Crime Newsletter


Man under investigation shoots self in South Hill; deputies return fire

A man under criminal investigation shot himself in a South Hill parking lot as deputies approached to check on him after a welfare call, according...

A pickup truck with shattered glass is in a parking lot next to Popeye’s on South Hill on Tuesday morning.

Shoplift suspect dies, 3 people seriously injured during King County pursuit

A shoplifting suspect died and three people were seriously injured Monday northeast of Auburn, after sheriff’s deputies said the suspect crashed with a pickup.

Prosecutors: Man sets up robbery via social media, police identify him from Facebook photos

Police arrested a teenager accused of robbing a University Place man of his cellphone after officers identified the suspect on Facebook.

Officers at Medical Examiner’s Office escort Tukwila firefighter who died in I-5 wreck

Crews gathered Monday at the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office to escort a Tuwkila firefighter who died over the weekend in a motorcycle wreck on Interstate 5 in Fife.

Man accused of stealing liquor, attacking BevMo employee gets $1 million bail

A liquor thief turned robber when he choked a Tacoma liquor store employee, shattering a bottle of stolen vodka during the scuffle, Pierce County prosecutors said.