On Friday evening, an attempted homicide occurred in the Nisqually Valley area. The suspect, Shawn Patrick Foley, 57 years old, confronted the resident who was shielding Foley’s ex-girlfriend. He struck the resident numerous times on the head with a metal flashlight. He then attacked his ex-girlfriend, stabbing her 18 times before fleeing the area.
Probable cause exists for the arrest of Foley for attempted homicide, assault in the first degree, and several DOC warrants. He is believed to be in the Pierce County area.
At approximately 8:55 a.m. on September 19, two suspects entered a residence in the 4000 block of Ruddell Road and confronted the resident with a knife. One suspect threatened the victim with the knife and demanded cash, while the other suspect emptied the contents of her purse and removed cash before fleeing the residence on foot. One suspect was wearing a black ski mask, grey sweatshirt and blue jeans. The second suspect was wearing a dark ski mask, dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Both suspect were wearing blue gloves. A third suspect with unknown description waited outside the residence.
On November 11, 2013, a burglary and auto theft occurred overnight at Brogan’s Auto Repair located in the city of Rainier. The suspects made entry into the building and stole a large amount of tools and other items. Two vehicles were also stolen from the location and were later recovered. One of the stolen vehicles had been completely burned. There have been other burglaries reported at this location as well over the last couple months.
On Monday, October 28th, at about 12:30 p.m., a victim riding a bike on the Chehalis Western Trial near 21st Avenue SE reported an assault.
The victim stated he was riding his bike southbound when two males riding northbound took a swing at him. One suspect, described as possibly Italian, 5-11, 185, black hair and brown eyes, wearing a dark color track suit, then dismounted and threatened the victim with what appeared to be a collapsible baton in his right hand. He also had what appeared to be a camera mounted to his helmet.
On October 15th at about 8:15 p.m., a robbery occurred at Earth Alternative Medicine, 1123 Sleater Kinney Road SE.
Three black males, 18 to 23 years of age, wearing black hoodies and black hooded jackets, displayed handguns and ordered employees to a back room. They then stole marijuana and other products using carry bags they brought with them.
When an employee tried to follow a suspect, the suspect discharged multiple rounds from his handgun.
On October 9th at about 7:30 p.m., a male subject entered the Sally Beauty Supply Store at 3415 Pacific Avenue SE armed with a firearm. The suspect directed employees at gunpoint to empty the cash register and store safe. He told employees that if they called police within 5 minutes, he would shoot them.
The suspect was described as a white male, about 5-11 with muscular build. He wore a dark green camo jacket and camo mesh face cover, blue jeans, black boots, and black gloves. He may have had some facial hair.
On September 7th at approximately 7:15 p.m., a male walking south on the Chehalis Western Trail just south of Pacific Avenue was robbed. An unknown suspect approached the victim as he texted on his phone and struck him in the side of the face, causing him to drop to the ground. The suspect removed the victim’s wallet and cell phone and fled. The suspect was described as wearing dark clothing, a cap, and had slight facial hair.
On September 15th at 9:33 p.m., the Island Market on Steamboat Island Road NW was robbed at gunpoint.
The suspect appears to be a white male, approximately 5-11. He wore a black ball cap, black zippered jacket, and gray sweatpants. He wore tinted sunglasses, and had a gray or black bandanna over his nose and mouth.