Inmate Charged in Prison Assault on Breedlove

The state Attorney General’s Office is filing an attempted murder charge against a prison inmate for a brutal attack on a Clallam Bay Corrections Center officer.

30 year old Abdinjib Ibraham  was charged Friday with one count of second-degree attempted murder for allegedly striking Corrections Officer Terry Breedlove with a metal stool seat until he was unconscious in 2016, leaving the lawman with a traumatic brain injury.

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Ibraham allegedly approached Breedlove from behind and struck the officer with a metal stool from his cell on the morning of Jan. 25, 2016.

In a statement Fergason says he’s committed to bringing justice to Officer Breedlove in this case.

Breedlove, who was 51 at the time, was found lying face down in a pool of blood after the attack.

The Attorney General’s Office is prosecuting the case at the request of Clallam County prosecutors.

Breedlove continues to suffer memory loss, headaches, blurred vision and impaired balance, Anderson said.

Serene Olympic National Park Under Threat from Loud Navy Jets

Veterans and conservation groups are upset by the noise generated by Navy Growler training flights over ONP.  Some of which are as loud as Seattle rush hour traffic. They want those training flights moved as Eric Tegethoff reports:

 

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Torch Run Comes Through Clallam County Today

Correction’s Officers from the Clallam Bay Prison are among those participating in today’s Olympic Peninsula portion of the Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics.

Each year, officers from all agencies on the Olympic Peninsula participate in running the Special Olympics Torch from the Elwha area to Hood Canal in support of the Special Olympics of Washington Games held in June.

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This year Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict plans to lead a group of walkers with the torch from the City Pier to the old Rayonier site.  The Clallam Bay officers will participate in a portion of the run east of Sequim.

Deputies, officers, troopers and more will carry the torch and pass it off to Kitsap County that evening.  The run culminates at the special Olympics taking place at Joint base Lewis McCord this year.

4th Arrest in Alleged Peninsula Drug Ring

A fourth person has been arrested in an alleged drug ring that officials are calling one of the primary illicit drug suppliers of heroin and methamphetamine on the Olympic Peninsula.

The arrest of 38 year-old John Killins of Sequim  was confirmed Friday.

Last week, officials arrested 34 year-old Nicolas Orozco-Cruz and 37 year-old Elizabeth McKean of Forks, and 39 year-old Jessica Christman.

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The arrests follow a year-long OPNET investgation.

Records say McKean focused on distributing drugs to the western-most parts of the North Olympic Peninsula in areas such as Neah Bay, Sekiu and Forks while Orozco-Cruz focused on the eastern side in such areas as Port Angeles and Sequim.

Boats Arriving For Halibut Fishing

The boats are arriving.  That as Halibut fishing resumes in all West End marine areas today and Sunday including LaPush, Neah Bay and Sekiu.

96.7 FMs Clell Henson is ready for the influx at the Lake Pleasant Grocery in Beaver.

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During the first two days for Halibut on May 11 and 13th, there were more than 7,000 anglers registered for the straight and the ocean areas.  They caught about a third of the 45,000 pound quota allowed for this season.

Clell says these fishing day are just in time for a holiday weekend B B Q.

In all marine areas open to halibut fishing, there is a one-fish daily catch limit and no minimum size restriction.  There is a four fish annual bag limit.  Anglers must record their catch on a WDFW catch record card

In Sekiu and in the West straight It is permissible for halibut anglers to retain lingcod and Pacific cod caught while fishing for halibut in waters deeper than 120 feet on days that halibut fishing is open.