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Aug 21

August 21, 2014

July-August Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

A tragic drowning and a successful rescue make up this month’s Green Lake crime recap. August 19: Seattle firefighters freed a woman using air bags who was pinned under her car at 800 Northeast 65th Street. The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition. August 7: Two young men died after a drowning incident in Green Lake. They were part of a group of six people who were reportedly chasing a ball into the water, when the…

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Jul 22

July 22, 2014

June-July Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

A fast-fought fire, mysterious death, and unwanted squatter make up this month’s Green Lake crime recap. July 22nd – The Seattle Fire Department responded to a fire in a home just after 2:00 a.m. and extinguished the fire quickly. The fire began on the front porch and burned the basement, attic, siding of a neighboring house and most of the front porch—an estimated $100,000 in damage. Firefighters believe the blaze was arson and are looking for any information regarding the…

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Jun 17

June 17, 2014

May-June Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

Death threats, a stolen gun, and an attack at the zoo make up this month’s Green Lake crime recap. Man arrested after making death threats: A University of Washington student was arrested after making threats to kill women at the university, following the mass shooting plans of the gunman who killed students at the University of California Santa Barbara last month. The UW student made comments online and anonymous threats to sororities that referenced the UCSB shootings and his own…

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May 20

May 20, 2014

April – May Monthly Green Lake Crime Recap

Most of the Green Lake crime incidents that occurred over the last month were centered around Aurora Avenue – not surprisingly. Read on for the summaries of recent criminal activity in our neighborhood… Possible Medical Episode Results in Fatal Collision: As it was moving south on 8th Avenue Northwest toward NW 65th Street on April 16th at about 2:30 p.m., a silver 2004 Honda Odyssey jumped the curb, rode over the median, and continued south in a northbound lane before…

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May 6

May 6, 2014

Green Lake Crime: Boat Theft Ends in a Splash

On Tuesday, April 22nd at about 8 p.m., a man successfully stole a fisherman’s boat at knifepoint before falling into the lake, as KOMO News reports in Green Lake crime. As he was packing up his boat and gear after a day on the water fishing, the owner of the boat was approached by a man with a steak knife. The suspect grabbed his boat, got in, and started to take it out into the lake. As the suspect attempted…

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Apr 1

April 1, 2014

Brothers Robbed at Gunpoint in Green Lake

Two brothers were returning to their car after walking around Green Lake on Tuesday, March 25th, when they were robbed at gunpoint by a group of men. The incident happened at about 7:20 p.m. in the 7200 block of East Green Lake Way North, near Gregg’s Green Lake Cycle. KOMO News reported on the incident. The brothers were near their car in a parking lot, when two men approached them and asked to use a cellphone. The brothers let the…

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