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December 29, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Sailor pleads not guilty to assaulting Seattle taxi driver

A 26-year-old sailor who is accused of malicious harassment, a hate crime, for allegedly beating an immigrant taxi driver pleaded not guilty at his arraignment in King County Superior Court on Monday morning. Jesse Fleming, whose bail was set at $50,000 earlier this month, will return to court on Tuesday morning to receive the conditions of…

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December 19, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Pierce County man gets 25 years for 2009 slaying of cab driver

A 37-year-old Pierce County man was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday for killing a cab driver five years ago. Jaycee Fuller was convicted in November of first-degree murder in the slaying of Mohamud Ahmed on March 8, 2009. Prosecutors told jurors that Fuller, who represented himself at trial, was motivated by financial desperation and…

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December 9, 2014 at 1:52 PM

$50,000 bail for sailor accused of hate crime attack on Seattle cabbie

A judge set bail at $50,000 on Monday for a 26-year-old sailor accused of a hate crime after police say he beat an immigrant taxi driver unconscious and told him to “go back to your own country,” according to a court document. In a document of probable cause, which lays out the case, Seattle police say the cab driver picked up …

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November 26, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Jury convicts man in slaying of Tacoma cab driver

The Associated Press TACOMA — A jury on Wednesday convicted Jaycee Fuller of first-degree murder in the 2009 killing of a 22-year-old Somalian cab driver in Tacoma. The News Tribune reports 37-year-old Fuller is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 19. He requested a delay in his sentencing until after the holidays but that request was denied. Fuller…

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