Police & Fire

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

Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Officers crack down on shoplifters

Feb 02, 2023 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. Gig Harbor police made several arrests and recovered hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Officers seize range of pills, powders, other drugs

Jan 26, 2023 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. Gig Harbor officers seized a variety of illegal drugs from a car parked in

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King tides not expected to bring widespread flooding

Jan 19, 2023 | By:

The extreme low atmospheric pressure that combined with last month’s high tides to push seawater onto shore won’t likely be present this time around.

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Woman injured self by head-butting partition, officers say

Jan 17, 2023 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. A 56-year-old Port Orchard woman ended up in the hospital on Jan. 7 after,

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Firefighters aid driver after car plunges into water in Olalla

Jan 09, 2023 | By:

Firefighters from departments in Gig Harbor and across Kitsap County responded to Olalla Bay Market late Sunday for a report of a vehicle over a cliff. The vehicle landed in

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Baby found safe after suspected kidnapping

Dec 29, 2022 | By:

Law enforcement arrested a 30-year-old Tacoma man on suspicion of kidnapping his 18-month-old nephew early on Dec. 27 in Gig Harbor. Family members told officers the suspect is struggling with

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Gig Harbor Fire battle blaze near Kopachuck State Park

Dec 19, 2022 | By:

Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One firefighters responded to a house fire on 51st Street near Kopachuck State Park around midday Monday, Dec. 19. Gig Harbor Fire with assistance from

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Man brandishes gun during dispute outside school

Dec 15, 2022 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. A parking dispute near Harbor Ridge Middle School on the afternoon of Dec.

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Police warn of burglaries to occupied homes in Gig Harbor North

Dec 01, 2022 | By:

Two suspects burglarized occupied homes in Gig Harbor North early on the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Gig Harbor Police Department warned on social media on Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Gig Harbor Police Blotter: Suspect fires Taser at officers

Nov 28, 2022 | By:

Editor’s note: The Blotter is written based on information provided by Gig Harbor Police and Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One. A suspect in a domestic dispute at a home off 46th Avenue twice discharged

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