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February 13, 2015 at 1:21 PM

Beachcombers beware of military flares near Sequim

The Associated Press SEQUIM — Authorities are warning Northwest beachcombers to watch out for smoke flares left over from military exercises. A unit from Joint Base Lewis-McChord was called Thursday to blow up devices that had washed ashore in a U.S. Fish and Wildlife refuge on Dungeness Spit, near Sequim on the Olympic Peninsula. The Peninsula Daily News…

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January 14, 2015 at 5:55 AM

Homeless man killed on Highway 101 bridge near Sequim

The Associated Press SEQUIM — The Washington State Patrol says the pedestrian struck and killed Tuesday night on the Highway 101 Dungeness River bridge near Sequim was a homeless man. Trooper Russ Winger says he apparently had been living in the area. He’s identified as 28-year-old James C. Rogers of Port Angeles. The patrol says he was standing in…

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October 17, 2014 at 1:09 PM

2 rescued before 67-foot vessel sinks near Dungeness Spit

The Associated Press SEQUIM — The Coast Guard says a 67-foot recreational vessel with 700 gallons of diesel on board sank Friday north of Dungeness Spit after a man and woman were rescued. There is no report of a spill. The Coast Guard says the Washington Ecology Department is working with the owners to see if the…

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September 21, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Man sought in Sequim-area stabbing

SEQUIM (AP) — The Clallam County sheriff’s office is searching for a 20-year-old man who fled after allegedly stabbing the mother of his child in an alley near Sequim. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the stabbing happened at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say witnesses reported seeing Deeon Emilio Gonzales stabbing the woman in an alley…

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June 20, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Two plead not guilty in Sequim fake kidnapping

Peninsula Daily News Two people accused in a fake kidnapping that alarmed people at a Sequim park pleaded not guilty Thursday to disorderly conduct charges. Jason Holden and a relative, Shellie Baskins, were arraigned in Clallam County District Court in Port Angeles. A third person, Jesse Holden, was scheduled to be arraigned, but the hearing was postponed…

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June 13, 2014 at 8:56 AM

Arraignment delayed in Sequim fake-kidnapping case

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — The arraignment of three people who staged a fake kidnapping at a Sequim park was postponed while authorities decide whether the maximum penalty they could face is 90 days or a year in jail. The Peninsula Daily News reports Jason and Jesse Holden and Shellie Baskins were in court Thursday, but…

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June 3, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Brothers charged in fake kidnapping at Sequim

SEQUIM  (AP) — Twin brothers who staged the fake kidnapping of their 4-year-old nephew at a Sequim park were charged Monday with misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Previously City Attorney Craig Ritchie said “scaring the hell of people is not a crime.” But he reconsidered after reading the police report about the April 13 incident that alarmed onlookers…

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May 12, 2014 at 6:49 PM

Police, FBI pool resources to aid search for missing Sequim woman

Authorities have formed a task force to determine how to proceed in the search for Lauryn Garrett, a 23-year-old Sequim woman who has been missing since May 1, the Port Townsend Police Department announced Monday. Garrett was last seen in Port Townsend around 8 p.m. May 1 when she borrowed a man’s cellphone at the Haines…

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May 9, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Missing Sequim woman’s backpack found

The Associated Press PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. — Port Townsend police say they have a high level of concern for a missing Sequim woman after her backpack was found in bushes near where she was last seen. Police and sheriff’s detectives are looking for 23-year-old Lauryn R. Garrett who was last seen May 1 at a park-and-ride in…

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April 16, 2014 at 6:21 AM

Fake abduction in park outrages many in Sequim

The Associated Press SEQUIM, Wash. — Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real. Onlookers in the park watched as a minivan with two masked men pull up and one man jumped out, grabbed a toddler and took off. He was…

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