Homemade explosive device injures 3 South Aberdeen residents

A homemade explosive device sent three to the hospital Monday afternoon, Detective Sergeant Art Laur tells us at about 6:22pm, they received information from staff at the Grays Harbor Community Hospital that a 26 year-old man and 21 year- old woman were being treated for burns related to a small explosion. A third victim, a 4 year-old female, was mentioned as also injured in the explosion but was not currently at the hospital. Aberdeen Officers responded to a residence located in the 1600 Block of Coolidge road in an effort to locate the child.

When the officers arrived at the residence they observed a roll of toilet paper smoking on the pavement behind the house. Also noted in the area was a severely chard women’s tank top. While at the residence, it was discovered that the 4 year-old child was now at the hospital having her injuries attended to.

Aberdeen Police Detectives were called to the location and soon determined that the 26 year- old male had been at the residence with his 21 year-old girlfriend and 4 year-old niece. He had placed the toilet paper roll on the ground and poured black powder on top of it. He then lit a fuse which he had attached to the paper, causing the powder to smoke and flash. He then attempted this act again but when he poured the black powder on top, it exploded.

The male received burns to his left hand and leg. The 21 year-old female received burns to both legs, abdomen, and left arm. The 4 year-old child received burns to her upper chest and shoulder area. The 21 year-old female and 4 year-old child were transported by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center with non life threatening injuries. The 21 year-old male was taken to the same location by a family member. Both females remain at Harborview in satisfactory condition. The male was treated and released.

The investigation is on going.

 

Hoquiam transient walks into traffic after growling and yelling at pedestrian

A man walked into traffic last night in Aberdeen, Police Captain John Green tells us a witness reported the man walking behind her growling and yelling at her before she crossed the street and saw him walk in front of a car on Simpson Avenue. Green said she crossed the street as he was making her uncomfortable and to get away from him. She told investigators that after she crossed the street the pedestrian attempted to cross the street too but was struck by the vehicle.

It happened at 10:16 p.m. Aberdeen Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Simpson Avenue for a Vehicle v. Pedestrian collision. The driver, a 59 year old Shelton woman, told investigators that the man just walked out in front of her. Green said officers also talked with the car behind her at the time, who supported her account that she was driving below the speed limit when the man entered the roadway without warning.
The 33 year old Hoquiam transient was transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital by the Aberdeen Fire Department.

Aberdeen man allegedly stabbed over rent argument

An argument over rent money left one Aberdeen man stabbed in the back Friday night. Police Captain John Green tells us the man walked to the police station around 8 that night, knocked on the staff door, and told an officer “she stabbed me”

The officer saw evidence of a recent on his back, and requested the Aberdeen Fire Department respond to the station to treat the man, a 51 year old Aberdeen male.

The investigating officers determined that an alleged verbal argument had occurred at an apartment in the 200 block of East First street. Officers were told that the argument was over rent money owed by the female roommate of the victim. Allegedly at one point during the argument, the victim male turned his back to the suspect who stabbed him in the back with a knife.
A 56 year old Aberdeen female was arrested by responding Aberdeen Officers at the apartment.
An Aberdeen Detective was called in and obtained a search warrant and processed the crime scene.

Arrest made after Aberdeen homeowner interrupts burglary, chases suspect, reports plate

Aberdeen Police arrested a 23 year old Aberdeen man last week for residential burglary, after a homeowner in the 100 block of East 10th street interrupted a burglary Thursday evening, chased the suspect to a getaway car, then reported the license plate.

Police Captain John Green tells us at about 5:27 P.M. Thursday, they responded to a home in the 100 block of East 10th on the report that the resident had come home and interrupted a male subject who was allegedly burglarizing the home.
It was reported that the suspect fled on foot and was chased by the home owners. The suspect then got into a white Honda car and fled the area. The home owners obtained the license plate of the fleeing car.
Officers located the car parked and unattended about 3/4 of a mile away from the victims home. The Aberdeen Police K-9 team of Steve Timmons and Titus was brought in and they conducted a track from the area of the suspects vehicle. The vehicle was impounded by the investigating officers.
At about 7:27 P.M. a suspect was located in the area of West 9th street by Aberdeen Officers. He is a 23 year old Aberdeen male. He was arrested for Residential Burglary and two unrelated Aberdeen Municipal Court arrest warrants for Malicious Mischief in the Third Degree.
The case has been assigned to an Aberdeen Detective and the investigation is continuing.

Aberdeen Police seek man who assaulted another with food tray

Aberdeen Police are seeking a man that apparently assaulted another man with a wooden food tray Friday afternoon. Police Captain John Green tells us at about 2:34 P.M. Aberdeen Officers responded to the 100 block of South Michigan Street on the report of an assault of a 57 year old male who lived at the residence. The responding officers were advised that the victim had stopped breathing and dispatch was conducting phone CPR with a person at the residence. The victim responded to the CPR and began breathing on his own.

Investigating officers discovered that the victim was assaulted by a male subject who allegedly hit him repeatedly on the head with a wood food tray. The Aberdeen Fire Department responded. They treated and then transported the victim to GH Community Hospital.

The suspect was identified and is being sought by police.

Aberdeen Police arrest shooting suspect Daniel Galeana-Ramirez

Aberdeen police have arrested the suspect in last week’s shooting, 20 year old Daniel Galeana-Ramirez was found on the South side of Aberdeen Wednesday afternoon. Police Captain John Green tells us they responded to a tip in the 1200 block of Harding road. Aberdeen officers and detectives located the suspects car in the driveway. The home was surrounded while detectives attempted to contact any person inside the home by phone.

At 3:28 P.M. the suspect walked out of the back door and surrendered to the police officers. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. The Aberdeen Regional Crisis Response Team secured the residence. The home is under police control while detectives apply for a search warrant.

Aberdeen Officers were assisted by deputies from the GHSO and officers from Hoquiam PD, and Cosmopolis PD.

The investigation is continuing.

Green said they believe Galeana-Ramirez shot another man Friday night after a confrontation in the 800 block of East 2nd street.
A 19 year old man was treated at Community Hospital for a gun shot wound to his leg, Galeana-Ramirez was living in the 700 block of West 3rd street.

Aberdeen police seek shooting suspect

Aberdeen police are searching for a shooting suspect after finding his victim at the local hospital. Police Captain John Green tells us just before 9 P.M. Friday, they were called to the area of 2nd. and C St. on a report of shots being fired. Officers were told that residents in the area heard gun shots. They then saw numerous subjects flee the area on foot and in cars. Evidence of a gun being fired was located in the area.

On 1/31/14 at about 9:35 P.M. Aberdeen Officers received information that a 19 year old male had arrived at Grays Harbor Community Hospital with a apparent gun shot wound to his leg.

Aberdeen Officers were told by the victim that he was walking in the 800 block of E. 2nd with two other persons. He said that the suspect came out of a house and words were exchanged. The victim told the Investigating Police Officers that the suspect displayed a firearm and that he was then shot in the leg.

The suspect and victim fled the location with the victim eventually arriving at the hospital.

The suspect was identified but has not been located at this time. The investigation is continuing.

Vandalism downtown Aberdeen lands transient in jail

ABERDEEN, Wash. – On 11/15/13 at about 0300 Aberdeen Police Officers discovered that an unknown subject(s) had knocked over four garbage cans and four concrete planters downtown.  One of the planters shattered when it was turned over. A planter in front of Amore was also broken. All the damage were to the items on the North side of Heron street in the 100 West and 100 East block.
 
At about 8:04 A.M. a male subject was observed knocking over a cement planter in the area of Heron and I street by a witness.  Aberdeen Officers located the suspect, a 46 year old Aberdeen transient, in the 100 Block of West Heron street.  The suspect was arrested for Malicious Mischief 3rd degree, and on an outstanding Aberdeen Municipal Court arrest warrant and booked into the City of Aberdeen Jail.
 
Damage was estimated at under $750 dollars.

Aberdeen man refuses to get off hood of his stolen car, recovers car

Officers were told that the suspect had come inside the victims house, obtained the keys to the car, and had attempted to steal the car. They were also told that the homeowner had recovered the car from the suspect and that the suspect had fled the area on foot.

The responding officers had been given a description of the suspect. They began to set up a containment so a track could be attempted by the Aberdeen K-9 team of Officer Steve Timmons and Titus.

The victims were contacted by an Aberdeen Officer. They told him that he and his wife had just turned out the lights in the house. They were in the bedroom when they heard someone inside the house. Thinking it may be his son the victim walked out to the front room. He reported seeing a subject walking out the back of the house and toward the area their cars are parked.

The male victim heard one of their cars start. He asked his wife if she gave their son permission to use the car. When she told him no the male went out to the car to tell his son to stop using the car. When he went to his car he saw that it was not his son in the drivers seat, but a man he did not recognize.

The owner of the car yelled for the suspect to stop. The suspect backed the stolen car into the victims other car. It was reported to the investigating officers that the suspect then put the stolen car into drive and moved toward the victim male, striking him in his left leg causing an abrasion on his knee.

The victim male said he jumped on the hood of his car as the suspect started heading down Perry Street. The victim said the suspect accelerated rapidly down Perry Street and then stopped abruptly. The male was still on the hood of the car. It was reported that the suspect backed up and then went forward, stopping again in an apparent effort to throw the owner from the hood of his car.

The owner was on the hood of the car when the suspect jumped out of the car while leaving it in drive. The victim told the police that the suspect said something to him about the victim chasing the car himself.

The suspect fled on foot as the stolen vehicle rolled forward. The owner was able to get into the car and get it stopped.

Aberdeen Officers, with the assistance of Officers from Hoquiam PD and Cosmopolis PD, began a track with the Aberdeen K-9 team. K-9 Titus and Officer Steve Timmons tracked to a home in the 1000 Block of West Cushing Street.

A female came out of the home and contacted the Aberdeen Officers. She was cooperative with the investigating officers. Two male subjects walked out of the house. The male victim was brought to the location and he positively identified one of the males as the suspect who had tried to steal his car.

A 27 year old transient male was taken into custody for residential burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, vehicle assault, DWLS 3rd degree, making a false statement, and hit and run unattended. The suspect is well known to local law enforcement and is currently in custody in the City of Aberdeen jail.

The investigation is continuing.