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April 1, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Mason County man charged with child porn apparently kills self

A man who was found dead in the water near the Bremerton marina on Tuesday morning had been charged one day earlier with possession of child pornography, according to law-enforcement sources and court records. Investigators say the death appears to have been a suicide. Frank E. McDonald, 52,  of Belfair, was charged in Mason County Superior Court…

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December 13, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Feds search home of Seattle coach accused of voyeurism in B.C.

Federal agents have searched the home of a teacher at The Bush School after he was arrested by Canadian authorities on charges of voyeurism, possession of child pornography and accessing child pornography. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from the Department of Homeland Security said they obtained a warrant to search the home of Jason Paur, 43,…

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October 21, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Maple Valley youth coach gets 25-year sentence in child-porn case

A one-time Washington attorney who had practiced family law in Kent has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for making, purchasing and possessing child pornography. David S. Engle, 50, of Maple Valley, was arrested in November 2012 following an investigation by U.S. postal inspectors.  According to court documents, Engle drew the attention of…

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May 23, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Mill Creek man sentenced to 22 years for producing child porn

Phillip S. Allen, a 58-year-old Mill Creek man, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 22 years in prison for producing child pornography, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Allen came to the attention of law enforcement in 2010, when they served a search warrant at the Bloomington, Ind. home of…

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June 19, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Snoqualmie Valley substitute teacher arrested in child-porn case

A substitute teacher for the Snoqualmie Valley School District was arrested on Friday for investigation of possessing child pornography, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office said the investigation into the 64-year-old North Bend man began in May when authorities were alerted to a link on the man’s Facebook page that led to…

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November 22, 2011 at 3:07 PM

Ex-Times employee pleads guilty to child-porn charge

A former Seattle Times employee pleaded guilty yesterday to distribution of child porn. Because he has a prior conviction for communicating with a minor for immoral purposes, Richard Flores faces a mandatory sentence of 15 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Flores, 58, of Seattle, caught the attention of the National Center for…

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