Ed Troyer

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Cops: Man Dies After Woman Runs Over Him With Truck On First Date

Pierce County authorities say a man died after a woman ran over him in his truck during their first date.


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Toddler Wanders From Home, Drowns In Wash. Lake

A Pierce County, Wash., sheriff’s spokesman says a 21-month-old boy wandered out of his home and drowned in nearby Spanaway Lake.


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Crimestoppers Tacoma-Pierce County Buys Cemetery Plots Next to Powell Boys

Josh Powell’s surviving relatives want him buried at the same cemetery as the two young sons he killed. Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Detective Ed Troyer, who heads the anti-crime organization Crimestoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County, responded by buying the two plots on either side of the boys to make sure Josh Powell didn’t wind up there.


The burned out remains of a home are pictured on Feb. 7, 2012 near Graham, Wash., where Josh Powell killed himself and his two sons, Charlie and Braden, in a fire during a court-ordered visit. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Sheriff Unhappy With Dispatcher In Powell Case

SEATTLE (AP) — A 911 recording reveals a social worker’s urgent attempts over more than six minutes to get a dispatcher to send deputies after Josh Powell locked himself and his two sons in his […]