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January 9, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Man who beat guard unconscious gets 25 years

An inmate who beat a King County jail guard unconscious was sentenced by a judge on Friday to 25 years in prison. Sean Graham, who was convicted of first-degree assault for the 2011 attack on former corrections officer Gil Letrondo, faced a standard sentence range of  17 to 23 years. Prosecutors, however, requested an exceptional sentence of…


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March 20, 2014 at 6:32 AM

Thursday Memo: North Bend suspect freed … Body blunder … Teen killed

Well, someone’s breathing a sigh of relief this morning: How did this happen? DNA clears man arrested in North Bend rape, assault And here’s yet another blunder: Woman preparing to bury daughter discovers it’s not her Then there’s this: Corrections officer accidentally shoots self at Tukwila gun range Tragic: A 17-year-old kid More

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August 23, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Corrections officer attacked by inmate at Monroe prison

An inmate attacked a corrections officer this morning at a Monroe Correctional Complex unit housing mentally ill offenders, according to the prison. The officer is being treated for serious injuries at an Everett hospital after the inmate, Jimi J. Hamilton, tackled him to the ground and pounded him with his fists around 10…


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January 29, 2012 at 9:46 AM

Morning Memo/ Sunday: Expect more showers; Mercer ramps closed; corrections officer remembered

Weather:  Expect showers and temps in the low 50s today, followed by showers or clouds the rest of the week. The details. Traffic:  Just in case you somehow managed not to know this: the I-5 on-ramps at Mercer will remain closed until about 7 p.m. today, with Fairview Avenue North also remaining closed until about 7 between Republican and…


Comments | Topics: corrections officer, Department of Corrections, Jayme Biendl