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February 20, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Police arrest man with history of impersonating officer

UPDATE 8:15 a.m.:A man accused of impersonating a police officer has been arrested. Antonio L. Codute-Farrison turned himself in at the Snohomish County Jail last night, Snohomish County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Shari Ireton said this morning. The sheriff’s office had probable cause to arrest Codute-Farrison for criminal impersonation of a police officer and illegal possession…

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August 22, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Spanaway shooting suspect shot by deputies

UPDATE: 11:07 p.m. | A 28-year-old fugitive wanted for a home-invasion robbery and shooting was shot and injured by Pierce County sheriff’s deputies Thursday morning at a Buckley motel. The shooting happened shortly after 8 a.m. at a motel on West Main Street. Justin Linn, who was wanted for a July 27 home-invasion robbery and shooting in Spanaway,…

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October 19, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Son of Pierce Co. sheriff’s spokesman pleads guilty to sexual assault

The 19-year-old foster son of a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office spokesman pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor assault charge for having sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to the News Tribune. A judge sentenced Zachary Troyer to 10 days of electronic home monitoring and 40 hours of community service for the fourth-degree assault with…

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August 29, 2012 at 6:44 AM

Man says he killed wife, child in Spanaway

UPDATE AT 10:53 A.M.: The Associated Press and Times staff The Pierce County sheriff’s office says financial problems and marital issues apparently led a man to kill his wife and daughter overnight at their home in Spanaway. Capt. Ed Smith says 40-year-old Dean Holmes walked into the jail in Tacoma before 5 a.m. Wednesday and confessed to shooting…

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May 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Two found dead in Pierce County home

Two men who died from “homicidal violence” were found in a South Hill home on Monday morning, according to the spokesman for the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office. The spokesman, Ed Troyer, said the bodies were discovered by the father of one of the two men who then called 911 at 8:45 a.m. The residence is in the…

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April 30, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Buckley woman accused of putting bleach in young daughter’s eyes

A Buckley woman was charged today with first-degree child assault after authorities say she repeatedly put bleach into her young daughter’s eyes. Jennifer Lynn Mothershead, 29, was booked into the Pierce County Jail on Friday. She is being held in lieu of $150,000 bail. The abuse was suspected by doctors at Harborview Medical Center and Seattle Children’s…

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April 26, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Son of Pierce Co. sheriff’s spokesman charged with rape

The son of Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer has been charged with third-degree child rape and third-degree child molestation for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to the News Tribune of Tacoma. Zachary Thomas Troyer, 19, has been summoned to Pierce County Superior Court on May 10 to answer to the felony charges,…

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February 14, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Detectives: Nobody lived in house Josh Powell blew up

The News Tribune The home Josh Powell showed to authorities was nothing but a sham. He did not live there. He did not keep his important things there. And when he found he could not keep his children there he decided to blow it up. Pierce County sheriff’s detectives told that to Graham and South Hill residents Monday evening…

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February 12, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Search resumes for documents in Powell case

A search has resumed at a recycling center near Puyallup for papers that Josh Powell is believed to have dumped before he killed himself and his two sons in a house fire last week, according to the Pierce County sheriff’s office. Powell was the husband of missing Utah woman Susan Powell. He attacked his 5- and…

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February 6, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Man armed with ax steals Pierce County patrol car

A man armed with an ax fought with Pierce County deputies Monday morning and stole a patrol car for a brief time. Deputies chased him for about two miles before he crashed near Puyallup on Canyon Road. They subdued him with a Taser. Sgt. Ed Troyer told KOMO News the man appeared to be on drugs. Deputies had…

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