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Tip Leads to Drug Seizure

shelton Police patchThe Shelton Police Department seized a large amount of narcotics after receiving a tip. According to a news release, a Shelton Police Officer, following up on a tip regarding narcotics sales, was in the 1900 block of First Street looking for the suspicious vehicle. The officer saw the vehicle that had been described by the “tipster” parked in front of a home on First Street. The owner of the vehicle saw the officer and immediately got out of the parked car and went in to a nearby home to avoid contact with the officer, leaving the vehicle illegally parked. At that point the officer had no probable cause to chase the suspect into the home.

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Concerned Neighbor Helping A Child – NOT An Attempted Child Abduction

MCsheriff logoOn Tuesday March 10th around 3 PM, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office received a call from staff at the Sand Hill Elementary School, Belfair, that a young female child was approached early that day while she was waiting for her school bus.  According to the child, a white adult female stopped and asked if she could provide the girl a ride to school.  The school bus then arrived and the woman left. 

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Sheriff’s Office Looking For A Few Good Men & Women

shelton_patch2sheriff patchThe Shelton Police Department with the assistance of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Reserve Officer Academy.  The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a few good qualified men & women who would like to make an important commitment to the citizens of Mason County by volunteering to become a Reserve Deputy Sheriff.

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WSP Seeking Witnesses for Vehicle Involved in a Fatal Collision

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a fatality collision that WSPlogooccurred on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at approximately 6:35 p.m.  A white over blue “lifted” Ford F-350 was travelling south on State Route 507 from the Roy Y area when the driver struck a 1991 Toyota 4-Runner head-on.  The driver of the 4-Runner was killed and his wife and 2 children were seriously injured.  The driver of the Ford, fled the scene after the collision but was located several hours later hiding in the trees. 

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Applicants Sought for Board of Equalization

The Mason County Commission is seeking applications from the community who are interested in serving on the Mason County Board of Equalization. The term of the position will end May 31, 2018. Applicants must be County residents:

Interested citizens may obtain an application at the Mason County Commissioners’ Office, 411 North 5th Street in Shelton; by calling 360-427-9670, 360-275-4467 or 360-482-5269, extension 419; or on the county’s website: