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.

Pacific County Deputy spots and arrests man wanted for Raymond burglary

On August 8th, an alert Pacific County Sheriff’s Deputy was traveling north bound on State Route 101 through the city of Raymond when he recognized a male subject that was wanted by the Raymond Police Department for the crime of Residential Burglary, walking southbound on the sidewalk. The deputy turned around and attempted to make contact with the suspect.

The deputy exited his patrol vehicle and as he did so, the suspect began to run away. The deputy chased the suspect on foot for several hundred yards. The suspect fled to a residence that he was affiliated with. The deputy and officers with the Raymond Police Department spoke with the home owner and the suspect gave up and came out of the residence a short time later.

The suspect, identified as Terrance E. Hall, age 49 of Raymond, was placed under arrest and transported to the Pacific County Jail for booking. Hall is being held on 20,000.00 bail.

The Sheriff’s Office encourages citizens to still maintain secure residences, even during the warm and pleasant weather that we have been experiencing. Windows and doors left open or unsecured are prime targets for burglars.

Arrest made after Aberdeen homeowner interrupts burglary, chases suspect, reports plate

Aberdeen Police arrested a 23 year old Aberdeen man last week for residential burglary, after a homeowner in the 100 block of East 10th street interrupted a burglary Thursday evening, chased the suspect to a getaway car, then reported the license plate.

Police Captain John Green tells us at about 5:27 P.M. Thursday, they responded to a home in the 100 block of East 10th on the report that the resident had come home and interrupted a male subject who was allegedly burglarizing the home.
It was reported that the suspect fled on foot and was chased by the home owners. The suspect then got into a white Honda car and fled the area. The home owners obtained the license plate of the fleeing car.
Officers located the car parked and unattended about 3/4 of a mile away from the victims home. The Aberdeen Police K-9 team of Steve Timmons and Titus was brought in and they conducted a track from the area of the suspects vehicle. The vehicle was impounded by the investigating officers.
At about 7:27 P.M. a suspect was located in the area of West 9th street by Aberdeen Officers. He is a 23 year old Aberdeen male. He was arrested for Residential Burglary and two unrelated Aberdeen Municipal Court arrest warrants for Malicious Mischief in the Third Degree.
The case has been assigned to an Aberdeen Detective and the investigation is continuing.

Second arrest made after Lebam attempted burglary

The Pacific County Sheriff’s Office has made a second arrest in the investigation of a Lebam burglary.
Chief Criminal Deputy Pat Matlock said they received a call around 11 yesterday morning that there were two people burglarizing a woman’s home, and that her husband was on his way there. “He arrived at the residence, was confronted by them inside his home. One was partially masked, the other had a full mask. They were in the process of loading their backpacks full of the homeowner’s belongings. The homeowner grabbed a hammer and advised them that they needed to leave the residence, they fled on foot into a heavily wooded area near his property. They got a call around 6:45 last night from a neighbor saying that someone had come out of the woods and asked to use their phone.” A 52 year old man was arrested without incident just before 7 last night.

Matlock said the woman lasted a little longer, until about 2 this morning “She came out of the woods and she was cold and she was wet. [She] went to a residence in the Melow area of Pacific County and asked to use the phone. As we were setting up to start a new track we apprehended her in the woods.” Matlock said the 35 year old woman was taken into custody, both now face residential burglary and methamphetamine charges.

Aberdeen man refuses to get off hood of his stolen car, recovers car

Officers were told that the suspect had come inside the victims house, obtained the keys to the car, and had attempted to steal the car. They were also told that the homeowner had recovered the car from the suspect and that the suspect had fled the area on foot.

The responding officers had been given a description of the suspect. They began to set up a containment so a track could be attempted by the Aberdeen K-9 team of Officer Steve Timmons and Titus.

The victims were contacted by an Aberdeen Officer. They told him that he and his wife had just turned out the lights in the house. They were in the bedroom when they heard someone inside the house. Thinking it may be his son the victim walked out to the front room. He reported seeing a subject walking out the back of the house and toward the area their cars are parked.

The male victim heard one of their cars start. He asked his wife if she gave their son permission to use the car. When she told him no the male went out to the car to tell his son to stop using the car. When he went to his car he saw that it was not his son in the drivers seat, but a man he did not recognize.

The owner of the car yelled for the suspect to stop. The suspect backed the stolen car into the victims other car. It was reported to the investigating officers that the suspect then put the stolen car into drive and moved toward the victim male, striking him in his left leg causing an abrasion on his knee.

The victim male said he jumped on the hood of his car as the suspect started heading down Perry Street. The victim said the suspect accelerated rapidly down Perry Street and then stopped abruptly. The male was still on the hood of the car. It was reported that the suspect backed up and then went forward, stopping again in an apparent effort to throw the owner from the hood of his car.

The owner was on the hood of the car when the suspect jumped out of the car while leaving it in drive. The victim told the police that the suspect said something to him about the victim chasing the car himself.

The suspect fled on foot as the stolen vehicle rolled forward. The owner was able to get into the car and get it stopped.

Aberdeen Officers, with the assistance of Officers from Hoquiam PD and Cosmopolis PD, began a track with the Aberdeen K-9 team. K-9 Titus and Officer Steve Timmons tracked to a home in the 1000 Block of West Cushing Street.

A female came out of the home and contacted the Aberdeen Officers. She was cooperative with the investigating officers. Two male subjects walked out of the house. The male victim was brought to the location and he positively identified one of the males as the suspect who had tried to steal his car.

A 27 year old transient male was taken into custody for residential burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, vehicle assault, DWLS 3rd degree, making a false statement, and hit and run unattended. The suspect is well known to local law enforcement and is currently in custody in the City of Aberdeen jail.

The investigation is continuing.