Seattle Police arrested two suspected car prowlers in
separate cases on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Officers responded to the 1300 block of Madison Street for a
report of a man breaking into cars in a parking garage, locating the suspect
just before 1 p.m., according to police. Police report the 911 caller
identified the suspect, tying him to two other car prowls in the garage.
The suspect was searched and found in possession of car
prowl tools, as well as meth and heroin that was packaged for sale, according
The man was booked into King County Jail for drug charges,
several misdemeanor charges and two warrants.
Police also arrested a 28-year-old man early Thursday
morning, Dec. 22, for allegedly attempting to steal items from parked cars and
storage lockers inside a secured parking garage in the 1800 block of 11th
Officers responded around 6:25 a.m., after a resident
reported hearing banging and seeing an unknown man inside the garage. The
suspect attempted to escape by climbing a fence, according to police, but was
quickly taken into custody.
Open car doors and storage lockers were found by officers
inside the garage, and some of their contents were recovered from the suspect,
according to police.
Police report the man was found to have an outstanding
felony warrant for burglary, and was also in possession of narcotics. The
suspect reportedly told officers he’d ingested a large quantity of the drugs,
so he was taken to a hospital for evaluation before being booked into the King
County Jail for burglary, drug possession and the felony warrant.