Sun., Nov. 11, 11:14 p.m., Bellevue Ave./E. Pine St. A transient white male aged 38 reported a group of unknown Native Americans approached him on the sidewalk, asking for the beer he was carrying. When victim said no, one of the suspects pushed him in the face and knocked him to the ground. He said the group started repeatedly kicking him in the back and the head, but he was able to hold on to his beer. The suspects eventually gave up and walked southbound on Bellevue Ave. toward East Pine. Victim walked to a pay phone on Bellevue Ave. and called 911. Police officer contacted the victim there and offered to call Seattle Fire Department for his injuries. He declined medical attention and requested the Sobering Unit Van (SUV). Victim had a bloody mouth, his knuckles on his right hand were scraped and bloody, and he said his head and ribs hurt. Victim stated that he did not know the suspects, but they were all wearing “street clothes.” Officer asked what that meant, but victim laid down on the sidewalk and told him to wake him when the SUV arrived. Officer stayed with the victim until the SUV arrived.
Mon., Nov. 12, 3:10 p.m., Fourth and Pike. Officers stopped suspect, a transient white male aged 35, for suspicious circumstances at the above listed location. A name check revealed an outstanding warrant, which was verified by radio. Suspect was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
Mon., Nov. 12, 3:39 p.m., Ninth Ave. Officer was dispatched to a complaint of a possibly mentally ill person who was yelling and needed to be removed from the eastside stairwell of the St. James Cathedral. The call was made by St. James security. Officer arrived and contacted the suspect, a transient white male aged 33, who was sitting on the east stairwell. Suspect appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. When the suspect was identified, a Department of Corrections (DOC) warrant was found in his name. The warrant was verified and suspect was transported into King County Jail and booked.
Mon., Nov. 12, 10:50 p.m., Seventh Ave. S./S. Lane St. Suspect, a transient Asian male aged 56, was known to officers from numerous arrests and contacts. He was also known to be on Stay Out of Drug Areas (SODA) restriction in West Precinct Zone 2. Suspect was observed in SODA Zone 2 in the Children’s International Park. He was sitting underneath the pagoda with another suspect, and officers contacted him and asked if he had his SODA paperwork. Suspect did not and was placed under arrest for violation. He was also excluded from all local parks for being in possession of a glass crack pipe, which was hidden in his backpack. Suspect was booked into King County Jail.
Compiled from incident reports of the Seattle Police Department by Emma Quinn. Got your own experience to relate? Call us at (206)441-3247 ext. 207 and we’ll get the scoop.