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Blotter | I-5 death, Broadway hate assault, E Pine thumb stabbing

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  • I-5 death: Monday morning commuters were witness to a horrific scene along I-5 south as a woman fell to her death near Pike. Seattle Fire confirms the woman in her 50s died at the scene. Witnesses reported seeing the woman jump from the street above the freeway. SPD is investigating.
  • Broadway hate assault: Police took a woman into custody for investigation of a hate crime and harassment in a Sunday morning, June 17th incident on Broadway:Police tallied a long list of reported transgressions:
    The suspect, meanwhile, did herself no favors as she was hauled in for booking at King County Jail:
  • First Hill gunfire: Police took one person into custody and recovered a gun after a reported shots-fired incident on First Hill Tuesday morning. Police were called to an alley near the 900 block of 9th Ave just after 10 AM to a report that a man had fired a shot during some sort of dispute. There were no reported injuries.
  • Thumb stabbing: Seattle Police and Seattle Fire rushed to the scene of a reported stabbing in the parking lot of Rancho Bravo early Sunday morning but the incident turned out to be much less serious than first reported. Arriving medics found the victim did, indeed, suffer a stabbing — a minor knife wound to the 25-year-old’s thumb. Seattle Police are investigating.
  • Real Change assault: A Real Change vendor was assaulted in a Friday, June 15th incident at 15th Ave E and E Republican:
    Police and the victim searched the area for the suspect in the 3 PM incident but were unable to locate the man. The victim declined medical treatment.
  • Club threats: A man behaving erratically and harassing patrons at the Neighbours nightclub was taken into custody by police in an incident around 11 PM on Saturday, June 16th. Police searched the area for the suspect looking for a white male wearing all black and a baseball cap with an American flag on it and tracked him down on E Pike. Club security said the suspect was causing a scene and attempting to write on people with a marker before threatening a bouncer with a knife. Police took the suspect into custody for investigation of assault.
  • Pipe assault: Police arrested a man believed to be homeless and suffering some sort of mental health crisis after he reportedly hit a man with a metal pipe. The victim in the 8 AM, June 17th incident near 20th and Madison said he regularly would yell at the suspect to stop yelling:
    The suspect told police he and the victim had fought before:
  • 23/Union store break-in foiled: Employees working late because the security system was down at an unnamed business near 23rd and Union apparently foiled an attempted break-in trying to take advantage of the shop’s compromised alarm system. Police were called to the store around 2 AM on Friday, June 15th to investigate the reported break-in attempt. According to the employees in the store, they heard a large thud and found someone trying to bust into the store with a rock:
    A K9 search of the area didn’t turn up the suspects. SPD is investigating the incident.
  • Driver robbed: An Uber driver waiting for his next fare was robbed at knifepoint in a just before midnight incident reported late Wednesday night at 18th and Jefferson:
    Police searched the area but there were no reported arrests.
  • E Mercer burglary arrest: An E Mercer apartment dweller was threatened with knife after catching a would-be burglar in the act in an incident reported around 10:30 AM on Thursday, June 14th:The police found the suspect attempting to hide in the bushes where he was placed under arrest.
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One thought on “Blotter | I-5 death, Broadway hate assault, E Pine thumb stabbing

  1. I hope the woman perp in the hate crime assault spends many years in jail. Society needs to be protected from violent racists/homophobes like her.