Police & Fire

Gig Harbor Now reporters stay alert to crimes and emergencies and relay information that allows readers to understand and react to incidents.

Police blotter: Weapons violation in hardware store parking lot

May 19, 2022

A Gig Harbor Police officer on a “theft deterrence” patrol of the Home Depot parking lot on May 13 spotted a man passed out in a vehicle. When the officer

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Gig Harbor Police blotter: Road rage leads to fight

May 12, 2022

A road rage incident on Highway 16 escalated into a fight near the intersection of Sentinel Drive and Sentinel Loop in Gig Harbor on April 30. According to accounts from

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Gig Harbor Police blotter: Bicycle worth more than some cars stolen

May 05, 2022

A man eating in a downtown restaurant reported the theft of a bicycle, worth an estimated $8,000, from his vehicle on May 1. Police were called to the restaurant on

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One injured in shooting at Gig Harbor grocery store

May 01, 2022

A 70-year-old man was arrested late Saturday, April 30, after shooting and injuring a man he wrongly believed was stealing a cartful of groceries from a grocery store, according to

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Gig Harbor police blotter: Officers deter ‘large group of shoplifters’

Apr 29, 2022

Editor’s note: The following items were written based on information in Gig Harbor Police reports.  A Gig Harbor officer and a Pierce County deputy were able to successfully scare off

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Gig Harbor police blotter: A Lego theft ring?

Apr 22, 2022

Editor’s note: The following items were written based on information in Gig Harbor Police reports.  Gig Harbor Police were called to Target on the afternoon of April 16 for a

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No injuries after officer fires at suspect near Gig Harbor

Apr 19, 2022

A Gig Harbor Police officer shot at a suspect who had pointed a shotgun at him Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the department. Neither the involved officer

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Gig Harbor police blotter: DUI suspect gets aggressive with EMTs

Apr 15, 2022

Information taken from Gig Harbor police reports for late March and early April.

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Gig Harbor Fire asks voters to fund station improvements

Apr 12, 2022

The walls inside the apparatus bay at Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One’s Station 58 on Bujacich Road tell a story. The cinder-block walls inside the poorly-ventilated garage are stained

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Suspect in Gig Harbor bank robbery arrested

Apr 12, 2022

Gig Harbor police on Monday arrested a 27-year-old man suspected of robbing several Pierce County banks, including one in Gig Harbor. He is being held on suspicion of first-degree robbery

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