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Prosecution

15 years for murder attempt

Attorney blamed abuse of cold medicine in attack on grandma

Date: 05/26/2016 | Local News


Bodies found in remote grave

Man and woman believed to be missing Oso couple

Date: 05/24/2016 | Local News


Lawyer: Double-murder suspect 'sympathetic with the family'

EVERETT — Tony Clyde Reed surrendered his freedom to U.S. Marshals last week so he could answer to the allegations against him, his attorney said Monday."My client is innocent of the first-degree murder charges," Ellensburg attorney James Kirkham said.

Date: 05/23/2016 | Local News


Woman allegedly stole $9K from her disabled clients in Lynnwood

EVERETT — An Everett woman was hired to help developmentally disabled adults pay their bills and buy groceries so they could stay in their homes.Prosecutors allege that the woman bilked at least three clients out of nearly $9,000 and left two without electricity.

Date: 05/21/2016 | Local News


Jury finds Lake Stevens man guilty in son's self-shooting

LAKE STEVENS — A Lake Stevens man faces up to a year in jail for leaving a loaded gun within reach of his 3-year-old son. The boy climbed up on a bedroom dresser, retrieved his dad's pistol from the holster and

Date: 05/17/2016 | Local News


Teen charged in attack on her ex-boyfriend

LAKE STEVENS — A 17-year-old girl has been charged as an adult in connection with an attack on her teenage ex-boyfriend.Prosecutors allege that the girl and another teen first struck the 17-year-old boy with a Honda Accord and then repeatedly punched him. Leigha Sweet...

Date: 05/14/2016 | Local News


No confidence in state Auditor Troy Kelley

Few likely expected State Auditor Troy Kelley to resign his post following last month's news that a jury in federal court deadlocked on 14 counts related to charges of possession of stolen money, money laundering,...

Date: 05/13/2016 | Editorials


Our two cents on county's proposed tax for criminal justice

It can be discouraging to read that about 75 percent of Snohomish County's operating budget goes to support the work of the county's criminal justice system: sheriff's deputies, prosecutors, public defenders, court staff, jail staff and everything in between.And, yes, now...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Editorials


We need more arrests and shorter sentences

In preparing for a White House conference this week, I've reviewed the recent data on the fight against crime. And it's depressing. For example, the share of violent crimes in the U.S. for which arrests are made is shockingly low — less than half in 2014, the FBI reports. For...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Commentary


Everett man charged with vehicular assault in 2014 crash

EVERETT — An Everett man is facing a felony charge for a 2014 motorcycle crash that severed his left leg.Prosecutors allege that the crash also severely injured a 26-year-old woman, who was riding...

Date: 05/02/2016 | Local News


Felon nabbed again after chase; faces assault, weapons charges

EVERETT — It's anyone's guess if Jerry Bogart will show up for court next week.The convicted felon is in trouble again, and he's not one for stopping for police or making his court dates.Bogart bailed out of jail shortly after his March 23 arrest. He is...

Date: 04/27/2016 | Local News


Marysville man gets 25 years for addiction-fueled homicide

EVERETT — A Marysville man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for murdering another man for his supply of prescription painkillers.Family members of the victim, Steven Steadman, 58, told...

Date: 04/26/2016 | Local News


Man pleads not guilty to alleged assault with bat

EVERETT — An Edmonds man accused of clobbering his roommate with a baseball bat spiked with screws has been charged with assault.

Date: 04/25/2016 | Local News


Everett man charged in crash that killed cyclist

EVERETT — Prosecutors allege that an Everett man was under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, benzodiazepines, anti-depressants and sedatives when he struck and killed a cyclist in November near Silver Lake.

Date: 04/24/2016 | Local News


New law for testing authenticity of pot is more complicated

EVERETT — Sure, marijuana is legal now, for the most part.However, enough criminal cases still involve the drug that the Washington State Patrol has increased the number of scientists with special training needed to analyze its chemical compounds, from one to seven.

Date: 04/23/2016 | Local News


First-degree murder charge in death of homeless man

EVERETT — Prosecutors have charged a convicted felon with first-degree murder in the death of a homeless man whose body was found April 7 in a sleeping bag in an Everett swamp.James Daniel Archer, 46, remains jailed on $1 million bail.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Local News


Convicted murderer admits to having sex with teen

EVERETT — A Snohomish County Superior Court judge has tacked more time onto a convicted murderer’s prison sentence.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Local News


2 brothers charged for slashing tires in Arlington

ARLINGTON — Prosecutors have charged two Arlington brothers with malicious mischief in connection with a late night tire-slashing spree in September.A third boy also has been identified as a suspect in the case. He has not been charged.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Local News


Mountlake Terrace High senior accused of raping girl at school

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Snohomish County prosecutors are accusing a high school senior of sexually assaulting a freshman in a hallway at Mountlake Terrace High School.The boy was arrested at the school in January and was immediately expelled. Deputy prosecutor Randy Yates...

Date: 04/16/2016 | Local News


Prosecutor drops battery charge against top Trump aide

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn't enough evidence to convict him of forcibly grabbing a female reporter.

Date: 04/14/2016 | Nation & World


Serial rapist gets life in prison for Arlington trail attack

EVERETT — Robert Raethke was given a chance at life outside of prison after serving nearly three decades behind bars for raping teenage girls in the 1980s.His freedom was short-lived.A judge Wednesday imposed a life sentence for Raethke. A jury in February...

Date: 04/14/2016 | Local News


Suspect charged with murder in Renton woman’s death

SEATTLE — Prosecutors have filed a first-degree murder charge against a man accused of killing and dismembering a woman he recently started dating and dumping her remains in a Seattle recycling bin over the weekend.

Date: 04/13/2016 | Northwest


Whidbey man charged for pointing high-powered laser at ferry captains

COUPEVILLE — An Island County judge has ordered a Freeland man to stay away from lasers.

Date: 04/12/2016 | Local News


Vet’s report disputes man’s claim he struck dog only once in Everett incident

EVERETT — The Lynnwood man told police he struck the dog with a golf club because the small German Shepherd charged him.Tyler Young, 28, claimed it was a single blow to the dog's head. A veterinarian later reported that the dog, Questa, was hit multiple times,...

Date: 04/12/2016 | Local News


Backlog of untested rape kits must end

So get this. Top justice officials have figured out a way to make the bad guys finance programs that help solve crimes. It's such a unique solution to a long-standing problem that I just have to share.The district attorney's office in Manhattan — a jurisdiction that...

Date: 04/12/2016 | Commentary


GPS device used to track man who robbed Bothell bank

LYNNWOOD — A tracking device tossed in the loot bag might have been the robber's undoing.The masked man made off with nearly $50,000 from a Bothell bank vault March 11, but hidden in the cash was device that could be tracked using Global Positioning System...

Date: 04/09/2016 | Local News


Woman, 79, accused of stealing money from friend's accounts

EVERETT — The two women were longtime friends and neighbors.Now one is accused of bilking the other out of more than $50,000 and taking advantage of her friend's deteriorating memory.Ella Louise Harris was summonsed Friday to the Snohomish County Courthouse...

Date: 04/09/2016 | Local News


Detectives say Everett gunshot victim faces assault charges

EVERETT — A 35-year-old Everett man who was shot by his roommate last fall now faces criminal charges.

Date: 04/07/2016 | Local News


Man accused in Lake Stevens killing escapes mental hospital

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County — A man accused of killing a young woman in Lake Stevens was still at large Thursday after he and another Snohomish County man escaped late Wednesday from a state mental hospital.

Date: 04/06/2016 | Local News


Fate of Lynnwood man in attack, arson case in jury’s hands

EVERETT — David Morgan repeatedly shook his head Monday as a Snohomish County deputy prosecutor tried to convince jurors that all evidence points to the Lynnwood man’s guilt in the 2014 attack on his ex-wife.

Date: 04/05/2016 | Local News


What Trump could have said about abortion

Donald Trump is learning how hard it is to pretend to be something he's not.Case in point: Since deciding to run for president — and maybe before, but who knows? — Trump has insisted he is pro-life. America learned otherwise with his recent remarks that a woman...

Date: 04/03/2016 | Opinion Columnists


Felon pleads guilty to being in possession of a gun

TULALIP — A Marysville felon caught with a cache of firearms, including a military-style rifle, faces a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a single gun charge.A federal grand jury indicted John Charles Keinath in May on three separate

Date: 04/02/2016 | Local News


Man gets 16 months for gun charge in self-defense slaying

EVERETT — An Arlington man who shot to death another man inside an Everett house has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for illegal gun possession.Snohomish County prosecutors have agreed not...

Date: 04/01/2016 | Local News


At Lynnwood man’s trial, ex-wife claims no memory of assault

EVERETT — Her back is covered in red, angry scars. So is her upper chest, left leg and shoulder. She's deaf in her right ear and has no senses of smell or taste. The muscles around her eyes give her problems.Brenda Welch, 46, doesn't have any memory of how she was so...

Date: 03/30/2016 | Local News


Man pleads guilty to murder of disabled man during Everett robbery

EVERETT — A Marysville man admitted Tuesday that he murdered a disabled man during a robbery last year.In June, a woman walking along 6700 block of 14th Avenue spotted Steven Steadman lying face...

Date: 03/30/2016 | Local News


Mentally ill murder suspect to be sent to new ward, not released

EVERETT — A mentally ill murder suspect who prosecutors feared would be released to the streets because of chronic problems at the state's psychiatric hospital is expected to be admitted to a new forensic mental health center in Yakima.A Snohomish County judge

Date: 03/29/2016 | Local News


Judge: Treat mentally ill murder suspect or set him free from jail

MARYSVILLE — A Snohomish County judge has ordered a mentally ill murder suspect released from jail if the Marysville man isn't admitted to the state psychiatric hospital by Tuesday.Prosecutors Thursday said they were looking at alternatives to prevent the man's...

Date: 03/25/2016 | Local News


Trial delayed for man accused of attacking parents

EVERETT — Lawyers for a man accused of stabbing his parents and setting their Machias house on fire in January asked for more time to prepare for trial, including exploring the man's mental state at the time...

Date: 03/25/2016 | Local News


14 years in gang shooting

The Aug. 16 event likely was a catalyst to a rash of related violence

Date: 03/24/2016 | Local News


New trial starts for man accused of setting ex-wife on fire

EVERETT — A new trial is under way for a Lynnwood man accused of beating his ex-wife and setting her on fire to cover up the attack.Jury selection wrapped up Wednesday with lawyers giving opening statements in the afternoon. The trial is expected to last about three...

Date: 03/23/2016 | Local News


Police: Genetic evidence ties suspect to another hold-up

SNOHOMISH — The clothes a suspected robber shed during his getaway may be his undoing.Detectives say genetic evidence ties the man arrested for an armed robbery at a Lake Steven espresso stand to an unsolved hold-up at a Snohomish market.Prosecutors have...

Date: 03/22/2016 | Local News


Fair sentencing yes, but fairness needed in inmate releases

It's easy to understand the intent behind the current move to reduce prison overcrowding, but are we sure we're doing it right?In 2010, when President Obama signed the Fair Sentencing Act to reduce federal prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders he specifically...

Date: 03/22/2016 | Commentary


Everett teen pleads guilty in south Everett gang shooting

EVERETT — A week after Guillermo Padilla turned 16, he handed another teenager a loaded .22-caliber gun, knowing that his friend was out for blood.

Date: 03/12/2016 | Local News


Charges stand against Lynnwood man accused of trying to kill ex-wife

EVERETT — A Snohomish County Superior Court judge Thursday declined to dismiss charges against a Lynnwood man accused of trying to kill his ex-wife in a fiery 2014 attack.Declaring a mistrial was...

Date: 03/10/2016 | Local News


Prosecutors say drug dealer who killed acted in self-defense

EVERETT — An Everett man won't face charges for gunfire that killed a man in 2013 outside a Denny's on Evergreen Way.Prosecutors say the evidence shows that Heath Mitchell was attacked during an attempted robbery inside the Sunrise Motor Inn.Mitchell, 39,...

Date: 03/10/2016 | Local News


Driver admits to causing crash that killed Stanwood teen

EVERETT — A Western Washington University student admitted Tuesday that he caused a deadly crash that took the life of a Stanwood teenager in 2014.Nicole Wiebe, 18, was riding in the backseat of Alex Chilelli’s car. Chilelli was speeding over a hill and lost control of the 1992 Lexus.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Local News


Serial rapist faces life sentence after verdict in Arlington groping

EVERETT — A serial rapist who terrorized teenage girls in south Snohomish County in the 1980s is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison.A Snohomish County jury Monday convicted Robert Raethke of a sexually motivated assault that happened on a popular...

Date: 03/02/2016 | Local News


Mistrial declared in attempted murder case

EVERETT — A Snohomish County Superior Court judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Lynnwood man accused of trying to kill his ex-wife and setting his house on fire to cover up the attack.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Local News


Man ‘out of his mind’ sentenced in Snohomish County chase

EVERETT — A Federal Way man who was shot in the shoulder after a 44-mile police chase told a Snohomish County judge Thursday that he barely remembered the events of the night. Joseph Young, 54, said he didn't know he'd tried to run down a Washington State Patrol...

Date: 02/28/2016 | Local News


Fired Boeing worker allegedly stole movie tickets, drones

EVERETT — Boeing investigators installed security cameras in a mail room in late 2014 to catch whoever was stealing thousands of dollars in movie tickets.

Date: 02/27/2016 | Local News


Convicted murderer pleads guilty to child molestation

EVERETT — An Arlington man recently sentenced to 28 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend is facing more time behind bars for having sex with an underage girl.

Date: 02/26/2016 | Local News


Mental health worker charged with abusing teen in his care

EVERETT — A mental health worker is charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old client and remained jailed on $250,000 bail.

Date: 02/23/2016 | Local News


Marysville man guilty of mistreating, not killing, his mother

MARYSVILLE — Prosecutors dropped a manslaughter charge against a Marysville man whose elderly mother died in 2012 while in his care.

Date: 02/23/2016 | Local News


Arlington hospital board chairman accused of stalking ex

ARLINGTON — The elected chairman of Arlington's public hospital district is charged with felony domestic-violence stalking and burglary.Timothy H. Cavanagh, 60, was charged in January with stalking an ex-girlfriend who works at Cascade Valley Hospital, where he is on...

Date: 02/23/2016 | Local News


34-year sentence for assault, driveby shooting in Arlington

ARLINGTON — An Arlington man was sentenced this week to more than 34 years in state prison for a shooting that took place last year.

Date: 02/20/2016 | Local News


10-day sentence, $14K restitution for Snohomish attack

EVERETT — A woman who attacked someone for wearing short shorts at a party in Snohomish in 2014 has to report for jail time by Monday.

Date: 02/19/2016 | Local News


Gun-possession charge filed in fatal Everett shooting

EVERETT — The suspect in a deadly shooting inside an Everett house has been charged with unlawful gun possession.Jose Eduardo Espinoza Aguilar claims that he fired his gun in self-defense. Martin Guzman Garrido, 43, was

Date: 02/19/2016 | Local News


Ending the rape kit backlog

After it was reported early last year that as many as 6,000 sexual assault kits, also known as "rape kits," were backlogged at the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, the Legislature responded with $2.75 million in funding to hire more lab staff and with a mandate that all...

Date: 02/17/2016 | Editorials


3-time DUI driver sent to prison for Lynnwood hit-and-run

EVERETT — An Auburn woman has been sent to prison for a drunken hit-and-run crash in Lynnwood in February 2014.

Date: 02/16/2016 | Local News


Teen sentenced to 17˝ years for shooting over clothing color

EVERETT — A 14-year-old girl pulled off her glasses and wiped at tears Thursday afternoon as the teenager who shot her and her brother was led into a courtroom in shackles and a bright orange jumpsuit.It was Sept. 2, the second day of school, when the girl planned to...

Date: 02/12/2016 | Local News


Man who threatened 3 at Everett Gospel Mission to be evaluated

EVERETT — An Everett man who attacked three people near the Everett Gospel Mission was ordered to undergo mental health and substance abuse evaluations once he's released from prison.Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Janice Ellis recently sentenced the man to four...

Date: 02/09/2016 | Local News


Lawyers to contest competency ruling for man accused in killing

EVERETT — Todd Brodahl's attorney plans to contest recent findings by state psychologists who say the former Marysville man is well enough to assist with his own defense some dozen years after being charged with killing Brady Sheary.Brodahl, 32, is living with...

Date: 02/08/2016 | Local News


17-year sentence likely for gang-fueled assault in Everett

EVERETT — Snohomish County prosecutors will recommend that a 17-year-old boy be sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for shooting a brother and sister in south Everett.Sylius St. Amie admitted that he shot the other boy, 17, three times because of the color of the boy's...

Date: 02/04/2016 | Local News


Everett halfway house manager pleads guilty to first-degree murder

EVERETT — The manager at an Everett halfway house admitted Wednesday that he killed a boarder two months ago because he wanted to sexually assault the man.Kenny Jermain Tate could face more than 30 years in prison when he's sentenced next month.Tate, 40,...

Date: 02/03/2016 | Local News


Mother found guilty of sex crimes involving daughter, 6

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury took less than three hours Tuesday to convict a Marysville mother of more than a dozen sex crimes involving her 6-year-old daughter.

Date: 02/03/2016 | Local News


Police investigation into baby’s death in Everett widens

EVERETT — Detectives are exploring whether other children may have been mistreated — including being secretly recorded and shot with BB guns by their father — as the investigation continues into the December death of a...

Date: 02/01/2016 | Local News


Legacy of a Sultan murder

A modern theft is linked to a vintage crime

Date: 01/31/2016 | Local News


Everett teen could be sentenced to 14 years for gang-fueled assault

EVERETT — An Everett teen faces more than 14 years in prison for a gang-fueled shooting in August that injured a 15-year-old boy. Juan Beteran Monrroy pleaded guilty last week to first-degree armed assault and drive-by shooting. He is scheduled to be sentenced in March.

Date: 01/26/2016 | Local News


Man pleads guilty to charges related to heroin trafficking

EVERETT — The first witness took the stand and James Painter folded.

Date: 01/25/2016 | Local News


No charges for now in baby death; investigation continues

EVERETT— Prosecutors declined Friday to file criminal charges against a couple in connection with the Dec. 20 death of an infant.The case remains under investigation."No charges...

Date: 01/23/2016 | Local News


Everett man in rape, murder case allegedly admits to more rapes

EVERETT — An Everett man accused of raping and murdering a 30-year-old man at halfway house last month allegedly admitted to sexually assaulting others in the past.

Date: 01/23/2016 | Local News


Tulalip man convicted of trying to strangle his ex-wife

SEATTLE — A Tulalip man was convicted of assault Thursday in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

Date: 01/22/2016 | Local News


Former Monroe cop, School Board member sentenced in sex case

EVERETT — For years Carlos Martinez was seen as one of the good guys. As part of his duties, the charismatic former Monroe police sergeant went into elementary schools to teach children how to avoid falling under the spell of drug dealers and others who meant to do them harm.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Local News


Big drop in auto theft in Snohomish County; reasons are many

EVERETT — There were 583 fewer vehicle thefts in Snohomish County in 2015 but it is hard to pinpoint exactly why.Detectives believe the drop is due to a combination of factors, including crime-prevention education efforts, media coverage and aggressive prosecutions...

Date: 01/19/2016 | Local News


Insanity plea in child's assault

Woman accused of throwing nephew, 1, out window

Date: 01/14/2016 | Local News


DSHS chief blames lawmakers for state mental-health logjam

EVERETT — An impassioned and combative Kevin Quigley testified for three hours Thursday about the steps the state Department of Social and Health Services has taken to bring more timely mental health treatment to inmates languishing in county jails.Quigley, the...

Date: 01/08/2016 | Local News


Bundy bunch a distraction from real problem — mandatory minimums

Weeks before Ammon Bundy and his pals showed up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to protest five-year federal prison sentences imposed on two Oregon ranchers, a friend alerted me to the ranchers' story. Thanks to federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws, the government was...

Date: 01/08/2016 | Opinion Columnists


Cosby bears blame for loss of public respect

The decision by prosecutors in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, to bring 12-year-old sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby was greeted with elation by women who say they too were victimized by the comedian. "The best Christmas present they've ever received,"...

Date: 01/08/2016 | Commentary


Charge re-filed against mentally ill man in 2002 murder case

MARYSVILLE — It's been nearly 14 years since Brady Sheary's body was discovered in the parking lot at Cedarcrest Middle School in Marysville.The 18-year-old was stabbed and beaten to death, likely...

Date: 01/07/2016 | Local News


Prosecutor: No death penalty in stomping death of Monroe inmate

MONROE — Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Roe won’t seek the execution of a mentally ill inmate who is accused of stomping another prisoner to death.

Date: 01/06/2016 | Local News


Man charged in knife assault at Everett Gospel Mission

EVERETT — A man accused of swinging a large knife at people near the Everett Gospel Mission last month has a lengthy criminal history that dates back decades.

Date: 01/05/2016 | Local News


60 in U.S. charged in terror-linked crimes this year

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has charged at least 60 individuals this year with terrorism-related crimes, an unprecedented number that officials attribute to a heightened threat from the Islamic State and the influence of social media on potential recruits.Last...

Date: 12/26/2015 | Nation & World


2 teens connected to fatal shooting charged as adults

EVERETT — Two Snohomish County teens now are facing murder charges in adult court in connection with a Dec. 12 gang-related shooting south of Everett.

Date: 12/23/2015 | Local News


Curing what jail can't

Viewpoints: 4 views on addressing mental illness

Date: 12/20/2015 | Commentary


High school boys accused of posting racial threats against classmates

EDMONDS — Messages in the online group praised a man who earlier this year killed nine people at a black church in South Carolina.Prosecutors allege that the hate-filled messages were posted by Edmonds-Woodway High School students. Two boys allegedly admitted to police...

Date: 12/19/2015 | Local News


Arlington man admits guilt in shooting death of young mother

EVERETT — An Arlington man admitted Monday that he is responsible for killing Jessica Jones, a young mother who grew up in Marysville and on the Tulalip Indian Reservation.Jones was shot in the head April 8, 2014, during an argument with her boyfriend, Daniel Rinker.

Date: 12/15/2015 | Local News


2 charged in Granite Falls drive-by shooting

EVERETT — Two men are now charged with drive-by shooting for gunfire that broke out at a party in Granite Falls in May.Prosecutors allege Victor Dawkins pulled a 9mm handgun during a dispute and “started shooting wildly.”

Date: 12/10/2015 | Local News


Vehicular homicide charges for teen

EVERETT — A Sultan teenager was charged Friday with vehicular homicide and prosecutors allege he was under the influence of drugs when he lost control of his car and drove off U.S. 2.

Date: 12/05/2015 | Local News


Everett man accused of hit-and-run fatality

EVERETT — Prosecutors recently charged an Everett man with vehicular homicide in connection with the death of a bicyclist earlier this month.

Date: 11/29/2015 | Local News


Homeless man pleads guilty in knife attack at Lynnwood RV park

EVERETT — A homeless man pleaded guilty last week to a knife attack that injured two people at a Lynnwood RV park.

Date: 11/25/2015 | Local News


2 teenagers plead guilty in Marysville gun crimes

MARYSVILLE — Two teens have pleaded guilty to gun crimes in connection with a drive-by shooting in Marysville earlier this year.Nathan Boswell, 18, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for giving a 15-year-old a handgun. The younger boy pleaded guilty to illegal gun...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Local News


Suspect arrested in Granite Falls disappearance and death

GRANITE FALLS — Detectives were told a Granite Falls man threatened to kill Andrew Spencer multiple times.

Date: 11/13/2015 | Local News


Bail set at $2 million in father's alleged shooting of son

TULALIP — A 64-year-old man talked to his wife about saving the world minutes before he allegedly shot their son with a rifle.Earlier that evening he accused his other son of being the "anti-Christ," Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Paul Stern wrote in...

Date: 11/11/2015 | Local News


No verdict after 3 days of deliberations in Monroe cop’s trial

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury met again behind closed doors Monday without announcing a verdict in the trial of a former Monroe police sergeant accused of sex crimes.

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News


Jurors consider case of allegedly suicidal man who shot at police

EVERETT — Hans Hansen set out to kill police officers, wanting to cause "maximum damage" before bringing about the death he desired, according to prosecutors. But according to his attorney, Hansen was a sad, broken man who wanted only for officers to end his life, so...

Date: 11/10/2015 | Local News


Judge refuses to dismiss charges against accused heroin trafficker

EVERETT — A Shoreline man accused of being a major heroin trafficker in Snohomish County lost a bid this week to see the charges against him dismissed over his claims that police and prosecutors violated his...

Date: 11/07/2015 | Local News


Officer testifies in pursuit

Sergeant thought of his family the night he was shot

Date: 11/06/2015 | Local News


12 arrested after big heroin and meth indictment

SEATTLE — Federal authorities say they seized 50 pounds of heroin and more than 100 pounds of methamphetamine over a two-year investigation into a drug trafficking ring working in Snohomish and King counties.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Local News


Tape calls ex-Monroe cop’s claims into question

EVERETT — A Snohomish County jury was told Tuesday about a video recording that raises questions about a former Monroe police sergeant’s insistence he had no sexual attraction to the teenaged babysitter he secretly filmed...

Date: 11/04/2015 | Local News


Ex-cop testifies sexual relationship with girl started when she was 18

EVERETT — A former Monroe police sergeant spent much of Friday on the witness stand insisting there was nothing sexual about his hiding cameras in his bathroom in 2004 and secretly recording a 15-year-old babysitter while she undressed and used the shower.Carlos...

Date: 10/31/2015 | Local News




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