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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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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August 23, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Corrections officer attacked by inmate at Monroe prison

Inmate Jimi Hamilton attacked a corrections officer at a Monroe Correctional Complex housing mentally ill offenders. (Monroe Correctional Complex photo) 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…

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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…

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