A soldier who was part of a drive-by shooting outside a Lakewood bar won’t need to spend time behind bars, if he follows the law from now on. Read more here: Man pleads guilty in connection to Lakewood drive-by shooting | The News Tribune
By Chris Lawler, Lakewood Police On 13 January 2016 at approximately 4:32am, in the area of 10820 59th Ave SW, units responded to an attempted kidnapping. The victim reported at around 4:20am, she was walking west on 108th St. SW on her way home from the corner store. An unidentified black male driving a dark blue Chrysler […]
TACOMA — Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit will be in Tacoma next week opposing the conditional release of convicted sex offender Jerrod Stoudmire into the community.
By Lt. Chris Lawler, Lakewood Police As of 12:04 pm, January 18, 2016 – On 1/17/16, at about 7:46 PM, a solo uniformed LPD officer in a fully marked Lakewood PD patrol car attempted a traffic stop on a green Chrysler minivan near 100th and South Tacoma Way. The vehicle did not stop and attempted […]
With tax season in full swing, the Better Business Bureau Northwest warns of new twists on tax scams hammering local consumers.
DUPONT – With the Seattle Seahawks advancing into the first round of the NFL Playoffs, Better Business Bureau warns the faithful 12th Man to avoid too-good-to-be-true deals on tickets, travel packages and Hawk accessories.
DUPONT – As the countdown begins toward 2016, Better Business Bureau has tallied the year’s top scams with the help of Scam Tracker. Investigators collected reports from more than 10,000 consumers nationwide and processed the data using a heat map so that users can see what scams are happening in their area. “Scammers are elusive,” […]
By Lieutenant Chris Lawler At about 4:10 PM, on December 15, the 75-year-old female victim was walking into the Bank of America (9515 Bridgeport Way SW) to make a deposit. She was approached by a male who grabbed her purse in an attempt to steal it. The victim held on tight and fell to the […]
Help the Lakewood Police Departemtn identify this robbery suspect. Call the tipline at 253-830-5064 or leave a tip on the LPD website.
DUPONT – It’s hard to resist those giant paws and puppy eyes, but each year unsuspecting consumers end up getting duped into buying bogus pets from unscrupulous cons. Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington says pet adoption scams surge this time of year, leaving families broken hearted during the holidays.