WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Gunfire investigation; would-be catalytic-converter thief interrupted

Two West Seattle Crime Watch notes tonight:

GUNFIRE INVESTIGATION: Just after 10 pm last night, police were called to an apartment complex in the 5900 block of Delridge Way SW after a resident reported hearing a gunshot and seeing a bright flash of light. Officers told dispatch that they found.a shell casing, but the report says they found no victim and no suspect.

WOULD-BE CATALYTIC CONVERTER THIEF: Residents in the 3700 block of Beach Drive forwarded this alert circulated in their complex:

This past weekend (4/24-25), we encountered an incident of attempted property theft. At roughly 4:00 am on Sunday morning, an individual arrived on our property and checked for unlocked doors before proceeding to begin cutting off the catalytic converter(s) from a resident’s vehicle which was parked under the south carport. An alert resident heard the commotion and scared the would-be thief away from the safety of their deck.

Race: Caucasian or other light-complexion
Hair: Long brown hair with some gray, pulled into ponytail
Height: Between 6’0″ – 6’2″ tall
Weight: Unknown
Dress: Navy blue heavy jacket with a brown fur-lined hood, navy or black Adidas track pants, grey lace-less sneakers, blue bandana, and black skullcap.

The alert says police were called; we do not have the incident number, but if we get it we will add it.

1 Reply to "WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Gunfire investigation; would-be catalytic-converter thief interrupted"

  • WSCurmudgeon April 28, 2021 (11:05 pm)

    Would-be Catalytic Thief Identified!It’s Robert Morley!  How he managed it is a bit of a mystery,  since he died in 1992, at 84.

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