Law & Justice: Port Townsend Police reports


During the week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 3, police issued seven notices of infraction to drivers in the city. Five notices were issued to the registered owners of vehicles with expired tabs; one was issued for speeding; and one was issued to a driver for failure to yield in a roundabout, resulting in a collision with another vehicle.

The following are additional police reports from the week:

Police arrested a 35-year-old man at 6:25 p.m. Jan. 28 after video confirmed he was the person who stole a purse that was left on a table at a store on Sims Way two days earlier. The suspect was taken to jail and charged with theft.

A 36-year-old woman was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Jan. 29 near the fairgrounds. She was taken to jail and charged with resisting arrest, malicious mischief, criminal trespass, assaulting a police officer and assault for an incident that occurred in August 2018.

A 23-year-old man was arrested at 10:10 p.m. Jan. 29 on Sims Way when an officer observed him running a stoplight and speeding in the area. The suspect was arrested, taken to jail and charged with DUI and obstructing a law enforcement officer.

Police stopped a driver traveling on Sims Way at 11:20 p.m. Jan. 31 when they discovered the man was driving without a license. The driver also was issued a notice of infraction for not having insurance. He was cited and released.


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