Pedestrian hit at high speed in Lacey crosswalk; driver flees

LACEY, WA – Detectives from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information after a 31-year-old man was hit by a vehicle and critically injured in Lacey early Saturday morning. The vehicle that hit him took off. The collision occurred around 3:30 am on Saturday, Nov. 5th at the intersection of Martin Way E &Continue reading “Pedestrian hit at high speed in Lacey crosswalk; driver flees”

Man who stabbed TCSO deputy in 2021 sentenced to 26+ years in prison

On Friday, March 26th, 2021, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Andrea Moore was working an overtime detail in the Pines neighborhood of Yelm. Around 8:00 pm, Deputy Moore was dispatched to a suspicious circumstance call at a residence on Holly St SE. When Deputy Moore arrived at the residence, an elderly woman answered the doorContinue reading “Man who stabbed TCSO deputy in 2021 sentenced to 26+ years in prison”

Olympia teen that went missing near airport has been arrested for murder

A 16-year-old Olympia boy who went missing on August 31 and was found safe on Tilley Rd S the next evening, has been arrested for murder by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. On August 31st, around 5:30 pm, Thurston County deputies were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the 16100 block of Tilley Rd S.Continue reading “Olympia teen that went missing near airport has been arrested for murder”

Man arrested for murder following shooting on Libby Road

A 31-year-old man was arrested for 2nd Degree Murder following an argument which led to a shooting at a residence on Libby Rd NE. Deputies were dispatched to the residence in the 4400 block of Libby Rd NE around 10:30 pm on Monday for a report of a disturbance with shots fired. According to scannerContinue reading “Man arrested for murder following shooting on Libby Road”

Olympia Police investigating stabbing at Wheeler camp

Olympia Police are investigating after a man was dropped off at St. Peter’s Hospital on Saturday night with critical stab wounds to the neck, and the car that dropped him off sped off at a high-rate of speed. Around 8:00 pm, staff at St. Peter’s called 911 when the male was dropped off. The vehicleContinue reading “Olympia Police investigating stabbing at Wheeler camp”

WSP tracks brandishing suspects in stolen car from Vancouver to Auburn, arrest made

WSP Troopers with assistance from their aircraft “Smokey” tracked a suspect vehicle in a weapons brandishing from Clark County to King County on Friday. When the vehicle pulled into an ATM in Auburn, Troopers moved in and made the arrest. Around 12:00 pm on Friday, August 19th, WSP Dispatch received calls about the driver ofContinue reading “WSP tracks brandishing suspects in stolen car from Vancouver to Auburn, arrest made”

Man killed in shooting near Rainier Vista Park following fireworks show

One man is dead following a shooting near Rainier Vista Community Park in Lacey after the annual July 3rd Fireworks Show had ended. According to Lacey Police, who were dispatched to the scene around 11:00 pm, the incident started as an argument in the neighborhood and moved into a field south of the park. WitnessesContinue reading “Man killed in shooting near Rainier Vista Park following fireworks show”

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”