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December 10, 2014 at 5:22 PM

1 barricaded in Puyallup house with possible explosive device

Update, Thursday, 5:35 a.m. | Police activity ended early Thursday morning and the suspect was not located, according to a tweet from the Puyallup Police Department. An explosive device was secured and the suspect is still at large, police say. Update at 9 p.m.: The Puyallup Police Department says officers are still at the scene where…

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August 26, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Police: Man found dead at fairgrounds killed himself

Puyallup police say a man found dead Sunday in a parking lot at the Washington State Fair apparently died of a self-inflicted stab wound to the chest. Puyallup police say citizens called 911 just before 5:30 p.m. Sunday to say there was a body in the blue parking lot. Police arrived and found the dead man and…

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June 3, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Burglars net $1M in jewelry during ‘sophisticated’ Puyallup heist

At least three people stole $1 million worth of  jewelry from a Puyallup jewelry store Sunday night in what police described as “sophisticated” burglary, police said. The suspects burglarized Gold Definitions, 4600 block of South Meridian Street, by cutting cut two large holes in the roofs of two adjoining businesses, then cutting through several walls to gain access…

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May 20, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Fire damages car, house after explosion at Puyallup pot lab

An explosion at a marijuana lab in Puyallup damaged a car and the exterior of a house this evening, officials said. Multiple butane canisters exploded in a house located in the 1500 block of Shaw Road East in Puyallup. Residents in the house were using butane to extract hash oil from marijuana, according to Central Pierce Fire and…

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April 9, 2014 at 9:05 PM

Man killed in motorcycle-truck collision in Puyallup

An Edgewood man was killed after a motorcycle-truck collision in Puyallup this afternoon, police said. The man, 39, was traveling eastbound on a Harley Davidson motorcycle on East Pioneer when he collided with a westbound Ford F250 pickup that was turning left onto 21st Street Southeast, according to the Puyallup Police Department. The force of the…

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December 27, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Puyallup police hope images from fair will solve 1992 homicide

Cold-case investigators with the Puyallup Police Department are asking the public to send in photos and videos taken at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 17, 1992, the day 14-year-old Misty Copsey disappeared. Copsey, who is presumed dead, was last seen by a bus driver around 9:20 p.m. that night after spending the day at the fair with…

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April 4, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Burglar fatally shot by retired Puyallup cop

A retired Puyallup police officer shot and killed one of four burglars who broke into his South Hill residence while he was sleeping on Wednesday afternoon, said Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman, Detective Ed Troyer. Around 4:30 p.m., the burglars — three men and a woman, all in their early 20s — backed their pickup outside the…

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February 28, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Macy's employee stabbed by shoplifter in Puyallup

A loss prevention officer at the Puyallup Macy’s store was stabbed in the stomach last night after trying to catch two teens suspected of stealing merchandise. According to Puyallup police, the 21-year-old officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being stabbed by a 17-year-old boy just after 7 p.m. Two plainclothes police officers at the South Hill Mall…

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