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Oct 21

There is no distinction between shoplifting and theft in the state of Washington. While you may not consider shoplifting a "major" crime, you should never take charges of theft in the state lightly. read more

Sep 18

The suspect of a violent carjacking incident hit a newspaper deliveryman over the head with a champagne bottle then took the victim's keys and began driving off in the victim's vehicle. Although the state of Washington does not specifically address the crime of carjacking, this behavior is prosecuted as Robbery which is punishable by up to life in prison and fines as large as $50,000. read more

Sep 06

Seattle murder suspect, Hobert Clark, pled "not guilty" in court to two counts of Murder in the 2nd Degree, Assault, and Illegally Possessing a Firearm. Clark's girlfriend, Christina Kitchens, is wanted for rendering criminal assistance to Clark. The charge of Rendering Criminal Assistance could be punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine as large as $20,000. read more

Aug 06

Earlier this month, a man allegedly stabbed three men in downtown Seattle in what police called an "unprovoked, random attack." Stabbing a person in the state of Washington is charged as Assault with a Deadly Weapon and can be punishable by up to life in prison with fines as large as $50,000. read more

Jul 11

Earlier this year a bill was introduced in the state Senate Rules Committee, which would require the removal of firearms from a domestic violence call if probable cause that a crime was committed was present. The primary goal of the bill is to reduce the risks to all those involved in a domestic violence incident with heightened emotions. read more

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December 13, 2019

South Park Home Mistakenly Targeted, Sleeping Man Killed

A 25-year-old man was recently arrested by Seattle police on suspicion that he fired multiple shots into a home in South Park. If the investigation definitively proves that the man in...

November 25, 2019

Seattle Hit-and-Run Driver Leaves 77-Year-Old Woman Dead

A driver who crashed into two people at NE 125th Street and 28th Avenue NE left the scene of the accident. Of the two people he crashed into, the 77-year-old woman later died from her...