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Feb 25

Recently Seattle has gotten some bad press, but is Seattle crime truly out of control? Why are so many people convinced that Seattle is a dangerous and violent city full of crime? read more

Nov 11

A Tacoma man, Michael Jarvis, was arrested and booked into the Pierce County Jail, accused of a variety of charges, including arson and domestic violence. Read more about the severity of arson charges in the state of Washington and the consequences of such a charge. 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

Jun 24

Last week a 73-year-old man was arrested in Olympia on suspicion of fatally shooting his wife in a domestic violence altercation. Charges of second-degree murder and first-degree assault have been filed against the husband. The penalties for domestic violence are swift and severe - getting informed about your rights and contacting an attorney to help successfully defend them is crucial to your future. read more

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March 23, 2020

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March 12, 2020

Seattle Sexual Assault

In early February 2020, Seattle detectives arrested a suspect who was linked to two sexual assaults committed more than five years ago. These sexual assault crimes are extremely serious and...