On Wednesday August 20, 2014 a Civia Hyland bike was stolen outside of Engineered Software located at 4520 Intelco Loop SE in Lacey. The suspect was caught on camera cutting the ½ inch cable lock and then riding off on the bike. Engineered Software is offering a $200.00 reward in addition to Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000.00 for information leading to the arrest of this individual. Criminals beware Engineered Software is watching you. Please if recognize this suspect call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text a tip to “CRIMES” with keyword OTCTIP.
On Friday August 15th 2014, a Tacoma Rail locomotive sustained damage after striking an object that had been placed on the railroad track which resulted in a ruptured fuel tank and subsequent fuel spill into the railroad right-of-way near 54th Avenue SW in Tumwater. Damage to the locomotive and right-of-way required major clean-up and repair efforts. Tacoma Rail is offering a $1,000.00 reward in addition to Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for placing the debris on the railroad track.
The Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a felony hit and run collision that occurred Friday, July 11, 2014 at approximately 4:54 p.m. The collision took place northbound Interstate 5 at milepost 108 between the College Street and Martin Way exits in Lacey. The suspect’s vehicle red/maroon early 2000s Mercury Marquis or Lincoln Town Car style vehicle suddenly slammed on its brakes and came to a stop in the left lane for no apparent reason. A Nissan Maxima passenger car attempted to brake and steer left, but was unable to and struck the red/maroon passenger vehicle on the driver side rear. Both vehicles pulled onto the inside shoulder of Interstate 5. The driver of the red/maroon vehicle exited his vehicle, looked at the damage, and fled the scene. The subject in the fleeing vehicle was described as a tall, thin, white male with gray hair, beard, and mustache in his late 50s or early 60s. If you have any information about this crime please call State Patrol Detective Sergeant Jeff Maijala (253) 538-3178, Detective Shannon Beeler at (253) 538-3172 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text a tip to “CRIMES” with keyword “OTCTIP”.
On July 10th and August 9th Lacey Elementary was vandalized. During the vandalism suspects broke a window, climbed on the roof and removed 14 fan covers. Suspects are described as white males in their mid to late teens.
Take pride in our schools. If you see it report it. If you recognize any of these suspects please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text a tip to “CRIMES” with keyword “OTCTIP”.
Olympia/Thurston County Crime Stoppers needs your help locating fugitive Robert Collins. Robert Collins, age 37 described as 6’ 02”, 250-270lbs, shaved head and hazel eyes. He currently has felony and misdemeanor warrants out for his arrest. On July 28th Robert Collins was caught on surveillance video during a home burglary in Tumwater.
If you know the whereabouts of Robert Collins please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or text a tip to “CRIMES” with keyword “OTCTIP”.
On July 17th, vandals caused nearly $100,000 of damage to 23 vehicles at Olympia Nissan by smashing windows, slashing tires and applying brake fluid to vehicles destroying the paint.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Olympia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Bruce Titus Olympia Nissan will pay a $1500.00 reward for information leading to the arrests of the suspect or suspects involved in this crime and Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000.00 for information leading to an arrest and charges filed on this crime. Remember callers never have to leave their name.
On July 17, 2014 around 9pm Lacey Police Officers responded to a report of an assault in the Horizon Pointe Neighborhood in Lacey. The female victim reported that while jogging a black male riding a bicycle grabbed her buttocks on two separate occasions as he passed by her.
On July 16, 2014 around 3:30pm in the area of the Western Chehalis Trail and Yelm Highway, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office had a similar incident with a very similar suspect description.
Suspect is a black male, late teens or twenties, short hair, riding a bicycle.
Anyone with information on this crime or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact 911, the Lacey Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or fill out the online form. You never have to leave their name.
On July 8, 2014 at 2:23 AM, three masked suspects burglarized the Radio Shack located at 5312 Littlerock Rd in Tumwater. The suspects entered the store and stole several audio items including several sets of headphones and three different Bluetooth enabled audio speakers. The suspects have the following descriptions:
Suspect #1 – Wore a hood and black clothing as well as what appeared to be gloves and a mask. The suspect was approximately 5’6” to 5’10” and skinny.
Suspect #2 – Wore dark clothing, a hood and what appeared to be gloves and a mask. The suspect was shorter than the first, about 5’4” to 5’8” and also skinny.
Suspect #3 – Wore a dark hoodie, dark sports pants with a white stripe down both legs, a white under shirt which was untucked and what appeared to be gloves and a white mask. The suspect was possibly a female, shorter at approximately 5’2” to 5’5” and with a stocky build.
If you have any information regarding this crime, you are urged to call the Tumwater Police Department at 360-754-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).