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September 26, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Lacey firefighters give first aid to hamsters

LACEY — The Lacey, Thurston County, firefighters weren’t done once they extinguished a mobile home fire in the community near Olympia. Next, they grabbed a family of hamsters they’d spotted inside the burning building and brought them outside to safety. After consulting their “pet emergency pocket guides” on Friday afternoon, they treated the five hamsters with…


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September 16, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Lacey police shoot, kill man reportedly ‘going crazy’

By Jerre Redecker The Olympian  (MCT) Lacey police officers fatally shot a man who was reported to be “going crazy” and shooting a gun inside the family home, according to a news release. The incident began at 10:24 p.m. Monday with a call for domestic violence to a home in the 1300 block of Violet Street Southeast. The…


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May 16, 2014 at 6:03 AM

Driver going the wrong way on I-5 near Lacey causes head-on crash

The Associated Press LACEY, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol says a wrong-way driver was responsible for a crash early Friday on Interstate 5 near Lacey. The patrol says a driver was going north in the southbound lanes for about three miles before hitting an oncoming car at Nisqually. Three people were injured and the southbound lanes were…


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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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