The following arrest information was supplied by the . It does not indicate a conviction.
DUI/Arrest: On July 9, police arrested a 43-year-old woman in the 5500 block of Olympic Drive for DUI.
Theft: Sometime between July 8 and 9, an unknown suspect stole a crab pot from the Gig Harbor Bay. The victim told police that he placed his crab pot in the bay in front of the on July 8. His crab pot was still in the water the next morning. Later that day, the crab pot was gone and his buoy was floating unattached in the bay. There were also two other pots in the water, but they were empty with only crab bait remaining.
Traffic Offense/Arrest: On July 9, a 19-year-old woman was cited for expired registration over two months and failing to provide proof of insurance in the 4500 block of Pt. Fosdick Drive NW. Police also issued a citation for failing to transfer title within 45 days.
Reckless Burning/Vandalism/Arrest: On July 2, police at . Upon arrival, they noticed that it was a same unit involving a suicidal man.
Gig Harbor firefighters found a 35-year-old man inside the apartment in his recliner. There was no fire, but the apartment had been filled with smoke. Medics transported the man to St. Anthony's Hospital for smoke inhalation.
The next day, police investigated the incident for an attempted suicide and possible arson.
Police interviewed the man at the hospital. Around 10 p.m., the man said he was cleaning his bathroom while smoking some marijuana. He later threw the ashes into the trashcan. He then placed the empty containers of cleaning products in the same trashcan and took a shower. When he came out, he saw smoke in the hallway. He said he tried to put it out with some water, but it caused the flames to spread even further, and the trashcan collapsed from the heat. He then went outside to retrieve two fire extinguishers and used them to put out the fire. He finally scooped up the debris with a wok and dumped them in the dumpster. Police arrested the man for first-degree reckless burning and second-degree malicious mischief.
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