TACOMA (AP) — A state Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for former Pierce County Superior Court Judge Michael Hecht, who was convicted in 2009 of felony harassment and patronizing a prostitute. The News Tribune reports that the court on Tuesday said flagrant misconduct by the assistant attorney general who prosecuted Hecht…More
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The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A speeding ticket issued to a retired Cowlitz County judge by a traffic camera in Longview has been thrown out. A Clark County judge who was brought in to hear the appeal ruled Monday that the city failed to prove that Jim Warme or his wife was driving the speeding car through…More
There is not points to locate on the map MONTESANO, Grays Harbor County — The Grays Harbor County Courthouse is on lockdown after a sheriff’s deputy was shot and a judge was attacked. Grays Harbor Undersheriff Rick Scott told KING-5 that a search is on for the suspect, a white male, who is believed to be armed…More
The News Tribune in Tacoma writes that former Pierce County judge Michael Hecht, who’s been battling a felony conviction in the courts for some time, is indigent. Here’s the News Tribune story: State Supreme Court rules that ex-Pierce County judge Michael Hecht is indigent Former Pierce County Superior Court Judge Michael Hecht had lost repeatedly in lower…More