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January 23, 2015 at 10:13 PM

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

Two girls, 11 and 15, were injured in a head-on collision in Puyallup Friday night. (Puyallup Police Department) 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…


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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 21, 2014 at 9:31 PM

Puyallup festivalgoers hurt on zip line, children’s train

(Photo courtesy: Puyallup Police Department ) A woman was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after falling from a zip line at the Meeker Days festival, an incident that occurred not long after six other people were injured in a children’s amusement-park ride there. Puyallup police said they responded to the 300 block of South Meridian…


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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 tribal council chairman, is seen here near the Port of Tacoma in 2008. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times) 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…


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