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Matador stabbing suspect arrested

Posted by Geeky Swedes on October 28th, 2009

Police say the man accused of stabbing a manager at the Matador earlier this month has been arrested.

According to the SPD Blotter, officers from the Anti-Crime Team arrested the 28-year-old in Ballard last night at 10:45 without incident. He was booked into the King County Jail on a felony assault and felony identity theft warrant.

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14 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 Silver // Oct 28, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    Awesome! I'm so glad that this one is off the streets!!

    Way to go, SPD!

  • 2 gobigblue // Oct 28, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    This guy was really ballsy to actually come back to Ballard…or really stupid. My vote is for the latter. Nice job SPD!

  • 3 Freddie // Oct 28, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    “Caught in Ballard”…..this should be a t-shirt for the new criminal and vagrant class that is moving in.

    I guess you have to be a moron to be a member of the criminal class.

  • 4 ktown69 // Oct 28, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    Yeah, pretty strange to just come back “to the scene of the crime”. May have watched too much tv where the culprit blends into the city. I'm glad he was caught.

  • 5 ktown69 // Oct 28, 2009 at 4:57 pm

    what's the big blue? UK?

  • 6 SPG // Oct 28, 2009 at 5:15 pm

    Does this guy live here? Well, lived here as his new address is King County Jail.

  • 7 Edog // Oct 28, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    Ballard's Most Wanted

  • 8 jmatt // Oct 28, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    Actually, yes this guy does live in (or at least near) Ballard. He is regularly seen playing pool at the Old Pequliar. Not to sound like a cliche, but he always seemed like a pretty nice guy.

  • 9 SPG // Oct 28, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    …until he stabbed someone, held up the knife screaming, and ran away.

  • 10 boardbrown // Oct 29, 2009 at 3:48 am

    Does anyone have the latest info on the condition of the victim? Just wondering.

  • 11 Ballardian // Oct 29, 2009 at 8:08 am

    Talked to one of the bartenders a week or so ago and he said the victim was doing fine…he actually came back to the Matador from the hospital on the night of the attack to assure the rest of the staff he was okay

  • 12 BallardDINK // Oct 29, 2009 at 3:45 pm

    /laugh at stabber

    Glad he's locked up.

  • 13 gobigblue // Oct 29, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    BIG BLUE is the nickname of the team that pulled off the greatest upset in Super Bowl history…

  • 14 BallardMan99 // Nov 2, 2009 at 1:59 am

    I wouldn't be so quick to laugh if I were you. From what I here, this guy has plenty of friends here in Ballard still on the street. Don't forget, they never caught this guy's friend who the police chased to OfficeMax only to have him slip away. I blame the CRACK PARK on Ballard + Market and the police unwilling to do anything about it.

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