Crime

Former physician assistant sentenced for child porn

West End man gets more than seven years in prison

Erik Smith

PAPD promotion announced

Chief of Police Brian S. Smith has sworn in Patrol Cpl. Erik Smith. Cpl. Smith participated in a competitive promotion process during… Continue reading

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Man accused of hate crime ordered into treatment

Court finds him not competent to stand trial

Plea in works on Longhouse arson, wreck

Case spans Clallam, Jefferson counties

Deputy Rick Bray watches surveillance monitors from the control room at the Clallam County Jail on Wednesday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Jail space not keeping up with expectations

Medical services among aspects that require more room

Deputy Rick Bray watches surveillance monitors from the control room at the Clallam County Jail on Wednesday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
John Walsch, mental health navigator for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, recently had his position extended through the end of June 2022, after the Sheriff’s Office was awarded a year-long grant by the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs to fund the position. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Navigating difficulties: Help offered to those in crisis

Mental health professional joins police on calls

John Walsch, mental health navigator for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, recently had his position extended through the end of June 2022, after the Sheriff’s Office was awarded a year-long grant by the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs to fund the position. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Murder sentence over 3 decades

Nordland man also to serve time for assault

Vehicular homicide sentence imposed

Chimacum woman pleaded guilty

Man charged with hate crime

Arraignment scheduled for Aug. 27

Bail doubled after obscene gesture

Sequim man accused of hate crime, arson

Second appeal of double-murder conviction fails

Man was sent to prison for double murder in 2014

A sign at the entrance to Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles on Ediz Hook is shown Wednesday after it had been set afire. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Hate crime and arson suspected

Port Angeles deputy police chief: Could have been prevented

A sign at the entrance to Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles on Ediz Hook is shown Wednesday after it had been set afire. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Woman sheds clothes, ransacks restaurant

Competency review set for Friday

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‘Vigilantism’ a fear in wake of new laws

Sheriff, legislator review police use-of-force limits

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Port Angeles Police Chief Brian Smith.

Police reform laws are criticized

New rules in effect this week

Port Angeles Police Chief Brian Smith.

Port Angeles man sentenced for rape, assault

A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for strangling and raping a woman on July… Continue reading