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


Posing as a filmmaker may be something a person does to meet people. It does not typically lead to criminal charges unless a person uses the filmmaker ruse to lure women and young girls into prostitution. This may seem a little far-fetched, but this is what a Seattle man was accused of doing. The 51-year-old… Read More


Police departments often rely on dogs to help track down crime suspects. Dogs are intelligent and have excellent hearing and a good sense of smell, all which can help police officers put suspects behind bars. A K-9 unit in Kitsap County helped law enforcement catch a burglary suspect. The dog, named Heiko, spent four hours… Read More


The recent Equifax breach leaked the personal information of 140 million Americans. Now, people in Washington and all over the country are dealing with the ramifications of this breach—the main one being identity theft. One Seattle woman has had her identity stolen not once, not twice, but 15 times. With the help of her attorney,… Read More


After a car accident, the law requires that everyone involved exchanges personal information as well driver’s license and insurance information. In order to avoid getting caught, though, some people flee the accident scene. If they are caught, they can be charged with a misdemeanor at the very least and face serious criminal penalties. A hit… Read More


Nobody is immune to the law—not even celebrities. Rapper Nelly, who was scheduled to perform in Washington on October 7, had a run-in with the law the morning of his concert. Police responded to a 911 call from a woman who claimed she was raped on the rapper’s tour bus. They found Nelly on his… Read More


Investigators from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle have gotten 13 kilograms of drugs off the streets. They have recently convicted one of the 17 people arrested as part of the Operation Car Wash sting that tracked drug dealers in Mount Vernon. The 30-year-old man was one of more than a dozen drug dealers who… Read More