KOMO Crime Blotter

Dog stolen from Puyallup apartments, sold for drug money

Dog stolen from Puyallup apartments, sold for drug money
Brodie was stolen from his Puyallup home last month. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 6-year-old Boston Terrier and French Bulldog mix named Brodie stolen from a Puyallup apartment building last month and sold for drug money.

Charges: Gang member, accomplice pimped underage girls online

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Marteze Clair (left) and Erica Cromartie (right) appear in a Tacoma courtroom on Nov. 14, 2014. (Photo courtesy: Pierce County Prosecutor's office)

A well-known gang member and his female accomplice were charged Friday with pimping women and underage girls online under threat of violence, according to the Pierce County Prosecutor's Office.

Charges: 86-year-old driver drank brandy for cough before crash

Charges: 86-year-old driver drank brandy for cough before crash
State troopers and firefighters respond to the scene of the wrong-way crash on Interstate 5. (WSP photo)

The 86-year-old man who caused a three-car crash while driving the wrong way down I-5 Monday night admitted to drinking brandy beforehand to help with a cough, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.