KOMO Crime Blotter

Seattle home damaged in suspicious fire

Seattle home damaged in suspicious fire
Firefighters respond to a suspicious fire that damaged a Roosevelt neighborhood home early Tuesday.

A home in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle was damaged early Tuesday morning after a fire was started on its front porch, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Police investigating shot-up targets found around Capitol Hill

Police investigating shot-up targets found around Capitol Hill
A bullet-riddled target was found outside the League of Women Voters offices in Capitol Hill July 5. (Courtesy of League of Women Voters)

The Seattle Police Department is investigating two shot-up targets found around Capitol Hill this month, including one left outside the offices of the League of Women Voters.

Meet 13 of Washington's most-wanted sex offenders

Meet 13 of Washington's most-wanted sex offenders
Alicia Dionio has been wanted by the Washington State Department of Corrections since March 2014 for investigation of failing to register as a felony sex offender in Clark County. She has the classic "love" and "hate" tattoos across her fingers, as well as a tattoo of a Playboy bunny and ones reading "Scooby," "Be Jammin" and "Skitzo."

These 13 men and women are the newest additions to the Washington State Department of Corrections' list of most-wanted sex offenders.

Suspected burglar exhibits surprising lack of financial discipline

Exhibiting the kind of financial responsibility one would expect from a 6-year-old getting  his first allowance, a Tacoma burglar was so giddy over his ill-gotten loot he spent it all in one week on dinners, movies and fishing with friends instead of on fixing his car as previously planned, according to charges filed Thursday in Pierce County Superior Court.

Police looking for suspected purse-snatcher

Police looking for suspected purse-snatcher
This man is suspected of stealing a woman's purse July 7 outside a McDonald's in Kent. (Courtesy of Kent Police Department)

The Kent Police Department is looking for a man suspected of stealing a woman's purse then threatening to shoot witnesses July 7 in a McDonald's parking lot.