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May 9, 2014 at 3:30 PM

SPD officer fired after posting explicit photos of ex-lover

A Seattle police detective has been fired after he was convicted last year of posting sexually explicit photos and videos of an ex-lover online in retaliation for ending their extramarital relationship, according to the head of the Seattle police officers’ union. David Blackmer was fired Monday, according to Ron Smith, president of the Seattle Police…

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January 17, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Granite Falls HS student arrested for threats

Granite Falls police have arrested a 17-year-old boy who has been allegedly making online threats against students and staff at Granite Falls High School since December 15. Authorities say that the boy, who is a student at the school, made a series of violent threats against specific students and staff over Ask.FM, a social networking site….

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January 8, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Jail for SPD detective in cyberstalking of ex-lover

EVERETT — A Seattle police detective was sentenced this afternoon to 90 days in jail for posting sexually explicit photographs of a woman after she ended an extramarital affair with him. David N. Blackmer, 44, had vowed to “ruin” the life of the woman after she went to Blackmer’s home in unincorporated Snohomish County in July to tell his…

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December 17, 2013 at 7:37 PM

SPD officer pleads guilty to cyberstalking ex-mistress

A Seattle police detective pleaded guilty today in Snohomish County to cyberstalking/domestic violence in a case involving a former mistress, according to Times news partner KING-TV.

The attorney for Officer David N. Blackmer said his client was “remorseful,” KING-TV reports.

Snohomish County prosecutors are seeking jail time and a no-contact order, but they’re also seeking punishment that could end Blackmer’s career by removing his right to carry a gun, KING-TV says.

Blackmer’s attorney, Ryan Wood, believes that sentence is simply too harsh.

Blackmer, a 17-year veteran of the Seattle Police Department, has been on paid leave since his arrest last summer. He lives near Everett.

He will be sentenced on Jan. 8.

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July 25, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Seattle police detective accused of cyberstalking ex-girlfriend

A Seattle police detective has been arrested for allegedly cyberstalking a woman he had an affair with, police said. After the affair ended, the woman went to his home in Snohomish County on July 17 to confront him in front of his family, according to Seattle police. The 43-year-old detective retaliated by creating a “salacious” Facebook page purported to be the woman’s, police…

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October 3, 2012 at 11:07 AM

Teen cyber-threat suspect expelled from Edmonds school

UPDATE AT 2:25 P.M.: A judge this afternoon allowed the boy to be released to home detention pending the filing of criminal charges. He will be required to wear a GPS bracelet that will allow authorities to monitor his whereabouts. The judge warned the boy if he tampers with the bracelet he will end up back in…

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