Crime

$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

Port Angeles man sentenced for supergluing ATMs

A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to eight months in jail for putting superglue onto card readers and key pads of… Continue reading

Man charged in Pierce County after Net Nanny operation

State Patrol investigators have announced another arrest in the Net Nanny operation that targeted sexual predators, held last month in Jefferson County.… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of giving chase to trooper sentenced

A Port Angeles man accused of chasing a State Patrol trooper who gave him a traffic ticket last year pleaded guilty Wednesday… Continue reading

New rape trial date set for Forks man

A Forks man charged with raping a woman at his job site last September has a new trial date. Martin C. Perez’s… Continue reading

No more internet ads for Sequim man accused of child sex crimes

A Sequim man who was arrested in March in the Net Nanny child-sex sting has had his internet use restricted after he… Continue reading

Port Angeles man who pleaded guilty to tree theft pleads not guilty to fish poaching

EDITOR’S NOTE: Single barbless hooks are legal fishing gear on the Quillayute River. The initial version of this story incorrectly stated that single-point, barbless hooks… Continue reading

Attempted burglary reported at VFW post in Forks

A safe at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9106 in Forks was too strong to pry open during an attempted burglary, Forks Police… Continue reading

Forks student to get new trial date on harassment charge

Kelvin Richard Banks, an expelled Forks High School student who allegedly threatened to kill a classmate last month, will get a new… Continue reading

Second trial to be scheduled for accused rapist

A second trial for accused rapist Martin C. Perez will be rescheduled next week because of witness unavailability. Perez, 40, is charged… Continue reading

Darrow plans insanity defense

Alleged murderer Shay Clinton Darrow waived his right to a speedy arraignment Thursday to allow his attorney to prepare an insanity defense.… Continue reading

Sedro-Woolley man found guilty of Beaver home arson, other charges

An interview with authorities, voicemail messages and traces of DNA linking Marshall Jay Lewis to the torching of his ex-girlfriend’s Beaver-area home… Continue reading

Colorado man charged in Washington Net Nanny sting

A 62-year-old Colorado man has been charged with child sex crimes through a Washington state internet sting. Ten people were arrested between… Continue reading

Bonner attorney to give hospital a report to speed evaluation

A defense expert will establish a “good faith” insanity defense for alleged murderer Benjamin George Bonner to compel an evaluation by Western… Continue reading

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigating stolen campaign signs

Approximately 50 Ryan McAllister campaign signs have been illegally removed from properties throughout the county in the past two weeks, according to the… Continue reading

Bail set at $20,000 for Sequim man who led police on chase

A 36-year-old Sequim man authorities said refused to take a breathalyzer test had bail set at $20,000 Monday on charges of driving under… Continue reading

Net Nanny probe continues: Forty to 65 more had contact with officers

Law enforcement authorities in Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties are continuing to investigate potential sexual predators who unwittingly took part in an internet “Net Nanny”… Continue reading

Eight accused in Net Nanny plead not guilty in Jefferson County

Eight men accused of child sex crimes have pleaded not guilty in Jefferson County Superior Court to charges in connection with last… Continue reading