The Thurston County Sheriff's Office has received two reports in the month of November. Both reports were a phone scam that are targeting the elderly. The call was from a male subject saying that he was from the police department and provided a name and rank. The victims were told that their grandchild was in jail and told the victims to go to Safeway and get $3000 in a Reloadit Gift Card. After getting the card, the victims were instructed to call a phone number provided by the subject.
The Shelton Police are asking for community help in locating any witnesses to an incident that occurred at a local fast food restaurant. On November 30, around 10:30pm a male subject approached a female employee while she was standing outside the Dairy Queen waiting for a ride. The male subject touched the female employee while she was standing outside of the establishment, and the female employee actively resisted and punched the male subject, who then fled on foot. The suspect is described as a white male, 5' 10" and about thirty years old.
December 18 is the deadline to apply for 2016 Urban and Community Forestry Grants with the Department of Natural Resources.