Crime

Port Angeles man gets 30-month sentence for threatening to shoot lesbian couple

A 55-year-old Port Angeles man who threatened to shoot a lesbian couple has been sentenced in Clallam County Superior Court to 30… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for help in finding a burglary suspect. The Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Jonathan… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect
Keith Roberson, charged with first- and second-degree assault, claimed he fired a gun in self-defense when he testified at his trial this week. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Sentencing of Sequim veteran delayed for mental health evaluation

A homeless Sequim Army veteran convicted on two counts of felony second-degree assault while armed with a firearm had his sentencing delayed… Continue reading

Keith Roberson, charged with first- and second-degree assault, claimed he fired a gun in self-defense when he testified at his trial this week. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)
Jefferson Sheriff’s Office investigating burglary at recreational pot shop

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office investigating burglary at recreational pot shop

An investigation is underway after the North Olympic Peninsula’s first recreational marijuana retailer was burglarized, losing thousands of dollars in product. Sea… Continue reading

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office investigating burglary at recreational pot shop

Fugitive expected to plead guilty in local case

An Alabama fugitive who was caught near Port Angeles last October has reached a plea agreement on a pair of Clallam County… Continue reading

Shay Clinton Darrow

Port Angeles man sent to Western State Hospital for evaluation

Shay Clinton Darrow, the Port Angeles man charged with shooting his father to death last month, has been transferred to Western State… Continue reading

Shay Clinton Darrow

Trial set in Sequim child rape case

A two-week trial has been set for Nathan A. Chavez, a 30-year-old Sequim man charged with raping four girls. Chavez pleaded not… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office: Scam caller impersonating sergeant

A scam caller impersonating Clallam County Sheriff’s Sgt. John Hollis has prompted the agency to release a bulletin advising citizens to hang… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of bus assault, and others, committed to mental hospital

Port Angeles man accused of bus assault, and others, committed to mental hospital

A 60-year-old former military electronics technician who admitted Tuesday he viciously attacked a woman on a bus and a female housemate in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of bus assault, and others, committed to mental hospital
Port Angeles man charged with killing father to be evaluated for competency

Port Angeles man charged with killing father to be evaluated for competency

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Port Angeles man charged with his father’s murder. Shay Clinton Darrow is charged with… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with killing father to be evaluated for competency

Hearing delayed for Port Angeles woman charged with rape, animal abuse

A court hearing for a 41-year-old Port Angeles woman charged with child rape and animal abuse was delayed Friday because of a… Continue reading

More child rape charges in Chavez case

A 30-year-old Sequim man is facing new child rape charges after a fourth alleged victim disclosed crimes to authorities last week. Nathan… Continue reading

Clallam Bay inmate convicted of assault with urine

A Clallam Bay Corrections Center inmate has been convicted of felony assault for throwing urine on a pair of officers through the… Continue reading

Two arrested for alleged mail theft from 38 people in Sequim, Port Angeles

Two people accused of stealing mail from 38 people from Sequim and Port Angeles appeared in Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday.… Continue reading

Port Townsend man charged with attempting robbery armed with four-foot stick

A Port Townsend man has been charged with attempted robbery in the first degree after police said he tired to rob a… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with six child-rape counts

A Sequim man was formally charged Monday with molestation and six child-rape counts involving three girls ages 11-16. Nathan A. Chavez, 30, was… Continue reading

Volunteers report trees illegally cut at Indian Island County Park

Volunteers report trees illegally cut at Indian Island County Park

Jefferson County officials and volunteers have found trees illegally cut and taken from Indian Island County Park in Port Hadlock and are… Continue reading

Volunteers report trees illegally cut at Indian Island County Park

Brinnon man held on assault charges; deputy suffers minor injuries in alleged attack

A Brinnon man was charged Monday with two counts of first-degree assault with a deadly weapon after prosecutors said he attacked a… Continue reading

$150,000 bail set for Port Angeles man after police pursuits, reported kidnapping

Bail of $150,000 was set Monday for a Port Angeles man with a history of eluding police who allegedly kidnapped a female… Continue reading

Authorities: Port Angeles man arrested after two police chases

Authorities: Port Angeles man arrested after two police chases

A Port Angeles man convicted of eluding police less than a year ago allegedly kidnapped a 54-year-old woman, then led law enforcement… Continue reading

Authorities: Port Angeles man arrested after two police chases