After a day of joy and hope for the future, here’s a look back at the last week’s activities in Capitol Hill’s shadows. Items are culled from Central District News, SPD reports and, on occasion, other media outlets. Bonus lowlight — this report of an attempted home break-in on Sunday, Jan 11.
Capitol Hill Police Activity for Jan 12 trough Jan 16 – CDN Scanner Reports
Monday Jan 12
2:53PM – 1300 E Madison St – Narcotics Activity – Several people doing drugs under the bus shelter
Tuesday Jan 13
2:25PM – 900 19th Ave E – Suspicious Circumstance – Man going through a yellow purse. White male, 40s, 6’2
Wednesday Jan 14th
5:49PM – 417 Broadway E – Shoplifting – 15-year-old boy in custody at QFC. His parents are refusing to pick him up.
Thursday Jan 15th
4:33PM – Bellevue and E Pine St – Vandalism – Three men tagging a building, hispanic males, teens, dark hoodies. Update: the men are contracted to paint over the graffiti
9:45PM – 100 block of Broadway Ave. E. – Malicious Harassment – Officers responded to a call of a man chasing a woman. The suspect allegedly attempted to assault the victim and threatened to kill her because of her sexual orientation. - CHS coverage
Friday Jan 16th
5:03PM – 1400 Madison St – Suspicious Circumstance – Two men claiming to be police officers demanded money orders be cashed at the Money Tree. They told the teller that they just busted a drug dealer, white male, 6’1, 250, bald, white male, late 30s, short hair, black jacket, tan pants