Sometimes threats of domestic violence are not taken seriously, and as a result, innocent people lose their lives. Fortunately, Seattle police officers were able to intervene during a domestic dispute and arrest a man who had threatened to blow up his neighborhood. Around 9 p.m. on December 31, police officers responded to a call about… Read More


With the new year comes new changes in laws. The Obama administration created a policy called the Cole memo, which would focus on serious drug offenses such as cultivating pot on public land and selling to minors. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently rescinded that policy, however, and now cannabis shops in Washington are nervous.… Read More


Stopping after an accident is not optional. If you are ever involved in a car crash, you need to stop as soon as possible to exchange insurance information and render medical aid, if necessary. Failure to stop after a crash is considered a hit and run, which is a serious crime if you injured or… Read More


A Washington man who tried to kill his wife went on a crime spree and is now facing multiple charges, including attempted murder and arson. The man, who has a history of drug convictions, is now behind bars for his latest actions. The 43-year-old man, from Blaine, was arrested on the evening of December 26.… Read More


Theft can occur in various ways. A person may simply take another person’s possession or engage in an extensive plot to defraud people of hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars. The latter recently happened in Washington, causing financial harm to hundreds of local victims. Five people participating in a theft ring were arrested… Read More


Federal prosecutors work on the side of the law, helping courts find evidence to put criminals behind bars. It can be surprising then to see a prosecutor on the other side of the law, being charged with a crime. It’s not hard for someone to be charged with a DUI. A federal prosecutor was recently… Read More


Graffiti is a crime that involves the use of spray paint to deface the property of others with pictures and messages. Graffiti is difficult to remove and often leaves a lasting impression on neighborhoods. Residents in the Seattle area woke up on New Year’s Day to vandalism, most of it in the form of graffiti.… Read More


When it comes to sex offenses, many people have a hard time stopping after committing one offense. Even after all the penalties involved, they may continue to engage in such crimes. It’s like an addiction. One Washington man’s obsession with sex with minors has led to multiple arrests in the past two years. The Lummi… Read More


Drunk drivers cause many accidents, but it’s ironic when a person hits a police officer, particularly one who had just finished a DUI training course. A Pierce County sheriff’s deputy got some real world training when a drunk driver hit his vehicle. On the evening of  November 13, the sheriff’s deputy had just finished a… Read More


When you cause a car accident, the law says you must remain at the accident scene. Otherwise, you could be charged with hit and run, which comes with serious penalties depending on the extent of the damage involved. It could be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. A Washington man is facing hit and run… Read More