[<a href="http://storify.com/mygreenlake/police-activity-in-north-green-lake" target="_blank">View the story "Police activity in north Green Lake" on Storify</a>]<br /> <h1>Police activity in north Green Lake</h1> <h2>Police cruisers, police on foot with dogs, and a police helicopter could be seen (and heard) in the north part of the Green Lake neighborhood tonight. Several residents provided the following reports and photographs:</h2> <p>Storified by My Green Lake · Sat, Apr 21 2012 00:48:49</p> <div>Cops up and down 80th st. Near Corliss and Bagley. They’re blocking roads off. Manhunt? cc @mygreenlake http://pic.twitter.com/pYSPhp5LNate True</div> <div>@mygreenlake SPD activity at 80th and Stroud. http://pic.twitter.com/57ht2LqoJeb S.</div> <div>@mygreenlake it had been parked there for about 10 mins, and then drove north on Stroud with lights on. Kinda strange.Jeb S.</div> <div>@mygreenlake and now helicopters…Jeb S.</div> <div>@SeaJeb @mygreenlake I hear the helicopters now! Weird. Saw a cop car drive up on stone ave but no lights…just real slow.LSSeattle</div> <div>@mygreenlake No SPD action at 88th & Wallingford. But definitely helicopters!Megan McMullen</div> <div>I’d ignore the helicopter hovering over my house and the police cars outside if my dogs would let me.Jeb S.</div> <div>@mygreenlake 77th & Meridian: SPD cruising around w/ no lights & Helicopter circling above just needs Ride of the Valkyries accompaniment.Joshua Tufts</div> <div>@mygreenlake helicopters just going around in circles.LSSeattle</div> <div>@SeaJeb @mygreenlake cops with dogs at 85th and Meridian, also wreck on I-5 S ramp to 80th…might be related.rwgrab</div> <div>Mitch Spute turned on the police scanner and offered the following (unconfirmed) updates:</div> <div>@mygreenlake Per scanner: Breathless cop says he’s south of 85th in the greenbelt. (don’t know where that is)Mitch Spute</div> <div>@mygreenlake @mitchspute think the greenbelt is right along 85th near BBH…?Megan McMullen</div> <div>@SeaJeb @mygreenlake says they’re trying access a locked yard full of school buses.Definitely looking for someone!Mitch Spute</div> <div>@MitchSpute @mygreenlake Blanchett?Jeb S.</div> <div>@SeaJeb @mygreenlake K9 says they’re checking the ball field & bleachers. And then they will ‘call’ it.(give up, I presume)Mitch Spute</div> <div>Amy Avnet spoke to a police officer on the scene:</div> <div>@mygreenlake Police on scene say searching for suspect north of 80th, "canine units in pursuit" didn’t say suspect of what.amy avnet</div> <div>The helicopter left the area at approximately 9:22 p.m.:</div> <div>@mygreenlake Helicopter just made a hasty retreat south. Case closed?Joshua Tufts</div> <div>@SeaJeb @mygreenlake yep, helicopter called off..(Guardian One, they call it)Mitch Spute</div>
Reported over the scanner that someone was down on 82nd and Wallingford. They were looking through the parking lots and fields at Blanchet prior.
Thanks for the info!
I live right on 82nd near Blanchett and spoke to a cop. he said they were looking for a guy with long hair, khaki shorts and a black shirt. He said if I saw him to call 911. He also directed me to walk the dogs south instead of heading east like I was