Send us Tips

Posts Tagged ‘safety’

Update from SPD on recent burglaries and door-to-door solicitors

Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention Coordinator Terrie Johnston shares the following information: 1.        The North Precinct Burglary/Theft Unit continues to follow up on recent burglary arrests done by North Precinct patrol officers, and  due in some part to your watchfulness and good 9-1-1 calls.  The 19 year old serial occupied burglar and auto thief who was hitting the north end neighborhoods hard approx. 8 weeks ago has been charged with nearly 10 years.  He is in jail and won’t be released for a long time.  2.       A 39-year old, white female was arrested last week for multiple burglaries in the north end, some in which…

Read More

April Pools Day at Green Lake’s Evans Pool

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting April Pools Day on Saturday, April 21, 2012, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Green Lake’s Evans Pool (7201 E Green Lake Dr N). The free event will be focused on water safety tips and activities. More information, via the Parks Department: In 2010, 13 people drowned in King County. We all know that wearing life jackets, learning about hypothermia, and learning CPR save lives. Seattle Parks and Recreation will join many other public and private swimming facilities throughout Washington to celebrate the 19th Annual April Pools Day on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to…

Read More

Low-cost life jacket and helmet sales at Green Lake’s Evans Pool

Seattle Parks and Recreation will sell low-cost life jackets and helmets one Saturday a month from May through September at Green Lake’s Evans Pool (7201 E Green Lake Dr N). Life jacket and helmet sales will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the following Saturdays: May 19, 2012 June 16, 2012 July 21, 2012 August 18, 2012 September 15, 2012 The life jackets are being offered by the Parks Department in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital, the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Mustang Survival. The cost is $20 for infant and youth sizes (all styles) and $30 for teen and adult sizes…

Read More

Two loose dogs kill a cat in Tangletown

We received the following note earlier today (Thursday, March 1, 2012) from Tangletown resident MJ Welling: Thought perhaps readers should be aware that 2 dogs from the neighborhood between Latona and 5th, NE 57th to perhaps NE 54thstreet have been seen running loose several times. On Wednesday, February 22, my neighbor and my mailman saw these two dogs kill my 15+ yo cat in my front yard at 349 NE 57th Street.  The mailman tried to intervene but was too late. He informed me that he had seen the owner out looking for the dogs again several days later and informed this…

Read More

SPD North Precinct residential burglary update

Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention Coordinator Terrie Johnston shared several updates and tips with North Seattle block captains yesterday (Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012). Terrie reported burglary rates have decreased or stabilized in much of the city’s North Precinct, although there are still increased numbers of residential burglaries in some northeast neighborhoods. Residential burglaries, she said, have been primarily occurring during the hours of 6 a.m. to about 6 p.m. Terrie provided these details: Knocking on doors to see if anyone is at home is still a common method used by thieves. In some cases, there is a female driver who serves as…

Read More