Two arrested after attempting to load U-Haul from East County shop
Two men were arrested yesterday after they apparently pulled their grandfather’s rented U-Haul up to the back of a building and began loading tools from a shop in rural East Grays Harbor County. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office tells KBKW at about 3:40 Wednesday afternoon, deputies were dispatched to the 600 block of Monte Elma Road (just east of Brady) reference a reported burglary in progress. A resident at that location called to report a U-Haul backed up to his nearby shop and two men who appeared to be loading items from his shop into the U-Haul. The home owner actually confronted the suspects and blocked the driveway to his shop however the suspects did not cause any problems and remained until deputies arrived shortly thereafter. Deputies detained a 33 year old Lacey man and a 37 year old Olympia man. Deputies then found that the two men had stacked several tools up next to the entry door and were preparing to place them into the U-Haul.