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Tag: Puyallup School District

Nov.
4th

Aylen Junior High students delayed from walking home Friday by nearby police investigation

Police asked that Aylen Junior High School officials delay students from walking home Friday as officers investigated a possible attempted burglary nearby.

An officer saw two men just before 2 p.m. walk into the yard of a house in the 1700 block of West Pioneer.

The men tried to break into the house, police said, at which point officers approached and took a 38-year-old man into custody.

The other suspect fled on foot and was not located, police said.

While a K-9 tried to track the second suspect, police asked the school to hold walking students until officers had finished.

 

April
21st

Jury finds for Puyallup School District in civil suit over oral sex story in student newspaper

UPDATE: A Pierce County jury this afternoon exonerated the Puyallup School District of any wrongdoing in connection with a high school newspaper that quoted four students by name in a package of stories about oral sex.

On a 10-2 vote, the jury decided the JagWire newspaper of Emerald Ridge High School was within its rights to publish the students’ names and sexual backgrounds. Because it was a civil case, only 10 votes were required to decide the case.

The 10 jurors felt the four students – who claimed their privacy was invaded – should have known when they talked to a

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