Tag Archives: Chief Jeff Myers

Hoquiam police report record turnout for DEA Drug Take Back Day

Hoquiam police report record turnout for DEA Drug Take Back Day

The Hoquiam Police Department partnered with the DEA for yet another successful “Drug Take Back Day” over the weekend, collecting 312 pounds of prescription drugs. Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us their evidence custodian, Officer James Gaddis, staffed the police

Hoquiam police arrest two at Harbor Paper Mill site, unable to find alibi dog named “Something”

Hoquiam Harbor Paper Mill metal theft

Hoquiam police arrested two men on alleged metal theft charges this week, after coaxing them out of the swamp near the Harbor Paper mill. Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us a 50 and a 54 year old Hoquiam man, were

“Swift and Certain” proves reliable for Hoquiam City Jail as they celebrate 1 year opening

Celebrating with a cake is (left) Chief Jeff Myers, Deputy Chief Don Wertanen, Police Services Officer Jared Spaur and DOC Supervisor Dave Thomson who supervises the community corrections offices in Grays Harbor in Pacific Counties. 

And for the record, the prisoners did not partake in the cake.

The Hoquiam Police Department celebrated the one year anniversary of the reopening of the city jail yesterday, April 1, 2014, and Chief Jeff Myers tells us business is booming. “As long as we have the contract with the DOC I

Two rescued from Beacon Hill house fire in Hoquiam

HFD at Hoquiam fire on Beacon Hill

A volunteer firefighter, and Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers evacuated two elderly people from a Beacon Hill home as flames and smoke were visible from across the harbor yesterday afternoon. Fire Chief Paul Dean reports no injuries “We had an

Hoquiam Sergeant Jeff Salstrom receives life saving award

Hoquiam Police Sergeant Jeff Salstrom was honored last night, Chief Jeff Myers spoke before the city council meeting “The department is very proud today to present Sgt. Salstrom with the Life saving medal. This occurred back in October, Salstrom was

Aberdeen man sells nearly 5k in stolen metal for $139.60, shipping label included

Stolen Metal

Hoquiam investigators are working to identify a second person responsible for nearly $5,000 in metal cuttings heads and brackets that were scrapped for 139.60 recently. Chief Jeff Myers tells us a scrap processing company in Hoquiam notified Officer Hergert after

Hoquiam police bag laundry room burglars

HPD SHOULDER PATCH

Hoquiam police arrested two men Friday morning, after finding one prying open the change box on an apartment’s washing machine. Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us about 7 Friday morning, a citizen reported a burglary in progress in the laundry room

Level 1 Registered Sex Offender arrested after harrassing, and panhandling from, neighbors

HPD SHOULDER PATCH

A level-1 registered sex offender in Hoquiam was arrested last week after he repeatedly harassed his elderly neighbor. Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us neighbors in the 1100 block of Soule Avenue reported that Christopher Grim was attempting to

Hoquiam man arrested after walking into home and stealing iphone

HPD SHOULDER PATCH

A Hoquiam man already facing charges that he stole from a fire engine during a fireman’s funeral services was arrested over the weekend on new charges that he stole an iphone from a house. Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers tells

Man steals flashlight from fire truck at fireman’s funeral, “Not too bright” says Police Chief

"I am not sure how much lower you can get than to steal equipment off of a fire truck parked at a funeral for a fallen firefighter." Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers

A Hoquiam man stole a flashlight out of a fire truck over the weekend, during funeral services for a Fire District 16 firefighter. The convicted felon is well known to police in Hoquiam and said that he would have gotten