Tag Archives: Task Force

FBI seeks information on bank robber nicknamed the ‘Quick-Change Bandit’

Quick Change Bandit

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed the “Quick-Change Bandit.” The unidentified bank robber is believed to have robbed at least two different banks within an hour on Monday, August 18 and changed

Mason County Sheriff’s Office “Knock & Talk” verifies registered sex offenders

Mason County Sheriff's Office

Last week, the week of August 11-15, 2014, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Marshal’s Service, Squaxin Island Department of Public Safety, Skokomish Department of Public Safety, the WA State Department of Corrections Shelton Field Office, and the Western

Don’t let a DUI ruin your Summer fun, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Force

Summer is a time for parties and picnics in the sun, but don’t let a DUI ruin your fun.  Even though Washington legalized marijuana for adults 21 and older, it is still illegal and dangerous to drive under the influence

Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey stepping down, local attorney stepping up

Jean A Cotton

On August 4, 2014, Hon. Gordon L. Godfrey announced his resignation from the bench effective October 1, 2014. Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to fill this

Emphasis patrols in Grays Harbor County net 26 arrests for DUI

WSP Emphasis Patrols

DUI continues to be the number one factor in traffic fatalities and serious injury statewide as well as here in Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties. In an effort to save lives, local law enforcement agencies participated in a statewide effort

Grays Harbor County Beach Safety from the Emergency Management Agency

Westport Beach

Grays Harbor County is a showcase of beautiful beaches for all citizens as well as millions of visitors each year.  As beautiful as the Pacific Ocean appears from the beach, the surf can be extremely dangerous to unsuspecting people wading

Reported drug house in Hoquiam shut down after complaints

search warrant in the 200 block of K Street

Heavy foot and vehicle traffic reported at a suspected drug house turned up a few arrests for Hoquiam Police yesterday. Chief Jeff Myers tells us deputies from the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department aided in serving a search warrant in

More than just Unbuckled and Distracted Drivers cited during recent emphasis patrols

WSP DUI Patrols

Between May 19 and June 1 extra law enforcement patrolled Grays Harbor County roads looking for unbuckled drivers and passengers, and cell phone using texters and talkers. During these patrols, 61 seatbelt infractions were written, in addition to 64 cell

Just a drill at Aberdeen High School today, “Every 32 Minutes”

Every 32 Minutes AHS 2012

ABERDEEN, Wash. – Emergency responders are all over Aberdeen High School today, some students are being medically evacuated, others’ bodies pulled from a wrecked car, others will be pronounced dead.  Others will read the obituaries of their best friends over

Back by popular demand: extra patrols out in search of unbuckled and distracted drivers

WSP Emphasis Patrols

On the heels of the first-ever statewide distracted driving extra enforcement campaign, law enforcement officers will be out once again searching for not only unbuckled drivers but distracted drivers as part of the annual “Click it or Ticket” patrols. In