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Police Blotter August 26, 2016

University Place Police Department University Place police were called to Kobayashi Park regarding subjects loitering after dark. Police contacted a group of people and saw a freshly rolled marijuana joint on a picnic table in front of a subject. The subject admitted it was his and that he was only…

Police Blotter July 1, 2016

UP Police Department A visitor to an apartment complex on Hannah Pierce Road West called police to report a vehicle prowl. She spent the night at an apartment and woke up to find that her laptop computer was stolen from her car. She suspected one of the visitors to the apartment she stayed at used…

Police Blotter June 3, 2016

In the afternoon on May 14, gunshots were reported to 911 from an apartment complex in the 5800 block of Hannah Pierce Road West. Witnesses reported a subject was seen running from the complex towards a convenience store at 56th and Orchard. UP Police arrived and found that an apartment had been…

Police Blotter March 11, 2016

University Place Police Department A Pierce County resident was attending a basketball game at a sports academy on 27th Street West. He left the game and discovered the driver’s side window of his truck had been forced down, allowing access into his vehicle. A 9 mm pistol was taken, which had…

Police Blotter February 12, 2016

Fircrest Fircrest police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle that occurred on the 1100 block of Fircrest Drive on Feb. 6. The officer checked around the area for the vehicle, located the vehicle parked on Arleo Lane and contacted the victim and advised them that he had located the vehicle. Nothing…

Police Blotter January 29, 2016

University Place Almost two dozen law enforcement officers from local departments responded to a house near Narrows View Intermediate School in University Place on Jan. 19 when a man called police about explosives he had apparently discovered as part of an inheritance he received. Police surrounded…

Police Blotter January 15, 2016

West Pierce Fire and Rescue West Pierce Fire and Rescue was called for a smoke investigation in the Lakewood area of Veterans Drive and Washington Boulevard SW at 11:30 p.m. on Jan 4. As soon as crews left the station, the were able to locate the fire at 8800 121st St. SW, which is the vacant Harrison…

Police Blotter January 1, 2016

Fircrest The Fircrest Police Department received a report of an excavator being stolen from a worksite that was located on the 100 block of Farallone. Officers discovered that a LoJack system was installed on the excavator, so detectives contacted LoJack and had the system activated. Within minutes,…

Police Blotter - December 18, 2015

University Place The department tallied 144 calls concerning vehicle prowls from June to November, Chief Mike Blair reports. Thieves broke windows or punched out locks to gain entry to take what people left in their vehicles. Some reports include statements that the victims left doors unlocked, with…

Police Blotter - December 4th 2015

Fircrest Police Department The Fircrest Police Department stopped a subject during a routine traffic stop on the 2100 block of Orchard Street. The suspect had several extraditable warrants out of Maricopa County, Arizona. The man was arrested and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and…