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Teens who killed World of Weed employee receive sentencing
Marshon Jones, now 17, and Montrell Hatfield, now 18, were sentenced to 25 years in state custody. Both had pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other felonies. Consideration was given to their age at the time of the shooting which is reflected in their sentencing. The two were connected to...
Additional charges filed stemming from December prison riots at Green Hill School
Charges stemming from two separate fights that took place at Green Hill School in Chehalis in December were filed in Lewis County Superior Court on Friday, Feb. 16. Three Green Hill inmates, ...
Sirens: Rock thrown through restaurant window; Vehicle strikes bus; Lewis County jail statistics
CHEHALIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Death investigation • A death reported in the 1500 block of North National Avenue just before 8:05 a.m. on Feb. 21 is under investigation.
Tacoma/ Pierce County Crime Stoppers MOST WANTED
We need your help to catch these criminals. Crime Stoppers wants to spread the word to help solve these cases from the Tacoma and Pierce County Areas. Watch to see if you recognize any of these suspects. Below are flyers for the featured cases. If you have any information on...
Man drove ‘crazy’ before hitting, killing pedestrian on Puyallup sidewalk, charges say
Police say the driver was under the influence of substances.
Washington pharmacies close in record numbers
A record number of Washington state pharmacies shut down last year, driven by the string of Bartell Drugs and Rite Aid closures in the Seattle area. About 60 pharmacies closed in 2023, which is
Man brought dog with him when he fatally shot business owner in Tacoma, charges say
The man was arrested on Thursday outside the Humane Society in Tacoma.
Fatal crash leads to multiple-hour shutdown of Highway 7
Washington State Patrol (WSP) is investigating a fatal crash on Highway 7 near Weiler Road south of Spanaway after a car attempted to pass a log truck. More on driving safety in WA: Drivers need to get the message about mountain pass driving. When the car tried to pass the...
Teens plead guilty to murdering Tacoma pot shop employee in armed-robbery spree
The defendants, now 17 and 18, were sentenced Friday for the robberies of multiple cannabis dispensaries in 2022.
🚨 Traffic Update: Post-Collision Traffic Backup on I-5 Southbound near Tacoma Dome
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Tacoma, WA. If you're heading southbound on I-5 in Pierce County, please be advised that the traffic congestion following an earlier collision near the Tacoma Dome persists. Although the accident, which occurred at milepost 133.86 at around 3:35 pm on February 23, 2024, has been cleared from the right lane, residual traffic backup extends into King County. Commuters can expect significant delays as traffic normalizes. Motorists are advised to exercise patience while the congestion clears. We will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves.
Pickup driver killed in head-on collision on state Route 7 near Spanaway on Thursday
The driver was attempting to pass traffic when he hit a sedan.
Deputy shoots Pierce County man in back
Pierce County deputy shoots a car theft suspect in the back as he tries to escape, the shooting was ruled "justified." The attorney for the suspect believes there is more to the case, which left Bryan Galeana Mendoza paralyzed.
Update: Winter storm watch for East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades for Sunday and Monday – up to 16 inches of snow
The National Weather Service issued an updated winter storm watch at 1:53 p.m. on Friday valid from Sunday 4 p.m. until Monday 4 p.m. for East Slopes of the Oregon Cascades. The weather service describes, "Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches possible. Local winds could gust as high as 45 mph creating blowing and drifting of snow."
‘All of you are warriors’: Lewis County Sheriff’s Office recognizes deputies, staff
While highlighting employees’ lifesaving efforts and recognizing long-standing service to their community, the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office honored many of its employees during an annual meeting at Bethel Church on Thursday. “The men and women that we have here at the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office are exceptional. They...
Gig Harbor police retail sting operation yields 19 arrests in two days
GIG HARBOR, Wash. — Gig Harbor Police Chief Kelly Busey has a message for shoplifters in western Washington. “Don’t come to Gig Harbor to steal," Busey said. Last week, the Gig Harbor Police Department partnered with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department to crack down on retail theft. Officers...
Pierce County man critically injured in drive-by shooting on I-5
WSP is seeking witnesses after a drive-by shooting sent a 35-year-old Pierce County man to the hospital.
Pierce County Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 52 Incidents and 63 Crime Stories
Pierce County Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 52 Incidents and 63 Crime Stories. During the last week, Pierce County reported a total of 52 crime cases. The most common type of crime was theft, with 17 instances, accounting for approximately 33% of all cases. This was followed by assault and suspicious situations, with 7 and 6 cases respectively. Burglary and trespassing were equally concerning, each with 5 reported cases. Other crimes, including arrests, totaled 8 cases, while vandalism and hit & run incidents were the least common, each with only 2 reported cases. These statistics reveal an unsettling prevalence of theft in the place, demanding immediate attention from local law enforcement to curb this trend and ensure the safety of residents.
Court docs: Man set up fake meeting with victim before allegedly shooting, killing her in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD, Wash. — A man accused of shooting and killing a woman in Lakewood appeared in a Pierce County courtroom Wednesday. Larie Moorer, 39, is charged with murder, assault and unlawful possession of a firearm. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. He was arrested early Tuesday morning, nearly...
Two arrested for attempting to elude law enforcement in Lewis County in separate cases
Two drivers accused separately of driving recklessly while fleeing from police in Lewis County were arrested over the weekend. The first of the two incidents occurred on Sunday, Feb. 11,
From addict to advocate: How mother of three overcame opioids to help others
LAKE TAPPS, Wash. — When meeting Jodi Borrelli, it's hard to believe that several years ago, she was addicted to heroin, living on the streets and was wanted by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. Her addiction to drugs started innocently after the mother of three injured her shoulder...