Crime

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Trial set in 1978 murder of Port Angeles woman

A man accused of killing a 20-year-old Port Angeles woman in 1978 has pleaded not guilty to charges of first- and second-degree… Continue reading

Tommy L. Ross Jr.

Two held for investigation of custodial kidnapping from Port Angeles

The dad told his former wife he was going to take their 13-year-old daughter and her 11-year-old son out to dinner Friday… Continue reading

Port Angeles man faces molestation charges

A Port Angeles man faces formal charges today for allegedly molesting three girls. David Randall Chesser, 48, was arrested Tuesday for investigation… Continue reading

A stolen truck crashed into a ditch at the intersection of Jesslyn Lane and Sequim-Dungeness Way on Monday night after a brief pursuit by Clallam County Sheriff’s Office deputies. (Sgt. Randy Pieper/Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Sequim woman accused of stealing, crashing truck after police pursuit

A Sequim woman appeared in Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday after deputies say she led them on a pursuit that ended once… Continue reading

A stolen truck crashed into a ditch at the intersection of Jesslyn Lane and Sequim-Dungeness Way on Monday night after a brief pursuit by Clallam County Sheriff’s Office deputies. (Sgt. Randy Pieper/Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Holiday lights vandalized in downtown Port Angeles

The Olympic Kiwanis Club encourages the public to be vigilant after 34 holiday light strings on poles and trees in the Port… Continue reading

A Clallam County corrections deputy helps Ramona Ward to her seat during a hearing in Port Angeles on Monday. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Forks woman pleads not guilty to child’s murder

A Forks woman charged in the death of a 2-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty to homicide by abuse and second-degree murder.… Continue reading

A Clallam County corrections deputy helps Ramona Ward to her seat during a hearing in Port Angeles on Monday. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Police: Woman admits abduction for ransom; victim found dead

A woman acknowledged kidnapping another woman and picking up a $250,000 ransom that authorities handed over… Continue reading

Fugitive waives right to speedy trial in Clallam court

A fugitive who escaped from an Alabama prison and was caught in Port Angeles on Oct. 1 waived his right to a… Continue reading

Woman accused of rape, animal cruelty to have mental health evaluation

A Port Angeles woman accused of child rape and animal cruelty will have a mental health evaluation before trial. Deanna Marie Wilson,… Continue reading

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

A Forks woman was charged Wednesday with homicide by abuse and second-degree murder for the death of a 2-year-old boy. Ramona Jean… Continue reading

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

Port Angeles man sentenced to 2-plus years for unlawful possession of firearm

Joshua M. Wilson-Wedding has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm, Port Angeles police… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused in bus assault, two others, awaits mental health evaluation

Port Angeles man accused in bus assault, two others, awaits mental health evaluation

Riley Edge White has a Dec. 2 date for a mental health evaluation at Western State Hospital. White, 59, is facing multiple… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused in bus assault, two others, awaits mental health evaluation
$1.5 million bail set for man accused of 1978 Port Angeles murder

$1.5 million bail set for man accused of 1978 Port Angeles murder

Bail was set at $1.5 million Wednesday for a Los Angeles man accused of killing a Port Angeles woman more than 38… Continue reading

$1.5 million bail set for man accused of 1978 Port Angeles murder

Man charged in high-speed chase west of Sequim

A 25-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle for allegedly leading a sheriff’s deputy… Continue reading

$300,000 bail set for Forks woman accused in toddler’s death

$300,000 bail set for Forks woman accused in toddler’s death

Bail was set at $300,000 Monday for a Forks woman accused of killing a 2-year-old boy who was in her care. Ramona… Continue reading

$300,000 bail set for Forks woman accused in toddler’s death

Shooting victim in satisfactory condition at Seattle hospital

A man who was shot twice through his right thigh Friday west of Port Angeles was in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical… Continue reading

Forks woman arrested in child’s death

A 44-year-old Forks woman has been arrested for investigation of the second-degree murder of a 2-year-old boy. Ramona Jean Ward allegedly caused a… Continue reading

Forks woman arrested in death of toddler

A 44-year-old Forks woman is under investigation in the death of a 2-year-old boy. Ramona Jean Ward allegedly caused a traumatic brain injury… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office warns of counterfeit bills

Clallam Sheriff’s Office warns of counterfeit bills

Keep an eye out for realistic-looking counterfeit currency with Chinese characters printed in red ink on both sides, the Clallam County Sheriff’s… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office warns of counterfeit bills

Deputies: Port Angeles homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint

A homeowner held a man who broke into his home through his children’s bedroom window at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived, according… Continue reading