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 SPD automated system also often lists the “reported” time as later than the actual time it was called in):



10/20/2020: Stolen white Passat

10/19/2020: Why Guardian One was over South Delridge/White Center

10/19/2020: Alley holdup; stolen red Civic; found plate

10/16/2020: Followup on Delridge animal-cruelty case

10/16/2020: Gatewood gunfire

10/16/2020: 2 more stolen bicycles; another apartment-garage break-in

10/15/2020: SWAT raid at 17th/107th

10/15/2020: More than 200 animals found at Delridge home

10/14/2020: Stolen custom bicycles; car prowler sought; auto-theft alert

10/12/2020: Another stolen e-bike

10/12/2020: Weekend gunfire, robbery followups

10/11/2020: Stolen silver CR-V, 2 other thefts

10/10/2020: More catalytic-converter thefts

10/10/2020: Junction robbery, South Delridge gunfire

10/6/2020: Stolen black Liberty; car thief returns to scene; abandoned Schwinn bicycle

10/5/2020: Double-shooting followup, yard theft

10/3/2020: Burglary; stolen gray Audi, red bicycle

10/3/2020: Stolen cargo e-bike; abandoned bicycle; hit-run driver leaves stolen car behind

10/3/2020: Pickup truck stolen (then found)

10/2/2020: Stolen bicycle; abandoned motorcycle

9/30/2020: Police @ school; 2 car break-ins; 2 more found bicycles; more…

9/28/2020: Stolen Jeep Cherokee

9/26/2020: Mural repeatedly vandalized – and restored

9/25/2020: Neighborhood prowled, e-bike stolen (then found)

9/24/2020: Statue head stolen

9/23/2020: Repeat offender charged after order-violation arrest

9/23/2020: 2 stolen bicycles, 2 abandoned

9/22/2020: Stolen Subaru; car prowls

9/21/2020: Suspect charged in hit-run murder, not yet in custody

9/20/2020: Arrest; mail theft; package taken

9/19/2020: Westwood gun incident; sign vandalized again

9/19/2020: Stolen black Corolla; stolen food truck (update: both found)

9/17/2020: Catalytic-converter thieves strike again

9/16/2020: Stolen beige Civic; Triangle window-smashing

9/14/2020: Triangle response; stolen rollerblades; abandoned bicycle

9/11/2020: Arson investigation; garage break-in; car prowl

9/10/2020: Motorcycle stolen; gas siphoned; window-smashing suspect charged

9/9/2020: Car arson; stolen gun found

9/8/2020: QFC window-smashing followup; two car break-ins

9/7/2020: 2 bikes stolen

9/6/2020: Window-smashing rampage at Junction QFC

9/6/2020: Stolen silver CR-V

9/6/2020: Park prowler(s)

9/4/2020: Park search; prowler report

9/2/2020: Building break-in; stolen statue

9/2/2020: Fauntleroy man arrested by federal agents, accused of bomb threat

9/1/2020: Stolen white Kia; police changes

9/1/2020: Stolen silver Subaru

8/29/2020: Another catalytic converter targeted

8/28/2020: Park robbery; motorcycle theft; building break-ins; package taken

8/27/2020: Suspected hit-run homicide car found in Highland Park

8/25/2020: Car and e-bike stolen in the same neighborhood, and vandalism nearby

8/25/2020: Police say body was hit-run homicide victim

8/26/2020: Stolen computer with irreplaceable memories

8/26/2020: Police release video in West Seattle hit-run homicide investigation

8/25/2020: Car and e-bike stolen in the same neighborhood, and vandalism nearby

8/24/2020: Police investigating after body found near Longfellow Creek

8/24/2020: Suitcase-bodies suspect charged with murder; second disposal site revealed

8/23/2020: 3 reader reports

8/22/2020: Gunfire investigation

8/21/2020: Junction smash-and-grab suspect charged; another catalytic-converter theft

8/20/2020: Bus-shelter mural restored

8/20/2020: $5 million bail for suspect in Duwamish Head suitcase-bodies murder case

8/16/2020: Gatewood gunfire; business burglary; theft attempt; plus, ‘dumped/likely stolen’ find

8/15/2020: Car prowler takes accessories

8/14/2020: Burglary suspect assists with his own arrest

8/13/2020: Paint vandalism

8/13/2020: Bullets hit house

8/12/2020: Stolen red CR-V; license-plate thefts

8/11/2020: Pandemic prowler

8/10/2020: Stolen e-bike

8/8/2020: Stolen scooter

8/7/2020: Catalytic-converter thefts

8/3/2020: Camping gear stolen

8/2/2020: After Alki shooting, precinct commander’s message to the community

8/2/2020: 2 shot at Alki

7/31/2020: Prowlers; scam call

7/30/2020: HPIC’s BLM banners stolen

7/30/2020: Puget Ridge gunfire; stolen car, backpack found

7/29/2020: Stolen white Honda Pilot

7/29/2020: Stolen boat recovered; dumped bag of tools (and more)

7/27/2020: Another gunfire-damaged car; stolen backpack to watch for

7/24/2020: Business burglarized, e-bikes and more taken

7/23/2020: Window-shooting victim wonders about others. Plus, prowler on video

7/22/2020: Can you help find these stolen items? Plus, trailer taken

7/20/2020: Arson suspect charged; gunfire incident; bicycle found

7/20/2020: Stolen bicycle, scooter; dumped bag

7/18/2020: Heavy … and stolen

7/16/2020: Police search in south Admiral

7/16/2020: Hit-run driver damages cars

7/15/2020: Wheels stolen – silver Lexus, blue scooter

7/15/2020: Another smash-and-grab, and a followup

7/13/2020: 2 businesses hit by thieves

7/11/2020: Stolen blue CR-V

7/9/2020: Recognize this thief?

7/7/2020: Another car prowler on video; abandoned kid-size bike

7/6/2020: Car prowls; stolen dinghy

7/5/2020: Stolen black Lexus

7/3/2020: Stolen gray pickup; stolen e-bike; dumped tote bag and groceries

7/2/2020: Pickup recovered; bike stolen again; package taken

7/2/2020: Police response after gunfire in White Center

7/2/2020: Police search; bike theft; 2 car prowls

7/1/2020: Doctor charged with federal crimes

7/1/2020: Victims found off Duwamish Head were shot to death

6/30/2020: 2 victims identified in “human remains” discovery

6/30/2020: 2 burglaries, one with a keepsake stolen

6/29/2020: Rape suspect arraigned

6/27/2020: Restaurant furniture stolen

6/26/2020: Stolen white Fiat; mystery car; dumped items

6/25/2020: Business break-in

6/24/2020: Stolen art merchandise; construction-site hit-run

6/22/2020: Brazen bike theft; car break-ins

6/22/2020: Stolen black Nissan Leaf

6/20/2020: Catalytic-converter theft; car prowl; signs stolen

6/19/2020: ‘Human remains’ found off Duwamish Head

6/17/2020: Stolen red TrailBlazer

6/17/2020: Stolen boat motor

6/16/2020: Business burglar on video

6/15/2020: Guardian One helicopter over Arbor Heights

6/12/2020: Another BLM banner stolen

6/11/2020: Treasure-chest thief; hit-run fence-crasher

6/11/2020: ‘Black Lives Matter’ support sign stolen

6/8/2020: Hit-run rampage trashes neighborhood

6/8/2020: Box of lost or stolen laptops found in Westwood

6/6/2020: Food truck break-in

6/5/2020: Stolen red Subaru Legacy

6/4/2020: Stolen white van

6/3/2020: One man shot in West Seattle Junction

6/3/2020: Teens robbed

6/1/2020: 5 notes

5/31/2020: Man stabbed; suspect arrested

5/28/2020: Red Loyale stolen (update: found!)

5/26/2020: Suspect charged in Peel & Press burglary

5/22/2020: Another car thief on camera

5/22/2020: Tool theft

5/21/2020: Car thief on video

5/20/2020: Helicopter-assisted search

5/20/2020: Car prowl; backpack found

5/19/2020: Busy night for car prowlers

5/18/2020: Keepsake watch stolen in burglary

5/18/2020: Stolen blue bicycle

5/17/2020: Bicycle thief on camera; stolen copper Jeep

5/17/2019: Stolen blue Subaru

5/14/2020: Stolen mobility scooter

5/13/2020: ATMs vandalized; stolen/found car

5/13/2020: Police response outside PCC

5/9/2020: Restaurant burglary

5/7/2020: Stolen blue Camry

5/4/2020: Burglary suspect arrested; vehicle break-in; dumped-and-likely-stolen tennis rackets

5/4/2020: Gray Toyota truck stolen

5/2/2020: Stolen wheels; car prowl; diaper theft

5/1/2020: Charges filed in High Point attack

4/30/2020: Helicopter search in Highland Park

4/29/2020: West Seattle teen jailed, charged with rape

4/28/2020: Suspect arrested in High Point was wanted for robbery, attack

4/27/2020: Police search in High Point
4/26/2020: Car break-ins; package theft

4/24/2020: Tool theft; two dumped-possibly-stolen bicycles

4/21/2020: Tire store steers police to suspected car thief

4/20/2020: What car prowler(s) left behind

4/19/2020: Parents charged in baby’s fentanyl death

4/18/2020: Stolen black Dakota pickup, with tools

4/18/2020: Stolen silver Altima

4/17/2020: Woman attacked, robbed

4/16/2020: Advice for preventing auto theft

4/15/2020: Car prowl

4/13/2020: What preceded gunfire

4/12/2020: Stolen silver Legacy, with kayak (update – found!); dumped-maybe-stolen bicycle. with cart

4/11/2020: Stolen white Infiniti

4/11/2020: 1 bicycle stolen, 1 found, and 2 other dumped items

4/10/2020: Arrests after search following gunfire

4/10/2020: Stolen bag and hard hat

4/8/2020: Stolen maroon Subaru Legacy; three vandalism reports

4/7/2020: Prowling report; prevention advice

4/6/2020: Stolen blue-green Accord

4/6/2020: Car prowler(s) take child carrier; “Welcome to West Seattle” sign vandalized

4/5/2020: Mystery Made burglarized; car prowlers take tools

4/5/2020: Brief search in North Delridge

4/3/2020: Stolen maroon Accord

4/2/2020: Break-in attempt at Lady Jaye

4/2/2020: Help for domestic-violence victims

4/2/2020: Woman assaulted, boyfriend arrested

4/1/2020: Stolen blue bicycle

3/31/2020: Stolen white Subaru Crosstrek; broken-glass break-in; scam alert

3/29/2020: DUI suspected in Alki crash

3/28/2020: Car break-in

3/27/2020: Guardian One helicopter over Arbor Heights and vicinity

3/27/2020: South Delridge stabbing followup

3/25/2020: Business burglary; mystery mower & Buddha

3/24/2020: Advice for closed businesses

3/22/2020: Stolen blue Accord; package taken; illegal dumping

3/20/2020: Stolen black Legacy; business burglary; 2 bicycles, dumped and likely stolen

3/19/2020: Stolen camper, quickly recovered

3/18/2020: Two thefts

3/17/2020: “Lack of activity” in usual hot spots, police say

3/15/2020: Suspect sought in bizarre incident

3/14/2020: Scam calls; stolen green Civic; found bicycles

3/14/2020: Stolen dark-green Nissan Altima

3/10/2020: Stolen teal Subaru Impreza wagon

3/9/2020: Gabriel Putnam’s trial beginning

3/5/2020: Stolen black pickup

3/3/2020: Car break-in

2/29/2020: All tires slashed

2/27/2020: Gym theft; garage break-in; shoplifting; Midas incident followup

2/25/2020: Car prowler’s puzzling take

2/24/2020: Hearings in 3 recent cases

2/23/2020: Former basketball coach pleads guilty

2/21/2020: White Center shooting; West Seattle burglary attempt

2/21/2020: Blue kayak stolen

2/20/2020: Gym theft; bike dumped

2/19/2020: Wire theft forces bridge light repairs

2/17/2020: Auto-theft suspect arrested at Westwood Village

2/16/2020: Gunfire at Delridge/Trenton

2/12/2020: Attempted burglary

2/11/2020: Video – package grab-and-run

2/10/2020: Charges filed in Alki shooting, Junction robbery, tool buy-back sting

2/9/2020: 2 stolen cars – red Explorer, blue Cavalier

2/8/2020: Mail theft; cars prowled; packages taken; tools recovered

2/7/2020: Alki shooting followup

2/7/2020: Sentencing for Edixon Velasquez’s killers

2/7/2020: Bail set for Junction robbery suspect

2/6/2020: Shooting suspect arrested

2/5/2020: Altered-shotgun suspect out of jail

2/5/2020: Junction robbery suspect arrested

2/5/2020: South Delridge car prowl

2/3/2020: Thieves take U-Haul and hitched car

2/3/2020: Backyard surprise; car prowl on camera

2/2/2020: 4 court notes

2/2/2020: Shooting on Alki Beach

2/1/2020: Car prowl

1/30/2020: School alert about reported luring incident

1/30/2020: Alleged drug dealer charged

1/29/2020: Stolen green CR-V

1/29/2020: Business burglars on cam, more

1/28/2020: Stolen silver Ford Ranger

1/28/2020: Police arrest 1 after warrants lead to drugs, guns, cash

1/27/2020: Stolen maroon Accord

1/24/2020: Burglary on video; mailbox break-ins

1/24/2020: Stolen gray Chevrolet Cruze

1/23/2020: Murder suspect charged

1/22/2020: Murder suspect arrested

1/21/2020: Tires taken; business burglary

1/21/2020: Gas-theft followup

1/20/2020: Home broken into while residents were asleep

1/18/2020: 4 reader reports – purse theft, purse found, saxophone found, tire-slashing

1/18/2020: Stolen silver Honda Pilot, tire-slashing

1/17/2020: Vandalism/theft blamed for fuel spill

1/16/2020: 89-year-old aboard-bus killer to be sentenced; 2 reader reports

1/15/2020: Stolen black Impreza

1/14/2020: Vandalism + mail theft on video; trends

1/14/2020: 7-11 robbery

1/13/2020: Car prowlers busy despite snow

1/11/2020: Stolen black Forester; Audi theft attempt; illegal dumping at church

1/10/2020: Home-invasion robbery; children approached

1/9/2020: Assault suspect charged

1/8/2020: Keepsake ring, purse, car, bike stolen

1/8/2020: Early-morniing search; car prowl; Gatewood alley incident followup

1/7/2020: Man arrested in Gatewood alley

1/5.2020: Prowler on video

1/3/2020: Another auto theft; car prowls

1/2/2020: Vehicles vandalized

1/1/2020: Man injured trying to help assault victim in The Junction

12/31/2019: Stolen black Altima

12/30/2019: Stolen white Astro van, green Cherokee, and other cases

12/29/2019: Driver shot on Highway 509

12/27/2019: Lockbox-cutting burglar

12/26/2019: Two car break-ins

12/24/2019: Mail-truck thieves; stolen Audis; Admiral stabbing followup

12/23/2019: Stolen blue truck; car theft attempt; store intruder

12/22/2019: Church intruder; package thief

12/22/2019: Car break-in, theft attempt

12/21/2019: Admiral stabbing

12/19/2019: Another robbery suspect charged

12/19/2019: Stolen F250 truck

12/18/2019: WSHS “safety check-ins” after staffer’s arrest

12/17/2019: Stolen van (since found)

12/16/2019: Gunfire, burglary, scam call

12/14/2019: Stolen guitars

12/14/2019: Abandoned, possibly stolen black Mongoose bicycle

12/13/2019: Charge filed against now-suspended WSHS instructional assistant

12/11/2019: WSHS instructional assistant arrested

12/11/2019: 2 robbery suspects charged

12/10/2019: SWAT officers arrest robbery suspect in Admiral

12/10/2019: Assault alert

12/10/2019: Dog stolen at gunpoint

12/9/2019: Suspects in robbery spree arrested in West Seattle

12/8/2019: Hit-and-run

12/6/2019: SWAT in High Point, prowler on video

12/5/2019: Guilty verdicts in trial of Edixon Velasquez’s killers

12/4/2019: 4 arrested in stolen car, possible robbery connection investigated

12/3/2019: South Delridge shooter on video

12/2/2019: Murder trial goes to the jury

12/2/2019: Tree thief, and 2 other notes

12/2/2019: Shooting in South Delridge

12/2/2019: Alley holdup; Lucky 5 robbery followup

12/1/2019: Mini-mart robbery

11/30/2019: Stolen black 4Runner

11/29/2019: Another Gatewood burglary – this time, a security-cam photo

11/27/2019: 4 incidents including bus robbery attempt and burglary followup

11/25/2019: More south WS burglaries, plus mail theft

11/24/2019: Stolen light green Subaru Outback (update: found)

11/22/2019: Burglary spike continues

11/20/2019: Burglary spike

11/19/2019: Murder trial update

11/18/2019: Victim found in Harbor Ave incident

11/17/2019: Westwood Village car prowl; shotgun suspect followup

11/16/2019: Harbor Ave gunfire

11/15/2019: Hit-run victim; early-morning possible gunfire

11/14/2019: Stolen gray Subaru Legacy wagon

11/13/2019: Stolen gray Kia Sorento

11/12/2019: Beach Drive suspects’ status

11/10/2019: Highland Park shooting

11/10/2019: High Point hit-run

11/10/2019: 2 arrested after Beach Drive construction-site burglary

11/9/2019: About the Riverview/Highland Park police response

11/8/2019: Shooting in South Delridge

11/8/2019: Stolen black CR-V; apartment-garage car break-ins

11/5/2019: Charcoal Mazda6 stolen

11/4/2019: Gunfire, art theft, vandalism

11/4/2019: Burglary search; car vandalism

11/1/2019: Charge filed in Huxley incident

11/1/2019: Stolen tan Nissan pickup; decorations stolen

11/1/2019: Stolen e-bike; dumped mail

10/29/2019: Gabriel Putnam back in jail

10/29/2019: Trial under way in murder of Edixon Velasquez

10/28/2019: Mailboxes broken into

10/27/2019: Police search

10/27/2019: Stolen silver CR-V

10/25/2019: Helicopter search

10/25/2019: Police gunfire followup; two bicycles stolen

10/24/2019: Officer fires gun after interrupting an alley fight

10/23/2019: Delridge robbery search; Lincoln Park car prowl

10/21/2019: Sawed-off shotgun suspect back in jail

10/21/2019: Robbery followup

10/19/2019: Robbery investigation at 35th/Roxbury

10/17/2019: School-district truck stolen

10/14/2019: 2 teens arrested after robbery attempt; car prowl

10/14/2019: Robbery, car theft

10/11/2019: Stolen black Escalade

10/10/2019: Stolen blue Yamaha scooter

10/10/2019: Two teens robbed

10/9/2019: Stolen blue Yamaha motorcycle

10/8/2019: Stolen black Pathfinder; theft arrest

10/7/2019: Gas gone; bike back

10/6/2019: Burglar on video; bicycle stolen

10/5/2019: Stolen silver Civic (update: found), stolen silver Fusion

10/5/2019: Stolen white Ford Escape

10/4/2019: Dumped, likely stolen green bicycle

10/2/2019: Robbery; purse theft; Alki arrest

10/2/2019: Avalon Way police response

10/1/2019: Longboard stolen at Alki

10/1/2019: Garage burglar steals bike

9/28/2019: Stolen business van, SUV

9/26/2019: Early-morning Junction police response

9/25/2019: Prowling arrests; drug raid

9/24/2019: 3 reports including weekend mystery solved

9/23/2019: Drug suspect charged; intruder with dog; more

9/22/2019: Stolen e-bike

9/21/2019: Would-be burglar

9/20/2019: Bail set for High Point drug suspect

9/19/2019: Drug bust

9/18/2019: Stolen teal Acura

9/17/2019: Water-cooler burglar; porch tampering

9/16/2019: Hit-run

9/14/2019: Package thief in pickup

9/12/2019: Rock suspect out; business vandalism

9/11/2019: Rock suspect update; mailboxes targeted

9/9/2019: Possible gunfire

9/9/2019: Charity canister thefts

9/9/2019: Rock-throwing attack at restaurant

9/8/2019: Stolen motorcycle

9/7/2019: Stolen car top, stolen bike, hit-run witnesses sought

9/5/2019: Stolen 4Runner (update: found by reader); store arrests

9/5/2019: Pregnant woman stabbed in High Point

9/5/2019: Stolen black BMW; break-in attempt

9/3/2019: Purse-snatcher pursued; suspected stolen car abandoned

9/3/2019: 2 burglaries

9/1/2019: Puget Ridge gunfire

9/1/2019: Prowler alert

8/31/2019: More car prowls, and a bike left behind (Yours?)

8/29/2019: Garage break-ins, another car prowl, stolen bicycle

8/29/2019: More car prowls; mail theft

8/28/2019: Car break-ins; home burglary attempt; stolen bicycle

8/27/2019: FYI from SPD – Level 3 sex offender moves to Puget Ridge

8/26/2019: Gun arrest in line-cutting incident

8/26/2019: 2 motorcycles stolen

8/23/2019: Stolen blue scooter; mail theft

8/23/2019: Message from hit-run victim

8/22/2019: Found red and black bicycle

8/22/2019: Stolen scooter; home burglarized

8/21/2019: SWAT team helps with warrant arrest

8/20/2019: Package thieves; car prowlers

8/19/2019: Weekend gunfire in The Junction

8/18/2019: Stolen white F250

8/16/2019: Likely stolen/dumped Gary Fisher Tarpon bicycle

8/16/2019: Intruder chased, arrested

8/13/2019: Stolen car, arrest in High Point

8/13/2019: Stolen Honda motorcycle

8/11/2019: Admiral crash leads to hit-run, DUI investigation

8/10/2019: Stolen Kia, Audi to watch for

8/8/2019: Apartment garage burglarized twice

8/7/2019: Locker-room thefts at YMCA

8/3/2019: Caught on cameras before stealing them

7/31/2019: Stolen black Subaru Legacy wagon

7/31/2019: Bank windows broken again

7/30/2019: Backyard intruder

7/29/2019: Thief on carport cam

7/29/2019: Gunfire near Westcrest Park; Triangle burglary

7/27/2019: Stolen white Toyota pickup with canopy

7/25/2019: Puget Ridge robbery

7/24/2019: Warrant out for suspected knife-welding burglar Gabriel Putnam

7/23/2019: Business-burglary attempt

7/23/2019: Senior Center broken into

7/18/2019: The ‘Just Do It’ thief on video

7/16/2019: Stolen purple Civic (update – found!)

7/15/2019: Highland Park weekend gunfire

7/10/2019: 9th SW raid nets drugs

7/9/2019: 9th SW raid

7/9/2019: 3 reader reports – car prowl, package thief, Alki hit-run

7/8/2019: Suspect jailed after burglary attempt

7/6/2019: Highland Park police response

7/5/2019: Suspect in Alki stabbing death won’t be charged “at this time”

7/5/2019: Highland Park gunfire and other post-4th notes

7/5/2019: West Seattle Tool Library burglarized

7/2/2019: Arrest in 2018 Alki murder

6/30/2019: Items from the “dumped and likely stolen” file

6/29/2019: Apartment-garage break-in

6/28/2019: Found pink kids’ bike

6/28/2019: Stolen black Pilot (found)

6/28/2019: Stolen white CR-V; car prowl

6/28/2019: Arbor Heights search warrant

6/27/2019: Two reader reports from Gatewood

6/25/2019: Another business burglary, two cases of car vandalism

6/24/2019: Help solve this business burglary

6/24/2019: Threat puts WSHS briefly in shelter-in-place

6/23/2019: Delridge robbery

6/23/2019: Junction street robbery

6/20/2019: Ex-coach charged with inappropriate communication with student

6/20/2019: Green Accord wagon stolen; car prowl on video

6/19/2019: Charge filed in big-knife burglary-attempt case

6/19/2019: Stolen green CR-V

6/18/2019: Man jailed after incident at West Seattle High School that led to letter home

6/18/2019: Charge filed in sawed-off-shotgun case

6/18/2019: White Center rapist wanted for attacking victim after getting out of jail

6/17/2019: Large-knife burglary attempt

6/14/2019: Helicopter search north of The Triangle

6/14/2019: Seen this stolen sign?

6/13/2019: Stolen black Nissan pickup truck, minus tailgate (update, found!)

6/13/2019: Weapons seized after arrest

6/12/2019: The case of the stinky-shoe thief

6/10/2019: Man arrested with sawed-off shotgun

6/10/2019: Another Junction business vandalized

6/7/2019: White bicycle, dumped and likely stolen

6/6/2019: Stolen red Toyota Celica

6/6/2019: Two vandalism incidents

6/3/2019: Alki emphasis patrol nets teen suspect in stolen car

6/3/2019: Flipped-car crash in Gatewood, DUI investigation

6/2/2019: Blue bicycle dumped – yours?

5/31/2019: Burglary leads to auto theft

5/31/2019: Driver arrested; shopkeeper’s warning; bed taken

5/30/2019: Stolen miniature train locomotive

5/28/2019: 2 garden-related thefts

5/24/2019: Police find stolen car, search for suspects near Westwood Village

5/22/2019: Police response involving a bus on Delridge

5/22/2019: Motorcycle, bicycle “dumped and likely stolen”

5/22/2019: Latest West Seattle Crime Prevention Council report

5/22/2019: Backpack from the “dumped/likely stolen” file

5/22/2019: Stolen silver Xterra

5/21/2019: Stolen white Isuzu van

5/18/2019: Business theft; condo break-ins

5/17/2019: Rapist sentenced

5/17/2019: Gunfire at 24th/Kenyon; SWAC spectator grazed

5/16/2019: Garage burglarized; green Accord stolen

5/14/2019: Pickup stolen, found

5/12/2019: Police responses near 35th/Avalon, 57th/Alki

5/12/2019: Dumped-and-likely-stolen bicycle in Fauntleroy, with distinctive sticker

5/10/2019: Admiral attacker Kierra Ward acquitted, by reason of insanity

5/7/2019: Flag burned, then replaced by firefighters, at American Legion Post 160

5/7/2019: Burglary/sex assault suspect Keelan Malone found incompetent, again

5/5/2019: Gunfire in Lincoln Park

5/3/2019: White Univega bicycle, vehicle tent stolen in separate incidents

5/2/2019: Repeat DUI driver charged in hit-run by Chief Sealth IHS

4/30/2019: Stolen gray Toyota Tacoma pickup

4/30/2019: West Seattle Runner burglarized

4/30/2019: Seen this stolen gray pickup truck?

4/29/2019: Subaru stolen, then found by a reader

4/29/2019: Suspected DUI hit-run injures CSIHS student

4/29/2019: One bike stolen, another left behind

4/26/2019: Recognize this bike? And 2 more reader reports

4/24/2019: Stolen purple/maroon Nissan truck (FOUND)

4/23/2019: Mailbox, car break-ins

4/20/2019: Gunfire investigations in White Center, West Seattle

4/19/2019: Stolen silver Volvo

4/18/2019: Police search after reported street robbery

4/17/2019: West Seattle Crime Prevention Council report, including news of SkyWatch tower on the way

4/16/2019: More stolen golf clubs

4/15/2019: Bank robbery in The Junction

4/14/2019: Early-morning car prowler; stolen-bike reunion

4/13/2019: Found bicycle (update: reunited!), and more

4/12/2019: Golf clubs stolen

4/11/2019: Chayce Hanson verdict

4/10/2019: Taken, on camera

4/10/2019: DUI investigation after driver goes over Alki seawall

4/9/2019: Avalon assault

4/8/2019: Weekend followups; plus, prowlers and scammers

4/8/2019: Level 3 sex offender moves into West Seattle

4/6/2019: Police search in Morgan Junction

4/5/2019: Helicopter, ground search after gunfire in Highland Park

4/5/2019: Black Ford Flex stolen in Fauntleroy (update: found!)

4/3/2019: Overnight gunfire

3/29/2019: Apparently abandoned bicycle

3/27/2019: Police search in Westwood

3/25/2019: Man shot in South Delridge

3/24/2019: Stolen-car crash in Arbor Heights

3/24/2019: Stolen-car crash on Harbor Avenue

3/24/2019: Street robberies and 911 Q&A at WSCPC

3/22/2019: Robbery plus reader reports, including two found bicycles

3/21/2019: Police search near Camp Long

3/19/2019: Admiral hit-run leaves motorcycle rider critically injured

3/18/2019: Man shot in bar bathroom

3/17/2019: Stolen baseball gear

3/16/2019: Mailbox prowler on video

3/15/2019: Luring attempt and two other reader reports

3/14/2019: Gunfire in The Junction

3/13/2019: Tire taken; mailbox-break-in video; 911 at WSCPC

3/12/2019: Burglar sought; mailbox break-ins

3/9/2018: Stolen black BMX bike with whitewalls

3/8/2019: Stolen maroon Nissan pickup truck

3/6/2019: Smash-and-grab near park

3/6/2019: 3 guilty pleas in teen’s murder

3/5/2019: Silver Ford Excursion stolen

3/5/2019: Admiral arrest, Youngstown theft

3/4/2019: Crash after reported shooting threat

3/4/2019: ‘Hateful graffiti’; car, carport prowls

3/2/2019: Mural vandalized

2/25/2019: Police response in High Point

2/24/2019: Highland Park hit-and-run

2/22/2019: Ryan Cox sentenced

2/22/2019: 1st Ave. S. Bridge shooting; car prowler on camera

2/19/2019: Followup on 2 West Seattle armed robberies

2/19/2019: Stolen teal Accord wagon

2/17/2019: Police search after South Delridge robbery

2/17/2019: Car break-in

2/16/2019: Police search for burglar

2/16/2019: Police search for robber

2/14/2019: 3 Crime Watch notes

2/11/2019: Business burglary

2/8/2019: 88-year-old charged in deadly bus shooting, and what else we found out

2/6/2019: Silver Lexus taken after keys stolen in gym-locker theft

2/4/2019: Driver arrested for investigation of DUI after sledding teen hurt

2/2/2019: Black bicycle abandoned

1/29/2019: Gunfire investigation

1/29/2019: The case of the mystery basketball

1/28/2019: Two package thefts; burglary/tool theft

1/26/2019: Bus shooting in SODO

1/25/2019: Ryan Cox pleads guilty

1/23/2019: Highland Park gunfire

1/19/2019: 3 reader reports including the case of the leisurely package thief

1/18/2019: Search leads to arrest of robbery suspect

1/16/2019: Breakthrough in murder investigation

1/15/2019: Stolen Jeep Cherokee (found)

1/14/2019: Stolen blue Focus; mail theft

1/12/2019: Assault investigation at Hamilton Viewpoint

1/11/2018: Followups on Roxbury Safeway deputy assault, High Point gunfire cases

1/11/2018: Brief, unfounded police search in Arbor Heights

1/10/2019: One suspect turns herself in in Roxbury Safeway case

1/9/2019: 1 arrested in High Point gunfire investigation

1/8/2019: Shot-up sign; package theft on video

1/8/2019: 2 bicycles found, dumped/likely stolen

1/7/2019: Deputy hit by suspects driving away from Roxbury Safeway

1/7/2019: RV theft and home burglary

1/4/2019: Scam phone callers again

1/3/2019: Another green CR-V stolen

1/2/2019: Burglar steals Mom’s bike; police response @ Westwood

1/1/2019: Green CR-V, red purse stolen

12/26/2018: Stolen gray Leaf (update: found)

12/26/2018: DUI suspected in Sylvan Way crash

12/24/2018: Mail taken (security video)

12/22/2018: Keelan Malone ruled competent to stand trial

12/22/2018: Handmade items stolen from van; police on package-theft patrol

12/20/2018: Highland Park arrests; Beach Drive burglar on the run

12/20/2018: Hit-run on camera; dumped blue/green bicycle

12/19/2018: 2 arrested after late-night locker-room theft

12/18/2018: Black Pathfinder stolen in 1 minute

12/16/2018: Suspected gunfire in Riverview

12/16/2018: Package tampering

12/14/2018: Charges in Juneau Street Market attack

12/14/2018: Stolen white Jeep Grand Cherokee

12/13/2018: From false alarms to “porch pirates”

12/12/2018: First hearing for market attack suspect

12/12/2018: Stolen white Rad power bike (update – see comments – found!)

12/11/2018: Juneau St. Market attack/robbery

12/10/2018: Couple threatened with gun

12/9/2018: Stolen trailer; alley prowlers on video

12/7/2018: Store burglarized in 40 seconds

12/6/2018: Driver jailed after crash in Fauntleroy

12/6/2018: Man shot in South Delridge

12/6/2018: Business burglary; car prowl

12/5/2018: Helicopter search over South Delridge after shooting in White Center

12/4/2018: Bus incident; stolen cars; package-theft alert

12/4/2018: Wrong-way crash at east end of West Seattle Bridge, driver jailed

12/3/2018: Businesses vandalized; hit-and-run

12/3/2018: Is this camera found by police yours?

12/2/2018: Now 10 confirmed sea-lion shootings

11/30/2018: Man arrested after fight in The Junction

11/30/2018: Suspect charged in luring case; stolen items to watch for

11/30/2018: Robbery suspect found by detective who thought he was just out looking for video

11/30/2018: 12th/Trenton gunfire

11/29/2018: Stolen maroon Subaru

11/28/2018: Burglary alert; thief on cam; seen this quilt?

11/28/2018: Suspected DUI driver arrested after hit-run rollover injures 3

11/28/2018: Bail set at $100,000 in luring attempt

11/27/2018: Business-burglary attempt on camera

11/27/2018: Student ‘inappropriately approached’ at bus stop

11/26/2018: Stolen green CR-V; mail theft

11/26/2018: Graffiti vandalism targeting Jewish families

11/23/2018: Stolen red/black Honda del Sol

11/22/2018: More car break-ins/windows smashed; local police say it’s “a priority”

11/21/2018: Stolen red CR-V; car break-ins on north side of Junction

11/20/2018: Green Subaru Legacy wagon stolen; jacket stolen; precinct’s prevention tips

11/20/2018: More illegal dumping

11/19/2018: Two officers injured following domestic-violence call near 27th/Roxbury

11/19/2018: Robbery suspect arrested minutes after holdup at Westwood Target

11/19/2018: Two blue bicycles stolen in garage, car break-ins

11/16/2018: Pizza-shop employees robbed, including one in West Seattle

11/15/2018: Federal investigation into sea-lion shootings

11/15/2018: Dumping; vandalism

11/12/2018: Gunfire at 24th/Kenyon; 2 turn up later with gunshot wounds

11/12/2018: Car prowls at Lincoln Park

11/8/2018: Doorstep theft on video; safety training signups

11/7/2018: Police update at Southwest District Council

11/5/2018: About the Holy Rosary-area harassment situation

11/4/2018: Gunfire? Plus, prowler/peeper

11/3/2018: Early-morning mail theft

11/2/2018: Early morning mail theft

10/30/2018: Two more stolen vehicles – work truck (found already) and red Civic hatchback

10/30/2018: Stolen burgundy Civic, stolen orange bike

10/29/2018: Followup on Admiral Safeway gas-station robbery

10/28/2018: Stolen black Highlander (found by a reader!); broken windows; car prowl

10/28/2018: Stolen silver VW found; two more thefts – blue Del Sol and black Civic

10/27/2018: Stolen silver VW (subsequently found by reader)

10/26/2018: Admiral Safeway gas station robbery

10/26/2018: Teenage street-robbery suspects charged

10/26/2018: Auto-theft spike and more discussed @ West Seattle Block Watch Captains Network

10/24/2018: Suspect charged with murder in Delridge double shooting, three years later

10/24/2018: Police at 35th/Barton, plus two stolen ’97 Hondas – green Civic, black CR-V

10/24/2018: Bike reunion, plus two found, plus video of two others being stolen

10/23/2018: Ryan Cox trial delayed again

10/22/2018: One bike dumped where another was taken

10/21/2018: Hit-and-run driver sought after south Alki crash

10/20/2018: Stolen white SUV; casing on video; cars prowled

10/19/2018: Followup on street robbery

10/19/2018: Smashed windows; found (stolen?) items; Junction’s new Business Block Watch

10/18/2018: Arrests after Morgan Junction-area street robbery

10/17/2018: Crime updates & safety advice at WS Crime Prevention Council

10/17/2018: Car break-in at Lincoln Park

10/15/2018: Public Safety Survey now open

10/15/2018: Followups on Saturday night’s South Delridge incidents

10/13/2018: Shooting investigation on 17th SW

10/13/2018: Investigation in South Delridge

10/13/2018: Scooter dumped

10/12/2018: Two reader reports with video

10/11/2018: Assault suspect arrested in Arbor Heights

10/8/2018: Car break-in at park

10/6/2018: Delridge/Juneau gunfire

10/5/2018: Gregory L. Thompson sentenced

10/5/2018: Newest delay in Kierra Ward case

10/3/2018: Stolen bike, purple (adult) trike; car prowler takes prescription sunglasses

10/2/2018: Crime Prevention newsletter

10/1/2018: Mural vandalized; burglary arrest; mailbox theft

9/30/2018: Burglary/sexual-assault suspect found incompetent

9/29/2018: ‘Fat tire’ bicycle found

9/28/2018: Starbucks burglary; Toshi’s robbery

9/27/2018: Stolen blue Schwinn Chameleon kids’ bike (update – found by police!)

9/27/2018: Delridge robbery

9/25/2018: Stolen silver Integra

9/24/2018: Window shot at in Gatewood

9/22/2018: Stolen blue ‘trike’ bicycle, generators

9/21/2018: Police search after Harbor Ave 7-11 holdup

9/20/2018: Car prowl; plus, string instrument found – stolen and dumped?

9/18/2018: Stolen eBike

9/17/2018: Gas station/minimart robbed

9/16/2018: Stolen white Chevy Tahoe

9/14/2018: Hearings in two high-profile cases

9/12/2018: Stolen white Corolla and car seat

9/11/2018: Three bicycles stolen, two others found

9/10/2018: Junction arrest after guns-drawn search

9/8/2018: Car prowler on video

9/4/2018: Stolen black CR-V; stolen red and green bikes

9/4/2018: Stolen kayak, stolen/found bicycles and other reader reports

9/3/2018: Stolen blue bicycle

9/3/2018: Bicycles found, likely stolen/dumped (update: one reunion! The one NOT yet reunited is red)

9/2/2018: 1 in custody after police callout in Junction

9/2/2018: Empty boxes found from three delivery addresses in one not-nearby West Seattle spot

8/30/2018: Guardian One helicopter over Westwood; stolen car (found)

8/30/2018: Door-kick burglary

8/29/2018: Package thieves on video; prowler in yellow convertible

8/29/2018: Firefighter helps catch hit-run DUI suspect

8/29/2018: High Point murder suspect arraigned

8/29/2018: Pellet-gun incident in The Junction

8/27/2018: Stolen blue car, moped

8/25/2018: Stolen black BMW; car break-in

8/25/2018: Hoax call brings police to South Admiral home

8/23/2018: Cat shot twice with BBs

8/23/2018: Spiral notebook to watch for

8/22/2018: Silver/black Ford Fusion stolen

8/20/2018: Three notes

8/18/2018: Three reader reports including two found bicycles

8/17/2018: Sunglasses stolen in car prowl

8/17/2018: Charges in Harbor Ave standoff

8/16/2018: Why the Guardian One helicopter was over North Delridge

8/16/2018: Home-built moped stolen

8/15/2018: 16-year-old murder suspect charged as adult

8/15/2018: Shoplifters on video – recognize them?

8/14/2018: Murder suspect arrested

8/12/2018: Stolen crab boat; stolen white Honda scooter

8/11/2018: Photos of suspect sought in High Point murder

8/10/2018: Harbor Avenue standoff

8/9/2018: High Point shooting

8/8/2018: Stolen blue/black Cannondale bicycle

8/8/2018: Police search after driver flees crash scene

8/8/2018: Found Sawzall & found bicycles

8/6/2018: Stolen business truck (found)

8/6/2018: Stolen gray 4Runner (found)

8/3/2018: Restaurant burglar; gas theft; two stolen vehicles found

8/2/2018: Seen any of these stolen items?

8/1/2018: Stolen white Toyota pickup truck

8/1/2018: Stolen maroon Accord; plea bargain for repeat offender

7/30/2018: Homicide victim identified

7/29/2018: Broken (car) windows

7/28/2018: Shooting victim found outside Arrowhead Gardens

7/28/2018: Homicide investigation in 8400 block of 1st Avenue S.

7/27/2018: Shooting victim turns up at Delridge apartment complex

7/26/2018: Ryan Cox plea bargain?

7/26/2018: Police response on Puget Ridge; missing child found

7/25/2018: Hand-built bicycle stolen

7/24/2018: Police update on South Delridge stabbing

7/23/2018: Stabbing victim identified

7/20/2018: Deadly stabbing

7/20/2018: Stolen green Nissan Maxima

7/20/2018: Stolen blue Jetta, plus, red Camry found

7/19/2018: Peeper, creeper, stolen red Camry, battery theft on video, more

7/18/2018: Helicopter, K9 search after gunfire in Westwood

7/16/2018: Ryan Cox found competent to stand trial

7/16/2018: Pursuit on 35th SW; stolen Yamaha dirt bike; found Diamondback bicycle

7/15/2018: Alley arson; window warning

7/13/2018: Kierra Ward found incompetent to stand trial; plus, two reader reports

7/12/2018: FYI from SPD – Level 3 sex offender moves to Admiral area

7/11/2018: Stolen green Honda Civic

7/10/2018: Stolen silver Honda Civic (found)

7/9/2018: Black Honda Odyssey stolen from disabled mom with 3 autistic kids

7/9/2018: South Park murder arrest

7/9/2018: Stolen blue Ford pickup truck; car prowls

7/8/2018: 1 arrested after apartment fire

7/7/2018: ‘Who the hell steals from a yard sale?’

7/4/2018: Stolen bike rack

7/3/2018: Police search in Admiral

7/3/2018: Utility shutoff scam, again

7/3/2018: Shooting victim in Arbor Heights

7/2/2018: Three reader reports, plus prevention advice

7/1/2018: Police search in South Delridge

7/1/2018: Stolen blue Honda; paint vandalism

7/1/2018: Stolen red Subaru

6/29/2018: Break-in suspect charged with 2 felonies

6/28/2018: Short standoff near precinct

6/28/2018: Suspect in custody in south West Seattle break-ins

6/27/2018: Stolen black Yamaha motorcycle

6/26/2018: Car break-in

6/25/2018: Bowling ball stolen; car vandalized; robbery report

6/23/2018: Found black-and-white bicycle; burglary reports; hit-run; more

6/22/2018: Neighbors meet with precinct captain after string of burglaries

6/21/2018: Early morning gun incident; car prowler on video

6/20/2018: Burglaries, car prowls, two followups including the fish-theft case

6/20/2018: Bicycle alerts – two stolen, one found

6/18/2018: Student arrested; burglary attempt; arrest followup

6/18/2018: Bicycle, swim bag found (likely stolen and dumped)
6/17/2018: Stolen black Chrysler 300; car prowls

6/17/2018: ‘Prank’ leaves iconic cow damaged

6/17/2018: Early-morning police activity, including east Arbor Heights search after 76 minimart holdup, and South Delridge burglary

6/16/2018: Student robbed; white Jeep Cherokee stolen; package taken

6/15/2018: Gunfire on Puget Ridge; suspect found dead

6/15/2018: Fish recovered in raid for unrelated case

6/14/2018: Fish delivered, then stolen

6/12/2018: Alki murder followup

6/11/2018: Reports from Gatewood, South Admiral, Hansen View

6/10/2018: Face to face with a would-be burglar

6/8/2018: Admiral stabbing case update; car-prowl reader report

6/7/2018: Stolen black BMW

6/6/2018: Early morning West Seattle raid part of DEA regional drug-trafficking sweep

6/6/2018: Masked confetti-gun attacker and three other reports

6/5/2018: Car-prowl loot to watch for, including a specific CD

6/5/2018: 35th/Thistle crash, followed by search and arrest

6/4/2018: Police search in Fauntleroy

6/4/2018: No arrest yet in Alki Avenue murder

6/2/2018: Man stabbed to death along Alki Avenue SW

6/2/2018: Hit-run driver sought after leaving injured victim behind; white Subaru Forester stolen; home burglarized

6/1/2018: Street-robbery victim injured






Southwest Precinct website 

How to contact SWP Crime Prevention coordinator Jennifer Danner 

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 on preventing mail/package theft 

City rules for door-to-door solicitors 

Handy phone numbers – from graffiti to parking enforcement, and way beyond