Crime

Tacoma man charged after chase, search in Jefferson County

Tacoma man charged after chase, search in Jefferson County

A Tacoma man accused of attempting to elude authorities in Jefferson County over the weekend faces several charges. Hugo Madriz, 39, was… Continue reading

Tacoma man charged after chase, search in Jefferson County
Joyce man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide near Sequim

Joyce man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide near Sequim

Vance Mitchell Mattix pleaded guilty Wednesday to vehicular homicide while under the influence of alcohol in the October death of a Sequim… Continue reading

Joyce man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide near Sequim
Two charged with maple theft in Jefferson County

Two charged with maple theft in Jefferson County

Two Port Townsend men were charged Tuesday in Jefferson County Superior Court with felling nearly $7,000 worth of figured maple trees on… Continue reading

Two charged with maple theft in Jefferson County
Deputies capture Tacoma man who evaded law enforcement in Port Townsend area

Deputies capture Tacoma man who evaded law enforcement in Port Townsend area

Deputies have arrested a man they said evaded law enforcement several times near Port Townsend on Sunday after a brief foot pursuit… Continue reading

Deputies capture Tacoma man who evaded law enforcement in Port Townsend area

Port Angeles man sentenced for drug, weapons violations

A 47-year-old Port Angeles man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapons charges, the… Continue reading

Port Angeles man convicted of molestation of 8-year-old

Port Angeles man convicted of molestation of 8-year-old

A 30-year-old Port Angeles man has been convicted of molesting an 8-year-old girl he was babysitting. Donald William Kingsley used his position… Continue reading

Port Angeles man convicted of molestation of 8-year-old
Man whose errant shot hit neighbor checks into treatment center

Man whose errant shot hit neighbor checks into treatment center

A Port Angeles man who was drinking up to a fifth of hard liquor a day — and sometimes more — when… Continue reading

Man whose errant shot hit neighbor checks into treatment center
Charging decision waits on police report for suspect in Forks jailbreak

Charging decision waits on police report for suspect in Forks jailbreak

A Forks man accused of assaulting an officer to break out of the Forks jail last week was exonerated of his conditions… Continue reading

Charging decision waits on police report for suspect in Forks jailbreak

Insanity defense offered in case of bludgeoning death

Benjamin George Bonner has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of a 71-year-old Sequim woman. Bonner, 18,… Continue reading

Federal judge hands down tree-poaching sentence

A long-time resident of Clallam County has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 30 days in prison for felling and… Continue reading

Port Angeles man arrested after standoff

A Port Angeles man was arrested after a two-hour standoff with law enforcement in his parked vehicle last week, police said. Tyler… Continue reading

Forks jail procedures under review after escape

Forks jail procedures under review after escape

Forks jail staffing and procedures are being reviewed after two inmates escaped Monday night, leading to one found dead by suicide and a… Continue reading

Forks jail procedures under review after escape
UPDATE: Second escaped Forks inmate now in custody; first found dead of apparent suicide

UPDATE: Second escaped Forks inmate now in custody; first found dead of apparent suicide

Boe James Baker and Alejandro Cendejas-Montoya allegedly assaulted a female guard in the jail break.

UPDATE: Second escaped Forks inmate now in custody; first found dead of apparent suicide

Stanwood man who served 10 years for plot to blow up Port Angeles motel convicted on new charges

A Snohomish County man who served 10 years in prison for plotting to use a pipe bomb to blow up a Port Angeles… Continue reading

Trial date set for son accused of killing father in Port Angeles

Trial date set for son accused of killing father in Port Angeles

Shay Clinton Darrow is competent to stand trial for his father’s murder, a final report said. Clallam County Superior Court Judge Erik… Continue reading

Trial date set for son accused of killing father in Port Angeles
Port Angeles man found with two pounds of heroin sentenced

Port Angeles man found with two pounds of heroin sentenced

An apologetic Gerald Neil Walkup was sentenced Thursday to nearly 12 years in prison in connection to one of the largest heroin… Continue reading

Port Angeles man found with two pounds of heroin sentenced

Port Angeles man charged in alleged road rage incident

A 39-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault with a deadly weapon for his role in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man arrested after reported road rage

A Port Angeles motorist arrested Saturday for allegedly pointing a pistol at a couple during a Christmas Eve road-rage incident could have… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of pointing gun at women who nearly hit him with car

A 69-year-old Port Angeles man was arrested Saturday for investigation of attempted first-degree assault for allegedly pointing a gun at two women… Continue reading

Mount Vernon man charged with child sex crimes in Joyce

A Mount Vernon man has been charged with nine counts of child sex crimes that he allegedly committed during stays in the… Continue reading