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April 19, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Judge rejects Steven Powell’s request for state to fund treatment

The Associated Press TACOMA — A judge has rejected Steven Powell’s request to have taxpayers pay for his court-ordered sex offender treatment after a voyeurism conviction. Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper agreed Friday with the state Attorney General’s Office that Powell cited the wrong statute when he made his request. The News Tribune reported that Powell…

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May 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Corrections department says Steve Powell won’t get out of prison yet

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell won’t be released from prison Thursday, the Washington state Corrections Department said. Steve Powell has been serving time on voyeurism charges for secretly recording images of young neighbor girls. He was sentenced in June 2012 to 21/2 years in prison. May 23 was the earliest…

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February 12, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Salt Lake Tribune: Josh Powell’s brother commits suicide in Minneapolis

By Brooke Adams The Salt Lake Tribune Josh Powell’s brother apparently committed suicide Monday by jumping off a parking garage in downtown Minneapolis. Michael C. Powell, 30, jumped from the multi-story structure about 2:25 p.m., according to Minneapolis Police Sgt. Steve McCarty. He landed on a sidewalk next to the garage and died immediately. Five people apparently witnessed…

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August 28, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Utah city says Susan Powell’s parents won’t get police records

The Associated Press WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The West Valley City Council has decided not to release police records that detail the investigation into Susan Powell’s disappearance and the ensuing probe of her husband. The order issued Tuesday evening says the records are properly classified as protected. Seattle Attorney Anne Bremner, who represents Powell’s…

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June 15, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Josh Powell’s father sentenced to 2 1/2 years for voyeurism

The Associated Press: TACOMA  — The father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in prison for recording images of two young neighbor girls in their bathroom. Pierce County prosecutors had asked for an exceptional sentence of 10 years for Steven Powell. His attorneys sought zero to 12 months, saying it’s…

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May 9, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Testimony begins in Steve Powell’s voyeurism trial in Tacoma

The Associated Press The voyeurism trial of a missing Utah woman’s father-in-law took on the tenor of a creepy slideshow Wednesday, as jurors saw images of young neighbor girls he is accused of filming — and then heard testimony from the girls themselves. Steve Powell, 62, is the father of the late Josh Powell and  father-in-law of…

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April 23, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Steve Powell seeks to suppress voyeurism evidence

The Associated Press An attorney for Steve Powell said this morning that investigators frustrated by their unsuccessful quest to find his missing daughter-in-law pursued an “illegal” warrant that eventually led to voyeurism charges. Mark Quigley said that evidence gathered during a search of Powell’s home last summer should be suppressed. Powell’s daughter-in-law, Susan Powell, disappeared in 2009. Quigley said the warrant…

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April 19, 2012 at 7:07 AM

Morning Memo/Thursday: Dispatcher reprimand in Josh Powell case … Canoe capsizes

Weather: More of the same, we’re afraid: Cloudy and showers, cloudy, cloudy, drizzle. (Haven’t seen that word in a while.) Temperatures in the upper 50s again, too. Monday and Tuesday the lows drop into the 30s. In April.  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. Yikes, woman on fire: A woman who…

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April 11, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Home razed where Josh Powell and 2 young sons died

The Associated Press GRAHAM, Pierce County — A demolition crew removed the debris Wednesday at the home where Josh Powell killed himself and his two young sons on Feb. 5 in a fiery explosion. The contractor on the job, Greg Pelland of Pelland Enterprises, says he was told to remove every trace of the…

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