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”

Narcotics Task Force arrests 3, seizes $1.2 million worth of drugs at Scatter Creek Rest Area

The Thurston County Narcotics Task Force conducted on operation on Monday, November 8th that resulted in the arrest of three subjects for drug and firearms offenses and the seizure of $1.2 million worth of drugs, $90,000 in US currency, and several firearms and soft-body armor vests. Officers contacted the three subjects in a rental vehicleContinue reading “Narcotics Task Force arrests 3, seizes $1.2 million worth of drugs at Scatter Creek Rest Area”

Lacey Police investigating shooting at Super 8 Motel

UPDATE 4:30 PM – Police have confirmed that a 29-year old male and 27-year old female were found in the hotel room with gunshot wounds. One subject is deceased and the other was transported to St Peter’s Hospital with life threatening injuries. Officers also confirmed that the two subjects were from out of state. TheyContinue reading “Lacey Police investigating shooting at Super 8 Motel”

Details released in 5th Ave Bridge murder investigation

A 24-year old male is in custody for 2nd Degree Murder after he allegedly attacked a man in his 40s, kicking him in the face and rendering him unconscious. He was later found dead where the assault occurred. Olympia Police were dispatched to the area of the 5th Avenue Bridge at approximately 2:00 am onContinue reading “Details released in 5th Ave Bridge murder investigation”

Pedestrian airlifted to Harborview following collision on Plum St off-ramp

An unidentified pedestrian has been airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after they were struck on the off-ramp from I-5 southbound to Plum St Sunday evening. Troopers with the Washington State Patrol arrived around 9:15 pm Sunday. They found a severely injured person in the road and requested aid. It was unclear at firstContinue reading “Pedestrian airlifted to Harborview following collision on Plum St off-ramp”

Cat found dead in neighbor’s yard being investigated as suspicious

Questions are arising and rumors are circulating about the possible return of a Thurston County “cat killer” after a cat was found killed and mutilated in a neighborhood near Olympia High School. The cat was found in a yard in the area of Eskridge Blvd SE & Quince St SE, according to posts made onContinue reading “Cat found dead in neighbor’s yard being investigated as suspicious”

State Patrol identifies man killed in Rochester motorcycle accident on Sunday

The Washington State Patrol has identified the man who was killed in a motorcycle accident on SR 12 at Forstrom Rd SW near Rochester on Sunday evening. He has been identified as Craig J. Nelson, 62, of Centralia. Nelson was travelling westbound on SR 12 on his motorcycle when a man driving a yellow ChevroletContinue reading “State Patrol identifies man killed in Rochester motorcycle accident on Sunday”