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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 first on the scene of what turned out to be a dog attacking three children…

Tragic end for one man after Thanksgiving day argument with family

HOQUIAM, Wash. – A Thanksgiving day argument ended in suicide last night in Hoquiam, after a 29 year old man allegedly pistol whipped a female family member then drove into town and shot himself. Sgt. Jeff Salstrom tells KBKW they responded to the home off of State Route 109 in Moclips just after 8 last night. Two assault victims said the man left with a handgun, heading toward Hoquiam. Salstrom spotted his vehicle on State Route 109 just before 9, as he pulled it over in the parking lot of the Hoquiam 7-11 he heard a loud-muffled sound from behind the tinted windows.
Once officers secured the scene and approached with a ballistics shield they broke out the driver’s side window to confirm the man had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Two Hoquiam, and three Aberdeen police units responded, as well as Hoquiam fire and ambulance. Salstrom said the investigation is ongoing.

Standoff home in Hoquiam demolished

HOQUIAM, Wash. – A home that burned during a fatal standoff in Hoquiam was demolished yesterday.

Since a 20-hour standoff in March ended in the dangerous suspect, Rick or Rob Marlowe, being shot 14 times while crawling across the doorway, the home has sat burned and vacant.

Marlow was confronted in the home by Hoquiam Officer Jeff Salstrom and two detectives about a real estate fraud investigation in Sacramento, prompting the shooting and wounding of Salstrom, and the standoff.