Pierce County moves forward with investigation into Sheriff Troyer's call to a 911 dispatch center

Troyer initially told dispatchers a Black newspaper carrier and had threatened to kill him, but retracted those statements later when talking to Tacoma Police.

TACOMA, Wash. — The Pierce County Council is moving forward with an investigation into a phone call Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer made to a 911 dispatch center

During that call, the sheriff claimed Sedrick Altheimer, a Black newspaper carrier, was threatening to kill him, which was a statement he later retracted when speaking with the Tacoma Police Department. The call led to more than 40 officers from multiple agencies rushing toward the scene.

On Tuesday, the county council unanimously

→ Continue reading at King 5

Similar Articles


Most Popular

Firefox will soon stop supporting Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show devices

Mozilla is ending Firefox support for the Amazon Fire TV platform and Echo Show devices starting on April 30th. The browser will stop receiving...

Why It's Time to Rethink the Olympics

Displacements, human rights violations, health concerns and overspending have dogged the Games in recent years. The Olympic mission is a mess in need of...

Tacoma plan aims to boost affordability and diversity of housing

The goal of 'Home in Tacoma' is to increase the variety of types of homes available, through rezoning and other measures. TACOMA, Wash....