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Wednesday Nov 25 | via Peninsula Daily News
Clallam County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 25-year-old Port Angeles transient after answering a burglar alarm at about 9 a.m. Monday at the Mount Angeles Memorial Cemetery, 45 Monroe Road. According to a news release, Deputy Mike Backes was patrolling nearby and contacted a cemetery employee who said he'd seen a man wearing dark clothes and carrying a tool bag leave the building where the alarm had rung. Comment?
Sunday Nov 22 | via Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles police have arrested a man they sought after a stabbing in the 800 block of South A Street. Stephen B. Gierke, 27, of Port Angeles was arrested at about 9:20 p.m. Thursday for investigation of second-degree assault and for an unrelated felony warrant, said Deputy Chief Brian Smith in a news release. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Peninsula Daily News
A 49-year-old Port Angeles man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for raping a woman who uses a wheelchair. Rodney Charles Bright pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to amended charges of third-degree rape, lack of consent, and second-degree possession of stolen property as part of a negotiated plea agreement with prosecutors for separate incidents that occurred last June and July. 1 comment
Thursday Nov 19 | via Peninsula Daily News
A protest against crime and illegal drugs is planned from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday on East First Street. Participants will meet at noon at Jessie Webster Park at East Second and South Eunice streets, then walk to the empty lot of East First Street, across the street from Swain's General Store, said organizer Chelsea Ward. Comment?
Sunday Nov 8 | via Peninsula Daily News
A dozen firearms and other stolen property were recovered from two storage units in Joyce on Oct. 28 and 29, a Clallam County sheriff's detective said. Some of the items were believed to have been stolen in an Oct. 24 burglary south of Port Angeles, while others were reported as stolen from recent vehicle prowls and burglaries in Port Angeles, Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Comment?
Oct 28, 2015 | via Peninsula Daily News
A Port Angeles man who was shot by his brother-in-law in a domestic dispute has been found not guilty of second-degree assault. James Jay Barnett, 55, was acquitted by a Clallam County jury Oct. 21 after claiming self-defense. Comment?
Oct 27, 2015 | via Peninsula Daily News
Three car prowls and a stolen kayak were reported in a Port Angeles neighborhood, and city police are reminding the public to keep doors locked and to report suspicious activity. Car prowls were reported in the 1300 block of East Seventh Street between Ennis and Liberty streets near Peninsula College early Saturday morning, Deputy Police Chief Brian Smith said. Comment?
Oct 18, 2015 | via Peninsula Daily News
A Port Angeles man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle and four other crimes after he allegedly shot at a house and led authorities on a 120 mph car chase in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Kylor Thomas Mackey, 19, will be arraigned in Clallam County Superior Court this coming Friday. Comment?
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