Tag Archives: Washington State Patrol

Man dies in Capitol Forest after UTV rolls

Washington State Patrol

A 53 year old Tacoma man died in the Capitol Forest over the weekend, Trooper Howson with the Washington State Patrol reports the man’s 2014 Kawasaki KRT800 rolled down an embankment off of the B-line around 1:30 Saturday. Two passengers

Three vehicle accident North of Hoquiam sends Four to hospital

Washington State Patrol

A three vehicle accident North of Hoquiam yesterday sent four people to the hospital and blocked the road for hours. The Washington State Patrol reports a 38 year old Hoquiam man was Southbound on State Route 109 when his 94

Cosmopolis man cited for DUI after SUV slides into tree

Washington State Patrol

A Cosmopolis driver was cited for DUI at the scene of an accident on State Route 101 last night. The Washington State Patrol charged the 60 year old with Driving Under the Influence after his 2005 Chevy Trailblazer lost control

Washington joins emphasis patrols on 5,600 miles of road with the I-90/94 Challenge

WSP Emphasis Patrols

Motorists will notice an extra law enforcement presence when driving on two of the country’s most highly traveled interstates during a four-day enforcement campaign in early August. The Washington State Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states are

State and local police asking the public to “Tweet Smart” at crime scenes

Washington State Patrol

Social media has become the tool of choice for sharing life events, from mundane things like family dinners to major, life-changing, emergencies Seattle-area law enforcement agencies are asking you to “Tweet Smart” during emergencies, to help public safety responders keep

Aberdeen woman wrecks after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel

Washington State Patrol

A 29 year old Aberdeen woman was injured Saturday evening when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel before her suburban drifted off of 109 about 8 miles North of Hoquiam near Powell Road. The Washington State Patrol reports her

DUI driver allegedly turned around and hit vehicle a second time

Washington State Patrol accident report

The Washington State Patrol arrested a DUI driver overnight after they allegedly struck a barrier on Highway 12 outside of Montesano just after 1 this morning. About 15 minutes later they drove their 91 Chevy Suburban through an intersection at

State Update: Fires hold steady as victims get help

Mills Canyon fire at night, July 9, 2014. Photo by Vladimir Steblina / InciWeb

The state’s lead fire fighting agencies—the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)andthe State Fire Marshal’s Office of the Washington State Patrol (WSP)—continued to lead state government’s response today to multiple wildfires  in central and eastern Washington today.   Okanogan County: Fires

Abandoned motor home towed into power poles in Pacific County

Washington State Patrol accident report

An RV was wrecked into utility poles off of State Route 6 South of Menlo this morning knocking out power to a couple hundred Pacific County residents. Trooper Russ Winger with the Washington State Patrol tells KBKW the motor home

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