Crime

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

Internet sting nets 10 accused of child sex crimes

Six North Olympic Peninsula residents arrested in multi-agency undercover work in Jefferson County.

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member pleads guilty to assault

A Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member has pleaded guilty in federal court to domestic assault by a habitual offender for attacking his partner… Continue reading

Bail set after high-speed chase in Sequim

A man wanted for a Wyoming robbery-conviction parole violation was arrested while hiding in underbrush after he sped down West Washington Street at… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced in attempted bank robbery

A Port Angeles man who attempted to rob 1st Security Bank in Port Angeles last year was sentenced Thursday to a little… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to rape of 14-year-old boy

A 47-year-old Port Angeles man pleaded guilty Thursday to the rape of a 14-year-old boy last year. Shawn Dawson, now held in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced for child molestation

Convicted child molester Donald William Kingsley was sentenced Thursday to nearly six years in prison for a crime a bench trial found… Continue reading

Beaver woman testifies in trial for arson, other charges

A woman tearfully described a romantic relationship that spiraled out of control at the trial of a Sedro-Woolley man who allegedly sent… Continue reading

Sequim man charged in road rage threat

Road-rage led to the incarceration of a 67-year-old man on a weapons-related gross misdemeanor charge Friday afternoon after his first appearance in… Continue reading

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

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

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

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