Crime

Doctor’s license suspended following sexual assault arrest

The Washington State Department of Health this week suspended the license of a doctor on the Olympic Peninsula after… Continue reading

One dead in shooting at Sandy Shores Lake

Sheriff’s investigators leaning toward self-defense

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A gaping hole opens the side of a smoke and paraphernalia shop near U.S Highway 101 and Mount Pleasant Road after it was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

Driver cited after crashing into wall

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel early Tuesday morning was cited for second-degree negligent driving after crashing his car into… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
A gaping hole opens the side of a smoke and paraphernalia shop near U.S Highway 101 and Mount Pleasant Road after it was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

Deputies: Car prowls likely connected to recent burglaries

By Brian Gawley Peninsula Daily News Clallam County Sheriff Office deputies are treating a wave of recent car prowls between Sequim and Port Angeles as… Continue reading

Two sought in three burglaries

Authorities suspect same two in all of the crimes

Port Townsend woman charged after hitting bicyclist

A Port Townsend woman faces arraignment Friday after she was charged with hit-and-run injury, a felony,… Continue reading

Murder case on hold for state hospital admission in November

Kenney must understand charges against him to proceed

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to disabling repeater in park

Ranting about revolution, he prompted evacuation of Deer Park area

OMC doctor arrested for sexual assault

Alleged victims were patients at hospital

Richard Welches.

Port Angeles man sentenced to 22 years for drugs, firearms

Convicted felon had outstanding warrants in several instances

Richard Welches.

Sequim man convicted of child rape

Incidents occurred between 2002-2006

Man sentenced to jail on voyeurism charges

Incidents in Clallam, Jefferson counties; four counts dismissed

Sequim police continue to investigate a burglary at Coastal Farm & Ranch. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

One arrested, two at large in Sequim burglary

ATF assisting due to large number of firearms stolen

Sequim police continue to investigate a burglary at Coastal Farm & Ranch. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Attempted murder trial postponed to November

Luoma attorney seeks ‘diminished capacity defense’

Pair arrested in connection with burglary

Deputies call off pursuit with speeds over 100 mph

Makah man sentenced to 16 months in prison after carjacking

An enrolled member of the Makah Tribe has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 16 months in prison after authorities… Continue reading

Delay for trial possible in Sequim attempted murder case

More discovery being gathered by police, State Patrol

Law enforcement officials bemoan laws they say hamper their work

Drug possession, pursuits specific areas of police concern

A bright mural created by Cammry Lapka covers the boarded over the space where a burglar broke a window, entered the Esther Webster Gallery at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, and stole items from a traveling exhibit. Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, says that despite the seeming senselessness of the crime, that it was also an opportunity to bring the community together. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Fine Arts Center moving on with new exhibit after burglary

Organizers have renewed appreciation for local connection

A bright mural created by Cammry Lapka covers the boarded over the space where a burglar broke a window, entered the Esther Webster Gallery at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, and stole items from a traveling exhibit. Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, says that despite the seeming senselessness of the crime, that it was also an opportunity to bring the community together. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Competency evaluation ordered for man accused of attempted murder of officer

Investigators also urge charge of first-degree murder