Fugitive Arrested in Pioneer Sq. with Gun, Medicine


On Sunday night, officers tracked down and arrested a suspect with a number of out-of-state warrants and seized a firearm and narcotics.

At roughly 5:00pm, officers noticed a warrant suspect within the 200 block of Yesler Approach. The officers had been presently assigned to a different name on the time however returned to the world two hours later to test for the suspect once more. Having lately seen him exterior, they checked his close by residence and will hear what they believed to be his voice inside. They waited within the hallway and finally the suspect exited his residence. Upon seeing officers, the male tried to run and a short battle ensued. Throughout the battle, the suspect tried to drag a handgun from his waistband, however it fell to the ground and was safely recovered by the officers.

After taking the 22-year-old man into custody, officers discovered 6.7grams of crack cocaine on his individual as properly.

The male was booked into the King County Jail for a felony assault warrant out of Alabama, a narcotics-related warrant out of Georgia, unlawful possession of narcotics, and illegal possession of a firearm. The topic is a beforehand convicted felon, making it unlawful for him to have a gun.