Crime

Former corrections officer headed for prison

PA man pleads guilty to child molestation, pornography

Plea deal likely in student rape case

Former paraeducator may face 17½ years

Police use Taser to subdue fleeing suspect

Port Angeles man held on $50,000 bail

Former Port Angeles Band Booster Club treasurer sentenced for embezzlement

A former Port Angeles Band Booster Club treasurer has been sentenced to 30 days in the Clallam County jail and repayment of… Continue reading

Four Port Townsend men plead not guilty to torture, kidnapping

Four Port Townsend men accused of kidnapping and torturing a fellow resident have pleaded not guilty to their charges. Zachary James Barbee,… Continue reading

Crash prompts vehicular assault arrest

First court appearance likely on Monday

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle reportedly drifted off U.S. Highway 101 and into a building near River Road in Sequim. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

Port Angeles man drives off highway, through fence, hits building

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon after his vehicle drifted off U.S. Highway 101,… Continue reading

A Port Angeles man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle reportedly drifted off U.S. Highway 101 and into a building near River Road in Sequim. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Patrol)

Foster mother accused in rape case delays plea decision

The wife of a Forks man who pleaded guilty Wednesday to child rape delayed deciding on a potential plea deal Thursday in… Continue reading

David Allen of Forks is led away to the Clallam County jail Wednesday to await sentencing after pleading guilty to two counts of child rape. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Foster father pleads guilty to child rape; sentencing set

Man’s wife to have hearing on related charges this Friday

David Allen of Forks is led away to the Clallam County jail Wednesday to await sentencing after pleading guilty to two counts of child rape. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Hearing Friday on alleged violent sexual assault of elderly woman

A judge determined Wednesday there is probable cause to jail a Port Angeles man on $250,000 bail pending possible charges that he… Continue reading

Charges filed in alleged torture

Four in Port Townsend accused of kidnapping, assault, robbery with cruelty

Triple murder trial reset

Fifth date now set for this fall

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Dennis Bauer makes is first video appearance in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles on Friday after he was arrested Thursday in connection with a triple homicide in December. Inset in the two-way video appearance is Superior Court Judge Brian Coughenour.

Meth use alleged at site of 3 homicides; $3.5 million bail set

Editor’s note: The following story originally appeared Jan. 27, 2019. It has been updated to correct the spelling of a last name. Information about the… Continue reading

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Dennis Bauer makes is first video appearance in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles on Friday after he was arrested Thursday in connection with a triple homicide in December. Inset in the two-way video appearance is Superior Court Judge Brian Coughenour.
Marshall Jay Lewis enters Clallam County Superior Court in 2016 on charges related to the New Year's Day arson fire of the Beaver-area home of a woman who cut off a dating relationship with him. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Arsonist’s sentence reduced

Man to serve 8½ years after 24 months dropped

Marshall Jay Lewis enters Clallam County Superior Court in 2016 on charges related to the New Year's Day arson fire of the Beaver-area home of a woman who cut off a dating relationship with him. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Dennis Bauer

Trial for triple murder reset

Proceedings to start April 26

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Dennis Bauer

State Patrol worker arrested in child sex sting operation

A State Patrol employee has been arrested in a sting operation after showing up at a hotel room where he… Continue reading

Man leads Jefferson County deputies on high-speed chase

Pursuit from Discovery Bay to Quilcene reaches 80 to 100 mph

Trial reset for Forks paraeducator accused of student rape

Plea offer for 17 1/2 years set to expire Thursday

Dennis Bauer, charged with three counts of murder and several weapons violations, will have his six-week trial reset. His attorney is asking for an October trial.

Defense requests October trial for man charged in triple murder

Pandemic slowed preparations, attorney says

Dennis Bauer, charged with three counts of murder and several weapons violations, will have his six-week trial reset. His attorney is asking for an October trial.