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March 12, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Police: Man steals sex toys from Olympia adult store

Police say a 31-year-old Tacoma man broke into Lovers package store in Olympia early Sunday and stole more than a dozen sex toys, The Olympian is reporting. After responding to a burglary alarm at the store about 4:30 a.m., a Lacey police officer apprehended David Powell in Lacey. In his possession police found 15 sex toys he said he took…

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February 10, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Teen injured by hit-and-run driver in Lacey

The Associated Press LACEY — Police suspect a 17-year-old girl is the hit-and-run driver who injured a 14-year-old boy Monday morning as he was walking in Lacey. Thurston County Sheriff’s Lt. Greg Elwin says the boy was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in serious condition. The Olympian reports the girl was upset when she told officials at…

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January 23, 2014 at 11:53 AM

3 arrested in fatal shooting in Lacey; victim identified

UPDATE, 3:39 p.m.: The victim has been identified as Daniel L. Smith, 34, of Lacey, according to the Thurston County Coroner. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning. ORIGINAL POST: Three people have been arrested in connection with last night’s fatal shooting in Lacey. Lacey police arrested the trio about 4:30 this morning at an apartment…

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January 22, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Man, 34, fatally shot in Lacey; suspect at large

The Associated Press LACEY — Police in Lacey, Wash., are investigating the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man in a car at an apartment complex. Police Cmdr. Jim Mack said the man was shot about 5 p.m. Wednesday. Detectives were interviewing residents of the College Glen Apartments to try to gather information about the shooting. The victim was…

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December 20, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Lacey woman charged in grandson’s methadone death

OLYMPIA (AP) — A Lacey woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of her 1-year-old grandson who died of a methadone overdose. The Olympian reports the charges filed in Thurston County Superior Court Tuesday say 54-year-old Tami Roughton is a heroin dealer who had access to methadone. Her grandson, Joe-Joe White,…

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December 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Lacey man pleads guilty to killing 3-year-old son in Montana

The Associated Press DILLON, Mont. — A Washington state man has pleaded guilty to murdering his 3-year-old son in a remote Montana field. Jeremy Brent Cramer of Lacey told District Judge Loren Tucker Tuesday he is ready to take accountability for the July 8 death of his son, Broderick. The 38-year-old Cramer said he wanted to get it…

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November 19, 2013 at 6:15 PM

Man pleads not guilty in stabbing of girlfriend in Lacey

The Olympian A man diagnosed with schizophrenia pleaded not guilty to attempted first-degree murder Tuesday in connection with the stabbing of his girlfriend in her Lacey apartment Nov. 5. Alexander Althauser, 35, pleaded not guilty to the charge during his video arraignment before Thurston County Superior Court Judge James Dixon. Althauser is accused of stabbing his girlfriend five…

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October 4, 2013 at 9:54 AM

Wolf pet escapes from Thurston County home

UPDATE, 1:48 P.M.: The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says a wolf hybrid that escaped from its owner’s kennel Friday near Lacey and attacked his German shepherd has been tranquilized and returned to its kennel. Lt. Greg Elwin said deputies were prepared to shoot the 140-pound animal if it got out of a neighbor’s fenced yard. He said the…

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September 23, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Woman killed, man in critical condition after double stabbing in Lacey

The Associated Press LACEY — Authorities in Thurston County have arrested a man they believe is responsible for fatally stabbing one woman and gravely injuring another man in the Lacey area. The Olympian reports that a 67-year-old man who uses a wheelchair was found stabbed in the neck in his home before 3 p.m. Monday. While police…

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