No charges in stabbing after victim not found

By Jeremy Schwartz
Peninsula Daily News

print Print This | Email This

Most Popular this week

Want more top stories? Sign up here for daily or weekly newsletters with our top news.

PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office will not charge a Port Angeles man in an alleged stabbing because the purported victim has not been found.

Scott Allan Schroeder, 25, was released from the Clallam County jail after he was booked Jan. 22 for investigation of one count of first-degree assault.

Police arrested Schroeder at a residence in the 53000 block of state Highway 112 after an investigation into a stabbing that reportedly took place the night before.

Police were not able to find the man thought to be the victim, who police said they had been told had been stabbed three times in the torso.

According to police reports, Schroeder got into an argument with the alleged victim over a jacket at a house in the 100 block of Spruce Street.

He allegedly stabbed the man and reported the fight to the resident of an apartment on West Lauridsen Boulevard.

The apartment resident then called police, but Schroeder had left before police arrived, police said.

Witnesses to the stabbing told police the alleged victim started the fight with Schroeder, according to the police report.


Reporter Jeremy Schwartz can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5074, or at

Last modified: February 02. 2013 5:52PM
Reader Comments
Local Business
Friends to Follow

To register a complaint about a comment, email and refer to the article and offending comment, or click here: REPORT ABUSE. comments are subject to the User Policy.

From the PDN:

All materials Copyright © 2017 Black Press Ltd./Sound Publishing Inc. • Terms of UsePrivacy PolicyAssociated Press Privacy PolicyAssociated Press Terms of UseContact Us