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Tag: Bonney Lake

May
3rd

2 dead in collision on state Route 410

Two people died this morning in an accident on state Route 410, the Washington State Patrol says.

Trooper Guy Gill says says the accident occurred around 6 a.m. at Ehli Hill in Sumner.

A pick-up truck, passenger car, and a semi truck are involved. The drivers of the pick-up and the passenger car are deceased.

The crash occurred near 166th Avenue East. Witnesses report a pickup crossed the barrier, hitting a car traveling in the opposite direction. A fully-loaded semi truck with trailer slammed into both vehicles.

East Pierce Fire and Rescue firefighters responded. The drivers of the pickup

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July
11th

Troopers want to hear from witnesses of SR 410 hit-and-run crash

Washington State Patrol troopers are searching for witnesses to a hit-and-run crash Thursday night along state Route 410 in the Bonney Lake area.

A car and motorcycle crashed into each other just after 10:15 p.m. near 234th Avenue East. The car, described as a 1987 or 1988 Toyota Camry, didn’t stop. It was last seen going east on SR 410, troopers reported. It likely will have damage to the left front side of the car.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or spotted the fleeing vehicle is asked to call State Patrol detectives at 253-538-3174 or 253-538-3172.

Dec.
2nd

One injured, one arrested after police pursuit in Bonney Lake

A woman was injured and a man arrested early today after a police pursuit in Bonney Lake.

The woman suffered minor injuries after she got out of the fleeing truck and was ran over by the truck’s rear passenger wheel, Bonney Lake police reported. She refused medical treatment at the scene and was not taken to hospital.

The incident began just after 3 a.m. A Bonney Lake police officer tried to stop a truck that was driving recklessly in the 19800 block of 100th Street East, police reported.

The truck took off.  The officer pursued the truck through the city

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Oct.
27th

Bonney Lake sergeant resigns during internal investigation

A Bonney Lake police sergeant has resigned amidst an internal investigation into allegations that officers got paid for time they didn’t work on a grant-funded traffic enforcement program.

The sergeant, who’s name was not released, was in charge of the program, the Bonney Lake Police Department announced today.

“The sergeant in charge was found to have given orders that were in conflict with the department’s standard policy and procedures manual and has recently resigned his position from the department prior to corrective action being initiated against him,” a department press release stated. “His resignation came as a direct result of

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Oct.
1st

Attempted kidnappings in Bonney Lake? Nope, just a rumor spread via email, Facebook

There’s an email going around Bonney Lake and a flurry of Facebook activity regarding a white SUV that’s been spotted trying to snatch kids.

Before I could get all the words out of my mouth, a record specialist at the Bonney Lake Police Department told me the report is a rumor, completely false.

“It is inaccurate,” she said.

A coworker sent me this Facebook post this morning from a friend of hers:

A White SUV with nice rims and a skull trailer hitch cover trying to snatch kids in BonneyLake. At the park in Brookside this car had an adult

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Sep.
16th

UPDATED: Man dead, overnight standoff over in Bonney Lake

Pierce County sheriff’s deputies found a 47-year-old man dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound early today after an overnight standoff in the Bonney Lake area.

No sheriff’s deputies or others were injured during the incident in the 14600 block of Prairie Ridge Drive East, Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said. No deputies fired their weapons during the standoff, he added.

Investigators suspect alcohol and drugs played a role what happened.

The incident began about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when a woman called 911 to say two men were arguing over a missing iPod in the home. Dispatchers could hear

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Aug.
23rd

Widening of SR 410 in Bonney Lake means delays, closures

The widening project on State Route 410 in Bonney Lake means motorists can expect nighttime closures and short delays this week.

Construction crews are working from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. between 214th and 234th avenues and trucks will be coming in and out of the work zone.

At night, flaggers will control one-way, alternating traffic from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. until Friday. They will also be working from 8 p.m. Saturday until 8 a.m. Sunday.

Traffic is scheduled to shift from the south side of the highway to the north side so they can widen that section of

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June
18th

Pierce County officers arrest 20 teens at Bonney Lake graduation party

Pierce County law enforcement officers arrested 20 teens at a graduation party stocked with beer, whiskey and marijuana last weekend at a Bonney Lake home.

Of those arrested, a 19-year-old man was booked into Pierce County Jail on suspicion of providing the premises for the underage drinking party, according to a press release from Pierce County. The young man and his 17-year-old brother were allegedly hosting the party Saturday night while their parents were at an out-of-state wedding. Two “beer pong” tables were set up to play the popular drinking game.

Officers found one girl with a .31 blood alcohol

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