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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Four Men Convicted After Kidnapping That Resulted In Homeless Man Losing Sight In One Eye

Port Townsend, Washington

On November 10th, 2020, Dennis Shaw of Kitsap County was found alongside Anderson Lake Road after passers-by called 911 out of fear he would be struck by a vehicle. When contacted by Jefferson County Deputies and a State Trooper, ...

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Prosecutor General
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Impaired Burglar Convicted and Sentenced

December 14, 2020, around 11 pm, Deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle driving around the Glen Cove area with its lights off.  The area had seen a recent spike in burglaries and so deputies set out on foot patrol to locate the vehicle.

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Prosecutor General
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Nordland Resident Sentenced for Murder of James McDonald

John Beckmeyer was arrested in August of 2020 after he shot and killed twenty-four-year-old James McDonald.  After a trial that spanned three weeks, the jury convicted Mr. Beckmeyer of murder in the second degree, two counts of assault in the sec...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Court of Appeals Rejects Michael Pierce's Latest Appeal

Pat and Janice Yarr were murdered in their Quilcene home March 18, 2009.   Five years later Michael J. Pierce of Sequim was convicted and sentenced for the murders, arson, and other charges.  After his first appeal failed, Mr. Pierce fil...

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