Category Archives: Crime

SWAT Team Busts Nuisance Residence

Jim reports: Today, June 10, 2014, police executed a search warrant at a residence (11320 19th Ave NE) where there have been persistent complaints of drug dealing and prostitution.  The police action resulted from the combined efforts of neighbors and … Continue reading

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Crime Wave Strikes 17th Avenue NE

On Tuesday, a resident on 17th Avenue NE saw two black men in the 20s approach her neighbor’s house around 10 AM, knock on the door, determine nobody was home and then left. About 15 minutes later, the neighbor’s burglar … Continue reading

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Arson Suspected During Burglary On 20th Avenue NE

From the Seattle Police Department Blotter: Neighbors observed smoke coming from a North Seattle home and called Seattle Fire Department (SFD).  On 5/26/13, just shortly after 9:00 p.m., officers responded to a home in the 11000 block of 20 Av … Continue reading

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Community Council Seeks Emergency Block Captains

Last night’s meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council included a presentation from the Emergency Planning Committee about how our neighborhood should respond in the event of a catastrophic disaster that shuts down the normal means of communication and travel. … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Community Council Meeting Feb 19th

The monthly meeting of the Victory Heights Community Council will be on Tuesday, February 19th, starting at 7 PM at the Pre-school in Victory Heights Park. Everyone in the community is encouraged to attend. [Update] Council President Ardi Lupton says … Continue reading

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Car Prowls Vex Victory Lane

Thursday night, a number of residents on Victory Lane discovered car prowls and thefts of some items. Chris said, “Woke up this morning to a open car door and a missing items from my Jeep. Friendly local car prowlers are … Continue reading

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Victory Heights Crime Map For October 2012

The Seattle Police Department’s (SPD) crime statistics map for October 2012 showed relatively little activity in Victory Heights last month.  There was a home burglary on October 15th on the 10400 block of 20th Avenue NE, and three car prowls … Continue reading

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Twitter Feed Features Seattle Police Neighborhood Activity

Until now, the best way to get real time police activity was to have a police scanner (or an iPhone app–several are available) but the signal-to-noise ratio is pretty bad with most calls being irrelevant to the average citizen.  But … Continue reading

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Breaking: Police Stand-Off on NE 100th St

UPDATE: At approximately 1:35 a transient teenager was arrested after trying to break into one of the houses. A K-9 unit was used to apprehend him, with the suspect being bitten. At 1 PM on Thursday, a number of Seattle … Continue reading

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Dogs And The City

As I walk around the neighborhood lately, I’ve noticed a spate of homemade signs asking dog owners to pick up after their animals. There are many pets and animals living in Victory Heights and we all need to behave courteously … Continue reading

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