Crime Newsletter


Olympia grandfather sentenced to five years in prison for running down man in Puyallup

A 65-year-old Olympia man was sentenced Friday in Pierce County Superior Court, a few weeks after he pleaded guilty to charges he ran down and killed a pedestrian in Puyallup.

Lakewood police arrest final suspect in deadly home invasion

A 17-year-old boy has been booked into the Pierce County Jail for investigation of manslaughter, robbery, assault and kidnapping in a Lakewood robbery where one of his compatriots was shot dead.

Former contractor charged with stealing $100,000 in equipment from Franciscan Health

Pierce County prosecutors say a Tacoma man used what was supposed to be a canceled ID badge to enter Franciscan Health facilities and steal computers, monitors and scanners.

Gig Harbor newlyweds now burglary victims

Someone broke into the home of a Gig Harbor-area couple recently and stole an engagement ring and cherished belongings they hoped to pass through the generations of their family.

Driver tied to Halloween power outage charged with vehicular assault

A 34-year-old man who led Tacoma police on a short chase Oct. 31 before colliding with two cars, hurting five people and shearing a utility pole, has been charged with vehicular assault.