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February 4, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Police describe squalor, stench at Lake Stevens home where 3 young children left alone

Update at 1:55 p.m.: A judge in Snohomish County on Wednesday afternoon set bail at $100,000 each for the parents of the three children allegedly left alone in a squalid Lake Stevens home. Original post: The stench of feces, human and cat urine and rotting food was overwhelming to police who responded Saturday to the Lake Stevens…


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February 3, 2015 at 5:25 PM

3 Lake Stevens children abandoned by parents in filthy home

LAKE STEVENS — A man and a woman accused of abandoning their three young children without food in a cold, filthy house have been arrested, police said Tuesday. It wasn’t known how long the children had been alone when police removed them Saturday, but the parents had to be tracked down, Lake Stevens police Cmdr. Dennis…


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July 25, 2013 at 5:30 AM

Issaquah man arrested after leaving baby in locked car

An Issaquah man was arrested last night after he left his three-month-old son in a car for about 20 minutes while he went shopping, the King County Sheriff’s Office says. Deputies responded to a shopping center in the 4500 block of Klahanie Drive Southeast around 7 p.m. after someone called 911 to  report seeing a baby alone…


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