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19-year-old In custody for assault with airsoft gun after Thursday incident.

A 19 year-old Aberdeen resident is in custody at the Aberdeen Police Jail this morning for Assault 1st Degree from an incident that occurred in the afternoon of April 29, 2021.  Aberdeen officers were dispatched to a report of a fight with a subject displaying a gun in the 200 block of North Boone Street.  While in route, officers received several additional reports of the incident.  A short time later a victim was reporting they were shot with an air soft replica gun.

As officers arrived, the suspect had fled in a vehicle with several other suspects.  Officers were able to identify a location the suspect had gone too and he was located in front of that residence.  The suspected was detained and the investigation continued.  Officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle in the Miller Jr High parking lot and an air soft gun was recovered.  The gun was a highly realistic looking revolver.

Additional victims came forward reporting the suspect had pointed the weapon at them as well.  The suspect was booked for assault 1st degree into the city of Aberdeen Jail.  An additional passenger in the suspect vehicle was also arrested on unrelated charges.  If anyone was a witness to the incident and may have recorded it and and has not spoken to investigators, please call Detective Perkinson at 360-538-4424.

Aberdeen Detectives Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Suspected Drug Dealer

On April 5, 2021, Aberdeen Police Officers received information about drug dealing out of a
residence in the West End of Aberdeen from a concerned citizen. Aberdeen Police Detectives
were assigned the case and began investigating the report, resulting in the issuance of a search
warrant for the residence for the delivery of narcotics.

The warrant was executed yesterday afternoon by Aberdeen Police Officers & Detectives along with the Hoquiam Police Department and the Washington State Patrol. Detectives located numerous counterfeit prescription pills believed to contain fentanyl. Detectives also seized a loaded .380 handgun in the residence along with cash and items consistent with the distribution and delivery of narcotics.


One of the occupants was arrested for the delivery of narcotics and weapons violations. The
owner of the residence was served notice of the suspected criminal behavior occurring in the
rental.

Pedestrian Airlifted To Tacoma From Hit and Run Incident On SR 109 Wednesday Evening.

The Washington State Patrol says in a report that an Oregon Woman (former Taholah resident) was struck by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night on State Route 109 around 1018pm. 

The 39-year-old woman with a Cornelius Oregon address was walking on the southbound shoulder on State Route 109 at milepost 30.5 near Lake Drive Moclips when she was struck by an unknown passenger car (according to radio traffic possibly a red passenger car).  The woman was thrown into the ditch in the southbound lane.  The vehicle continued south on SR 109 and is still at large according to to the press release. 

The victim was taken to Community Hospital and then airlifted to Tacoma General for her injuries. 

 

Vehicle Theft Suspect In Custody After Crashing Car He Could Barely Drive

Most criminals are not very bright, and this one is no different.  A suspect is in custody after stealing a vehicle from the Safeway parking lot that he couldn't drive because it was a stick shift. 

Motorcyclist Airlfted From The Scene Of Collision On State Route 12 Wednesday Morning.

Multiple lanes were blocked and closed for a collision investigation Wednesday morning east of Montesano.

According to a Washington State Patrol report the collision occurred on Wednesday, April 7th at 1:41 am on eastbound State Route 12 at the west end of Monte Brady Road.  The intersection near the Brady Fire Station.  

The report says that a red 2011 Ford F150 driven by a 41-year-old Montesano man was northbound on Monte Brady Road turning onto State Route 12 to go Westbound when he turned into the path of a red 2018 Honda motorcycle ridden by a 42-year-old Orting man who was in the eastbound lanes of 12. 

The Montesano man continued down the road later parking to the side (later located by a Montesa no Officer according to radio traffic) and evaluated for minor injuries. 

The Motorcyclist having severe injuries was airlifted from the scene where the helicopter landed on the highway taking him to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. 

The report does indicate that the driver of the F150 was Driving Under The Influence and according to county booking records has been booked for DUI and Hit and Run resulting in injuries. 

Coast Guard Assists South Beach Fire In Rescue of Injured Hiker Monday

A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew from Sector Columbia River medevaced an injured hiker Monday evening from the south jetty of Grays Harbor, Washington

DUI Driver Hits and Injures Pedestrian Early Saturday Morning South End Of Chehalis Bridge

On April 17, 2021, around 1:32 AM, an Aberdeen Police Officer observed a red sport utility vehicle (SUV) north on Scott Street approaching the south end of the Chehalis River Bridge.  The SUV suddenly veered east and onto the sidewalk on the east side of the roadway at the dike, striking the concrete barricade.  The SUV continued northbound back on the roadway and again struck the east side of the bridge moments later, coming to rest. 

Missing Person Sabrina Cole Found Deceased

On 04-03-21 the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office received information that volunteer searchers located what they believed to be a car in the Chehalis River. 

The searchers were looking for 45 year old Oakville resident Sabrina Cole.  Cole was reported missing and endangered to the Chehalis Tribal Police Department.  She had been last seen on March 20th. The car was located down river from the Elma Gate Road West boat launch in Oakville.  

Fire Crews Battle 40 Acre Fire In Satsop Sunday Evening

On April 18th at 4:38 pm Grays Harbor Fire District 5 was dispatched for a smoke investigation with smoke seen from Monte Elma Road and Moore Rd. At the same time, a brush fire was also dispatched for a location in the 0 – 100 block of Stephens Road. A large plume of smoke could be seen from a large distance as fire crews were arriving in the area.

4 total arrested in Drug Task Force Investigation Wednesday March 31st.

Grays Harbor Scanner has an update on the incident that took place Wednesday, March 31st at the Mobile Gas Station and Walmart parking area on E Heron and Hornsby Way where the Grays Harbor County Drug Task for says that they acted on a lengthy investigation into heroin, meth, and pills being delivered into Grays Harbor.

 

Take a look at the upcoming Grays Harbor Fire District 5 City of Elma Fire EMS Services Annexation

Citizens of Elma and Rural Elma. In April, Grays Harbor Fire District 5 and the City of Elma Fire Department will be holding a special election for the vital annexation of the two services coming together as one public safety department.

You will see Proposition 1 on your Ballot for the Annexation of Elma Fire and EMS Service into and becoming part of Grays Harbor Fire District 5, doing business as East Grays Harbor Fire Rescue. This Proposition requires 50% + 1 from both the City and District residents.

26 Year Old Arrested After Found Inside Montesano Home Who Had Broken Windows And Fled.

We have an update on a story we first broke on our Facebook Page as an initial alert in reference to a male subject who had broken into a home breaking windows in the Montesano area. 

According to Chief Criminal Deputy Schrader, he says that on 4-13-21 at 2:06 pm, deputies were dispatch to a burglary in the 100 block of Monte-Brady Rd in Montesano, after a resident in the area reported that an unknown man was just located in her house and was armed with a golf club. 

It was later determined that the suspect broke out several windows of a vehicle parked at the incident location and also broke out a window on the front door of the incident location. 

The resident confronted the man inside her house and the man struck a container off a counter with the golf club before leaving the area on foot. 

Several Grays Harbor County Sheriff's deputies, along with officers of the Montesano Police Department, Elma Police Department, and WA State Department of Fish and Wildlife all responded to the scene to assist. 

Officers began searching the area for the suspect and began setting up containment in the area for a K-9 search.  An Aberdeen Officer and his K-9 partner were then called to the scene to assist in locating the suspect. 

While waiting for the arrival of the K-9 unit, a vigilant bystander reported just seeing a man matching the suspect's description climbing a fence in the neighborhood with a golf club in his hand.  Officers responded to the area and located the suspect who was taken into custody without incident. 

The 26 year old suspect was booked into the Grays Harbor County Jail for Burglary 1st Degree and Malicious Mischief 1st Degree.  Deputies were concerned for the suspects mental health and an evaluation has been requested.

Fake-Swatting Call Prompts Large Police Response Monday Evening In Hoquiam

The Hoquiam Police Department said Tuesday morning in a social media post that on March 29, 2021, at 2238 hours, Hoquiam officers were dispatched to a reported stabbing in the 100 block of O Street.
 

Ocean Shores Fire Responds to Fatal Structure Fire Tuesday.

OCEAN SHORES, WASH. - At 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, the Ocean Shores Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the 200 block of Octopus Avenue Northeast. First arriving units reported that a single-story home was fully engulfed in flames and threatening homes on either side. 

Fire Destroys Commercial Structure At Port Of Shelton Tuesday Night

Mason County Fire District 11 was dispatched to a commercial building fire alarm at the Port of Shelton Tuesday evening at 9:15pm.  While en route 911 dispatch upgraded the alarm to a confirmed structure fire with flames through the roof. 

On arrival, fire crews took a defensive attack on a large manufacturing building.  The response was quickly upgraded to a 3 alarm structure fire utilizing 3 fill size ladder trucks.  Crews were able to protect surrounding buildings containing the fire to just the involved structure. 

There were no injuries reported at the time of their press release and the fire is under investigation

 

 

High Rate Vehicle Playing In The Surf Off Cranberry Approach Rolls On Saturday Near Long Beach

In a Washington State Patrol report Saturday evening they say that One person was airlifted to OHSU Portland and 4 others including juveniles were taken to Ocean Beach Hospital after what WSP says a driver of a grey 2000 GMC Yukon had been driving in the surf at a high rate and started to fishtail and rolled the vehicle. 

The driver, a 46-year-old man from Vancouver, WA was the one that had to be airlifted for his injuries.  The report says that the Yukon at a high rate of speed in the surf and fishtailed and circled. the vehicle apparently rolled three times and came to rest on its tires. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

In the vehicle with the driver was a 36-year-old woman, and 3 children ages 8, 6, and 2. All of the passengers were wearing their seat belts. They were all transported to Ocean Beach Hospital in Illwaco.

No charges have been submitted at this time pending the completion of the investigation. 

Hoquiam man arrested after narcotics search warrant Friday February 19th.

The Grays Harbor Drug Task Force served a search warrant on Friday, February 19th that resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Hoquiam man.

According to a short media release, the Grays Harbor Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Aberdeen Regional Crisis Response Unit and the Aberdeen and Hoquiam Police Departments served a Narcotics Search Warrant in the 3000 block of Simpson Avenue in Hoquiam. A 41-year-old male Hoquiam resident was arrested reference the investigation.

Also located at the residence and arrested on unrelated warrants was a 25-year-old Hoquiam resident.

A 15-year-old female runaway out of Oregon was also located at the residence and turned over to Child Protective Services.

The Aberdeen Regional Crisis Response Unit was utilized due to the criminal history and intelligence of the 41-year-old male that was the focus of the investigation.

Test Results Pending On Possible DUI Driver That Caused Collision In Aberdeen Sunday

On 4-11-21 around 3:17 PM, Aberdeen Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a recklessly driven vehicle in the area of the 300 block of West 3rd Street.  Callers reported the female driver had driven on the sidewalk and left at a high rate of speed. A short time later, officers arrived into the area and discovered a collision had occurred on 3rd Street at Alder Street. 

Numerous witnesses reported the suspect vehicle was driving over 50 MPH as it traveled West on 3rd Street and failed to stop for the stop sign at Alder Street.  The suspect vehicle struck a pickup truck towing an enclosed utility trailer.  The victim vehicle then careened into the northwest corner of the intersection, striking a fire hydrant and shearing off a light pole before rolling onto its side.  Aberdeen Fire Department Paramedics treated and transported the driver and passenger in the victim vehicle.

 

Officers investigated the suspect driver for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs based on evidence and observations made at the scene.  A search warrant was obtained for the driver’s blood.   Those results will be pending testing by the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab.  Criminal charges regarding the incident will be forwarded when the lab provides results along with the determination of the injuries of the victims in the other vehicle.

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off the coast of La Push, WA

A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River boatcrew rescued three men Saturday afternoon from a sinking vessel five miles off the coast of La Push, Wash.

At 2:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Puget Sound Command Center received an emergency request for assistance on VHF-FM radio channel-16 from a man reporting their 48-foot vessel was taking on water and beginning to sink.