News

Deputies make second robbery arrest

by Sequim Gazette staff

A Sequim man was charged last week in connection with an armed robbery.

 

Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputy Stacey Sampson said Jeremy Lingvall, 27, participated in the armed robbery of a man on the Lower Elwha Tribal Reservation on Feb. 12.

 

A man reported he heard a knock at the door of his home and when he opened the door a masked man pointed a gun at him and demanded he turn over his cash and prescription medications, according to police reports.

 

Nelson Blewett, 24, was identified as the masked man holding what turned out to be an airsoft gun, deputies said. He was charged with first-degree robbery Feb. 28 in Clallam County Superior Court and pleaded not guilty March 4. He remains in custody at the Clallam County jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.

 

Lingvall was charged with second-degree robbery March 30 and pleaded not guilty. He remains in custody at the Clallam County jail in lieu of $7,500 bond.

 

A two-day trial is set for mid-May.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates