Crime

Port Angeles man arrested after allegedly pointing loaded assault rifle at passing car

A Port Angeles man will make his first court appearance Monday after he was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly pointing a loaded… Continue reading

Deputies arrest man in theft of memorial statue of dog

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man suspected of the theft of a memorial statue of a popular dog. Adam Lux,… Continue reading

The driver of a moped was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a 20 mph chase through Port Angeles. (Port Angeles Police Department)

Moped driver arrested after 20 mph chase through Port Angeles

A moped driver was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and obstructing a law enforcement officer after leading… Continue reading

The driver of a moped was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a 20 mph chase through Port Angeles. (Port Angeles Police Department)

Neah Bay man sentenced for abusing minor

A Neah Bay man has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for sexual abuse of a… Continue reading

Federal court sentences Kingston man for child molestation

A Kingston man will serve eight years in prison for molesting a young child. Gary Clyde Wellman Jr., 28, was sentenced in U.S.… Continue reading

Report: Lacey man attempts to swim away from deputies — into Hood Canal

A man was transported to Harborview Medical Center to be treated for hypothermia after attempting to flee from Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies… Continue reading

Fugitive sex offender found near Mexico border

A 40-year-old sex offender wanted for failing to report to authorities as required allegedly stole two vehicles on his way to being… Continue reading

Port Angeles investigates possible data breach

City officials will hire a computer forensics company by noon today to investigate reports by residents this week that information on credit… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with reckless burning now charged after threatening truck owner with machete

Port Angeles man charged with reckless burning now charged after threatening truck owner with machete

A Port Angeles man charged in December with setting fire to his home while two other people were inside is now jailed… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with reckless burning now charged after threatening truck owner with machete

Washington state man indicted in death of Alaska surgeon

A Washington state man charged with stealing thousands in cash and household goods from an Alaska… Continue reading

FBI, Port Angeles investigate possible compromise of customer credit cards

The FBI is helping city officials investigate reports by residents that their credit cards have been compromised, city officials announced in a… Continue reading

Port Angeles police suspend search for suspect after canvassing downtown

Port Angeles police suspend search for suspect after canvassing downtown

Police suspended their active search Monday afternoon for a man who is wanted for investigation of felony domestic violence assault in violation… Continue reading

Port Angeles police suspend search for suspect after canvassing downtown

Port Angeles woman arrested on suspicion of illegal drug sales

A Port Angeles woman who allegedly sold methamphetamine and heroin to detectives is now in jail for investigation of several drug charges.… Continue reading

Individuals with information about a break-in at Sunny Farms Country Store on Wednesday are asked to contact Detective Sgt. Eric Munger at 360-417-2576 or Dispatch at 360-417-2459 regarding this crime.

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office probing Carlsborg burglary

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at Sunny Farms Country Store. Deputy Mark Titterness took a burglary report Wednesday at… Continue reading

Individuals with information about a break-in at Sunny Farms Country Store on Wednesday are asked to contact Detective Sgt. Eric Munger at 360-417-2576 or Dispatch at 360-417-2459 regarding this crime.

Walmart theft nets 45-day sentence for Forks woman

A Forks woman has been sentenced to 45 days in jail for taking more than $300 worth of merchandise from the Port… Continue reading

Gerald Neil Walkup of Port Angeles, 26, makes an initial appearance in Clallam County Superior Court Monday. (Jesse Major/PeninsulaDailyNews)

Two inmates charged with second-degree assault after alleged jailhouse beating

Two Clallam County jail inmates are charged with second-degree assault after they allegedly beat up another inmate, breaking his ribs. Gerald Neil… Continue reading

Gerald Neil Walkup of Port Angeles, 26, makes an initial appearance in Clallam County Superior Court Monday. (Jesse Major/PeninsulaDailyNews)
Lawyer at hearing: Accused murderer wanted to die

Lawyer at hearing: Accused murderer wanted to die

He was in a Canadian prison 29 years ago, already serving a life sentence for murdering a Victoria, B.C. woman, when Tommy… Continue reading

Lawyer at hearing: Accused murderer wanted to die

Clallam County man sentenced for indecent exposure in Jefferson

A Sequim man has been sentenced to nearly five months in jail and two years probation after pleading guilty to multiple counts… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff seeks man who failed to report

Clallam sheriff seeks man who failed to report

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a registered sex offender who failed to report to the state Department of Corrections.… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff seeks man who failed to report
Joseph Warren Recoy, 24, is escorted into Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Bail set after stabbing

Bail for a Port Angeles man who admitted to stabbing a man in a parking lot Monday morning was set at $150,000… Continue reading

Joseph Warren Recoy, 24, is escorted into Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)