to holdup suspect

11/30/2015: The shooting victim who didn’t immediately realize it

11/28/2015: Admiral ‘grabbing’ incident, plus reader reports – car prowl, trailer taken, tires taken

11/28/2015: Crime Watch reader reports, including a found bicycle

11/24/2015: One stolen car, two found bikes

11/24/2015: Court notes in arson, robbery cases

11/22/2015: More from the “stolen-and-found” files, including 2 car prowls and 2 discoveries

11/21/2015: Stolen 1986 Porsche, plus, helicopter false alarm

11/21/2015: Car-prowl reader reports

11/19/2015: $100,000 bail set for suspect in store robbery; under investigation in other robberies/thefts

11/18/2015: Students report luring attempt

11/17/2015: Shooting in North Delridge

11/17/2015: Store robbed at Westwood Village

11/17/2015: Car-prowl alerts

11/16/2015: Followup on Friday night ‘stabbing’ whose ‘victim’ is now described as a ‘suspect’

11/13/2015: Man stabbed in south Highland Park

11/12/2015: Charges filed against suspect accused of Junction street robbery, eluding police, shortly after getting out of prison

11/10/2015: Bank vandalism; mail theft x 2

11/7/2015: West Seattle mugging linked to Queen Anne carjacking, Airport Way crash

11/5/2015: Stolen green Accord to watch for

11/5/2015: Reader report: Strong-arm robbery

11/5/2015: Reader report – street robbery

11/4/2015: Air, ground search after possible burglary in progress on Puget Ridge

11/4/2015: Car prowls, hit-run, found items, missing items

11/2/2015: Stolen, found, not-yet-found

10/31/2015: Followup – surveillance photos of person described as suspect in early-Halloween arsons

10/31/2015: Two early-morning arsons in The Junction

10/29/2015: 5 reader reports and 6 prevention tips

10/28/2015: Shooting suspect released as investigation continues; prosecutors to decide on charges later

10/28/2015: VIDEO: Deputies seek help identifying bus-stop-stabbing suspects

10/28/2015: Four reader reports

10/27/2015: Arson investigation update and more @ West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network

10/25/2015: Reader reports – two car prowls, one burglary

10/24/2015: Two people shot, one dies

10/22/2015: ‘Person of interest’ in West Seattle arsons – recognize him?

10/22/2015: Man hit by pellet; reader reports; “Dashboard” debuts

10/20/2015: Car prowls, burglary

10/19/2015: Arson at High Point management office

10/18/2015: Stolen red-and-white Trek bicycle

10/18/2015: Two cars set on fire in Sylvan Ridge

10/15/2015: Vandals target decorations

10/15:2015: Morgan Junction burglary

10/13/2015: Stolen pickup truck

10/12/2015: Gatewood burglary followup – police-response time; burglar photo

10/11/2015: Gatewood burglary; 36th/Hanford car prowl

10/10/2015: Two businesses hit by burglars

10/9/2015: Repeat offender Emanuel Kozma sentenced

10/7/2015: Memorial bench stolen from ARK Park in Arbor Heights *has since been found

10/7/2015: Car prowl leads to burglary – one of at least 20 car prowls this week

10/6/2015: Bail set at $25K for Westwood arson suspect

10/3/2015: Honda Element stolen, and found

10/2/2015: Morgan Junction toddler’s death investigated as homicide; father’s girlfriend jailed

10/1/2015: Package-theft prevention advice, plus another case

10/1/2015: VIDEO – See thieves keep trying (and failing) to steal a classic car

9/29/2015: Where car prowlers are striking

9/27/2015: Package theft; car break-in; is this YOUR bag?

9/25/2015: ‘Flasher’ on Harbor Ave

9/25/2015: Seen this stolen Volvo wagon?

9/25/2015: Police, helicopter search for armed car prowler

9/24/2015: Stolen bicycle, found bicycle, burglary hotspot

9/23/2015: WashFed bank robbery north of The Junction

9/21/2015: Chest found; burglary updates; window mystery

9/20/2015: Stolen (?) ashes found; hit-run help sought

9/19/2015: Bike stolen; fire extinguishers returned

9/18/2015: B of A robbed in Admiral – recognize the robber?

9/17/2015: Helicopter search; car prowl

9/15/2015: Another motorcycle stolen

9/15/2015: Extinguishers stolen from Fire Engine 32

9/15/2015: Stolen motorcycle; street robbery; car prowl; stolen car found

9/12/2015: The car prowler who looked under the hood

9/11/2015: Church burglary; robbery report; assault

9/11/2015: Stolen work van – found with reader’s help

9/10/2015: Café Osita break-in; Highland Park prowler

9/6/2015: Bus trouble; stolen car; scam call

9/5/2015: Vandals hit two local schools

9/4/2015: Stolen car; suspicious encounters

9/3/2015: Two more car break-ins, one on video

8/31/2015: Two followups – Puget Ridge assault charges, North Admiral incident details

8/30/2015: Followup: Murderer sentenced

8/29/2015: Stolen old-school mountain bike; mail theft on Avalon

8/27/2015: Helicopter search over Genesee – never mind

8/27/2015: FOLLOWUP: Man charged with shooting brother over video-game threat

8/27/2015: North Admiral search; Seaview car prowl

8/26/2015: FOLLOWUP: Puget Ridge domestic-violence suspect remains in detention; police explain how specially trained dog found guns

8/26/2015: FOLLOWUP: Suspect arrested, charged in Hamilton Viewpoint Park robbery/Delridge shooting

8/26/2015: Restaurateurs’ truck stolen; car prowl; purse found

8/25/2015: Puget Ridge domestic-violence-assault suspect arrested; Admiral car prowl

8/24/2015: $500,000 bail for man accused of shooting brother

8/24/2015: Car prowl in Seaview

8:23/2015: Man shot in Junction apartment, brother arrested

8/21/2015: Search for assault suspect on Puget Ridge

8/20/2015: Burglary attempt; possible bike-theft evidence

8/18/2015: Robbery and gunfire at Hamilton Viewpoint Park followed by shooting in North Delridge

8/17/2015: Stolen van, stolen boat, stolen outdoor furniture

8/16/2015: Possible Roxhill-area gunfire; car stolen; attempted theft of van; about those bicycles …

8/13/2015: Vans stolen, one found; two-time car-prowl victim

8/12/2015: Robbery followups

8/12/2015: Reader reports including burglaries, vandalism, car prowls

8/11/2015: Mini-mart robbery

8/11/2015: Robbery arrest; backyard burglary

8/10/2015: FOLLOWUP – sign of kindness for young crime victim

8/9/2015: Shooting verdict; break-in attempt; abandoned (stolen?) bicycle

8/8/2015: Bank robbery in Admiral, first one in West Seattle in more than a year

8/7/2015: Stolen dark-green Saab

8/6/2015: Vandalism suspect’s bail increased; toddler’s street sign stolen

8/5/2015: 10 vehicles vandalized; man arrested for property destruction and harassment

8/4/2015: Scam alert and 9 other summaries in the latest WSBeat

8/4/2015: Mail theft, abandoned bicycle (with photo)

8/2/2015: What car prowlers stole; also, the burglar who left a card

8/1/2015: Teenage girl attacked in Highland Park

8/1/2015: ‘Flasher’ at Westwood Village

7/31/2015: Jewelry taken by burglar(s)

7/29/2015: Car-prowl loot?

7/26/2015: Reader report roundup including package thief and shoplifter on surveillance imagery, plus vandalism cases, and a possible case of casing

7/23/2015: SWAT serves ‘drug warrant’ in South Delridge

7/22/2015: Summer Fest theft suspect charged

7/18/2015: Stolen red 1991 Honda Civic

7/16/2015: Two overnight incidents reported – robbery, burglary

7/12/2015: Suspected thief caught at Summer Fest (part of our Day 3 coverage)

7/9/2015: Stolen Trek 8000 bicycle

7/9/2015: Burglary followup; P-Patch car prowl

7/8/2015: 2 burglaries, 2 suspected package thefts

7/6/2015: Subaru stolen, recovered

7/6/2015: Stolen car found in Alki area; Belvidere vandalism

7/5/2015: “Rainbow” bicycle stolen

7/2/2015: Child threatened, chased; hit-run driver sought

7/2/2015: Seen this stolen motorcycle?

7/1/2015: Armed street robbery on Puget Ridge

6/30/2015: 2 bikes stolen, 1 pirate ‘launched’

6/29/2015: Hit & run; plant thefts

6/26/2015: Newest local crime stats

6/25/2015: Salmon stolen; coffee-shop break-in

6/22/2015: Small biz hit by shoplifter; thief takes child’s bike

6/21/2015: The WSBeat’s latest edition

6/18/2015: Car dumped? Plus, vandalism

6/17/2015: Repeat drunk driver jailed after bridge crash

6/17/2015: Bike stolen, truck found, purse back

6/12/2015: The WSBeat: 9 incident reports including Beach Drive drug bust, Alki street robbery, car-prowl suspect caught, more

6/12/2015: Purse stolen at school event

6/12/2015: Stolen red pickup truck

6/12/2015: Construction workers chase car-prowl suspect, one gets bitten

6/10/2015: Bullets hit car under West Seattle Bridge, graze passenger in suspected ‘road rage’ incident

6/9/2015: Search in Junction area nets two suspects wanted on warrants

6/7/2015: Alki robberies, stolen bike, stolen purse/wallet

6/5/2015: Admiral gunfire; bus-stop robbery; car prowl in new building’s garage

6/4/2015: Stolen car? Plus, burglary & scam call

6/3/2015: Parkgoer’s warning; stolen chairs

6/2/2015: Street robbery in Admiral area

6/2/2015: Where car prowlers/burglars hit

6/1/2015: 1980s-era bicycle stolen

6/1/2015: North Admiral car prowl; south WS crime discussion

5/31/2015: Coffee-shop break-in

5/29/2015: Stolen Fuji Absolute bicycle; early-morning helicopter

5/28/2015: More details on scooter theft; North Admiral break-in alerts

5/27/2015: *Stolen car, scooter found

5/26/2015: Woman grabbed in Lincoln Park

5/24/2015: Prowler alert; recognize this shoplifter? (photo)

5/23/2015: Seen this scooter? (photo)

5/19/2015: ‘Flasher’ near Holy Rosary

5/19/2015: Alki armed-robberies followup

5/17/2015: Bicycle stolen along with entire street rack

5/16/2015: Bicycle stolen

5/16/2015: Alki street robbery

5/15/2015: Convicted rapist jailed after arrest in North Delridge for harassment, attempted officer-biting

5/13/2015: Gatewood burglary; major crime trends

5/13/2015: Charge filed in Westwood McDonald’s stabbing

5/10/2015: Restaurant employee stabbed, suspect arrested

5/8/2015: Reader report: Ripoff via router

5/7/2015: Guardian One helps police find man ‘in crisis’

5/7/2015: 3 reports including early-morning burglary that drew big Admiral-area police response

5/2/2015: Gatewood hit-and-run

5/1/2015: ‘Jury Duty’ scam hits West Seattleite

4/30/2015: Westwood arrest; another scam; more car prowls

4/29/2015: Car prowls; possible gunfire

4/28/2015: Triangle street robbery; bag stolen from car

4/27/2015: Reader reports: Stolen Blazer, swapped plates, found/sighted bicycles, mail theft

4/26/2015: Helicopter search over South Delridge/White Center results in arrest

4/25/2015: Drive-by theft of Buddha statue

4/25/2015: Bee Garden mosaic sign vandalized, and two other reader reports

4/23/2015: Highland Park burglary suspect arrested in White Center

4/23/2015: Girl groped in Admiral

4/22/2015: Helicopter search after 35th/Avalon 7-11 robbery

4/21/2015: Myers Way house raided in multi-location multi-suspect drug investigation

4/21/2015: Girl grabbed at Westwood Village

4/20/2015: Reader-report roundup

4/19/2015: Reader-report roundup including car-prowl victim’s “vent”

4/18/2015: Stolen car found, three teens arrested

4/18/2015: Stolen pickup truck

4/17/2015: Bullet holes found in Admiral cars

4/17/2015: Two stolen cars to watch for

4/17/2015: Robbery at home on 35th SW

4/15/2015: Warning about “fake plumber”

4/14/2015: 3 reader reports

4/11/2015: Stolen car found in Morgan Junction; police take suspects into custody at gunpoint

4/10/2015: Car prowls; phone scam

4/9/2015: Man shot in Upper Morgan

4/9/2015: Teen arrested, under investigation in connection with gunfire incidents

4/8/2015: Multiple gunfire incidents

4/7/2015: Home-invasion robbery in Westwood

4/6/2015: Mail thieves strike again – and again

4/4/2015: Police searching for would-be burglar in Beach Drive area

4/4/2015: Two mail-theft reports

4/2/2015: Grocery theft

4/1/2015: Plea bargain in theft of SUV with baby inside

3/31/2015: Pickup truck stolen in Admiral

3/30/2015: Stolen SUV

3/28/2015: Stolen car? Plus, hit-run mystery

3/27/2015: Suspect in Southeast Seattle shooting arrested here; helicopter explained; recognize this gutted truck?

3/25/2015: Store-burglary suspect in jail; stolen car found

3/25/2015: Stolen bicycle; stolen car; mail theft; suspicious person

3/23/2015: Alki shooting recorded on video by witness

3/22/2015: Early-morning Alki shooting

3/19/2015: Arbor Heights exposer

3/19/2015: Minivan taken

3/18/2015: 20 car prowls this past week

3/17/2015: Rooftop robbery; stolen car

3/14/2015: Burglary; mail-theft suspect; found loot?

3/12/2015: Greggette Guy murder still unsolved after 3 years

3/11/2015: Incidents & reminders, including another note about those tax-return scam calls

3/10/2015: New info on Morgan arrests in shoplift-followed-by-robbery/beating in Westwood

3/9/2015: Arrest, search in Morgan after Westwood robbery

3/9/2015: Woman knocked down, robbed; car abandoned

3/7/2015: Shoplifting-turned-robbery at Admiral Safeway; large ‘shipment’ stolen

3/7/2015: Burglaries – one with bicycle stolen, one with laptops stolen

3/5/2015: Student grabbed, harassed on way to Madison MS

3/4/2015: Luring attempt in South Park, involving Pathfinder student; also, car prowl report

3/3/2015: Monday’s 15th/Roxbury search, explained

3/2/2015: Rapist Michael Stanley, arrested in Admiral, charged with attack in Bryn Mawr

3/2/2015: Car prowls, recent robberies – reader reports and SPD summaries

2/28/2015: Burglary report leads to police search in Alki area

2/27/2015: Hit-run driver sought after collision with bicyclist

2/23/2015: Case of the non-starter; stolen car found

2/22/2015: Hit-run pickup flips, driver flees

2/22/2015: Possible shots heard in Puget Ridge, followed by hit-run report

2/19/2015: Reader reports – including a stolen bicycle & suspected prowlers – and summaries from police files

2/18/2015: Local stats at citywide briefing

2/17/2015: Followup on robbery suspect whose arrest was reported last weekend

2/17/2015: Bicycle theft and five other summaries

2/16/2015: Beware of tax-time scam calls!

2/14/2015: Helicopter and ground search in High Point

2/14/2015: Another robbery suspect arrested

2/14/2015: Delridge search after hit-run crash

2/13/2015: Racquets stolen in car prowl

2/12/2015: Search near Sealth/Denny following ‘lewd conduct’

2/11/2015: 3 incidents involving Sealth/Denny students; police plan to increase patrols, presence

2/11/2015: Search after burglary in South Delridge

2/9/2015: Admiral SWAT standoff

2/6/2015: Three helicopter visits, third one for Delridge 7-11 robbery

2/2/2015: Roxbury Safeway robbed

1/31/2015: Roundup of Crime Watch reader reports – thefts + car prowls this time – plus SPD advice for deterring car prowlers

1/29/2015: Student robbed near Delridge/Holden

1/28/2015: Burglary suspects charged; plus, car prowls

1/27/2015: “Flasher” reported by student

1/26/2015: Followup – 47th SW burglary suspects’ bail, backgrounds

1/25/2015: Junction 7-11 store held up

1/23/2015: Two suspects arrested after burglary west of Junction

1/23/2015: Delridge search after gunshot reported; car stolen twice

1/23/2015: Arrest in Tuesday’s Admiral robbery attempt

1/22/2015: Reader reports – burglary, car theft, 2 car prowls

1/22/2015: Precinct commander’s message after 5 street robberies in 7 days

1/21/2015: Admiral street robbery, wide-ranging SPD search

1/20/2015: Morgan holdup followup

1/17/2015: Third day in a row with a ‘street robbery’ – man held up in Morgan Junction parking lot, police search in Gatewood

1/16/2015: High-school student robbed while walking to school

1/16/2015: Car stolen twice in a week and a half

1/15/2015: Middle-schooler mugged while walking to catch the bus to school

1/14/2015: Arrest in incident that led to WSHS ‘shelter in place’

1/14/2015: 23rd/Findlay home shot at, no one hurt

1/13/2015: Stabbing charge; tool theft

1/11/2015: Package stolen in North Delridge; suitcase found in Admiral

1/10/2015: Seen this distinctive “beach cruiser” bicycle?

1/9/2015: Another Lincoln Park car prowl

1/9/2015: Followups including sentencing of driver who deliberately hit bicycle rider, and Alki burglary suspect’s bail hearing

1/8/2015: Burglary suspect caught in Alki area

1/7/2015: Girl stabbed, woman arrested

1/7/2015: Stolen VW Passat – update: found!

1/6/2015: Lincoln Park car break-ins

1/4/2015: Stolen car; stolen/found car; casing

12/31/2014: Two shots fired through business window

12/31/2014: Roundup – camera thief sort of caught on cam; car stolen; car found; peeper/prowler; business burglary

12/30/2014: Stolen car; car break-ins

12/28/2014: 4 arrests, 2 incidents (plus 3 reader reports)

12/27/2014: Two reader reports, three police reports

12/24/2014: Stolen car found, with mystery items inside

12/23/2014: Armed robbery outside Avalon apartments

12/22/2014: Burglary at Zippy’s

12/20/2014: Car stolen; mail stolen; decoration stolen; bottle-throwing booze thieves

12/18/2014: Do you recognize these suspected toy thieves? Also, stolen car

12/16/2014: Stolen Vue; jewelry-store followup; package theft

12/16/2014: Morgan Junction robbery investigation

12/15/2014: Jewelry store hit by burglary for second time in 9 days

12/14/2014: Stolen car

12/13/2014: Hit-run driver damages salon

12/13/2014: Two stolen cars

12/12/2014: Charges filed in marijuana-raid case

12/11/2014: Stolen snowman; car break-ins

12/10/2014: Armed robbery at California/Andover gas station/mini-mart

12/10/2014: Two stolen cars, found

12/9/2014: Three reader reports – stolen CR-V, burglary attempt, stolen license plates

12/7/2014: Businesses hit by burglars; more package theft, with one thief on video

12/6/2014: Stolen black Honda Civic

12/5/2014: Car re-stolen; package theft thwarted

12/4/2014: Suspected drunk driver arrested after 35th/Alaska crash

12/3/2014: 14 summaries in The WSBeat

12/1/2014: Reader report: Westwood exposer

12/1/2014: Have you seen Aidan’s sketchbook or bag?

11/30/2014: Hit-run driver injures woman crossing street at 15th/Roxbury

11/28/2014: Four reader reports – hit-run, card fraud, grocery theft, vandalism

11/25/2014: Reader reports – package thefts, car prowl, bicycle found

11/24/2014: From White Center, surveillance photos of a repeat burglar, plus a stolen car to watch for, and what was inside it

11/21/2014: Local crime stats

11/20/2014: Hit-run witness(es) sought

11/20/2014: Underage-prostitution-sting arrest in West Seattle

11/19/2014: Followup – more on “attempted luring” incident

11/18/2014: Attempted child luring reported

11/16/2014: North Delridge policing plan discussed

11/14/2014: Rapist sentenced; survivor faces him in court

11/14/2014: Burglary suspect arrested

11/14/2014: Gatewood burglary; left-running car theft

11/13/2014: Sprint store break-in; dropbox theft; mail theft

11/12/2014: Burglar-besieged coffee shop

11/10/2014: Thief on cam, scam call, car prowl, more

11/9/2014: Stolen truck

11/7/2014: Search for hit-run driver

11/7/2014: Why three schools sheltered in place briefly today

11/7/2014: Stolen red Civic

11/6/2014: Stolen Maxima; car vandalized

11/4/2014: Armed robbery at Highland Park home

11/3/2014: Fairmount Springs hit-run victim finds clues, seeks specific type of car

11/2/2014: Stolen cars; truck break-in; holdup

11/1/2014: 2 Gatewood houses searched by police in marijuana investigation

11/1/2014: Stolen in Burien, found in West Seattle

10/30/2014: Little Free Library withstands attack, and three other reader reports

10/28/2014: Robbery, assault near Roxbury/Delridge

10/28/2014: 4 Crime Watch reports including “peeping,” auto theft, more

10/27/2014: Shooting, robbery attempt on 28th SW east of Arbor Heights

10/27/2014: Sunrise Heights home invasion break-in; stolen Morgan Junction store statue; Fauntleroy fence fight

10/24/2014: Guilty plea in high-profile Roxbury rape/attack

10/22/2014: ‘Wagner Prowler’; phone robbery; ‘road rage’

10/22/2014: Recognize these found (possibly stolen) items?

10/21/2014: Repeat offender Bryan Tiedeman sentenced

10/20/2014: Burglar Jason Wyman’s plea bargain

10/19/2014: Dog park car prowl; burglary attempt

10/17/2014: Friday night’s helicopter search

10/17/2014: Car prowl/window smash, plus – two found bikes

10/15/2014: Gunfire suspect out of jail; helicopter watch

10/14/2014: Gunfire suspect charged, and other Admiral-area crime updates at ANA meeting

10/14/2014: Stolen-car pursuit ends in 1st Avenue S. Bridge vicinity

10/13/2014: Not shots, recognize this car? recognize this bike? plus – two strong-arm robberies

10/11/2014: Fauntleroy search; package theft

10/11/2014: Acura stolen with new car seat inside

10/9/2014: Gunfire near Fairmount Ravine leads to search

10/7/2014: Stolen bike; stolen tires/wheels

10/6/2014: Stolen station wagon; mystery hit-run

10/4/2014: Teens attacked, robbed in Admiral

10/3/2014: 3 notes – metal theft, car prowl, stolen van found

10/2/2014: Yes, it’s been a quiet week! But please remember, it’s not as easy even for news media to get info from SPD … if something happens in your neighborhood (burglary, car prowl, etc.), a report here would alert others –

9/27/2014: Work van stolen

9/26/2014: Reader report: Parking-lot purse-snatch attempt

9/26/2014: Four-part WSCW update, including a stolen car, search for a hit-run driver, suspected DUI causing damage on Beach Drive, and charges filed in alleged-DUI crash from last weekend

9/24/2014: Followup – arrest in High Point shooting

9/23/2014: Why 3 local schools briefly ‘sheltered in place’

9/23/2014: Minor injury in Harbor Island stabbing

9/21/2014: What burglars took from a Seaview home, plus a look at other recent burglaries’ locations

9/19/2014: 18-year-old shot in the leg in High Point

9/17/2014: Burglary; motorcycle theft

9/16/2014: Evicted tenants arrested for alleged Puget Ridge break-in

9/15/2014: Two stolen cars found; one more stolen

9/14/2014: Police activity on the water; fire pit stolen; burglary

9/14/2014: Window-smashing in The Junction

9/13/2014: Car stolen, bridesmaid dress inside

9/10/2014: Junction flower-basket theft

9/8/2014: Flasher near Holy Rosary

9/6/2014: Three reader reports – stolen bike, phone stolen through cut screen, tire slashing

9/6/2014: Three fires investigated as arson – we covered in two reports, here and here

9/5/2014: Surveillance video from early-morning shooting/robbery

9/5/2014: Two hurt in South Delridge shooting

9/4/2014: Stolen motorcycle, car prowl, two found (stolen? lost? bicycles

9/4/2014: Two ‘assault with weapons’ calls

9/3/2014: Stolen Honda Civic

9/2/2014: Charges filed in car theft/kidnap case

9/2/2014: Stolen Isuzu Rodeo

9/1/2014: SPD car in collision, en route to carjacker search

8/31/2014: 35th/Myrtle search was for Nicholas Broughton, days after his plea bargain

8/29/2014: Vandal smashes Discovery Shop window

8/29/2014: Chrysler Sebring stolen in White Center

8/29/2014: Early-morning burglary arrest in Westwood area

8/27/2014: SUV stolen with baby inside, suspected thief jailed

8/27/2014: Rock-throwing thief steals iPhone from Sunrise Heights home

8/25/2014: Purse snatcher pursued

8/22/2014: Stolen Camry

8/20/2014: Hit-run in neighborhood, teens/booze case

8/18/2014: Delridge gunfire, night 2

8/18/2014: Strong-arm robbery in Admiral

8/17/2014: Delridge gunfire

8/15/2014: South Delridge store held up

8/14/2014: Home burglarized, victim hopes to find jewelry boxes of sentimental value

8/12/2014: Stolen car, stolen bikes, hit-run vs. planter

8/11/2014: Street-robbery arrest on Beach Drive

8/6/2014: SPD Blotter details a hit-and-run rampage that apparently started in WS

8/6/2014: Hit-and-run driver sought

8/5/2014: Stolen blue CR-V

7/31/2014: Arson on 16th SW

7/31/2014: Stolen car; stolen motorcycle

7/30/2014: ‘Flasher’ suspect Duane Atwood charged, bail increased, booked back into jail

7/29/2014: Stolen white Acura

7/28/2014: ‘Flasher’ suspect arrest followup

7/26/2014: Car stolen; part found

7/26/2014: Indecent-exposure suspect arrested; plus, reader reports on burglary, car prowls

7/25/2014: Three reports, including attempted wheelchair theft, found bicycle

7/23/2014: Tip-jar thief hits Delridge coffee shop

7/23/2014: ‘Home invasion’ with shots fired in Highland Park, $22,000 reported taken

7/22/2014: Two car prowls with items taken including custom skateboard

7/21/2014: Three car prowls

7/21/2014: South Park double-murder suspect bail hearing

7/18/2014: Another “flasher” incident, this time in Gatewood

7/17/2014: Burglary suspect charged

7/17/2014: One bike stolen, one left in its place

7/16/2014: Burglaries in Sunrise Heights, Gatewood

7/15/2014: Flasher in Admiral

7/12/2014: Car break-in, stolen laptop

7/10/2014: Tire-slashing rampage followup; Alan Polevia in jail again

7/9/2014: Guilty plea in deadly crash

7/9/2014: Charges against 3 in downtown kicking case; 1 defendant from West Seattle

7/6/2014: South Delridge shooting

7/5/2014: Overnight tire-slashing rampage in Seaview

7/4/2014: 4th of July police calls, including early July 5th stabbing

7/3/2014: Two robbery/attack incidents in local parks

6/28/2014: Followup – “Walking on Logs” still missing a sculpture

6/26/2014: Latest edition of The WSBeat

6/25/2014: Man stabbed at 61st/Alki

6/24/2014: What the Gang Unit told the Block Watch Captains’ Network

6/21/2014: Walking on Logs” sculpture stolen

6/21/2014: Stolen motorcycle

6/20/2014: Police responses in Junction, Highland Park

6/19/2014: New clue in bike/car hit-run

6/17/2014: Robbery aftermath; World Cup banner vanishes (then returns)

6/16/2014: Three reader reports, including a stolen stroller

6/14/2014: Two reader reports, plus an FYI: Ryan Cox out of jail

6/13/14: Lovett Chambers sentenced

6/12/14: Two stolen cars, both the same year/model

6/10/14: Reader finds stolen car; hit-run followup; more

6/9/14: Stolen car crashes through fence, suspect caught by citizen

6/9/14: Crime Watch roundup, including Jacobsen street robbery

6/8/14: Six reader reports plus the Block Watch Captains’ Network auto-theft briefing update

6/4/14: Suspect arrested, charged in rape/beating case

6/3/14: Teens arrested after early-morning burglary

6/1/14: Three reader reports – stolen car, hit-run suspect, break-in

5/30/14: Helicopter, ground search at Lincoln Park after robbery nearby

5/29/14: Top Hat suspect charged with murder

5/28/14: Park theft; tree vandalism

5/23/14: Stolen truck found, helicopter over White Center, bike found, more

5/22/14: $100,000 warrant for no-show suspect

5/22/14: Helicopter assists in search for domestic-violence suspect

5/21/14: Helicopter helps search for assault suspect

5/20/14: Suspect found with $45,000 worth of meth

5/19/14: Bank-robbery followup; teen robbed

5/16/14: Bank robbery north of The Junction

5/14/14: Purse-snatch attempt, yard lewdness, stolen bike

5/10/14: Pickup truck hit by gunfire

5/8/14: Shots fired at 29th/Cambridge

5/7/14: North Admiral hit-run with three wrecked cars

5/7/14: Constellation Park hit-run with stolen car

5/6/14: Admiral burglary, suspect arrested

5/5/14: Street robberies, gunfire, car prowls

5/1/14: Lincoln Park search after mystery man runs from truck

4/30/14: Helicopter over High Point; SPD guns drawn on Alki

4/29/14: Four notes, including car- and mailbox-prowl reader reports

4/28/14: Car theft; suspected gas theft

4/27/14: Big police response in Fairmount Ravine area; burglary suspect arrested

4/27/14: Flasher in North Admiral

4/24/14: Street attack/robbery; store vandalized

4/22/14: Stolen Clean Air Lawn Care truck

4/21/14: Stolen SUV to watch for

4/21/14: BBs hit Alki residence

4/19/14: Lincoln Park robbery arrest; North Admiral car prowl

4/18/14: Man stabbed in South Delridge home invasion

4/17/14: Recognize this package-theft suspect? Plus – car prowl, illegal dumping, nail scattering

4/15/14: Reader reports: Break-ins, hit-run

4/12/14: Super Deli Mart break-in

4/11/14: Liquor-theft sentencings

4/11/14: Update – new info, aerial video of helicopter-assisted search

4/11/14: Helicopter assists with search after burglary report

4/9/14: Stolen bicycle

4/5/14: Roundup of reader reports & updates

4/4/14: Donald Plute sentenced to 10+ years

4/2/14: Kayaks stolen; mailbox tampering

4/1/14: Report of someone seen showing off a gun leads to “shelter in place” for schools; 1 arrested

4/1/14: Two street robberies in West Seattle last night

3/29/14: Stolen van to watch for

3/27/14: What the helicopter was looking for

3/26/14: Two phone stores burglarized

3/25/14: Sketch of 26th/Roxbury attacker

3/24/14: New information in WC shooting

3/22/14: Stolen car; plus, recognize these shoes dropped by a hit-run driver?

3/20/14: Drug warrant served in High Point

3/20/14: White Center shooting kills teen

3/19/14: 2 sex offenders move to West Seattle, police announce

3/18/14: 16th/Holden response; stolen car

3/16/14: 2 burglaries, 2 car prowls, Crime Prevention Council preview

3/12/14: Business burglary; package theft on video

3/10/14: Stolen pickup pulled over on Delridge

3/9/14: Shot fired during Gatewood street fight

3/9/14: Stolen SUV, two hit-runs

3/7/14: Rapist Michael Stanley to leave jail Monday, no new charges

3/7/14: Woman assaulted near 26th/Roxbury; helicopter, K-9 join search

3/6/14: Burglary followed by car theft; car vandalism rampage; counterfeit bill given to cookie sellers

3/2/14: 2 held up at gunpoint north of The Junction; stolen, then found, car – stolen again

3/1/14: Arrest in December High Point murder

2/27/2014: Stolen car, stolen computer to watch for

2/25/2014: Notes from Admiral to Westwood

2/21/2014: Burglary investigation; car window smashed; bicycle-theft attempt

2/21/2014: Ryan Cox case update

2/19/2014: Crime-trends report, and other notes

2/18/2014: Any of this yours? Burglary loot from around the region
2/16/2014: Seen this Maxima? Plus, car-theft stats

2/15/2014: Car reported stolen via tow truck

2/14/2014: Car found; house burglarized; hit-run search

2/13/2014: The Saw met The Club, and 3 other reader reports

2/12/2014: Two stolen cars

2/11/2014: Mail-theft reader report

2/8/2014: Reader reports: Hiawatha playground vandalism; mailbox lock drilled out

2/7/2014: Serial burglar Sean Jeardoe sentenced

2/5/2014: SUV theft/break-in suspect Nicholas Broughton charged; judge cuts bail

2/3/2014: Followups in stolen-SUV case, store robbery; reader report about mail theft

2/1/2014: 16th/Henderson store held up

1/31/2014: Suspect arrested after stolen Tahoe tracked to West Seattle

1/31/2014: Drunk driver sentenced for crash that seriously injured 2

1/29/2014: Bridge closes for hours after stolen truck rams pursuing police car

1/29/2014: Seen this stolen Civic?

1/28/2014: Shoplifter alert; doorbell burglar

1/27/2014: 2 stolen items you might be able to help find

1/26/2014: Stranger approaches young woman

1/26/2014: Stolen car found

1/24/2014: Damaging burglar(s), and more

1/21/2014: High Point murder case progress

1/21/2014: Reader reports – another stolen Honda, mailbox and trash can blown up, more

1/20/2014: Seen this stolen car?

1/19/2014: Reader reports

1/18/2014: Pilfered pig

1/14/2014: Michael Stanley pleads guilty

1/12/2014: Reader reports; store arrest; tree mystery

1/8/2014: Reader reports including catalytic-converter theft

1/7/2014: Student reports ‘flasher’

1/5/2014: Murder trial starting after almost two years

1/4/2014: Four reader reports

12/31/2013: Shooting in South Delridge, two victims

12/30/2013: Brazen burglar; laptop left; hit-run

12/28/2013: Stolen car found stripped; stolen bag’s contents sought

12/27/2013: Plea bargain for drunk driver

12/27/2013: Auto theft, tree theft, mail theft

12/25/2013: Lost purse found – with contents stolen

12/24/2013: Intruders at Genesee Hill school building; 2 car thefts

12/24/2013: 13-year-old burglary suspect arrested

12/23/2013: 2 charged in 4 auto thefts

12/19/2013: Rite-Aid robbed; burglar search

12/19/2013: Video of bus passengers taking down armed robber

12/18/2013: Ryan Cox back in jail

12/18/2013: Cause of death, name made public in High Point murder investigation

12/17/2013: Frosty the Snowman stolen, and six other reader reports

12/16/2013: Rape reported at Roxhill Park

12/16/2013: Two package thefts thwarted

12/14/2013: Woman killed in High Point

12/14/2013: Police search in North Delridge

12/14/2013: Teenage burglary suspect arrested this morning

12/13/2013: Car theft, prowl

12/12/2013: Two vehicle thefts; mail prowler

12/10/2013: WSHS student hits man who tried to grab her, escapes

12/9/2013: Locker break-in followed by car theft

12/4/2013: Business hit; car, bike stolen; mail prowlers scared off

12/3/2013: Two reader reports, and a reminder of SPD holiday-safety tips

11/30/2013: Argument leads to reported stabbing in Arbor Heights

11/27/2013: Thanksgiving Eve burglary – watch for the loot!

11/27/2013: Search for killer(s) in deadly White Center shooting

11/26/2013: Indecent-exposure arrest outside Link

11/25/2013: Man robs passengers on Metro bus, subdued by other passengers, arrested

11/24/2013: Clerk scares away would-be robbers; the car-prowl week in review

11/21/2013: Package-theft alert

11/19/2013: Scam callers try again

11/17/2013: One week, 16 burglaries

11/17/2013: Police seek hit-run driver in West Marginal Way S. motorcycle crash

11/14/2013: Latest edition of The WSBeat

11/14/2013: Scammers call another local business

11/14/2013: From the WSB Forums: Video showing mailbox prowlers

11/14/2013: Stolen car found, police search for suspects

11/13/2013: Car hit, then stolen; another catalytic-converter theft

11/12/2013: Four reader reports plus, Alan Polevia is out of jail

11/10/2013: Arbor Heights burglary

11/7/2013: Reader-report roundup, including Fauntleroy, Admiral car prowls

11/4/2013: Another charge against Michael S. Stanley

11/4/2013: Charges in liquor-theft investigation

11/1/2013: 5 reader reports including a business burglary

10/29/2013: Followup – city can’t charge man arrested near Chief Sealth IHS

10/28/2013: Morgan Junction guns-drawn incident, plus three reader reports

10/26/2013: Stolen Honda Accord

10/24/2013: Child reports seeing possible abduction; police investigation ensues

10/23/2013: Two updates re: flasher incidents

10/22/2013: Flasher incidents reported near Madison MS, Westside School

10/22/2013: Canada-fleeing rapist arrested in West Seattle, where police say he tried to sexually assault a teen

10/21/2013: Crime Watch roundup with burglary, auto-theft stats, plus reader reports

10/18/2013: Serial burglar sentenced

10/15/2013: 13-year-olds arrested after burglary

10/13/2013: Long-gone bike back; salon burglarized; car prowl

10/11/2013: Girl followed by man in van

10/10/2013: Two stabbed in Westwood

10/9/2013: Roxbury crash arrest

10/8/2013: Two guns-drawn arrests

10/8/2013: Stolen cars found; bike gone; car prowls

10/5/2013: Puget Ridge arrests; Triangle bike theft

10/4/2013: Gone in a flash

10/4/2013: Big police response in Highland Park

10/3/2013: Possible child-luring attempt outside West Seattle school

10/2/2013: Taggers; burglars; loot or not?

9/29/2013: Reader reports on car prowls, including a stolen unicycle

9/26/2013: Helicopter assisting with White Center robbery investigation

9/25/2013: Reader reports and August crime stats

9/24/2013: Holdup at bus stop; six reader reports

9/22/2013: Stolen car; road rage; knife found

9/22/2013: Burglary; stolen stroller

9/19/2013: Third flasher incident in a week and a half

9/19/2013: Reader reports – car thefts/recoveries, attempted car prowls, bicycle found

9/18/2013: Another flasher incident reported by Holy Rosary

9/17/2013: Car stolen for second time in a year

9/16/2013: 3 reader reports including keepsakes taken by burglars

9/14/2013: Teenager shot at near 30th/Juneau, police say

9/12/2013: Fake package “deliverer” and stolen bikes

9/10/2013: Red Volvo stolen at Westwood Village

9/10/2013: New information on flasher incident near Holy Rosary

9/7/2013: West Seattle Runner break-in

9/7/2013: $4,000 theft at South Park food bank

9/6/2013: Police response in Sunrise Heights

9/3/2013: Stolen car in Gatewood, stolen truck on Alki

9/2/2013: Arbor Heights police search

8/30/2013: White Center KeyBank held up

8/29/2013: Helicopter search over Myers Way, after domestic-violence suspect flees in stolen car

8/26/2013: Robbery suspects charged

8/26/2013: Seattle Police launch @getyourbikeback

8/22/2013: Busy day for burglars, plus other reports

8/21/2013: Arbor Heights robbery investigation leads to 3 arrests; suspects likely linked to other crimes

8/21/2013: Stolen van full of work tools

8/21/2013: 2 held up at gunpoint in North Admiral

8/19/2013: ‘Camper’ arrested after WSDOT worker stabbed along Myers Way

8/18/2013: Stolen SUV; car prowl with clothes-laden backpack stolen

8/16/2013: Police investigate early-morning stabbing

8/14/2013: Three reader reports, including stolen items to watch for

8/12/2013: Details of Saturday night stolen-gun incident in High Point

8/11/2013: More car thefts

8/10/2013: Light-blue Subaru Legacy stolen

8/7/2013: Street-robberies followup – details on two in West Seattle, one now listed as part of a citywide spree

8/6/2013: Stolen pickup hits two cars, including Seattle Police cruiser

8/5/2013: Convicted rapist/kidnapper out of prison

8/5/2013: Roundup, including first word of two street robberies

8/3/2013: Stabbing, arrest in Morgan Junction area

7/31/2013: Car prowl followed by spending spree – surveillance photos

7/30/2013: Three reader reports

7/29/2013: $1 million bail for deadly-crash suspect

7/29/2013: Ryan Cox out of jail

7/26/2013: Four reader reports

7/25/2013: Burglary; siphoning

7/23/2013: Windshield, motorcycle, package stolen; backpack, bicycle found

7/22/13: Restaurant burglary attempt; two car break-ins

7/20/13: 3-wheel bicycle stolen

7/18/2013: Two burglaries reported by readers

7/17/2013: Man injured in ‘vehicular assault’ on 11th SW

7/15/2013: Mayor with police @ SW Precinct

7/15/2013: Hit-run driver sought after 4 vehicles damaged

7/13/2013: Police at Lincoln Park

7/13/2013: Hit-run, bike thief, bike found

7/9/2013: Flag followup and reader reports

7/9/2013: SSCC memo on man arrested in N. Seattle with incendiary devices, college maps

7/7/2013: Seen this stolen Cirrus?

7/7/2013: WSB reader spots stolen truck; police take 2 into custody

7/5/2013: 4×4 truck stolen

7/5/2013: Neighbors vs. burglars

7/5/2013: Followup to ‘carjacking’ case from Tuesday

7/5/2013: ‘Priceless’ flag stolen from Beach Drive home

7/2/2013: Tangled tale involving reported carjacking

7/2/2013: Two reader reports, including a suspicious person following a teenager

7/1/2013: Three reader reports – package theft, rack ripoff, car prowl

For Crime Watch story links July 2010-June 2013, go to this archive page

For Crime Watch story links before July 2010, go to this archive page




Southwest Precinct website 

SWP Crime Prevention coordinator Mark Solomon‘s webpage 

Meet the SWP Community Police Team 

Does a registered sex offender live near you? Search here to find out 

SPD advice for preventing “car prowls” 

SPD advice for preventing burglaries 

SPD advice for dealing with possible ID theft (and what to do if your wallet/cards are stolen) 

USPS advice on preventing mail theft 

City rules for door-to-door solicitors 

Handy phone numbers – from graffiti to parking enforcement, and way beyond 

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