Tag Archives: East County

McCleary man arrested after stealing motorbike in front of deputy

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

A 46 year old McCleary man was arrested overnight, after running from deputies, stealing a mini bike in front of one, leading them on a brief chase before he was caught in an East county yard. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve

Smaller taxing authorities could feel strain, or benefit, from new Public Hospital District

Fire District #2 Administrators - Chief Johnson not shown to the left

About 40 attended the first of two meetings to discuss the protection of the Central Park Park Fire District’s ability to levee at the fire station last night. With a new hospital district potentially pushing smaller fire districts throughout the

Grays Harbor Fire District #2 to host info meetings on Hospital Districts

Fire District 2

Grays Harbor Fire District #2 will host their second public meeting this month to discuss the proposed formation of a second Hospital District, and the proposed annexation of a couple cities into Hospital District #1 in East County. They would

Grays Harbor County Sheriff warns of increased vehicle prowls in East county

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department is warning of recent car prowl incidents and “crimes of opportunity.” Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us two separate vehicle prowls occurred west of Elma between Sunday evening (06/08/14) and Monday morning. One

Two arrested after attempting to load U-Haul from East County shop

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office

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

Multiple arrests made in connection with interrupted Montesano burglary

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department has made multiple arrests in the investigation of an interrupted burglary just outside of Montesano last week. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us around 3:30 Tuesday, investigators arrested a 30 year old male

East Grays Harbor County residents asked to report suspicious activity

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department is warning Brady and Satsop residents of an increase in Burglaries, Thefts, and Vehicle Prowls. Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us over the past week and a half, there have been four separate

Hoquiam council packed with public comment, as city moves forward with EIS

Port of Grays Harbor

Concerned citizens packed the city council chambers in Hoquiam last night, most wearing red, all opposed to any action by the council on two efforts to export Crude by Rail from Grays Harbor. As Judy Shirdal said “I am against

Grays Harbor County adopts levy shift again this year

MONTESANO, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Commissioners yesterday adopted their regular Property Tax Levy for 2014. They also adopted a levy shift that moves $500,000 from their road fund to their general fund. Commissioner Wes Cormier voted "no" on

Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Department arrests 5 in ongoing investigation

ELMA, Wash. - The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's department is unravelling several cases involving a number of stolen firearms, and property crimes in the East County, in all 5 have been arrested.
Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate tells us