Crime

Kim Nails was one of three “smash and grab” burglaries in Sequim on Nov. 16-17. Sequim Police said they continue to investigate and believe the cases could be related. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Kim Nails was one of three “smash and grab” burglaries in Sequim on Nov. 16-17. Sequim Police said they continue to investigate and believe the cases could be related. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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Saturday crash closes Center Road in Chimacum

A driver was arrested for drunken driving after a single-vehicle wreck on Center Road that closed the road for about an hour. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced in high school roof fire

A 19-year-old man whose firecracker sparked a roof fire on the Port Angeles High School campus Nov. 3 was penalized with a… Continue reading

Matthew Wetherington
Matthew Wetherington
Fat Smitty's restaurant in Discovery Bay has been subjected to three burglaries this year, with thieves stealing dollar bills that patrons personalize and attach to the walls and ceiling. Thursday's latest robbery is the first time law enforcement have been able to catch the suspect thieves, however it is still under investigation if Thursday's robbers are connected to the prior robberies. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Popular Discovery Bay eatery burgled

Suspects found with signed dollar bills after Fat Smitty’s hit

Fat Smitty's restaurant in Discovery Bay has been subjected to three burglaries this year, with thieves stealing dollar bills that patrons personalize and attach to the walls and ceiling. Thursday's latest robbery is the first time law enforcement have been able to catch the suspect thieves, however it is still under investigation if Thursday's robbers are connected to the prior robberies. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Corrections officer faces rape, child porn trials

A Clallam Bay Corrections Center officer accused of raping an 11-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 14 child pornography charges and… Continue reading

Miguel Angel Medel Lopez, 38, appears in Clallam County Superior Court Thursday accused of rape of a child. Bail was set at $100,000. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Forks man receives 9 years to life for child rape

Clallam County Superior Court jury finds Miguel Angel Medel Lopez guilty after 4-day trial

Miguel Angel Medel Lopez, 38, appears in Clallam County Superior Court Thursday accused of rape of a child. Bail was set at $100,000. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
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Accused murderer Dennis Bauer's Jan. 4 trial date was affirmed Friday at a Superior Court hearing.

Trial set for Port Angeles man charged in triple murder

With two of three charged in a 2018 triple murder now in prison, Clallam County law and justice officials have turned their… Continue reading

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Accused murderer Dennis Bauer's Jan. 4 trial date was affirmed Friday at a Superior Court hearing.
Ryan Warren Ward, left, looks over court papers with attorney Lane Wolfley during Ward's sentencing for three counts of aggravated first-degree murder and multiple counts of theft and firearms violations on Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Murder sentence: Life without parole

Family members discuss their pain at court hearing

Ryan Warren Ward, left, looks over court papers with attorney Lane Wolfley during Ward's sentencing for three counts of aggravated first-degree murder and multiple counts of theft and firearms violations on Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Kallie Ann LeTellier, 36, appears via video in Clallam County Superior Court. She pleaded guilty to her role in a December 2018 murder and has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Port Angeles woman sentenced for murder

Kallie Ann LeTellier pleads guilty, will serve 35 years

Kallie Ann LeTellier, 36, appears via video in Clallam County Superior Court. She pleaded guilty to her role in a December 2018 murder and has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Driver leaves scene after collision with pole knocks out power

An alleged hit-and-run collision with a utility pole knocked out power to a neighborhood west of Sequim for about six hours into Monday… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced to seven-plus years for meth sale

A 26-year-old Port Angeles man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to methamphetamine charges this… Continue reading

Corrections officer charged with first-degree child rape

A Clallam Bay Corrections Center officer has been charged with first-degree child rape of an 11-year-old girl. Superior Court Judge Lauren Erickson… Continue reading

Charge filed in Port Angeles High School roof fire

A Port Angeles man accused of setting fire to a Port Angeles High School building told police he intended to throw a… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles student accused in roof fire

Four others said to have been with him

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Oregon man charged with knife attack at Port Angeles church

A 43-year-old Oregon man has been charged with an alleged knife attack outside a Port Angeles church. Casey Strege of Eugene, Ore.,… Continue reading

Mike Johnson

Two charged in window-shooting spree in Port Angeles

Two men were charged Wednesday in connection with a mid-October window-shooting spree in Port Angeles that police say caused $10,520 damage. Kevin… Continue reading

Oregon man in custody after church incident

Casey Strege allegedly assaulted two security guards in Port Angeles

Report: Marysville man attacked another deputy

Additional charges now on former mental patient