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January 23, 2015 at 10:13 PM

Girls, 11 and 15, injured in suspected DUI crash in Puyallup

Update, 3:25 p.m.: Puyallup police say the 40-year-old man who was arrested was believed to be under the influence of alcohol and arrested for investigation for vehicular assault due to significant injuries of the an 11-year-old girl. The 15-year-old girl has been released from the hospital. Update, 10 a.m.: Police say two girls, ages 11 and 15,…


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January 9, 2015 at 2:38 PM

British man faces federal charges for making hash oil

The Associated Press A British man who was running a medical-marijuana operation in Puyallup faces federal charges of manufacturing hash oil. Andre Lempriere, who has been in the U.S. illegally, also was charged in federal court with illegally possessing a dozen firearms. Lempriere was initially charged in state court in October, but federal officials moved his case this…


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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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September 30, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Deputy fires in response when man fatally shoots self in Puyallup

The Associated Press PUYALLUP — The Pierce County sheriff’s office says a man fatally shot himself as deputies approached his pickup truck Tuesday morning in the parking lot of a store in the South Hill area of Puyallup. Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says a deputy who heard the gun shot thought it was directed at officers and…


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June 17, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Fleeing suspect collides with Puyallup police car

The Associated Press PUYALLUP  — Police say a man who drove away from a domestic violence incident Tuesday morning in Puyallup collided head-on with a patrol car. Both the officer and the suspect were treated at a hospital for minor injuries. On his release from the hospital, police say the fleeing man will be booked into the Pierce…


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June 16, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Puyallup man who allegedly set girlfriend on fire charged with murder

The Associated Press TACOMA  — Pierce County prosecutors upgraded charges to murder for a Puyallup man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire, causing fatal injuries. The News Tribune reports 39-year-old Angel Reyes pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of murder, arson and resisting arrest. Charging papers says Reyes was upset because he believed Maria Bazan had reconnected with…


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May 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Herman Dillon Sr., longtime Puyallup tribal leader, dies at 82

Herman Dillon Sr., a longtime Puyallup tribal council chairman, died today after a lengthy illness, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians announced this afternoon. He was 82. “Our whole family is grieving the loss of the head of our family,” his daughter Sheila Beckett said. “We appreciate everyone’s condolences during this rough time. He was so…


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