Hoquiam Police Return Wallet Left at Scene of Burglary, Arrest Owner

HOQUIAM, Wash. – A burglar apparently left his wallet at the scene of the crime Monday morning, Hoquiam officers were happy to return it, and offer a night’s stay for burglary in the second degree. The 19 year old told officers that red and blue lights from a nearby traffic stop spooked him while on the third floor of a building in the 700 block of Simpson avenue in Downtown Hoquiam.
Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us items stolen included clothing, movies, comic books and magazines. A juvenile found with the suspect was taken into custody on minor in possession charges, an 18 year old Hoquiam man was also implicated and arrested on related charges. 


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.