Hoquiam Police recovered a couple of stolen cars overnight, after a car chase ended in a car wreck, then a foot chase at Washington Street. Police have one person in custody, another who is
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
HOQUIAM, Wash. - A 53 year old Grays Harbor man is in custody after two Hoquiam Patrol cars were used to block his vehicle in yesterday. The Aberdeen resident was known to officers and had eluded police in May, when a high speed pursuit was called off by Hoquiam police due to dangerous driving on East Hoquiam roads, and speeds of around 90 miles per hour.
When A Hoquiam police officer located the man yesterday afternoon in the 2600 block of Bay Avenue, he called for backup, but saw the suspect walking towards a 1986 Honda CRX, so he attempted to pin the vehicle before it could leave.
The suspect drove back and forth and was able to break free just as the second officer arrived and successfully executed a PIT maneuver, causing the fleeing vehicle to spin out.
After still attempting to start his vehicle and flee, the driver had to be forcibly removed and was taken into custody on multiple felony warrants, Felony Eluding for yesterday's attempt, and one warrant stemming from the previous eluding in May The man was booked into the Grays Harbor County Jail.
ABERDEEN, Wash. - Beginning Friday night, the Aberdeen Police Department conducted a sting operation in the downtown area, arresting a total of five females for prostitution, and arresting four males for solicitation. Police Captain John Green tells us the department enlisted the help of Seattle Police Department's VICE unit, and made the first two arrests within ten minutes of each other. One of the females was held on a felony warrant, and booked into the County jail, one of the males "Johns" had an immigration hold, the remaining seven arrested were released after being booked.
ABERDEEN, Wash. - A suspicious vehicle stop in Aberdeen led to a warrant arrest from the Department of Corrections most wanted list.
Just before 2:30 Tuesday morning, a vehicle stopped at Seargent boulevard on Highway 12, then continued on - with no requirement to stop in that area, Aberdeen officer Rasmun observed the strange behavior and stopped the vehicle, requesting ID. The driver first gave a false name of Mathew, but later couldn't spell that name, after being arrested by the officer for failure to provide Identification, and taken to Aberdeen Police Department he gave his real name, Jeremy John Talmich.
Officer Rasmun recognized that name from the DOC's most wanted list and Talmich admitted he was the the man.
Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us "Officer's out there doing his job at 2:27 in the morning. This guy's 5 over and making this goofy stop, and gets arrested on these [warrants]. We take him off the most wanted list [from the] Department of Corrections, the original charges that they have for him was Assault in the Second Degree and a drug posession"
Talmich was transferred to the Grays Harbor County Jail on multiple charges.