Aberdeen man breaks windows after Grays Harbor Transit hits and kills his dog

Aberdeen Police investigated after a man apparently shattered two windows of a Grays Harbor Transit bus. Police Captain John Green said the man was upset because the bus had killed his dog.
Green said just before 3 Tuesday afternoon they responded to the area of the 500 Block of W. Huntley street reference a report of a disorderly male at the location.

Responding officers discovered that a 21 year old male had become very upset after a Grays Harbor Transit bus had accidently struck his dog and killed it. The man began striking the windows on the side of the bus with his hands, shattering two of them. It was reported that he yelled at the bus driver in a threatening manner. The female bus driver was visibly upset when the officers arrived.

The Aberdeen man was arrested for Malicious Mischief in the Second degree and booked into the City of Aberdeen jail. He was released on his own recognizance this morning.
The investigation is continuing.

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Active Shooter Training at Miller Junior High School in Aberdeen – just a drill

Police will storm Miller Junior High School in Aberdeen this weekend, over and over again. It’s part of Active Shooter Training for local departments. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us his department, in conjunction with the Aberdeen Fire Department and numerous other Law Enforcement and Fire Agencies within Grays Harbor, is conducting a multi-agency Active Shooter Training Drill will be held at Miller Jr. Hi the morning of November 1st.

This training drill is the second in a series of events planned by local law enforcement and fire departments to test and evaluate our joint response to active shooter type incidents. The November 1st drill has been in the planning phase for over two months.

The drill is expected to last a total of five hours and involves the following agencies.

Aberdeen Police Department

Aberdeen Fire Department

Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office

Hoquiam Police Department

Hoquiam Fire Department

Grays Harbor Fire District 2

Grays Harbor Communications (911)

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

Aberdeen School District

Cosmopolis man mugged in Aberdeen, police seek tips

Aberdeen police are looking for tips after a man was attacked by two people near Heron and L Street early Tuesday morning.
Police Captain John Green tells KBKW at about 1:10 this morning, they responded to a call of a Spanish speaking male who was reporting a robbery. The victim, a 24 year old Cosmopolis male, was in the area of Heron and L Street.

Officers saw that the victim had a laceration on his head and he was bleeding. The Aberdeen Fire Department responded and provided aid to the victim. The victim was transported to the GHCH by AFD.
The investigating officer used the language line and found out the victim was reporting that he had been assaulted and robbed of his wallet and cell phone near the motel by the AM PM store.
The victim reported he was walking home behind the Travel Lure hotel when he was confronted by two men and a women. The victim said he was assaulted by the two males who hit him and knocked him to the ground. His wallet and cell phone was taken from him. The victim said the female suspect supplied a knife to one of the male suspects during the attack. From the initial investigation it did not appear the victim was assaulted with the knife.

He described the suspects as:

White female, about five feet tall, about 120 pounds with straight dark hair in a long ponytail, and early 20’s in age.

White male, 5-4 to 5-5, thin build, long black hair.

White male, about 6 feet tall, average build, and mid to late 20’s in age.

The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Aberdeen Police Department at 360-533-3180 or the APD tip line at 360-538-4450.

Aberdeen man robbed while walking home

Aberdeen Police are looking for tips to an armed robbery that took place outside an F street apartment earlier this week. Police Captain John Green tells KBKW on 10/13/14 at about 10:29 A.M. Aberdeen Police Officers responded to the report of a robbery that occurred the night before in the area of the 200 Block of N. F Street.

The victim told the investigating officer that on 10/12/14 at about 9:00 P.M. he was walking to his apartment. His apartment has a front door that leads into the alley. The victim said he saw a group of men standing in the area. He described them as three Native Americans and one black male.

The victim said as he passed the group the black male struck him in the chest and then displayed a knife. The victim said the black male struck him in the forehead with the tip of the knife. The victim reported that the black male also struck him numerous times while the other suspects held his arms back.

The victim said that the suspects took his wallet and cell phone.

The victim was helped to his apartment by another tenant.

The victim refused medical assistance.

The suspects were described as:

1. Black male, approximately 30 years of age, taller than 5,5, medium build with a full beard. LSW a black hoodie, black pants, white shoes.

2. Three Native American males about 20 years of age.


Anyone with information is asked to call the Aberdeen Police Department at 360-533-3180 or the tip line at 360-538-4450.

Maintenance man caught on trail-cam stealing from Aberdeen apartment

An apartment maintenance man was arrested for using his keys to get into at least one Aberdeen home. Police Captain John Green tells us they were contacted Tuesday the 14th by a resident who lives at the Broadway Apartments in the 300 Block of N. Broadway about a theft from their apartment. The resident is also the owner and manager of the apartment building according to reports.

The resident said that they had experienced thefts from their apartment for the past month, and they suspected the building maintenance person in the thefts.

The resident set up an animal camera in their apartment, it’s recording appeared to show the apartment building maintenance person entering the apartment and taking cash that belonged to the resident.

Investigating officers located the maintenance person, a 27 year old Aberdeen male, in the basement of the building. He was arrested without incident on charges of Residential Burglary, Possession of drug paraphernalia, and two Aberdeen Municipal Court arrest warrants.

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.

MRAP leads parade to front door of conflict, then through downtown Aberdeen

Aberdeen Police arrested a man on assault in the first degree charges this morning following a standoff that ended with the use of their new armored vehicle.
Police Captain John Green tells us they received the call around 5:30 this morning of a shotgun being fired in a room at the Travelodge hotel in the 500 block of Wishkah street. Aberdeen, Hoquiam and Cosmopolis police responding found a woman had already left the room, leaving the suspect alone. Initial contact did not work this morning, Green said they evacuated nearby rooms, shutdown a couple blocks of Wishkah street, and activated the Regional Crisis Response Unit. That includes the large military looking vehicle you might have seen in the Founder’s Day Parade this morning just a few blocks away from the scene of the crime – still being processed.
Their Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) was driven to the front door of the room, a negotiator was able to speak with him from the other side, Green said the 59 year old man eventually came to the door and was taken into custody without further incident.

Aberdeen Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP)


Aberdeen man kicks in door to “wrong hotel room,” arrested for burglary

A man apparently kicked in the wrong door in Aberdeen, waking a pregnant woman and man who told investigators they didn’t know him.

Police Captain John Green tells us around 2:40 Saturday morning they were called to the Thunderbird Hotel in the 400 Block of W. Wishkah St.

Responding officers saw a man known to law enforcement entering a room on the second floor when they arrived, noting that he appeared intoxicated. The officers discovered that the door to another room on the second floor had allegedly been kicked in by the male suspect. The pregnant female and male subjects inside were sleeping at the time. They told the officers that they did not know the male suspect.

Investigating officers were told that the intoxicated male they had contacted was the same one that kicked the door in of the hotel room. It appears that the intoxicated male suspect, a 26 year old Aberdeen male, was searching for some unknown and un-reported male who allegedly assaulted a female friend of his.

The suspect was arrested at the scene for Burglary in the 1st degree and booked into the City of Aberdeen Jail.

The investigation is continuing.

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.

Aberdeen man stabbed in his home

Aberdeen police are investigating a stabbing Friday afternoon, Police Captain John Green tells us at about 4:25 P.M. they were called to the hospital on the report of a patient with a stab wound. A 52 year old Aberdeen man told investigators that he was at his home in the 1900 block of Aberdeen Ave drinking with some other subjects when he said he was stabbed for no reason by a subject who was at the house. The victim was taken into surgery.
A few minutes later Aberdeen Police Officers received another report from a person at the scene that a stabbing had occurred at a home in the 1900 block of Aberdeen Ave.
The investigating officers were told by subjects at the house that a group had been drinking together for some time. According to those at the scene, a male subject in the group began stabbing the victim for no apparent reason.
The suspect fled the residence. The victim drove himself to the hospital. It was confirmed that the victim in the first report was the same person who was reported stabbed in the second report.
The investigation is continuing.