Crime

Arrest follows multiple reports of nude man in Port Angeles

A man who was convicted in April of putting superglue on ATMs was charged Monday with gross misdemeanor indecent exposure. Charles Alan… Continue reading

 

Michelle Ward sentencing delayed for mental health evaluation

A Quileute tribal member’s sentencing in connection with the death of a 2½-year-old family member was delayed Monday while she undergoes a… Continue reading

 

Woman arrested after leading Port Angeles police on circle chase

A convicted drug felon wanted for investigation of a probation violation led police on a half-mile vehicle chase Wednesday night south of… Continue reading

 

Bail set after man arrested for alleged Port Angeles bomb threat

Bail has been set at $30,000 for a Port Angeles man accused of making a bomb threat to Peninsula Behavioral Health. Reed… Continue reading

Port Angeles residents accused of stealing $1,300 worth of baby formula

Two Port Angeles residents allegedly stole more than $1,300 worth of infant formula from Safeway stores in Port Angeles and Sequim last… Continue reading

Clallam corrections sergeant faces misdemeanor assault charge

A Clallam County corrections sergeant is facing a misdemeanor assault charge for use of force against a woman who was being disruptive… Continue reading

Rape, assault charges against Forks man dismissed

Martin C. Perez has been exonerated of rape and assault charges more than nine months after his arrest. Perez, 40, of Forks… Continue reading

Third arrest made in confrontation over stolen SUV

The third and final suspect in an armed confrontation over a stolen SUV on June 2 was arrested without further incident Friday,… Continue reading

Two arrested for investigation of Kai Tah assault

Two men have been arrested for investigation of an assault on a 60-year-old man in Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park. The unidentified… Continue reading

Court sets $100,000 bond for man accused of fourth-degree assault

A transient man charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation is being held in jail on $100,000 bond. Brian Judah Michalek, 56,… Continue reading

Sequim man found guilty of third-degree rape

A jury of six men and six women found the Sequim father of four school-age children guilty Thursday of raping two 14-year-old… Continue reading

Ramona Ward sentenced to 26½ years in prison in boy’s killing

A Forks resident and Quileute tribal member who had pleaded guilty to homicide by abuse in the death of a 2½-year-old family… Continue reading

Rape trial expected to go to jury today

The trial of a 32-year-old Sequim man accused… Continue reading

Two charged after armed confrontation

Two people were charged Wednesday for their alleged roles in an armed confrontation last weekend over a stolen SUV. Taylor Oliver Dickinson… Continue reading

Charges expected to be filed today after armed confrontation

Charges are expected to be filed today against a man and woman accused in an armed confrontation over a stolen Chevrolet Tahoe.… Continue reading

Former Clallam County corrections deputy charged after sexual contact accusations

Howard Andrew Blair, a former Clallam County corrections deputy accused of having sexual contact with female inmates, was charged Monday with one… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News A stolen vehicle involved in a car chase and subsequent foot chase sits at thge Liberty gas station at U.S. Highway 101 and Pioneer Street east of Port Angeles on Saturday morning.

Two arrested after confrontation, pursuit near Port Angeles

Authorities arrested two suspects and were looking for a third Saturday after an armed dispute over a stolen SUV and subsequent foot… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News A stolen vehicle involved in a car chase and subsequent foot chase sits at thge Liberty gas station at U.S. Highway 101 and Pioneer Street east of Port Angeles on Saturday morning.

Inmate charged in attack; officer still suffers from head injury after 2016 beating

The state Attorney General’s Office has filed an attempted murder charge against a prison inmate for a brutal attack on a Clallam… Continue reading

Girls testify at rape trial in Clallam County

A 17-year-old girl broke into tears in Clallam County Superior Court as she testified to having sex with Nathan Chavez, 31, about… Continue reading

Clallam County deputy accused of sex crimes

A former Clallam County corrections deputy is facing charges of inappropriate touching of eight female inmates and having sexual contact with another… Continue reading