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February 20, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

Reporting a crime to Crime Stoppers has become even easier with the new P3 app. This is available from the apps store for IOS and Android. Simply search for Crime Stoppers Mobile App and find the P3 app. Once installed a simple setup is done by entering a PIN you will use for accessing it, then through a menu led process you select your location. Once that is done, simply open the app and select the type of crime you want to report and follow along from there. Just as the phone method, your privacy is assured.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. You can also download the P3 app to submit your tips from any smartphone. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember, you never have to leave your name.


February 13, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

Mail thefts have been an ongoing problem throughout this area for a long time now. To help prevent future mail thefts, make sure to collect your mail as quickly as you can after delivery. You could also look into a locking mailbox, or think about getting a post office box. Do not leave important legal documents, anything with your identity, or checks in the mailbox for pickup. Please take those items directly to the post office to assure security. If you see someone taking mail out of a mailbox, call 911 immediately with as much information as possible.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. You can also download the P3 app to submit your tips from any smartphone. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember, you never have to leave your name.


February 6, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

Mail thefts have been an ongoing problem throughout this area for a long time now. To help prevent future mail thefts, make sure to collect your mail as quickly as you can after delivery. You could also look into a locking mailbox, or think about getting a post office box. Do not leave important legal documents, anything with your identity, or checks in the mailbox for pickup. Please take those items directly to the post office to assure security. If you see someone taking mail out of a mailbox, call 911 immediately with as much information as possible.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. You can also download the P3 app to submit your tips from any smartphone. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember, you never have to leave your name.


January 30, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department asks for your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On January 12th a vehicle was broken into while the owner was working out at Planet Fitness during the early evening hours. The door lock was forced, possibly with a screw driver. The thief took a wallet with credit and debit cards as well as a number of musical instruments. There was a purchase on one of the credit cards at Fred Meyer’s fuel station shortly after the theft. The musical instruments are for the Tumwater School District.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. You can also download the P3 app to submit your tips from any smartphone. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember, you never have to leave your name.


January 23, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department asks for your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On January 12th a vehicle was broken into while the owner was working out at Planet Fitness during the early evening hours. The door lock was forced, possibly with a screw driver. The thief took a wallet with credit and debit cards as well as a number of musical instruments. There was a purchase on one of the credit cards at Fred Meyer’s fuel station shortly after the theft. The musical instruments are for the Tumwater School District.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. You can also download the P3 app to submit your tips from any smartphone. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember, you never have to leave your name.


January 16, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.  Local Police Departments request your help in preventing future Crimes of the Week.

There has been a recent increase in thefts from public storage units. The thieves usually cut the locks off the unit and enter to grab whatever is available. This is not at any one particular locale, it is occurring all over the county. If you have seen anything suspicious at any storage facilities please call Crime Stoppers with the information so we can reduce these thefts.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


January 9, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. Local Police Departments request your help in preventing future Crimes of the Week.

There has been a recent surge in vehicle thefts where the owner has left their vehicle warming in the driveway due to the current cold weather. The thieves see the vehicles running and just take them. These vehicles, when we do find them, have been found in places like Capital Forest, and other outlying areas, and are stripped for parts. A recent stolen vehicle was just recovered in Oregon the same day it was taken. There are a number of organizations handing out ice scrapers, so get one and use that instead of leaving the vehicle warming unattended.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


January 2, 2017 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. Local Police Departments request your help in preventing future Crimes of the Week.

There has been a recent surge in vehicle thefts where the owner has left their vehicle warming in the driveway due to the current cold weather. The thieves see the vehicles running and just take them. These vehicles, when we do find them, have been found in places like Capital Forest, and other outlying areas, and are stripped for parts. A recent stolen vehicle was just recovered in Oregon the same day it was taken. There are a number of organizations handing out ice scrapers, so get one and use that instead of leaving the vehicle warming unattended.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


December 26, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jimmy Williams on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office asks for your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On December 11th, 2016, multiple homes in the Northwest and Northeast of the county were burglarized by subjects driving the following vehicle. It appears to be a silver or white 1996 – 1998 Toyota 4Runner. The vehicle may have damage to the driver’s side front fender and an unknown item near the front driver’s side pillar. It also did not have a front license plate at the time of the crime.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


December 19, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jimmy Williams on behalf of Olympia – Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office asks for your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On December 11th, 2016, multiple homes in the Northwest and Northeast of the county were burglarized by subjects driving the following vehicle. It appears to be a silver or white 1996 – 1998 Toyota 4Runner. The vehicle may have damage to the driver’s side front fender and an unknown item near the front driver’s side pillar. It also did not have a front license plate at the time of the crime.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


December 12, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department requests your help in solving this crime of the week.

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, a robbery occurred at Lake Pointe Park in Lacey. The victim met the suspect to make a purchase of a vehicle, which was arranged on Facebook. The suspect pulled out a gun and took the victim’s wallet, cash and also his cell phone. The suspect then drove away in a black Dodge Durango with a gray front fender. The suspect is described as a white Hispanic or Asian mixed race male, 30-40 years old, with a brown mustache and goatee. He is about 5’ 8” tall, 200 pounds with a “beer belly.” He was wearing a white Seahawks shirt with green lettering.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


December 5, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department requests your help in solving this crime of the week.

On Monday, November 28th, 2016 an unknown white male suspect robbed the US Bank located at 4700 Yelm Highway SE in Lacey. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the bank on foot. A witness advised the suspect got into a dark colored SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer or Dodge Durango, with no license plates attached to the vehicle. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’ 10”, a scar between the nose and upper lip area, and wearing a light colored hat, blue zip up jacket and blue jeans.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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November 21, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jimmy Williams on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office requests your help in solving this crime. On October 29th at approximately 7:00 PM an unknown male robbed the Union Mills Grocery at gun point. He was able to steal $480 in $20 bills. He is approximately 6 feet tall and appears to be a while male. He was wearing a dark blue hoodie with a tan military type head covering, dark blue sweatpants and Nike tennis shoes. He ran off to an unknown vehicle which was parked nearby.

If you have any information on this, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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November 14, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Logan Schiendelman. Schiendelman is a 19 year old black male, who is 5 feet 11 inches tall, about 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes and a slender, athletic build. Schiendelman’s black Chrysler Sebring, with WA license AVJ8434, was located on May 20th near the Scattercreek Rest Area on south bound Interstate 5. Schiendelman was last seen by his family when he left the residence on May 19th in the early morning.

If you have any information on Schiendelman’s location, or any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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November 7, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Logan Schiendelman. Schiendelman is a 19 year old black male, who is 5 feet 11 inches tall, about 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes and a slender, athletic build. Schiendelman’s black Chrysler Sebring, with WA license AVJ8434, was located on May 20th near the Scattercreek Rest Area on south bound Interstate 5. Schiendelman was last seen by his family when he left the residence on May 19th in the early morning.

If you have any information on Schiendelman’s location, or any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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October 31, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department requests your help in locating this missing person.

Denzel Rashard White, AKA Denzel Bell-White, was last known to be in the Tumwater area, three weeks ago, looking for a job. Denzel is a 25 year old black male who is 5’ 10”tall, 165 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and “scruffy” facial hair. Denzel has tattoos on his arms and neck. Denzel does not have a vehicle or cell phone and it is not known if he has any friends in the area.

If you have any information on this missing person, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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October 24, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office requests your help in solving this crime.

On October 11th Joshua Knowles allegedly gave a forged $500 check to a 90 year old female and asked her to cash it for him.  He allegedly stole the check from a 63 year old female.  Knowles has a DOC warrant for his arrest.  He is described as a 26 year old white male, clean shaven, with short dark hair.  Knowles is known to frequent the Yelm, Washington area. If you see Knowles, do not approach him; please call the Thurston County Sheriff’s office at 360-786-5500 or Dispatch at 360-704-2740.

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If you have any information on this or any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


October 17, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jimmy Williams on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department requests your help in solving this crime.

On September 29th, a woman was forcibly dragged off a trail by Saint Martin’s University and pulled into the brush. The suspect is described as a white male who is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall with an athletic build. He was wearing a gray zip up hooded sweatshirt with strings hanging down from the hood with bright yellow ends, light brown or khaki pants, and brown loafers or leather shoes. He is further described as having a one inch long full beard and mustache that was reddish brown in color.

If you have any information on this or any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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October 10, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jimmy Williams on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Lacey Police Department requests your help in solving this crime.

On September 29th, a woman was forcibly dragged off a trail by Saint Martin’s University and pulled into the brush. The suspect is described as a white male who is approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall with an athletic build. He was wearing a gray zip up hooded sweatshirt with strings hanging down from the hood with bright yellow ends, light brown or khaki pants, and brown loafers or leather shoes. He is further described as having a one inch long full beard and mustache that was reddish brown in color.

If you have any information on this or any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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October 3, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Olympia Police Departments request your help in solving this crime.

On September 23rd, Intercity Transit reported several incidents of vandalism to bus shelters. Since Sept. 15th, the glass has been smashed in at least seven bus shelters along Capitol Way and Black Lake Boulevard. It appears that this was done on two occasions, September 15th and September 23rd. Damage totals about $700. The glass was likely broken during early morning hours, between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. So far, there are not any suspects.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


September 26, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

Local Police Departments request your help in preventing future Crimes of the Week.

There has been a recent increase in car prowls throughout Thurston County, many during daylight hours. Most of these are quick where the window is broken, and easily seen items are taken.

Remember to not leave any valuables in your vehicle while it is unoccupied. Most of these are crimes of opportunity and the suspect wants to move on quickly. As we approach the holiday shopping season these crimes usually increase. Don’t help them by making it easy for them to take your property.

If you have any information on any crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


September 19, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jimmy Williams on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office requests your help with information on the following crime.

On September 11th a home invasion robbery occurred in Thurston County. During the robbery the homeowner and another occupant were shot with a semi auto handgun. The home owner was also stabbed 4 times. The suspects who are wanted for this crime are Mateusz Rudnik, a 27 year old male with script tattoos on his chest, and Chloe Fontaine, a 24 year old female with a Joker tattoo on her right arm and Beavis and Butthead tattoo on her chest. Both have ties to Seattle, Olympia and Portland. They are believed to be together and may be heading to Portland.

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If you have any information on this or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


September 12, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Detective Jon Mason on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Logan Schiendelman. He is a 20 year old black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, about 150 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He has a slender, athletic build. His black Chrysler Sebring was located on May 20th near mile marker 92 on south bound Interstate 5. He was last seen by his family when he left the residence on May 19th in the early morning.

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If you have any information on Schiendelman’s location, or any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


September 5, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Officer Rich Broeker on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Police and Sheriff’s offices remind everyone that school is back in session. This means that students will be on the streets as they travel to and from schools. The school zones will be in operation as usual when schools are in session. Remember, when they are in operation the speed limit is 20 miles per hour, not 21! You should also be aware of the increased traffic of school buses on the roads and plan your travel time accordingly. Please use care and protect our young people as they head off to school.

If you have any information on any crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


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