Shooting at Drexel House appears to be self-defense, shooter not in custody

The shooting that occurred the evening of Friday, June 17, at the Drexel House Apartments in the 600 block of Pattison St SE, at this time appears to be a self-defense shooting as police say the shooter is not in custody. Thurston County Scanner, News, and Weather Blog originally reported the incident on Facebook onContinue reading “Shooting at Drexel House appears to be self-defense, shooter not in custody”

Suspect in custody following armed robbery, carjacking, shots fired near elementary school

A suspect is in custody following a series of crimes – including two armed robberies, a high-speed chase, and shots fired at Deputies near an elementary school – in the Lacey area on Friday afternoon. It all started when Thurston County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an armed robbery at Buddie’s Grocery, the Shell stationContinue reading “Suspect in custody following armed robbery, carjacking, shots fired near elementary school”

Six people arrested at Lacey hotel this week, including one for suspected drug dealing

Lacey Police officers are noting an increase in criminal activity at the Super 8 Hotel on College St SE. Six arrests have been made at the location in the last week, including three last Saturday. Saturday, January 29 at approximately 5:30 pm, officers contacted a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the hotel. WhenContinue reading “Six people arrested at Lacey hotel this week, including one for suspected drug dealing”

Thurston County deputy arrested on suspicion of domestic violence crimes

An off-duty Thurston County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested at his home last week on suspicion of domestic violence assault and malicious mischief after a fight with his girlfriend, according to case records obtained from the Tumwater Police Department. Tumwater Police responded to the incident around 11:00 pm on Thursday, January 27th. The deputy’s girlfriendContinue reading “Thurston County deputy arrested on suspicion of domestic violence crimes”

Two adults, one child killed in Rainier house fire

Two adults in their 40s and a 3-year-old child were killed when their house caught fire in the Rainier area early Saturday morning. Firefighters from the Southeast Thurston Regional Fire Authority were dispatched to the scene at the 16100 block of Village Dr SE, off of Vail Cutoff Rd SE, at approximately 1:20 am. NeighborsContinue reading “Two adults, one child killed in Rainier house fire”

Chehalis Tribal Police officers injured in airboat collision while assisting in flood evacuation

Two Chehalis Tribal Police officers were injured Friday night while responding to assist a family in evacuating their home due to flooding in Oakville. One of the officers was arilifted to Harborview Medical Center. According to the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office, a family called 911 at approximately 10:22 pm requesting assistance in evacuating theirContinue reading “Chehalis Tribal Police officers injured in airboat collision while assisting in flood evacuation”

Olympia Police arrest two suspects in Haggen robbery

Olympia Police officers took two suspects into custody on Friday evening after they allegedly robbed the Haggen Northwest Fresh grocery store in the 1300 block of Cooper Point Rd SW. Officers responded around to the store at 8:40 pm Friday. According to scanner traffic, the two suspects, a male and a female, stole cleaning supplies,Continue reading “Olympia Police arrest two suspects in Haggen robbery”

Details for many of the 25+ auto thefts that occurred last week in Thurston County

On Monday, November 22nd, Olympia Police responded to an auto theft that occurred between 8:37 am and 8:49 am at a residence in the 2500 block of Meagan Ct SE, off of Boulevard Rd. A 2003 Ford F350 pickup had been stolen while a resident was inside, in the shower. The vehicle was recovered aroundContinue reading “Details for many of the 25+ auto thefts that occurred last week in Thurston County”

Department of Corrections searching for inmate who escaped Cedar Creek

Officials with the Washington State Department of Corrections are searching for a 32-year-old inmate who escaped the Cedar Creek Corrections Center in southwest Thurston County early Saturday morning. Garrett Young, 32, was found to be missing during routine checks at 2:00 am Saturday, according to a news release from DOC. It appears he escaped byContinue reading “Department of Corrections searching for inmate who escaped Cedar Creek”

Flood warning issued for Chehalis River near Grand Mound

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Chehalis River near Grand Mound in Thurston and Grays Harbor counties. The warning will go into effect this evening and will expire late Sunday morning. Minor flooding is forecast. The warning reads: …FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING… * WHAT…MinorContinue reading “Flood warning issued for Chehalis River near Grand Mound”