Nic tells us his red 1995 Toyota Camry was stolen from the corner of NW 79th Street and 6th Avenue NW some time between 10 p.m. last night and 7:30 a.m. this morning. It has paint chipping from the trunk. If anyone sees it, please call the police.
March 6th, 2015 by Doree
February 25th, 2015 by Doree
Keren tells us her green 1999 Green Honda CR-V was stolen overnight from North 81st Street between Fremont and Dayton avenues. She said it has a bunch of children’s stuff inside and a Thule bike rack on the back. She filed a police report.
Anyone see or hear anything?
September 27th, 2014 by Doree
Update: Deborah tells us her car was recovered near Aurora Avenue and North 145th, with mostly cosmetic damage. “The driver side door had been pried open, the club was gone, and there were no signs of hot wiring — the police thought a stripped-down Nissan key had been used. Unfortunately, the people who stole it were meth heads and left their stuff in the car. They also left some receipts, which I’ve turned over to the police as evidence.”
Earlier: Deborah tells us her purple 1995 four-door Nissan Altima was stolen from in front of her house in Greenwood last night, even though it had an anti-theft “club” on the steering wheel.
It has a balding patch of paint near the sun roof, and is smooshed in the front near the passenger side. It was last seen around 6:30 p.m. last night (Friday 9/26). There may still be a green Tickles the Tapeworm air freshener hanging from the rear-view mirror. If you see the car, please let me know. Deborah at 206-579-1216. Thanks for keeping your eyes peeled.
If you’ve seen it, please call the police and reference incident report number 14-323418.
Seattle Police: Suspected car thief drowns after stealing car from Phinney Ridge and driving into Ship Canal
August 28th, 2014 by Doree
Seattle Police say a suspected car thief drowned late last night or early this morning after driving a car stolen from Phinney Ridge into the Ship Canal.
From the SPD Blotter:
Update – 11:45 AM: Officer have recovered a man’s body from the water near where police last saw the suspected car thief. The King County Medical Examiner will take custody of the body as police continue to investigate the incident.
Police divers are working to recover the body of a suspected car thief, now presumed drowned after he drove into the Ship Canal late Wednesday night.
Around 11:30 PM, police received reports that a Nissan Sentra had driven off a pier near the 1000 block of West Ewing Street.
Officers and rescue teams from the Seattle Fire Department arrived at the Nickerson Street Marina and spotted a man in the water, calling for help.
Officers in SPD’s Harbor Unit attempted to throw a rope to the man four times, but he refused to grab the rope and pushed away from an officer, who tried to grab him out of the water. The man then went under the water.
Officers and Seattle Fire Department divers searched the canal for more than an hour, but were unable to find the man.
Police believe the man was driving a stolen car—reportedly taken from the Phinney Ridge neighborhood Monday afternoon—when he drove through a gate and off of a dock on the canal.
SPD is still investigating this incident and we’ll provide updates as more information becomes available.
August 25th, 2014 by Doree
Update: The car has been found and returned to its owner.
Earlier: Mike tells us his black 1998 Subaru Legacy was stolen sometime Saturday night or Sunday morning from the corner of North 117th Street and Phinney Avenue North, next to Christ the King Church.
The car’s license plate is ABE3563. He filed a police report. If you’ve seen it, please call the police.
July 28th, 2014 by Doree
Update Aug. 6: David tells us his car was recovered in Shoreline and three suspects were arrested after police found it full of stolen goods. He says the thieves also apparently tried to forge a bill of sale but spelled his name wrong.
Earlier: David tells us someone stole his green 1995 Honda Accord four-door sedan from the 6200 block of 5th Avenue NW. It has a bike rack on the trunk and some white tape on the driver’s side headlight. The license plate is 164 ZVX.
If anyone sees it, please call the police (report #14-244695) and then call David at 206-551-4564.
July 17th, 2014 by Doree
Gabriel tells us his car was stolen from his apartment complex’s parking garage sometime last weekend. It’s a 1998 Honda Passport, license AME7065. It was taken from the Guinevere Apartments on North 85th Street near Dayton Avenue North.
The vehicle does not have a front plate, has a broken driver’s side rock shield, a rear-mounted spare tire with no cover, and a large “X” that was recently keyed in the middle of the passenger side front door.
If you’ve seen it, call the police and please call Gabriel at 206-297-3737.
June 23rd, 2014 by Doree
Update: The car was found in Kenmore.
Earlier: We’ve had numerous reports of stolen vehicles in the neighborhood lately. Megan tells us her 1998 black, 4-door Honda Civic (with a regular trunk, not a hatchback), with plates ABV8733 was stolen on Thursday or Friday night, from NW 95th Street and 4th Ave NW. Please call 414-350-6093 if you see it.
June 21st, 2014 by Doree
Update: The car has been found.
Earlier: Jamie tells us his niece’s Silver 1999 Subaru Outback Impreza was stolen last Tuesday from 1st Avenue NW and North 60th Street. The license is ANV9195. If you’ve seen it, please email Jamie.