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February 24, 2014 at 8:08 AM

Dozens demonstrate at Tacoma detention center

The Associated Press TACOMA — Nearly four-dozen people demonstrated outside the federal Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma to protest deportations, and about five locked themselves together to block an entrance. The demonstration started about 6:30 a.m. Monday. Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool says it broke up about 9:30 a.m. when the people blocking the street were asked to…


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October 21, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Felon sentenced to 28 years for attack on guard at SeaTac detention center

A federal felon who participated in a brutal attack on a corrections officer at the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac was sentenced today to 28 years in prison Roy Fritts, 35 , is already serving a life without parole sentence in Wyoming for an attempted murder conviction.  U.S. District Judge James L. Robart today ordered that the…


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