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Wednesday, February 23, 2011 7:15 AM
  • Labor Dispute

    While in route to respond to a disturbance call on Jan. 12 at 5:10 p.m. a police officer was flagged down by a man in the 2000 block of West Barrett Street. He said that there were four people putting up posters around the neighborhood that had degrading messages about himself and his business. He had been taking the posters down.

  • The Gun Show

    After receiving a 911 call that a man wearing a fedora and a trench coat had pulled a gun on a security officer, police arrived at the intersection of First Avenue North and Thomas Street at 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1.

    Police spotted the suspect, who apparently is a lone mobster, walking into the Seattle Center grounds from Thomas Street. They stopped the man and found a fully loaded 40-caliber Beretta semi-automatic handgun in his belt holster.

    The security officer positively identified the man, and then told police he had attempted to escort the man out of his business when he pulled the gun on him.
  • A Seattle woman's car was broken into sometime between 8 and 9 a.m., Friday, Dec. 10 while it was parked at the Discovery Park Visitor Center.

    The woman went for a jog in the park as she does two to three times a week, a routine she's had for eight years.
  • Unwanted Attention

    The manager of a store located in the 1600 block of West Dravus Street called police at about 3:55 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29 to report a man was pacing in front of the store screaming to people on the street and in the store. Police have dealt with this man at this particular store in the past.
  • Not much to steal

    Police responded to a reported burglary at a house in the 2300 block of Eighth Avenue West at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 21. Upon arrival the responding officer spoke with the homeowner, who said the house's current tenant was in the process of moving out. The tenant had last been in the house on Nov. 11, and when he returned today at 9 a.m. he found the front door unlocked and a rear window removed.

    Inside the house some boxes had been moved around, but the tenant didn't believe anything had been taken.
  • Marital mayhem

    A Magnolia man called police on Sunday, Nov. 14 after receiving a text message from his estranged wife saying she was in his house. The man said he and his wife have been married for 14 years, and are going through a messy divorce.
  • Drughead busted

    Police responded to a call from the loss prevention office of a retail store located in the 200 block of Yale Avenue North at 8:47 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8. The loss prevention officers told police there was a shoplifter resisting arrest.
  • Lock Your Doors

    A Magnolia woman called police on Sunday, Nov. 7 to report her home, located in the 2200 block of Viewmont Way West, had been broken into. The unknown suspect had come in through an unlocked side door. The event took place some time between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
  • Sunflower Seed Bandits
    Burglars with a penchant for sunflower seeds broke into a Queen Anne building sometime between 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23. The commercial building, which is located in the 500 block of Yale Avenue North, has seen many contractors and laborers in recent days, so police are having a hard time pinning down suspects.
  • Rude Houseguest
    A man called police at 1:35 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 to report his houseguest had beaten him up. The man said that on the 15th his friend had been staying at his apartment, located in the 500 block of Wall Street. They were drinking wine when the guest began drawing on the walls of the apartment.
    The man says he asked his friend to stop drawing on the walls, but she refused. He tried again to stop her, and she went off. She began breaking his belongings and damaged his cell phone and his laptop. She then started punching him.
  • Strange Sounds
    On Sept. 27 at 11:34 p.m. police received a call from a Queen Anne couple who said they have been noticing strange marks on the outside of the apartment they just moved into. The apartment is located in the 400 block of First Avenue West. About a week ago they found damage to the rear door, which leads to a patio. Thinking the building's work crew did it they didn't report it.
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