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

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