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Jan 12

January 12, 2017

Collision Between Fire Engine and Ladder Truck in Green Lake Hospitalizes 8 Firefighters

A Seattle fire engine collided with a ladder truck at about 8 a.m. on New Year’s Day, sending eight firefighters to the hospital and smashing into the storefront of a massage business near the intersection of NE 65th Street and 12th Avenue NE. The firefighters were taken to Harborview Medical Center for evaluation, but were released with no serious injuries. According to a Seattle Fire Department spokeswoman, the trucks were responding to an automatic fire alarm. The Fire Department is…

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Jan 5

January 5, 2017

Driver Kills Pedestrian in Green Lake Hit-and-Run

A 27-year-old woman hit and killed a pedestrian with her vehicle on Sunday at about 7 p.m. The driver was crossing Wallingford Avenue North at N 82nd Street when she struck the victim. Although she stopped the car and got out to check on the female victim, she then got back in her car and left, making this a hit-and-run incident. Witnesses called 911 reporting that the victim was lying in the crosswalk, and medics pronounced the woman dead at…

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Nov 11

November 11, 2016

Burglar Breaks into Green Lake Taco Shop for Tortilla Chips

On Saturday, November 5th, Tacos Guaymas was burgled for the fourth time in four months, but a high-quality home surveillance video helped to nab the culprit, when he fled the scene after being caught with chips and guacamole. The burglary was discovered by the restaurant’s manager, Tania Selland, who arrived at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning to find a stranger inside. According to a KIRO 7 report, the suspect had managed to open a locked middle door to gain entry,…

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Oct 7

October 7, 2016

SPD Search for Suspect in Stabbing at Green Lake

(From KOMO News) Police are searching for the suspect who stabbed a man near Green Lake Park Thursday night. Police and firefighters responded to reports of a stabbing around 9:30 p.m. near Aurora Avenue North and North 63rd Street. They found a man with stab wounds in his abdomen. He was taken to the hospital. Officers said at last check he was in stable condition. Police K9 teams were brought in to search the Green Lake and Woodland Park areas…

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Jul 22

July 22, 2016

SPD Seeks Man Who Robbed Pokémon Go Player in Green Lake

A man and a woman were playing Pokémon Go near the Green Lake Boathouse on July 11th at about 10:30 a.m. when they were attacked and robbed. The suspect grabbed the woman’s cell phone, and her male companion attempted to grab the thief to detain him. According to reports, the alleged robber then punched the man a few times before running away. The victims and witnesses, including a woman on a bicycle who called 911, chased the man, but he…

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Sep 23

September 23, 2014

August-September Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

An injured feline, stolen bike, and damaged Starbucks make up this month’s Green Lake crime recap. September 10: A one-year-old cat was shot by a pellet gun in the Greenwood neighborhood. The cat was found with a pellet gun lodged in its hind foot, sustaining non-life threatening injuries. September 8: A bike was found on 1st Avenue Northwest between 85th and 84th streets, which is believed to have been stolen and dumped in the yard. August 28: A Nissan Sentra…

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