Crime

Second trial of accused rapist reset

A second trial for alleged rapist Martin C. Perez was reset because of interpreter unavailability. Perez, 40, of Forks, is charged in… Continue reading

 

No-show for Port Angeles court hearing turns himself in

A man who said he accidentally fired his handgun within city limits has turned himself in after he failed to show up… Continue reading

 

Trespass at Sequim High School leads to brief lockdown

Sequim High School went on lockdown briefly Thursday morning after a man with a trespass warning appeared on campus looking for his son.… Continue reading

 

Port Angeles man didn’t attend court hearing after telling police multiple shots were accidental

A 35-year-old Port Angeles man who told police he accidentally fired a gun Tuesday did not show for his preliminary appearance in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to assault with sexual motivation

A Port Angeles man who was acquitted on two counts of child molestation last month has pleaded guilty to two counts of… Continue reading

Guilty plea issued in boy’s death: Caretaker to be sentenced for homicide by abuse

A Quileute tribal member sobbed quietly Tuesday as she pleaded guilty to homicide by abuse for killing a 2½-year-old family member in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man arrested after gunshots he said were accidental

Port Angeles police arrested a man for investigation of reckless endangerment after he shot a handgun and struck an unoccupied car and… Continue reading

Arsonist sentenced to more than 10 years in prison

A Skagit County man who grew up on the West End was sentenced Tuesday to 10½ years in prison after the woman… Continue reading

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of Quinault tribal member

James Donald Walker has pleaded guilty to five counts in connection to the May 2017 death of a Taholah man, including second-degree manslaughter,… Continue reading

Blyn man to be sentenced for domestic violence

A Blyn man is facing at least 17½ years in prison for domestic violence crimes, the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced.… Continue reading

Quileute woman faces federal charges after alleged pursuit, ramming police vehicle

A Quileute tribal woman is facing federal charges of ramming La Push Police Chief Bill Lyon’s patrol vehicle three times with an… Continue reading

Forks residents sentenced in forced labor case

Two Forks residents have been sentenced in federal court for labor trafficking and forced labor involving two family members from Guatemala. Antonio Francisco-Pablo,… Continue reading

Man to pay restitution after Olympic National Park thefts

A man who burglarized vehicles and buildings in Olympic National Park has been ordered to pay more than $16,000 in restitution. Alexander Turney… Continue reading

Jury exonerates man on two counts of child molestation; hung on other three counts

David Randall Chesser has been exonerated of two counts of child molestation while a jury could not decide on other counts. A… Continue reading

Jury deliberates in child molestation trial of Port Angeles man

A jury continues its deliberations today after a man who testified at his own Clallam County Superior Court trial last week on… Continue reading

Trial date set for Port Angeles man charged in rape case

A June 4 trial date has been set for a Port Angeles man charged with sexually assaulting a Lower Elwha Klallam tribal… Continue reading

Sequim man charged in three incidents out on bail again

Net Nanny child-sex-sting defendant Clinton Roy Caldwell of Sequim is out on bail again, this time on a charge of felony harassment… Continue reading

$50,000 bail set for Sequim man on harassment charge following sting arrest

Bail of $50,000 was set Monday for Net Nanny child-sex-sting defendant Clinton Roy Caldwell of Sequim on a charge of felony harassment… Continue reading

Man found sleeping at the Veterans Affairs clinic says he didn’t break the window

A man found sleeping in a lab at the Veterans Affairs medical clinic in Port Angeles on Thursday morning awoke to police… Continue reading

Hearing reset for alleged murderers

A review hearing for alleged murderers Benjamin Bonner and Shay Darrow was reset Thursday because a defense expert had not yet furnished… Continue reading