Wednesday, June 28, 2017 This Week's Paper

Thieves who knocked down pregnant women apprehended

Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men on Sept. 25 accused of injuring a woman pregnant with twins as they ran from security after a robbery at Walmart in Spanaway.  

Jeremy Crahan and Ray Williams were identified through numerous tips to Crime Stoppers of TacomaPierce County after video of them aired on “Washington’s Most Wanted” Deputies found them at a mobile home park on 217th St. Ct. E. in Spanaway.

Det. Ed Troyer says, “Crahan was wearing the same baseball hat seen in the video. He told our deputies he had planned to turn himself in.” Williams was found hiding behind a door in Crahan’s mobile home.

According to Troyer, Williams admitted to being with Crahan at the Walmart. He said Crahan brought a receipt and told him they were going “to get some easy money.” Williams said that when they were confronted by store security, Crahan refused to go to jail. Williams told deputies he was scared and pushed the pregnant woman but it was not intentional. The two accused strong armed robbers are the 460th and 461st fugitives caught thanks to WMW viewer tips to Crime Stoppers of TacomaPierce County.

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