Sat. May 2, 6:14 p.m., 15th Ave. NW. Subject, a transient white male aged 28, was contacted by officers for creating a hazard on the Ballard Bridge. Subject was contacted walking northbound on the east side of the bridge on the pedestrian walkway. Officers were monitoring him as he appeared to head toward the road and, without warning, ran across all four lanes of traffic to the west side of the bridge. Subject was contacted by officers but would not speak to them. He was crying and speaking incoherently. He would then stop crying and laugh hysterically. Subject was transported to Swedish Medical for a mental health evaluation.
Sun., May 3, 5:11 p.m., Eastlake Ave. E. Officers responded to a call of property damage that had occurred at the Gates Foundation. Officers located a transient white male aged 67 who fit the description of the suspect, walking about one block south of the office. A security officer for the Foundation positively identified the suspect who had been seen ripping a metal "No Trespassing" sign from a post. The suspect identified himself, and the guard reported that the man had been walking around the area all day, yelling at drivers. Police had received several 911 calls about him. Suspect appeared confused, and was yelling out phrases that were unrelated to the questions being asked. Officers informed the suspect the Foundation had requested he be trespassed from the property for one year. He explained the terms of the trespass order, and told him that if he returned to the property he could be arrested. While transporting suspect to King County Jail suspect was yelling out words and phrases, and then a minute later would respond to the questions calmly. He stated he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and was not presently taking medication for it. He admitted he needed help, and thanked the officer for referring the case to Mental Health court.
Sun., May 3, 9:53 p.m., 600 block of Boylston Ave. Officer responded to a report of an assault, and arrived to find Seattle Fire Department tending to a man lying in the bushes. Officers asked the victim, a transient white male aged 31, what had happened, and he stated he didn't know. He said he remembered being out last evening, someone calling him a "faggot," getting into a fight, and waking up in the bushes. He had no suspect information and did not remember what happened. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center for evaluation.
Mon., May 4, 7:47 p.m., Second Ave. Ext. S. Union Gospel Mission. The suspect, a transient Hispanic male aged 48, went to the Union Gospel Mission in Seattle. As part of the program, suspect was expected to attend chapel. He violated house and chapel rules by attending chapel intoxicated. He was confronted by staff and became disruptive. He was told to leave chapel and refused. He then chose to escalate the situation by resisting staff's attempts to remove him. He sustained a laceration below his left eye during the altercation, and Seattle Fire responded and determined suspect required sutures. He was transported to Harborview for treatment, and was told by Union Gospel mission staff not to return.