Seattle police clear homeless campers out of Cal Anderson Park
The Seattle Police East East Precinct Precinct came came under under attack attack last last night night after after officer officer swept swept through through nearby nearby Cale Cale Anderson Anderson Park, Park, removing removing illegal illegal campers campers and and tense tense Momo's Momo's Corwin Corwin Hank Hank reports reports it's it's happening. happening. Justus, Justus, the city's new interim police chief, assumes command former deputy chief Adrian Diaz has taken over a department still bedeviled by anti police protesters. One or more people, presumably from that protest movement logged flaming projectiles over the newly installed barrier surrounding the East Precinct. Starting at least one small fire. The The attack attack came came after after police police swept swept down down dozens dozens of of tents tents from from the the officially officially closed closed Cale Cale Anderson Anderson Park, Park, a a move move this this neighbor neighbor supports. supports. I I do think that they have the right to shut it down. If it got too out of control, some neighbors have complained of smoke rising from illegal campfires here at the park. Police say the sweep also yielded weapons, including an explosive mortar, Ah, hatchet and a machete on Capitol Hill, Corwin Hey HQ, Momo News and dozens of Seattle police officers lined the downtown streets today to say goodbye to outgoing Seattle police chief Carmen Best.