Port Angeles man sentenced to 37 years in prison for shooting at law enforcement

With a gallery of first responders looking on, James Edward “Butch” Sweet was sentenced Tuesday to 37 years in prison for a… Continue reading


Hair DNA links Ross to scene of 1978 killing in Port Angeles

Accused killer Tommy Ross Jr. is seeking a mental competency evaluation after DNA tests on a strand of hair indicated he was… Continue reading


Long-delayed arson trial set to start in Port Angeles

The way was cleared Monday for the trial of a Sedro Woolley man who’s accused of setting his former girlfriend’s Beaver area… Continue reading


Second trial set for accused rapist

Martin C. Perez, an accused rapist whose first trial ended with a hung jury last week, has a new trial date. A… Continue reading

Man in custody after attempted assault on popular Port Townsend trail

A local man is in custody following an attempted assault on the popular Larry Scott Memorial Trail. Mohabo Boughton, 24, of Port… Continue reading

Rape trial ends in hung jury

A trial for a Forks man accused of raping an acquaintance in a remote garage last September has resulted in a hung… Continue reading

Tribal member faces trial in federal court for alleged assault

A Port Angeles man who allegedly assaulted a woman at the Elwha River Casino last October is facing trial in federal court… Continue reading

Expelled Forks student allegedly threatened to kill

An expelled Forks High School student who allegedly threatened to kill a classmate and kept a manifesto about killing another person is… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced for selling heroin

David A. Cole was sentenced to 20 months in prison after being convicted of selling heroin to his girlfriend, the Clallam County… Continue reading

Two arrested after high-speed chase

A high speed car chase last week resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old Joyce woman and a machete-wielding man the next… Continue reading

Charges suggested after report of shot fired outside Port Angeles bank

The Port Angeles Police department seized a woman’s pellet gun over the weekend after staff at a Port Angeles bank reported a… Continue reading

Port Angeles man subdued by Taser after stealing log book

A Port Angeles man was subdued by a Taser after resisting arrest at the corner of Lincoln and 11th streets last week,… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced after plea deal

A Sequim man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree unlawful possession of… Continue reading

Second Port Angeles man sentenced for tree poaching

A second Port Angeles man has been sentenced for poaching a large maple tree on federal land near the Elwha River in 2013… Continue reading

Arraignment set for man accused of jail escape in Forks

Bail of $150,000 and a Feb. 23 arraignment date were set Wednesday for an inmate who allegedly escaped from the Forks jail… Continue reading

Sequim man charged after police chase

A Sequim man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle, allegedly driving at more than 40 mph in… Continue reading

Port Townsend man held on $25,000 bail after alleged sexual assault

A Port Townsend man accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on his boat near Port Townsend before forcing her to row… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads not guilty to multiple rape, assault charges

Nikolas Reinhardt Clark has pleaded not guilty to multiple rape and assault charges for crimes he is accused of committing in December.… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to assaults on law enforcement officers

About two dozen law enforcement officers created a thin blue line in Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday as James Edward Sweet… Continue reading

Eleven rape, assault charges filed against Port Angeles man

Multiple rape and assaults charges were filed last week against a Port Angeles man who met his alleged victim, a 24-year-old woman,… Continue reading