WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Hit-run driver leaves victim injured; white Subaru stolen on video; home burglarized

Three reader reports in West Seattle Crime Watch tonight:


I was a victim of a hit and run (Friday) on 35th and Willow, at 5:10 pm.

I was outside of my car, and was locking the door when a white Jeep hit me on the back, and knocked me down. Witnesses saw the driver stop, then leave the scene. Police was called and i was transported to the hospital. I now have 3 broken vertebraes, and a painful recovery ahead. Can you get the word out? Maybe someone can help find this person so he can be held responsible for what he did.


Our 2015 white Subaru Forester was stolen this morning at 6:15 am from in front of our house on 36th Ave SW between Hinds and Manning. The doors were locked – thieves were caught on neighbors web cam … These guys look like pros – we reported to SPD immediately.

You can see the video here – watch the upper right. If you see the car – plate #AWC6229 – call 911.

BURGLARY: MR reports, “Household break-in at 35th Ave SW and Holly sometime after 8:05 am 5/31. Most likely in the afternoon. It was reported to police approximately 8:30 pm 5/31. Jewelry, credit cards stolen and passport. If you saw anything please call police with the information.”

P.S. Burglary- and auto-theft-prevention advice is in this month’s newsletter from Southwest Precinct crime-prevention coordinator Jennifer Dannerread it here.

5 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Hit-run driver leaves victim injured; white Subaru stolen on video; home burglarized"

  • Alki resident June 2, 2018 (7:38 pm)

    Question for Laetitia, what type of keep? Year make? I’m sorry this has happened, pretty shocking.

    • Laetitia June 3, 2018 (3:45 pm)

      Unfortunately, i haven’t been able to talk to the police officer in charge of the incident  or see the report, so i don’t have more info about the car or the driver at this time. Just what i remember the witnesses saying, before i was taken to the hospital. I think one of the witnesses mentioned the licence pate started with AT (or 80?)

  • Chris June 3, 2018 (4:56 am)

    It looks like the man’s pic in this video could be extracted and blown up to be able to ID him??

  • East Coast Cynic June 3, 2018 (9:42 am)

    I could swear that on a few occasions I’ve seen the black car that stopped and let off the person that stole the Subaru parked in and around West Seattle–the make and tinted windows of the car look familiar.

  • TM7302 June 4, 2018 (9:43 am)

    Did you have any auto work done lately?  If the car was locked and no broken glass…could they have had a key?  Easy to copy a key and get an address if it was in the shop.  Just a thought…

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