– “Bail set at $150,000 for Yelm man accused of attempting to kill his wife”
“Bail was set at $150,000 Monday for a Yelm man and active-duty soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord who allegedly attempted to kill his wife Sunday morning [covered here previously].
“Jermaine F. McKenney, 31, made his preliminary appearance in Thurston County Superior Court before Commissioner Nathan Kortokrax.
“McKenney was arrested on suspicion of second-degree attempted murder, but after review by the Thurston County Prosecutor’s Office, the state sought attempted murder in the first degree/domestic violence,” by Rolf Boone, The Olympian.
– “Thurston County firefighter placed on paid leave after fight”
“A Thurston County firefighter has been placed on paid leave after he was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault Friday night [Sept. 21].”
“SE Thurston Fire Chief Mark King [based in Yelm] said Monday [Sept. 24] that the man, who he described as a career firefighter with 10 years’ experience, was immediately place on paid administrative leave,” by Rolf Boone, The Olympian.
“Bail set at $5,000 for Thurston County firefighter involved in fight”
“Bail was set at $5,000 Monday for Lance D. Casto, a Southeast Thurston County firefighter who was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault in Bucoda Friday night [Sept. 21].”
“Oct. 9 was the date set for Casto’s arraignment,” by Rolf Boone And Logan Stanley, The Olympian.