Additional cases of some one breaking into houses and watching young women while they sleep have been reported. The following is a news release on the latest incidents:
Early Thursday morning, a female Shelton resident awoke to see an unknown male intruder in her bedroom. When she alerted her boyfriend, who was sleeping next to her, the suspect fled. The victim immediately called 911 to report the incident to Shelton Police Department.
During the early stages of the investigation, a Shelton detective contacted neighbors and friends near the crime scene. The detective discovered there had possibly been additional incidents with similar circumstances that were not reported to law enforcement. Continue reading More Reports of Intruder Watching Women Sleep→
The Shelton Police Department has been awarded a grant to purchase anti-theft devices and help prevent motor vehicle theft.
On par with nationwide trends, the City of Shelton has experienced a significant increase in motor vehicle theft over the last two years. Shelton residents reported 68 auto thefts to the Shelton Police Department in 2016 – most being older Honda and Toyota sedans. This was an increase of 38 cars from the previous year. Many of the vehicles were either left unlocked or had no anti-theft devices, and were used for transport outside of the city. Continue reading Shelton Police Get Grant to Prevent Auto Theft→
Shelton Police Chief Darrin Moody summarized staffing changes in his department for the Shelton City Commission this week. These changes include retirements, new hires and a promotion. According to the Chief, the Shelton Police Department has hired four new officers, an animal control officer and office staff but not increased the number of employees.
As Chief Moody mentioned, unless a dog is threatening, call one of MACECOM’s non-emergency numbers (360-426-4441 or 360-426-4442) to report strays.
The Shelton Police Department is seeking information on a report of voyeurism at a fast food restaurant last week. The following was posted to the City’s Facebook page:
On Monday January 23rd 2017 a report of a voyeurism was initiated by a mother of a teenager. She reports that her child was inside the men’s bathroom stall at a local restaurant when an elderly male entered the bathroom. The elderly male proceeded to peer through the gap of the stall door on three separate occasions. The elderly male suspect walked out of the bathroom and was not seen again. Continue reading Shelton Police Seeking Info on Voyeurism→
At noon on Saturday December 17, 2016, a suspect stole a purse out of a parked car in the Safeway parking lot (600 W Franklin St. Shelton WA). The suspect was later recorded on surveillance video at the Shelton Wal Mart (100 E Wallace Kneeland Blvd Shelton WA), using a stolen credit card from the stolen purse. The images below depict the suspect as he is leaving Wal Mart, within 30 minutes from when the theft took place at Safeway.
If you know who this person may be, or have information that may help in this case, please contact Det. Ses Maiava of the Shelton Police Department at 360-490-7973 or email@example.com.
The Shelton Police Department have arrested the man wanted in connection to vehicle thefts where the perpetrator used the phone app “OfferUp” to contact his victims. According to a news release, the suspect, identified in this case as 30 year old Dai P. Nguyen, was taken into custody without incident early Sunday morning September 25, 2016. Continue reading Phone App Car Thief Suspect in Custody→
Detectives with the Shelton Police Department have identified a suspect in a recent auto theft involving two vehicles after posting ads on OfferUp.com. 30 year old Dai P. Nguyen of Tacoma WA was identified by one of the victims in this case after viewing surveillance footage.