By reporter Steven Smalley
A Seattle police SWAT team livened things up here Tuesday around noon when several black automobiles swooped down on a condo building south of Albertson’s on 32nd Avenue West. A car window was smashed to get at a person of interest, according to witnesses. A Seattle police spokesperson verified this police activity as narcotics related. A 22-year-old man was arrested without incident. At the same time in West Seattle, his brother was also taken into custody by SWAT officers on similar drug related offenses. The arrest was made inside a restaurant on Alki, according to published reports. The police investigation is ongoing. Magnolia Voice spoke with an eyewitness who watched the takedown from his residence where he has lived for only one week. “it was quite the first impression,” he said, wearing the uniform of the restaurant where he works. “They pulled him out of the car, threw him on the ground, and had a search warrant for his house.” Police searches of the vehicle and condo here in Magnolia have yielded 75 Oxycodone and Percocet tablets, $1,000 cash, several weapons, and a bulletproof vest, according to published reports. Both brothers have been released from jail. No charges have been filed.