July 18, 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 locating this runaway.

On July 11th, Angellina Lynn Ricker ran away from Brentwood Place Group Home in Lacey. Angellina is a 17 year old female, who is 5’ 3” tall, 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She has several piercings and tattoos on her thigh, arm and neck. She was last observed heading east bound on 24th Avenue SE. She had just recently returned to the residence before taking off again. She is possibly hanging out with an adult male named “Dave Martin.”

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If you have any information on this runaway, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


July 11, 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 an increase in mail thefts throughout Thurston County, many during daylight hours. The thieves take mail to get credit cards, personal information to use for identity theft, and they also grab packages off of doorsteps. Using a locking mailbox will help, but won’t prevent these thefts. Make sure to check your mailbox as soon as you can to collect it, and if packages are going to be left, know when they will be there and collect them immediately. Putting outgoing mail with checks or personal information in your mailbox with a flag up is also an invitation for theft.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


July 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.

In the early morning hours of July 2nd there were several vehicle prowls on Inlay, Stone and Radius Streets SE. A neighbor on Radius Loop SE was able to capture a screen shot of the suspect from their surveillance video. The suspect appears to be white or Hispanic with receding dark hair, a goatee and wearing dark pants and a light jacket (see picture below). A reminder to everyone to please lock your vehicles, even in your own driveway. This suspect was checking for unlocked doors.

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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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


June 27, 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 Department requests your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating Enrique J. Lamere, a man they believe is a material witness in the Dutterow Road shooting that occurred on June 22nd, leaving three people dead and one injured.

Lamere, who is known as “Ricky,” is 23 years old and is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is known to frequent the Nisqually Valley. Lamere’s last known address was on Neil Street NE in Thurston County.

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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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


June 20, 2016 Crime of the Week

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

The Olympia and Lacey Police Departments request your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On June 15th around 3:45 AM, a burglary occurred at the Dairy Queen on Lilly Road SE, in Olympia. The suspects gained access by cutting a hole through the roof of the business where they entered the building. An employee arrived early and apparently scared them off. On June 19th, around 2:40 AM, a similar burglary occurred at the Burger King on Marvin Road NE in Lacey. There was also had a hole cut through the roof at this location. Nothing was taken from either business during the burglaries.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


June 6, 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. 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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


May 30, 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. 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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


May 23, 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 issuing the following warning.

The Thurston County area has seen a significant increase in counterfeit bills being circulated. The most common denomination has been the twenty dollar bill.

To check a bill, do the following:

  • Hold it to the light and check for the security strip running vertically across the bill which should have “USA” then the denomination spelled out (Under a UV light source, the security thread glows green – located on the far left side of a $20 bill).moneystrip
  • Check for a watermark by holding it to the light and check for an image of the person whose portrait is on the bill (It is on the right side of the bill). If it is visible without being held up to the light, the bill is most likely counterfeit.
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  • Check for color shifting. When a bill is tilted, the color appears to change from copper to green.
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If you suspect a bill is counterfeit, or to report any other crimes, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. That’s 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


May 16, 2016 Crime of the Week

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

The Olympia Police Department requests your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On May 12th between 9:45 AM and 12 Noon a residential burglary occurred in the 2300 block of Lakemoor Drive SW. Among the items taken was a sterling silver flatware set monogrammed “S” on each piece. Also a Panasonic Lumix ZS40 digital camera was taken, along with some jewelry. A backpack was found in the garage which had some of the stolen items in it, including the camera. The jewelry and silver are missing. A truck with a green utility trailer was seen in the driveway, like landscape companies use, and it took off at a high rate of speed from the residence.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.


May 9, 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 April 8th Winter Kinison ran away after being dropped off at the library by her mother in downtown Olympia. The following week she contacted her mother via Facebook and stated she was fine but refusing to return home. She stated that she would only return home if the police found her. Winter’s mother believes she might be on her way to Portland, Oregon. Winter is 16 years old, is 5 feet 8 inches tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

If you have any information on her 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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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May 2, 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 April 22nd an unknown subject walked into Chase Bank located inside the QFC store on Whitman Lane SE in Lacey. The subject displayed a note to the teller demanding money. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money. The subject then quickly exited the QFC store through the west side doors and fled. The subject is described as a white male, 20 to 25 years old, and approximately 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall with a scruffy beard, blood shot eyes and pale skin.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name.

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April 25, 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 April 16th, Manuia Atualevao assaulted his estranged wife resulting in her sustaining a facial fracture. During the assault he prevented her from leaving the residence and threatened to kill her. Atualevao fled the scene in a dark colored Eddie Bauer edition Ford Expedition with unknown Washington plates. He is described as a 49 year old Pacific Islander, 5’ 11” tall, 265 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

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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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.


April 18, 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. Don’t help them by making it easy for them to take your property.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.


April 11, 2016 Crime of the Week

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

On April 23rd, 2016 from 8 AM to Noon, the Olympia / Thurston County Crime Stoppers will be hosting our annual Shred Event at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey at the Grand Staircase. Bring your personal papers to be securely shredded to help protect yourself from identity theft. Also at the site will be a place to bring computer gear and electronics for recycling. Please no household appliances. We also will be collecting new or gently used books, CDs and DVDs. The event is free, however we will accept donations. Use the entrance on Pacific Avenue SE.

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April 4, 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 March 30th at approximately 3:58 PM, a male was seen exiting a vehicle that had just been broken into at the Hand and Stone Message’s parking lot.  The male took a laptop in an “Aflac” laptop bag and a black Swiss Army backpack from the vehicle.  The suspect was photographed by the victim about 10 minutes later, riding a bicycle on School Street near Husky.  This photo has been posted on the Crime Stoppers Facebook page.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.

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March 21, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Thurston County Sheriff Sergeant Carla Carter on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

The Sheriff’s Office requests your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On March 1st just after midnight at 6916 Marvin Road a Domestic Violence incident occurred where Troy C. Rayment allegedly set the residence on fire. The property was vacant at the time. This is a probable arson and Mr. Rayment is the person of interest. He fled the residence in a motorhome which he wrecked and then fled on foot. He is a 35 year old white male, 6 foot tall, 170 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.

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March 14, 2016 Crime of the Week

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

The Tumwater Police Department requests your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On March 10th at 7:12 PM two white males stole five security cameras from the Mills and Mills Funeral Home on Littlerock Road SW. The first male is described as 20 to 40 years old wearing a coat and backpack. The second male is described as 20 to 35 years old wearing a coat with dark shoulders and lighter lower section. The second male was also carrying what appears to be a woman’s purse with metal studs on it.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.

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March 7, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Resource Officer Randy Young on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.  The Olympia Police Department requests your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On March 4th at approximately 10:06 PM a drive-by shooting occurred on 4th Avenue East between Eastside Street and Puget Street. The suspect fired several shots from their vehicle into the victim vehicle, injuring one male. The suspect vehicle fled eastbound on 4th Avenue. The vehicle is described as a red 4 door car with dark tinted windows, blue headlights and black aftermarket rims. The vehicle may have damage on the driver’s side, and the license plate, make and model are unknown at this time.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.


February 29, 2016 Crime of the Week

I am Lacey Police Sergeant Dave Campbell on behalf of Olympia, Thurston County Crime Stoppers.

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

Recently there has been a large increase in car thefts throughout Thurston County. The cars being stolen are primarily Honda Accords and Civics from the 90s. Some of the vehicles have never been recovered and others have been recovered in the local area and outside our county.

Crime Stoppers would like to remind everyone to make sure you lock your vehicles, even in your own driveways, and park in safe locations. If you have an alarm in your vehicle, remember to set it.
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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.


February 22, 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 of the Week.

Korey Cleveland is on active supervision with the DOC and has an Escape from Community Custody warrant from the DOC. He also has a felony warrant for Identity Theft 1st degree from Castle Rock. He is described as a white male, 47 years old, medium build with brown hair and eyes. He is 5’8” tall and about 185 pounds. He may be in a white 2001 Dodge Dakota crew cab with a black canopy Washington plate B59523S. He has been frequenting the south county area.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.

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February 15, 2016 Crime of the Week

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

The Olympia Police Department requests your help in solving this Crime of the Week.

On February 10th at 3:15PM OPD responded to a stabbing on the Woodland Trail near Boulevard Road SE, where they found a person who had been stabbed. The victim stated he was walking down the trail while listening to music when he was stabbed in the back. The suspect is described as a white male, 35-40 years old, 5’ 10”, and of average build. He has blue eyes, a blond goatee and acne scars. He was wearing a blue jacket with the hood up which appeared too small for him. He also had on a red sweatshirt, blue jeans and tan shoes.

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 $1000 and remember you never have to leave your name. CLICK HERE to give info online about this crime.

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