Crime Newsletter


Driver dies after June 19 wreck on I-5 in Tumwater

A driver taken to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 5 in Tumwater more than two weeks ago has died from his injuries, the State Patrol said.

Inslee appoints attorney Michael Schwartz to Pierce County Superior Court bench

Defense attorney Michael Schwartz will replace Judge Thomas Larkin on the Pierce County Superior Court bench starting in July, Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday.

Two charged with stealing from dead Graham woman

Two men were charged Monday in the case of a woman whose home was ransacked and identity stolen after one of them found her dead in her driveway.

Curtis Lee Jones is led into Pierce County Superior Court on Monday for arraignment.

Man dies after vehicle hits tree near Summit

A man died early Sunday when the car he was driving hit a tree near Summit.

Man dies when homemade fireworks explode east of Orting

A 40-year-old man died Saturday when the homemade pipe-bomb fireworks he was making for the Fourth of July exploded.