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May 27, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Naked man rescued after jumping into Elliott Bay

Update at 2:36 p.m.: Seattle police say the man who jumped into Elliott Bay had been at Harborview Medical Center earlier in the day for a medical evaluation. He fled from the facility, took off his clothes and ran downhill toward the water, police said. Original post: A naked man was pulled out of Elliott Bay this morning after…


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April 15, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Two state troopers collide in chase near Lynnwood

The Associated Press LYNNWOOD — Two state troopers suffered minor injuries when their cars collided early Tuesday as they were rushing to help in a stolen car chase near Lynnwood, a Washington State Patrol spokesman said. The patrol cars collided at an intersection when one failed to make a turn and were totaled in the crash, said Trooper…


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February 10, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Police pursuit ends in crash near Marysville

A man and woman were arrested this morning after a police pursuit ended when their SUV overturned near Marysville, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is reporting. The chase started after a sheriff’s deputy spotted the SUV, which was reported to have been used earlier this month in the armed robbery of an espresso stand in…


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February 4, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Yakima paying $250,000 for fatal police chase

The Associated Press YAKIMA — At its Tuesday night meeting, the Yakima City Council is expected to approve a $250,000 settlement with the family of a man killed by a driver fleeing police in a stolen pickup. The payment would resolve the claim from the family of 29-year-old Pascual Ayala who was killed in 2010 along with…


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January 31, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Trooper’s speed blamed for crash near Port Angeles

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — The Washington State Patrol says a trooper’s excessive speed caused a collision with two other vehicles on Highway 101 east of Port Angeles. Trooper Travis Beebe forfeited four vacation days and had to complete 40 hours of driver training because of the Nov. 29 crash, which occurred while he was chasing another…


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January 7, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Suspected Sultan burglar picks lousy place to hide

A suspected burglar learned the hard way that the frigid water of a detention pond isn’t a good place to hide from cops. Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies responded to an alarm around 6 this morning at the Sultan Neighborhood Recycling & Disposal Center and found a car with the license plate covered with tape. A man…


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November 8, 2013 at 8:57 AM

Packwood woman who fled into river dies

CENTRALIA (AP) — A woman who jumped into the Black River near Rochester while fleeing a Thurston County sheriff’s deputy has died, apparently from hypothermia. The Chronicle reports the 30-year-old Packwood woman and a man were in a car at a boat launch having sex Wednesday night when the deputy stopped them and asked…


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October 11, 2013 at 7:41 AM

Speeds top 100 mph in I-5 chase in Snohomish County

A man was arrested in Snohomish County early this morning after a police chase with speeds topping 100 mph. According to the State Patrol, troopers noticed a black Lexus sedan on Interstate 5 South, near Smokey Point, around 11:30. p.m. weaving through traffic. When they ran the license plate they realized the car had been stolen, said…


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September 28, 2013 at 1:12 PM

Puyallup police cars damaged in chase

A suspect in a domestic-violence dispute led Puyallup police on a wild chase that damaged three squad cars and snarled traffic Saturday morning. The incident happened after p0lice were called to the 2800 block of Sixth Street Southeast around 9:15 a.m. in response to a call from a woman who said her 18-year-old daughter was assaulting her and…


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August 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Police search Ravenna for armed robbery suspect

Police continue to search Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood for an armed robbery suspect wanted by Snohomish County authorities.The suspect, Timothy Lussier, was spotted around 1 p.m. today in the Kenmore area by the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force. As they approached, Lussier fled in a stolen van, prompting a short pursuit south on 15th Avenue Northeast through Lake City. Police…


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