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2022

15
MAY

KOMO 4: Charging decisions expected early next week against 2 ATM smash & grab burglary suspects
The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office says charging decisions are expected Tuesday and Wednesday against two men accused of committing several ATM smash and grab burglaries in recent months.

14
MAY

KIRO 7: 2 men arrested in connection to nearly 60 ATM burglaries make first court appearances
The two men who were arrested Friday in connection to nearly 60 ATM smash-and-grab burglaries made their first appearances in court for hearings Saturday, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

13
MAY

Auburn Reporter: Prosecutor charges Seattle man with first-degree assault for Auburn stabbing
And on Thursday, the King County Prosecutor’s Office charged Maurice Lyle Williams. 68, of Seattle with first-degree assault. He is in King County Jail on $500,000 bail, which was the amount the court set at his first appearance.

13
MAY

KIRO 7: Tacoma man sentenced for murder of Renton homeowner whose property he tried to steal
A man convicted of killing a Renton homeowner when trying to steal his property from under him learns his fate. Jeremy James Shaw was convicted last month of first-degree murder and arson.

13
MAY

KING 5: Judge sentences man convicted of brutally murdering Boeing retiree, stealing his property
On Friday, 43-year-old Jeremy Shaw was convicted of murder in the first-degree and arson in the second degree for the brutal killing of 67-year-old Steven Morphis, a retired Boeing worker. The King County Prosecuting Attorney's office said Shaw, a Tacoma resident, was trying to occupy Morphis' home and take over his land. Shaw faces 45 years in prison.

12
MAY

West Seattle Blog:Charges filed in carjacking, robbery; community help for another carjack victim
We’ve been reporting since Friday on the arrest of a woman found in the Harbor Island area after a carjacking north of downtown. There was also word she was suspected of robbing someone on Harbor Island before police found her. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has filed charges in both incidents.

11
MAY

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter: Kirkland man faces charges after holding gun to victims’ heads
The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges against 31-year-old Kirkland man, Roy Singh Benipal, for two counts of felony harassment and assault in the fourth degree.

11
MAY

Seattle Times: Former SeaTac school employee accused of sending sexual message to teen student
King County prosecutors have accused a former Highline School District employee of sending a sexual message to a 16-year-old student, according to court documents.

6
MAY

Federal Way Mirror: Roommate accused of shooting, dismembering Federal Way man
A Federal Way man is accused of shooting his roommate, then dismembering his body and placing his remains in trash bags inside their apartment in early May, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

6
MAY

Associated Press: Prosecutors: Federal Way man fatally shot, dismembered roommate
King County prosecutors say a suburban Seattle man has been charged with premeditated first-degree murder, accused of fatally shooting and dismembering his roommate.

5
MAY

Fox 13: Suspect charged in February downtown Seattle shooting
The suspect accused of shooting a man in the face in downtown Seattle has been charged with first-degree assault. The King County prosecutor on Thursday charged 23-year-old Tashawn Sykes with first-degree assault, and his bail has been set at $400,000.

4
MAY

Fox 13:Prosecutors charge suspect in ax attack in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood
King County prosecutors have charged a 43-year-old man who is suspected of attacking another man at an encampment with an ax, a board and a pole in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood Friday. Julian Brassea-Caballero is being charged with second-degree assault, according to charging documents.

4
MAY

West Seattle Blog: Woman charged in shoplift-turned-robbery attempt
Those photos are from charging documents filed by the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office against 34-year-old Jessica Mae Beach. She’s charged with attempted first-degree robbery and second-degree theft after what started as a shoplift attempt in the T-Mobile store in South Delridge on April 25th.

2
MAY

West Seattle Blog: gun charge after RV seized at marina
A 39-year-old man is charged with unlawful gun possession after an incident last week at Harbor Island Marina, and the court papers tell the story of what was found when police searched the RV in which he was found. The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office provided charging documents in the case against Jonathan L. Dennington.

1
MAY

KIRO 7: Seattle, King County to crack down on thieves committing repeat retail thefts
The Seattle City Attorney’s Office with the King County Prosecutor’s Office is cracking down on people who commit repeat retail thefts. The news comes as the Seattle Police Department continues to conduct undercover operations to fight the rising problem, which is costing stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Target lots of money.

30
APR

KIRO 7: Mother charged, accused of abandoning disabled daughter who was found after 9 days in towed car
A mother is now facing charges for abandoning her 28-year-old daughter inside of an impounded car for nine days, according to the King County Prosecuting Office.

30
APR

Seattle Times: Mother charged with abandoning daughter who spent 9 days inside impounded car
King County prosecutors on Friday charged a 45-year-old woman with second-degree abandonment of a dependent person, accusing her of leaving her adult daughter with disabilities alone inside her impounded car for nine days in February.

28
APR

Fox 13: Man charged after shooting 2 in Ballard shelter
he man who was arrested for shooting and injuring two people at a shelter in Ballard Wednesday night was formally charged Friday. According to court documents, King County prosecutors charged 35-year-old George Sloan with three felonies; assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree and unlawful possession of a firearm in the first degree.

28
APR

KIRO 7: Man charged after shots fired, SWAT standoff in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood
The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges Thursday against a man who fired shots from the balcony of his Capitol Hill apartment building on Saturday.

26
APR

Fox 13: 'Catch me if you can' child rapist sentenced to 10 years to life
A man who taunted deputies on Facebook to "catch me if you can" while on the run has been sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for child rape.

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