Rainier Valley Crime
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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Seattle Times
Christopher X. Beck doesn't dispute the fact that he had sexual encounters with three different women he met online over a 15-day period in 2014. But he says it wasn't rape, as alleged by his victims and argued by King County prosecutors during opening statements Tuesday in his King County Superior Court trial. Comment?
Monday Aug 24 | via Seattle Times
A 21-year-old Seattle man is in jail in lieu of $1 million bail for investigation of attempted murder in a shooting Sunday that critically wounded a man near South Main Street and Boren Avenue. According to police, the victim was sleeping in the back seat of a car parked in the 1200 Block of South Main Street around 3:15 a.m. with another man and a woman when three males approached. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via The Stranger
On early Sunday morning, a "large disturbance" and then a shooting left one man dead across from the Baltic Room nightclub on Capitol Hill near Pine and Melrose, according to police. Christine Clarridge at the Seattle Times is reporting that the victim is "Monie Ratt" Williams, the son of Ritchie "OG Ratt" Williams, a former gang member murdered in South Seattle in 2013. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via West Seattle Blog
ROBBERY SUSPECT IN COURT: The 22-year-old man arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a robbery hours earlier remains in jail tonight; a judge set his bail at $15,000 during a hearing in a jailhouse courtroom this afternoon. Probable-cause documents say the robbery started as a shoplifting incident; the man allegedly walked out of the Charlestown/California 7-11 without paying for a container of Muscle Milk . Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Seattle police arrested a 20-year-old man Wednesday in connection with a July 31 homicide in the New Holly neighborhood. Police responded to 911 calls about 3 p.m. that day reporting a shooting near 44th Avenue South and South Cloverdale Street. Comment?
Jul 31, 2015 | via KOMO News
A man has been wounded in a shooting in South Seattle Friday afternoon. The shooting happened just after 3 p.m. near S. Cloverdale Street and 44th Ave. South. Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via Seattle Times
A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of attacking a transgender woman at Cal Anderson Park, according to Seattle police. The man reportedly harassed the woman, threw a cup of ice water at her, and punched her in the head, a news release says. Comment?
Jul 23, 2015 | via Bellingham Herald
A community leader credited with patrolling and protecting the streets of Seattle's International District for decades has been killed in a shooting. Seattle police said officers were called to the downtown neighborhood at 3 a.m. Thursday and a man with life-threatening injuries was taken to Harborview Medical Center, where he later died. Comment?
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