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North Olympic Crime Stoppers

Press Release - 6-15-2010
North Olympic Crime Stoppers recently received a tip that lead to several arrests involving property crimes. The crimes were spread throughout Clallam County and lead to the clearing of multiple cases. The person receiving the tip was awarded the maximum amount that Crime Stoppers offers.

North Olympic Crime Stoppers serves Clallam and Jefferson Counties and is committed to assisting law enforcement in identifying people who are involved in the commission of crimes.
This is done by the assistance of citizens who observe and report information, no matter how small or big, that make a difference in keeping our communities safe.

Remember, if you have information that may help solve a felony crime involving property or crimes against a person, or information on unlawful sales of drugs, please call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and report it. You always remain anonymous! If an arrest and filing of felony charges is made you could be the person collecting the reward!

North Olympic Crime Stoppers is a non-profit agency and relies on community support to fund the program and pay out rewards. We thank all citizens and all agencies that have supported us in the past and present, as without you, we would not be here. All donations are tax-deductible.

North Olympic Crime Stoppers also has openings for additional board members. If you are interested please call Officer Duane Benedict, North Olympic Crime Stoppers Law-enforcement Coordinator, at 360-912-0232.
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Residential burglaries and malicious mischief incidents
The Port Townsend Police Department is seeking information on a series of residential burglaries and malicious mischief incidents that appear to be related.
Several residences have been entered through unlocked doors and windows. Once inside, suspects are stealing mostly cash, medications, and some small electronics. These burglaries appear to be happening both during the daytime hours and during nighttime hours. Most recently (March 2010), the North Beach area has been targeted, but others areas of Port Townsend have been affected as well. The total loss as a result of these burglaries has run over $49,000.00.
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Counterfeit $100 bills
The Port Townsend Police are seeking information about who has been passing counterfeit $100 bills within Port Townsend (PTPD case #10-0062). A Hispanic male is described as being in his twenties, about 54" to 57" with short black hair that has "kind of a spike" to it, a Hispanic accent and a "bright white smile". Victims report the man is very cordial and polite. He typically attempts to purchase a lower cost item and pay with a counterfeit $100 bill, pocketing the real money he receives as change. One victim reports she saw this suspect drive away in a white pick-up.
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