After a pair of illegal fires within the Quilcene Fire Rescue (QFR) district during the burn ban, two demands for reimbursement were issued to property owners for their expenses, which added up to more than $4,000.
Officials have confirmed the remains found in Olympic National Park Aug. 10 belong to Jacob Gray.
Clothing and equipment matching that of missing 22-year-old Jacob Gray, of Port Townsend, was found in the Olympic National Park Aug. 10.
A Port Angeles homeless man reportedly told officials he heard voices telling him to kill someone, which resulted in him stabbing a Port Townsend homeless man multiple times.
Last month, an Idaho judge returned a woman convicted of attacking a Port Townsend woman to prison after breaking her parole.
Ten sexual predators who targeted children, including a number in Jefferson County, were taken off the streets in a multiday operation run by law enforcement, county prosecutors and victim advocate specialists. Additionally, seven children were identified as potential victims of sex abuse crimes.
Port Townsend Police Department officers responded to 221 calls for service between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1, including 5 911 calls, 4 reports of burglaries, 6 calls for assistance from other agencies, 1 incident of harassment, 4 thefts and 3 reports of threats made. Officers also made 76 traffic stops.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has responded to hundreds of false alarms in recent years, with 387 unwarranted alarm calls received in 2017 alone.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) responded to 338 calls for service between Jan. 8 and Jan. 15, including 13 requests for help with a civil process, 16 field interviews, 4 reports of harassment, 4 incidents of property damage, 2 noise complaints, 9 reports of suspicious circumsta…
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee expressed a defiant attitude toward U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced Jan. 4 the rescinding of Obama-era guidelines that assisted the legalization of nonmedical marijuana in Washington, seven other states and the District of Columbia.
With a majority in the Washington Senate now, state Democrats have found an early target in firearm regulation as the 2018 legislative session gets underway. Monday, Jan. 8 was the first day of session.
Land use dominated the public comment period of the Jefferson County commissioners’ Jan. 8 meeting, as residents of Marrowstone Island and Tarboo Valley raised concerns about the potential impacts of a proposed marijuana business and a proposed shooting range, respectively, to their neighborhoods.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to 307 calls for service between Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, including 5 assaults, 3 burglaries, 2 death investigations, 15 requested contacts with the public, 2 complaints of gunshots, 8 incidents of suspicious circumstances, 11 traffic collisions an…
The Port Townsend Police Department responded to 197 calls for service between Dec. 8 and Dec. 14, including four general alarms, 1 report of a vicious animal, 6 thefts and 6 reports of suspicious activities. Officers conducted 75 traffic stops. Some of those calls included:
The Port Townsend Police Department responded to 191 calls between Dec. 1 and Dec. 7, including 8 general alarms, 2 burglaries, 2 thefts, 2 incidents of malicious mischief and 3 reports of fraud. Officers made 58 traffic stops. The following are among the incidents recorded.