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Topic: Child protective services

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February 6, 2015 at 10:01 AM

Parents of Lake Stevens children charged in abandonment case

Update at 2:31 p.m.: Amanda Foley and Mark Dorson were each charged Friday with six criminal counts related to their children being allegedly abandoned in a trash-strewn Lake Stevens home. Foley and Dorson have each been charged with one count of second-degree criminal mistreatment; two counts of third-degree criminal mistreatment; and three counts of abandonment of a dependent person. The charges…


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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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December 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Parents arrested, toddler taken from cold garage

Skagit Valley Herald An Anacortes couple was arrested over the weekend and booked into the Skagit County Jail for investigation of criminal mistreatment of the woman’s young child as well as drug charges. About 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Anacortes police were called to the 800 block of 23rd Street for a welfare check, where they found the couple…


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