Crime

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

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