WSP troopers assigned to District 8 Bremerton, which encompasses Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Grays Harbor, Pacific and Wahkiakum counties, are taking active enforcement on motorists who violate the recently active Marijuana in Vehicles law. The law, which went into effect September 26, 2015, makes it officially illegal to consume or carry open containers of marijuana or marijuana infused products in vehicles upon a highway. “Open” means the original package, container or receptacle that has been opened and the seal broken or contents partially removed. Continue reading Troopers in District 8 Region Starting Active Enforcement of New Marijuana Open Container in Vehicle Law
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Sunday, October 11, 2015. Specific details have not been released (unless otherwise indicated).
Burglary: on E Wilburs Way just outside the Shelton City Limit on John’s Prairie; on Christmas Tree Lane in Shelton;
Assault: 200 block NE Matthew Drive in Belfair; Continue reading Police Blotter 10/12/15
The Shelton City Commission has approved new regulations for food trucks and other temporary businesses known as “Pop Ups”. The Commission has held several meetings on the revised regulations which included a public hearing last week. There has been favorable testimony for the revisions with the most critical portions relating to trash and hours of operation. Steve Goins, Director of the City’s Department of Community and Economic Development, explains the latest revisions:
The ordinance also removes most of the provisions regulating yard sales, and establishes provisions addressing an array of temporary uses, such as Christmas tree lots and temporary sales offices. Continue reading City Approves New Regulations for Food Trucks
The Shelton City Commission concurred with the City’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee’s (L-TAC) recommendations for Lodging Tax Funds next year. Grant Applications submitted for 2016 were as follows: Continue reading City Lodging Tax Funds
The Mason County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Ceslie Anne Acuna has been found safe. Friday, the Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help in locating Acuna after she went to the Pierce County area to return an SUV to her ex-boyfriend and was last heard from September 25. She was considered endangered due to what family described as her having “mental issues”. Monday, authorities reported Acuna is safe.
A Gig Harbor woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 106 near Purdy Cut Off Road Sunday evening. According to a State Patrol collision memo, a 2002 Ford F250 pickup was eastbound on SR-106 about 6 PM. Just before the intersection with Purdy Cut Off (at milepost 1.8), the truck left the roadway to the right and came to rest in the ditch. Continue reading One Injured in Crash on 106
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Saturday, October 10, 2015. Specific details have not been released (unless otherwise indicated).
Burglary: on E Birch Place in Oak Park;
Assault: 300 block E Wallace Kneeland Boulevard in Shelton; (domestic) 17200 block E State Route 106 southwest of Belfair; Continue reading Police Blotter 10/11/15
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Friday, October 9, 2015. Specific details have not been released (unless otherwise indicated).
Burglary: on E Royce Road off Anthony Road;
Assault: 700 block E Gosser Road off Agate Road near Deer Creek; Continue reading Police Blotter 10/10/15
The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas during the week of October 11, 2015 through October 17, 2015. Continue reading Road Construction on State Highways 10/11 to 10/17
The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public help in locating 36-year-old Ceslie Anne Acuna who was last heard from September 25, 2015. Acuna was returning a black 1995 Honda Passport to her ex-boyfriend, 53-year-old Joel Brent Boots, Sr. Acuna was taking the SUV to the Pierce County area. According to a news release, Acuna’s family advised the Sheriff’s Office that she has mental issues and could be in danger. Continue reading Help Sought in Locating Missing Woman