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Camano Island shooting leaves father dead; son arrested

Dominic Wagstaff, 21, was taken into custody late Sunday for investigation of the murder of Dean Wagstaff, 41.

 

Via videoconference from Walla Walla, Lawrence Fillion, seen in upper left, a three strikes offender who was sentenced to life behind bars for second-degree robbery, is resentenced at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 in Everett, Washington. Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Edirin Okoloko effectively ordered Fillion to be released from custody Wednesday, in response to motions by both defense attorney Jeffrey Ellis and Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Third-strike offender, sentenced to life in 1996, to go free

A Snohomish County mini mart robbery sent Lawrence Fillion to prison for life at age 24. He’s now 49.

 

A Washington State Patrol detective photographs the vehicle involved in hit and run double fatality in Bothell Friday on February 19, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Bothell hit and run kills 2; man arrested after work shift

Hours after bodies were found, the suspect parked his badly damaged Chevy near a marked patrol car.

 

Online heroin and meth dealer had a 4.94 rating, 1,650 sales

Todd Peterman-Dishion of Everett, let go by Boeing and addicted, turned to dark internet commerce.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Arlington Proud Boy ‘Milkshake’ fought police at U.S. Capitol

Video shows Daniel Lyons Scott, 27, at the front lines of the January riot in Washington, D.C.

Daniel Scott (center, in green jacket) and Eddie Block (bottom right) are shown in a video before the Proud Boys and other rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.

Everett call center scammer convicted in $2.5 million fraud

Roughly 1,000 homeowners were scammed by Josh Herrera, 34, who advertised impossible mortgage rates.

John and Rebecca Roberts have been trail angels for the Pacific Northwest Trail since 2012.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Whidbey wandering on the rugged Pacific Northwest Trail

The trail snakes down the island on its often-confounding route from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

John and Rebecca Roberts have been trail angels for the Pacific Northwest Trail since 2012.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Man sentenced for tire iron assault at Everett ATM

Years of mental health and drug-related struggles led up Johnnie Hilliard’s actions in December 2019.

Dominic Wilson, one of the two teen suspects charged as adults in the murder of Andre Hofland, appears over video at his arraignment at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Teens charged as adults in Marysville killing; 1 posts bail

Both defendants, 16 and 17, are now accused of first-degree murder in the shooting of Andre Hofland.

Dominic Wilson, one of the two teen suspects charged as adults in the murder of Andre Hofland, appears over video at his arraignment at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Catholic church pays $2 million to settle local abuse cases

Two former priests at St. Michael in Snohomish were among four “credibly accused” of molesting children.

James P. Doggett (Edmonds Police Department)

Wanted in Edmonds arson, man accused of gas station fire too

James Doggett is accused of burning down the Firdale Market, then trying to torch a Mount Vernon gas station.

James P. Doggett (Edmonds Police Department)
Jason DeSimas (Federal Way Mirror) 2014

Far-right tattoo artist surrenders in racist Lynnwood attack

Jason DeSimas, of Tacoma, turned himself in after being charged with hate crimes. He’s in federal custody.

Jason DeSimas (Federal Way Mirror) 2014
Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223

Bust nets 247 pounds of meth, golden gun and blind rapper

A muddy 10-acre property east of Arlington was the base of a violent drug ring spanning the West Coast, new charges say.

Federal agents seized many pounds of meth and heroin, along with thousands of suspected fentanyl pills, at a 10-acre property east of Arlington in mid-December 2020. (U.S. Attorney's Office) 20201223

‘Moorish sovereigns’ try to seize $4.5 million Woodway home

Instead, the pair was arrested for investigation of burglary. One claims to be a leader of a Moorish extremist group.

Jason DeSimas (Federal Way Mirror) 2014

4 indicted in racist beating case at Lynnwood bar in 2018

Federal authorities announced the charges Friday against men from around the Pacific Northwest.

Jason DeSimas (Federal Way Mirror) 2014
Terrance Miller listens to testimonies during his trial on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Despite suicide, judge upholds conviction in 1972 murder

Vacating the guilty verdict for Terrence Miller “quite simply, it is not the right thing to do,” the judge said.

Terrance Miller listens to testimonies during his trial on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Paul Erickson (Washington State Department of Corrections)

Stanwood ex-teacher loses license due to assault with gun

Paul Erickson, 38, taught at Stanwood Middle School at the time he held his wife hostage in January.

Paul Erickson (Washington State Department of Corrections)
Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Joe Wilson.

Snohomish County judge censured for profanity, reversed cases

It’s the third year in a row Judge Joseph Wilson has faced questions over his conduct on the bench.

Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Joe Wilson.
A major fire broke out on the Everett waterfront Monday morning in an apparently difficult location. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 20181008

Everett boater gets house arrest for fraud in marina fire

He lost his boat in a 2018 fire. But valuables he claimed were destroyed weren’t burned. He sold them on OfferUp.

A major fire broke out on the Everett waterfront Monday morning in an apparently difficult location. (Sue Misao / The Herald) 20181008

Snohomish County deputy charged with child rape

Anthony Zayas, 26, claimed he did not know the girl he met on Tinder was 14, charging papers say.