Protect yourself from identity theft by shredding your sensitive documents. Salal Credit Union is holding its annual Shredathon. Here’s the info:
Saturday April 20th
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
11023 8th Avenue NE
This event is free and open to the public. They are accepting food and $$ donations for Northwest Harvest.
Please limit shredables [...]
SPD Crime Prevention Coordinator Terrie Johnston met with about 15 of us March 13th at Meadowbrook Community Center to update us on the current rash of burglaries.
Whereas last year in January and February SPD’s Lincoln 2 Sector, in which Pinehurst resides, had 19 burglaries. This year in that two months we’ve had 43. That [...]
There has been an uptick in burglaries in Pinehurst since the beginning of the year. Someone tried to break down my door twice last week. Luckily, it held both times, but I had to make repairs and replace locks. A neighbor wasn’t so lucky – he returned to a breached door, money stolen and a [...]
Terrie Johnston, our SPD Crime Prevention Coordinator, says that the North Precinct had 760 block parties on August 7th. This is more than all the other Seattle Police Precincts combined. Pinehurst is in the North Precinct, which is all Seattle north of the Ship Canal. Way to go North Precinct!
If your block is having a Night Out party tomorrow (Tuesday, August 7th) and you’d like to advertise it, please post a comment here.
“Night Out Against Crime” is a national event that encourages neighbors to gather and spend time together in an effort to heighten crime prevention/awareness and increase neighborhood safety. Porch lights are typically turned on as a symbolic gesture supporting crime prevention. When you register your event in Seattle, most non-arterial streets can be blocked off [...]
1. The North Precinct Burglary/Theft Unit continues to follow up on recent burglary arrests done by North Precinct patrol officers, and due in some part to your watchfulness and good 9-1-1 calls. The 19 year old serial occupied burglar and auto thief who was hitting the north end neighborhoods hard approx. 8 weeks ago has [...]
Safely dispose of unwanted and expired medicines. For a limited time, Group Health, Bartell Drugs and Seattle Police Department are providing secure disposal. Find a temporary location at www.TakeBackYourMeds.org.
The risks of unwanted medicines:
Washington State has one of the highest teen prescription drug abuse rates in the nation Medicines are a leading cause of [...]
If you and your neighbors have neighborhood issues, or safety issues, you can have a living room conversation with a police officer. This is an informal get-together to talk with police about your concerns. All you need to do is set a date, contact Sgt Dianne Newsom, head of North Precinct’s Community Police Team [...]
Terrie sent this message March 13th. I was on vacation and wasn’t able to post this earlier, and since then, the police have arrested a young man who has prior convictions for burglarizing homes while the owners slept. See Maple Leaf Life story here. We’re hoping this helps reduce the spate of occupied burglaries we’ve [...]