News for Seattle's Ballard neighborhood and beyond

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Ballard Crime

Ballard-area crime dispatches from Seattle PD (usually delayed about 3 hours) followed by our latest crime stories. If you hear sirens, visit the Seattle Fire 911 page or the Seattle Police 911 incident map for a more real-time view. Seattle PD also has a police report map, delayed by 24 hours.

Here are the latest crime stories on My Ballard. If you have a news tip, please email us at

FBI on the hunt for “The Man in the Rubber Mask”

Large crowd gathers to discuss local crime at WHIN meeting

Paint cans found illegally dumped in North Beach Park

Community Conversation with SPD North Precinct set for tomorrow night

SPD officers catch burglar red handed in Ballard

Whittier Heights neighborhood group to host meeting about crime increase

Scammers target local Seattle City Light customers

HomeStreet Bank robbed at gunpoint

Package thieves return to Ballard

Crime Update: Burglary at Greenfire Campus and a break in on 17th Ave NW

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