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Police Blotter 6/27/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Monday, June 26, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.

Theft
23900 Block NE STATE ROUTE 3
6.THEFT
Jun 26, 2017
around 7 PM

Traffic
400 Block NE OLD BELFAIR HWY

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Meeting on Transferring Salmon to Lake Cushman Thursday

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will host a public meeting on the reintroduction of sockeye salmon into Lake Cushman using salmon eggs from Baker Lake.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., June 29, in the gymnasium of the Sedro-Woolley High School, 1235 3rd St, Sedro-Woolley.

Staff from WDFW, Puget Sound Energy and Tacoma Power will provide an overview of this collaborative effort to reestablish a sockeye population in Lake Cushman on the Olympic Peninsula. Sockeye have not been documented in the lake in decades.

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Demolition of Pioneer School Begins Thursday

Pioneer’s Intermediate/Middle School buildings will be demolished in several phases The first phase starts Thursday, June 29th. This phase will include the middle school wing and the gymnasium. The main building, intermediate wing and quad will be demolished sometime after July 4th.

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OCCU Presents “Golf Balls from Heaven”

Ticket donations are now available for the Our Community Credit Union’s  (OCCU) Love INC Golf Ball Drop which takes place during the 7th Annual Love Inc Golf Tournament set for Monday July 24, 2017. Alderbrook Properties is this year’s Golf Tournament Title Sponsor;  Drew MacEwen, Falcon Financial Investment, Inc. is the Tournament Sponsor and the Druzianich Family Charitable Foundation is the Event sponsor. This all takes place at the award-winning Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club in Union, Washington.  Last year’s tournament helped to transform the lives of more than 1,366 families through 5,988 volunteer hours.

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Update on Allyn Shooting; Hit-and-Run: 1 Suspect Located

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office reports they have located one of the two suspects sought in Sunday’s shooting and hit-and-run of a homeless person near Lake Devereaux Road north of Allyn. Investigators says the driver of the white SUV is cooperating. Detectives still are looking for the driver of a dark colored pickup truck with a canopy, possibly a black Ford F150. Still no detailed description of this suspect but authorities now say there was a white dog in the vehicle.

About 12 PM Sunday, the victim was walking along the road, reportedly dragging a dead raccoon. The driver of a white SUV confronted the victim before the victim was shot in the left leg. The older dark colored truck reportedly then ran over the victim.

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Police Blotter 6/26/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Saturday, June 24, 2017 and Sunday, June 25, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.

Disorder
200 Block E EVERGREEN DR
19B4.NOISE
Jun 25, 2017
around 11 PM

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Suspects Sought in Shooting, Hit-And-Run North of Allyn

Law enforcement is looking for suspects in the shooting and hit-and-run of a homeless person north of Allyn Sunday.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington State Patrol responded to Highway 3 near Lake Devereaux Road about 12 PM after an altercation led to the crimes. The highway was shut down for several hours as detectives investigated.Traffic was diverted to North Bay Road and Highway 302.

Initial investigation determined the victim was walking along the road, reportedly dragging a dead raccoon. The driver of a white newer SUV confronted the victim before the victim was shot in the left leg. An older black Ford F150 with a canopy reportedly ran over the victim after the shooting. The victim was transported to Harrison Hospital in Bremerton.

Investigators are looking for the drivers of the two vehicles.

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Police Blotter 6/24/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Thursday, June 22, 2017 and Friday, June 23, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.

Emergency
300 Block NE DAVIS FARM RD
43.MEDICAL
Jun 23, 2017
around 12 PM

Emergency
900 Block E STATE ROUTE 302

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Road Construction on State Highways 6/25/17 to 7/1/17

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from June 25, 2017 to July 1, 2017.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 119 (Lake Cushman Road) chip seal
Highway: SR 119 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s)
Description: Crews will resurface portions of SR 119 in areas between milepost .08 to 7.2
Work schedule: Drivers can expect reduced speed limits to 35 mph in the work zones. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with a pilot car on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SR 3 – Belfair Area – Widening and Safety Improvements

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Man Killed by Fallen Tree near Belfair

A 33-year-old Bremerton man was killed Friday afternoon when a tree fell on the excavator he was operating near Belfair. Limited details on the incident have been released but emergency crews responded to the 300 block of NE Davis Road just before 1 PM.

Mason County Coroner Wes Stockwell identified the dead man as Brian Keith Mattis.

An autopsy is scheduled for next week.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.