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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Meeting Notice - Parks, Recreation & Beautification Commission

Meeting Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Parks, Recreation & Beautification Commission will hold a hybrid meeting at 6:00p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2022., in the City Council Chambers located at 321 East Fifth Street.

In hybrid meetings, members of the publi...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Notice: Partial Closure of Ediz Hook Boat Launch for Shoreline Restoration Work

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The westernmost portion of the Ediz Hook Boat Launch will temporarily close beginning November 11, 2022, for Ediz Hook Shoreline Restoration work. The work, performed by Western Marine Construction, Inc. in conjunction with the Navy Facilities Engineering...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

City Seeking Volunteers

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The City of Port Angeles has a variety of advisory boards, commissions, and committees appointed by the City Council. Citizens volunteer their time to serve the community by being members of these advisory groups. Term lengths vary among the different adv...

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

City of Port Angeles 2023 Preliminary Budget Available for Review

Annual Budget Process

The 2023 Preliminary Budget is now available on the City of Port Angeles website for review. View the document: https://www.cityofpa.us/DocumentCenter/View/12116/2023-Preliminary-Budget-PDF

The Budget is an economic plan that focuses on the City’s financia...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Notice: Temporary Closure of Playground at Shane Park

Temporary Parks & Recreation Dept Closure

UPDATED 9/15/22

Due to a safety issue, the City of Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department will close the playground at Shane Park starting Wednesday, September 14, 2022, until further notice.  The other amenities at Shane Park will remain ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Port Angeles Pump Track Visitor Use Survey - We want to hear from you!

Pump Track

This survey has been designed to help us learn more about you – our pump track visitors! Information gathered will be used when applying for grants and other resources that will help us to market and maintain this fabulous facility. We want to f...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Become a 911 Dispatcher - Additional Testing Dates for 2022!

Dispatch Testing

The City of Port Angeles is offering local testing for those interested in becoming a 911 Dispatcher for the Port Angeles Police Department. If you have any questions about the testing and/or would like to register for an exam, please contact Human Resour...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 18, 2022

Test Message

Planning Commissioners: 

Please visit the City’s Meetings and Agendas page in order to download the Agenda Packet for next week’s regular meeting: https://www.cityofpa.us/583/Meetings-Agendas 

 

If you ...

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Planning Commission Meeting Notification

News Flash

Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/11/22 WHAT HAPPENED SUNDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES?

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On Sunday, July 10, 2022 at about 10:15 PM Officers responded to a disturbance at a drive through near Front and Alder. The investigation revealed that the suspect approached the drive through window on foot, jumped up and stuck half his body through the ...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/9/22 Lost Family Member (Updated - Pet Found)

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Update:  Dungey's family reports that early yesterday morning her returned home.  Thanks to all who shared the post!

Lost Family Member

A family has contacted the Police Department to report that their dog "Dungey" has b...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/5/22 WHAT ELSE HAPPENED FRIDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES? (Case Update Provided)

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CASE UPDATE: After reviewing the case the prosecutor charged the suspect with Attempting to Elude a Pursuing Police Vehicle and Driving Under the Influence.

WHAT ELSE HAPPENED FRIDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES?

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, at about 2:00 AM Port An...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/5/22 WHAT HAPPENED FRIDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES? (Case Update Included)

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CASE UPDATE: After reviewing the case the prosecutor has prepared charges for Attempted Robbery 1 and Burglary 1.

WHAT HAPPENED FRIDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES?

On Friday, July 1, 2022 at about 8:00 PM Port Angeles Police Officers responded to a repor...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/2/22 Basic Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

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On Thursday, June 30 PAPD Officer Nathan Swanson graduated from the Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA).   He attended the intensive 20 week program with Officers and Deputies throughout the State of Washingt...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/2/22 What is happening at the Gateway Center?

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This morning a suspicious package was located at the Gateway Center.  Police and Fire were notified and responded.  The Washington State Patrol Bomb Unit was notified and has responded with two teams.  The Gateway Center was clo...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

7/1/22 Saying Goodbye to a Friend

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Yesterday, June 30, 2022 was Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Myers last day on duty before his well deserved retirement.  Chief Myers served the citizens of Grays Harbor County and the law enforcement community in Washington for over 34 years. &nbs...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/30/22 Donkeys Reunited With Owner

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Here at PAPD we consider ourselves an all-service Police Department who strives to serve in any way we can. Here is just one example: 
If you were on your way into town this morning you may have seen two donkeys wandering leisurely down the middle...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/24/22 WHAT HAPPENED MONDAY EVENING IN PORT ANGELES?

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On Monday, June 20, 2022 at about 5:00 PM Officers responded to an disturbance at the Haynes Park overlook. The investigation revealed that a couple were seated in their vehicle eating their hamburgers when a man in a wheelchair was yelling at people in t...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/24/22 WHAT HAPPENED SUNDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES?

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On Monday, June 20, 2022 at about 3:00 AM Officers responded to Park Avenue for a report that a man was vandalizing a car. Additional information about the call included that the man was wanted for an earlier incident during which he was accused of pointi...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/16/22 JESSE LEE ZIMMER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON

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Jesse Lee Zimmer, age 32, of Port Angeles was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison on June 15, 2022 after pleading guilty to Vehicular Homicide Under the Influence and Vehicular Assault Under the Influence. Zimmer's prison sentence will be follo...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/15/22 ?OPNET Arrests Suspect for Third Time – Drugs & Firearms Recovered

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OPNET Arrests Suspect for Third Time – Drugs & Firearms Recovered:

On May 18, 2022, OPNET and the Department of Corrections went to an address in the 600 block of Hulse Road in Port Angeles to arrest 28-year-old Richard A. Welches on an outst...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/15/22 Warrant Sweep Nets Arrests, Drugs, and Firearms

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Warrant Sweep Nets Arrests, Drugs, and Firearms:

On June 9-10, 2022, Officers and Detectives with the Department of Corrections (DOC), Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team (OPNET), and the Elwha Tribal Police Department participated in an effort to...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/15/22 What happened Tuesday night in Port Angeles?

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On Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at about 1:00 AM Port Angeles Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired near 3rd and Lincoln. Details included that the suspect vehicle was last seen southbound on Lincoln. At about 2:00 AM a former PAPD Officer spot...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/14/22 What happened Thursday afternoon in Port Angeles?

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On Thursday, June 9, 2022 at about 1:30 PM Port Angeles Police Officers, in the photos below, responded to a report from a property owner near 15th and Cherry that there was an unwanted car on his property, and that the driver was slumped over the wheel. ...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/13/22 What happened Sunday in Port Angeles? (Case Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: June 24, 2022

The dog has been returned to its rightful owner.

WHAT HAPPENED SUNDAY IN PORT ANGELES?

On Sunday, June 12, 2022 Port Angeles Police Officers, in the photos below, responded to a report of a Strongarm Robbery that occurred near Firs...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: July 12, 2022

6/9/22 Community Oriented Policing

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PenCom Communications and Administrative Supervisor Susan Craig visited the Port Angeles High School Life Skills class this week. She provided the students an excellent presentation on the proper use of the 9-1-1 system.

PenCom and Police Operations person...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

6/6/22 WENDEL R. WILKIE SENTENCED TO 41 MONTHS IN PRISON

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Wendel R. Wilkie, age 30, of Neah Bay, was sentenced on May 3, 2022 to serve 41 months in state prison to be followed by 18 months of community custody after pleading guilty to Robbery First Degree. This plea resolves Wilkie's involvement in the ...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

6/6/22 What happened on Friday on First Street?

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On Friday June 2nd PAPD and PA Fire units were called to a location on First Street regarding a dog that appeared to be stuck on a roof.  Arriving units found a dog in distress and on a roof ledge too high for it to safely jump onto the sidewalk....
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Representative Derek Kilmer

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The Port Angeles Police Department and the Clallam County Sheriff's Office were pleased to host a visit from Representative Derek Kilmer.  
We were able to provide a tour and some first hand information on our working Emergency Operation ...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

6/2/22 ALL CLEAR at 2:30 PM

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ALL CLEAR at 2:30 PM
The trees and power lines have been cleared off of the roadway. Traffic is moving normally again. Thank You for you patience.

WHAT'S HAPPENING DOWN ON MARINE DRIVE?
This morning we have trees and power lines down on Marine Drive near the...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Saying Goodbye To A Friend

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Yesterday, May 31, 2022 was Port Angeles Fire Chief Ken Dubuc's last day with the City of Port Angeles before he begins his retirement.   City staff and public safety personnel gathered yesterday at Port Angeles Fire Dept. Station 11 to ...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

05/31/22 WHAT HAPPENED ON MEMORIAL DAY IN PORT ANGELES?

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On Monday, May 30, 2022 at about 11:15 PM Officer Nate Clark, Officer Luke Brown, and Corporal Sean Ryan responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 2300 block of W. 18th Street. When Officer Clark arrived he found the victim with a seriously i...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

05/31/22 MAN SENT TO STATE PRISON FOR FELONY DUI

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Timothy Michael Dies, age 52, of Port Angeles was sentenced to serve 13 months in state prison to be followed by 12 months of community custody after pleading guilty on May 5, 2022 to Felony DUI and Driving While License Suspended First Degree. This incid...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

05/31/22 WHAT HAPPENED SATURDAY EVENING IN PORT ANGELES?

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WHAT HAPPENED SATURDAY EVENING IN PORT ANGELES?
On Saturday, May 28, 2022 at about 5:40 PM Officer Kelly Perry and Officer Jason Hooper responded to an assault in progress at a gas station. When they arrived they located an injured victim, a man in his 60s...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

05/31/22 WHAT HAPPENED THURSDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES?

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On Thursday, May 26, 2022 at about 11:20 PM Officer Kyle Cooper was on patrol in downtown Port Angeles near First and Laurel when he observed two men fighting in the street. When Officer Cooper stopped he observed that one of the men had a deep gaping kni...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

MATTHEW HOUK SENTENCED TO 43 MONTHS IN PRISON

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Matthew Edward Houk, age 41, of Port Angeles was sentenced to 43 months in state prison on May 4, 2022 after pleading guilty to Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Second Degree.
The case began on February 25, 2022 at about 9:20 PM when Officer Dan Morse and ...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Academy Graduation

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On May 25, 2022 Officer Jason Hooper graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy in Burien. Officer Hooper started with PAPD in October and attended the next available 720 hour academy class, which took about five months to complete. As an academy re...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Law Enforcement Memorial

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Friday was the annual Law Enforcement Memorial event.  From our Clallam County Sheriff's Office Administrative Manager Lorraine Shore:
"So many people were involved in making this a really special event! This event is funded solely b...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: June 8, 2022

PenCom Communications Officer Recruitment Video

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Please take a look at our newest PenCom recruiting video. Our Communications Officers make us proud every day.

View on the City of Port Angeles Youtube Page: https://youtu.be/sfQICSIlklo

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Citizen Ride-Along Program

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Beginning in 2001 the Port Angeles Police Department has offered a formal ride-along program for community members.  Persons interested in riding along with a Patrol Officer can go to the PAPD webpage, look on the left tab under "Forms"...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Police Week 2022

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The week of May 11 through May 17, 2022 has been designated as Police Week.  On October 1, 1961, the US Congress authorized the President to designate May 15 to honor peace officers. John F. Kennedy signed the bill into law on October 1, 1962. &a...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

05/11/22 What happened early Monday morning? (PAPD Case # 2022-7956)

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On Monday May 9th at approximately 4:15 AM PAPD Officers were dispatched to the Safeway store on Lincoln Street for a reported disturbance.   Based on the description of the subject it appeared that the person was the same individual that Officer...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Community Oriented Policing

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On Wednesday May 4th Clallam County Sheriff's Office Chief Criminal Deputy and OPNET Commander Brian King and Port Angeles Police Department Detective Sgt. and OPNET Supervisor Josh Powless presented to the Port Angeles Noon Rotary Club . &nb...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 9, 2022

05/02/22 What happened Saturday Morning in Port Angeles?

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PAPD CASE #07396 

On April 30, 2022 at about 1:30 AM PAPD Officers and PA Fire units were called to a report of a male who had been found to be unconscious in a vehicle and in the parking lot of a bank.  The first arriving Officer found a...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 9, 2022

04/28/22 What happened last night in Port Angeles? (Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: ANTHONY W. JOHNSON REMAINS IN JAIL

On April 28, 2022 Anthony W. Johnson, age 44, of Port Angeles appeared in Clallam County Superior Court. After reviewing the facts of the case the judge held Johnson in custody on $50,000.00 bail.

CASE UPDATE:...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

04/19/22 Case # 2022-6320

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On 4/11/2022 Officers received a report of a Burglary at Healthy Families where approximately $3,000 worth of mostly donation items were stolen. This burglary occurred between the hours of approximately 1017 p.m. to 0332 a.m. Attached are photos from secu...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Port Angeles High School Wellapalooza

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The Port Angeles Police Department was happy to participate in the Port Angeles High School bi-annual Wellapalooza event today. Chief Brian Smith, Deputy Chief Jason Viada, Sergeant Kevin Miller, Officer Whitney Fairbanks, SRO Officer Jackson VanDusen and...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 9, 2022

01/23/2022 Robbery Case (Updated April 2022)

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CASE UPDATE: YSLAVA SENTENCED TO 41 MONTHS IN PRISON

Orlando Jose Yslava plead guilty on April 18, 2022 to Accomplice to Robbery 1 and was sentenced to serve 41 months in prison to be followed by 18 months of community custody. The case against Alivia Kono...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

04/19/22 Burglary Investigation - PAPD Case #2022-6699

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Yesterday morning PAPD Officers responded to reported burglary at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.  Officers found evidence of a burglary and property damage (please see the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center post).  

The investigat...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Telecommunicator Week (April 10-16, 2022)

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Tonight at the regular meeting City Council Mayor Kate Dexter will read a City Council Proclamation recognizing our PenCom 9-1-1 Communications Officers (also know as Telecommunicators) and Telecommunicator Week. 

As an early recognition for our T...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

04/04/22 What Happened on Sunday on Marine Drive? (Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: STEPHEN C. PEARCE, age 31, of Neah Bay, remains in jail on $50,000.00 bail. He has been charged with Arson 2, Malicious Mischief 1, Burglary 2, Possession of Incendiary Devices, Vehicle Prowl 2, Theft 3, and Obstructing Law Enforcement.

What H...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/31/22 Sequim Apartment Searched – Drugs/Firearm Seized

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On March 28, 2022, Adam Leonard and Miranda Niehaus were booked into the Clallam County Jail on warrants. Leonard faces an additional charge of Possession of Controlled Substances with Intent to Deliver, while Niehaus remains under investigation for Unlaw...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/24/22 NEWS RELEASE: Multiple Arrests in Scheme to Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

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OPNET and the Department of Corrections (DOC) have concluded a joint investigation into a scheme by a group of individuals to introduce illicit drugs into the Olympic Corrections Center, a minimum-security prison in Forks, WA. Three of the four individual...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Regional K9 Training

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On March 22, 2022 Sergeant Kevin Miller, who is also a Washington State Police Canine Association (WSPCA)  Master Trainer and Officer Whitney Fairbanks, along with their K9 partners, Bodie the Belgian Malinois and Copper the German Shepherd succe...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/20/22 Malicious Mischief

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CASE UPDATE: GREG R. STANFIELD, age 28, of Port Angeles has been charged with Malicious Mischief 2, a felony, and Obstructing a Police Officer. He remains in the Clallam County Jail.

Malicious Mischief Suspect In Custody- Officers Need Help Identifying Cri...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/18/22 What happened Saturday morning in Port Angeles (Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: A felony arrest warrant for Robbery 1 has been issued for Mason Archer-Barrett, 27, of Sequim in relation to this incident. Anyone with information as to Archer-Barret's whereabouts is asked to call dispatch at 360-452-4545 ...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/18/22 FBI National Academy Session Graduate

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On March 17, 2022 Port Angeles Police Detective Sergeant Kori Malone graduated from the 281st session of the  FBI National Academy after ten weeks of focus on communication, leadership, and fitness in Quantico, VA. 

Sgt. Malone joins reti...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/17/22 What Happened Yesterday in Port Angeles? (PAPD 2022-4628)

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On Wednesday March 16th at approximately 10:55 AM Port Angeles Officers were dispatched to a reported fight in progress on the 400 block of East First Street involving a male brandishing a knife.   PenCom received multiple calls on the incidents ...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/15/22 PenCom Life Saving Award

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Tonight at the regularly scheduled City Council meeting Communications Supervisor Dennis Laboy was recognized for his actions that led to the saving of a human life.

From the Life Saving Award:

"On September 13, 2021 PenCom received a 9-1-1 call from a...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Community Alert- Vehicle Fuel Thefts

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PAPD and area law enforcement agencies are seeing a significant increase in gasoline and other fuel theft from vehicles that are parked and unattended.  In the 1970s and well into the 1980s locking gas caps were very common due to the increase in...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/09/22 Accomplice to Attempted Robbery

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CASE UPDATE: Emil Elliott Swan, age 32, of Neah Bay, was charged as an Accomplice to Attempted Robbery 1. He remains in the Clallam County Jail.

CASE UPDATE: 3:00 PM March 9, 2022. SWAN IN CUSTODY

Emil Swan, age 32, of Neah Bay voluntarily submitte...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/07/22 What happened Saturday morning in Port Angeles? (Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: SUSPECTS CHARGED

Mason Cloy Archer-Barret, age 27, of Sequim was charged on March 9th, 2022 with Attempted Robbery 1. He remains in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His first court appearance is anticipated after his release from the hosp...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

International Women's Day

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At the Port Angeles Police Department, we value all of our Officers every day. But today, on International Women’s Day we especially want to recognize and say thank you to all women in Law Enforcement including our own self-proclaimed #PAPDgirls...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/07/22 Arrest in Robbery Cases (Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: Wendel R, Wilkie, age 30, of Neah Bay, has also been charged with Attempted Robbery 1 in the case from March 2nd. He remains in the Clallam County Jail.
CASE UPDATE: Wendel R. Wilkie, age 30, of Neah Bay, has been charged wit...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/07/22 What happened Friday evening in Port Angeles?

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On Friday, March 4, 2022 at about 7:20 PM Port Angeles Police Officers (in the photos below) responded to a report that a man who was now out front of a downtown tavern had been inside the tavern and threatened patrons while he was holding a knife. Invest...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/03/22 Sequim Woman Arrested for Mailing Drugs into Prison

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On Wednesday, March 2nd, OPNET Detectives arrested 33-year-old Sequim resident Marie J. Haller for Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Buprenorphine) and Introducing Contraband in the 2nd Degree.
In November of 2021, Department of Corrections (DOC) Investi...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

03/01/22 Life Saving Medal

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On March 1st, 2022 Police Chief Brian S. Smith and Deputy Police Department Director for PenCom Karl Hatton presented PenCom  Communications Officer Brooke Pucciarelli a life saving medal for her work on December 26, 2021.

From the award: &nbs...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/22/22 Newest Officer

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Ken McKnight began his career with the Port Angeles Police Department on February 21, 2022. Officer McKnight most recently served as a Corrections Officer at the Clallam County Youth Center. Officer McKnight is completing pre-academy training. He will att...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/18/22 What else happened Thursday afternoon in Port Angeles?

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On Thursday, February 17 2022, at about 3:15 PM Port Angeles Police Officers responded to an incident near 8th and "A." Additional details included that a suspect was in the street blocking traffic and when a victim vehicle stopped the suspect s...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/17/22 Charges Filed in Stabbing Case (Updated)

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CASE UPDATE: TYLER SCOTT ANDERSON SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON
Tyler Scott Anderson, age 40, of Port Angeles was sentenced to serve 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty to Attempted Murder with a Deadly Weapon on Monday, February 14, 2022. Ple...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/17/22 Assist Clallam County Sheriff- Pursuit and Felony Elude

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On February 17 at about 10:15 AM PAPD  Officers were notified of a vehicular pursuit that was in progress east of Port Angeles.  The Clallam County Sheriffs Office was in pursuit of a felony fugitive who was operating a vehicle without l...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/16/22 What happened Tuesday night in Port Angeles?

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CASE UPDATE: MATT C. LASHER, age 19, of Port Angeles was charged Wednesday with two counts of Second Degree Assault with a Deadly Weapon. 
WHAT HAPPENED TUESDAY NIGHT IN PORT ANGELES?
On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at about 11:30 PM, Port ...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/15/22 Today is National School Resource Officer (SRO) Appreciation Day!

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We want to recognize PAPD’s SRO Officer VanDusen who works tirelessly at serving ten schools in the Port Angeles area! Officer VanDusen serves as the friendly face of the Port Angeles Police Department where he works with students, staff, and pa...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/15/22 New PenCom Communications Officer

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Please welcome our newest Peninsula Communications (PenCom) 9-1-1 Dispatch Communications Officer, Kim Tinney.   Kim comes to PenCom from the private sector and is a resident of Port Angeles.  She has started the new Communications Offic...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/08/22 Basic Law Enforcement Academy Graduation

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The Port Angeles Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of Officer Lilliana Emery from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) in Burien, Washington.  Officer Emery completed 19 weeks of training with law enforcement officers fr...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

2021 PAPD Crime Statistics

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Please open the attached link if you want to see the PAPD crime statistics for 2021.  You can also see how they compare to 2019 and 2020.  And, please note:  Physical arrests and citations were impacted  by COVID-19 res...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/03/22 What happened Thursday morning in Port Angeles?

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On Thursday, February 3, 2022, at about 5:45 AM, Port Angeles Police Officers responded to the 300 Block of West First Street for a report of a disturbance. 
The investigation, revealed that the driver of a gray SUV entered a store and was making ...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

02/01/22 What happened Monday evening in Port Angeles?

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CASE UPDATE: SUSPECT CHARGED AND REMAINS IN CUSTODY:

After reviewing the case on February 1, 2022 the prosecutor filed charges in Superior Court. The suspect was charged with Assault 2 with a Deadly Weapon. After court the suspect remained in the jail on $...

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

01/24/22 What happened Sunday morning in Port Angeles?

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On Sunday, January 23, 2022 at about 11:15 AM Officer Zac Moore and other Port Angeles Police Officers responded to a report of an incident at a grocery store near 3rd and Lincoln. The investigation indicated that a male suspect stole a purse from a victi...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

01/24/22 What happened Saturday in Port Angeles?

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On Saturday, January 22, 2022 at about 3:00 AM Officers responded to a report of an assault on the Olympic Discovery Trail near the north end of Ennis Street. Officers located a victim with a serious laceration on his face who had been struck with an unkn...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

01/06/22 Promotion to Sergeant

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Dave Arand was sworn in as a Sergeant today by Chief Smith. Sergeant Arand was selected to provide leadership for the Blue Patrol Squad after the retirement of Sergeant Tom Kuch. Sergeant Arand and his squad will alternate with Sergeant Kevin Miller&a...
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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

01/04/22 Promotion

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On January 4, 2021 Officer Sean Ryan was promoted by Chief of Police Brian Smith to the rank of Corporal.  He participated with other officers in a competitive process last spring that made him eligible for this promotion.   

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Port Angeles Police Blotter
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Arrest for 01/03/22 Unlawful Firearm Possession and Possession of Stolen Firearm

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PAPD 21-21884 and PAPD 21-21768

On December 24, 2021 PAPD Officers were dispatched to a local general store regarding a shoplift complaint.  Sgt. Tom Kuch arrived  and was escorted by staff to the sporting goods section.  Staff i...

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