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Police Blotter July 14, 2017

University Place Police More than 400 marijuana plants were discovered growing in a vacant house on 64th Avenue West. The house had been converted into a large-scale marijuana grow operation. Members of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit removed the plants, lighting, ventilation and…

University Place Police Department April 21, 2017

University Place Police responded to what was reported as a burglary in-progress. A neighbor reported seeing two subjects enter a vacant home. The neighbor thought the house was vacant but did not know the house had been paid for in cash two months prior. Officers detained a subject pending their…

Police Blotter April 7, 2017

West Pierce Fire and Rescue A group of West Pierce Fire & Rescue personnel received invaluable training on the National Incident Management System recently in Emmitsburg, MD alongside community partners within Pierce County. This training would be used to manage complex, multi-jurisdictional disasters.…

University Place Police Department February 24, 2017

A victim of an assault was contacted at his residence on Cirque Drive. U.P. police noticed the victim had blood on his sweatshirt and had a wound on his head. The victim smelled strongly of alcohol and admitted he had just driven home from a local tavern. As he exited his car in his driveway, a male…

Police Blotter February 10, 2017

West Pierce Fire & Rescue West Pierce Fire and Rescue’s firefighter union, IAFF Local 1488, raised more than $3,000 to buy 114 warm coats for local elementary school students in cooperation with Operation Warm, KISW 99.9 "The Rock" and the Washington State Council of Firefighters.…

Police Blotter January 13, 2017

West Pierce Fire and Rescue Firefighters and medics held ice rescue training to take advantage of the timely weather. People are reminded to stay off the ice and keep pets away from frozen waterways as well. West Pierce Fire and Rescue will be offering training for its Community Emergency Response…

Fircrest Police Department

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics recently held a fundraiser at the Tacoma Mall Red Robin. Members of University Pride Special Olympics along with Police Officers from Pierce County, Fircrest, Tacoma, Steilacoom and Ruston, spent the day raising money and awareness for Special Olympics…

University Place Police Department

A victim of a vehicle prowl called police and reported that his laptop computer was stolen from his unlocked vehicle. The victim reported that he went into a grocery store and came back out to discover his computer was taken. Another victim called police to her home, where she reported that someone…

Police Blotter October 21, 2016

University Place Police Department A burglary was reported in University Place. The victim later called 911 and said he saw a subject carrying his wife’s purse near Narrow’s View Intermediate. Police responded and got into a foot chase with the suspect. He was captured and was found to be armed…

Police Blotter September 23, 2016

UP Police Department A victim of a vehicle prowl was contacted at Chambers Bay North Meadow. Her window had been smashed and her purse had been taken. Someone also attempted to use her debit card at local stores, including one successful fraudulent purchase. Witnesses reported watching a female suspect…