Aberdeen, WA - April 4, 2024 - On the evening of April 3, 2024, at approximately 8:28 PM, Aberdeen Police Department initiated a pursuit of a suspected DUI. A 42-year-old male was arrest for attempting to elude a police officer, DUI/reckless driving and threats of violence. A passenger was also in the vehicle, and no one was injured.

An Aberdeen Patrol Officer attempted to stop the vehicle for a suspected DUI. Upon attempting to stop the vehicle, the driver attempted to evade apprehension, engaging in erratic driving behavior, and exhibiting signs of potential impairment.

The vehicle led officers north on B Street before leaving the city limits. The pursuit culminated on a private drive, where the male subject attempted to evade capture by crashing through a gate leading to private property. The suspect fled on foot and was apprehended moments later.

Upon apprehension, the subject exhibited physical symptoms consistent with drug use and faces multiple charges, including kidnapping in the second degree, felony harassment, attempting to elude a police officer, unlawful possession of a firearm and driving under the influence.

The collision occurred on US 101 near milepost 61 at approximately 12:09 AM. The 38-year-old woman was driving a red 2003 Mercury Sable traveling southbound on us highway 101. The vehicle lost control and crossed the northbound lanes going into the ditch and struck a tree where it came to rest.

2 passengers in the vehicle, a 9-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl, were transported to Harborview for their injuries.

The cause of the collision is listed as "Speeds to fast for conditions" Drugs and or alcohol were not involved. both children and the driver had been wearing seatbelts and or in proper restraint.

If you listen to scanner radio traffic it comes to no surprise that shoplifting from local stores is an epidemic and cause of some of the consumer cost increases. We typically hear at least 10 - 15 calls for shoplifters daily.

The Aberdeen Police Depatment says On March 9th, 2024, the Aberdeen Police Department partnered with Walmart to conduct a shoplifting blitz. The blitz resulted in multiple arrests, and most were booked into the Aberdeen City Jail. 

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