A mix of stories last week, including one about a rash of residential burglaries in Olympia.
1. Olympia man drowns in Grant County: The man was identified as Robert S. Reddoch, who went missing Saturday evening (July 11) after jumping out of a moving boat, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
2. Landmark Ketron Island estate sells to Olympia restaurateur: The buyers are Lemon Grass owners Nicole Pham and Jim Porter.
3. Suspect arrested in Lakefair assault in Olympia: The suspect asked the victim repeatedly whether he had fought for the Union or the Confederacy in the American Civil War, (Olympia Police Lt. Paul) Lower said. The victim tried to walk away, but the suspect followed him, asking the question repeatedly.
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4. Black Lake Boulevard closed at Ken Lake Drive in Olympia: The collision was reported at about 11:40 a.m. Friday July 17.
5. Summer burglary trend continues in Olympia: Six residential burglaries were reported in northeast Olympia on Wednesday (July 15) alone, said Lt. Paul Lower. And in at least four of the cases, burglars entered the homes through open windows.