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April 16, 2014 at 4:48 PM

3 King County sheriff’s deputies put on administrative leave

Three King County sheriff’s deputies were placed on paid administrative leave Tuesday pending an investigation, King County Sheriff John Urquhart said today in a department-wide email. Urquhart did not say what the investigation was about. Two of the officers are assigned to the Ravensdale Range and the third is assigned to Major Crimes. Urquhart did not provide…


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August 30, 2013 at 4:12 PM

Man sought in KeyBank robbery in White Center

UPDATE: 6:15 p.m. | The man who is suspected of robbing a KeyBank in White Center was seen headed east on 98th Avenue Southwest, according to King County Sheriff’s Office news release. He gave an employee at the bank a note and implied he had weapon, though one was not seen, the release said, then he…


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August 27, 2013 at 4:42 PM

SeaTac man arrested in fatal stabbing of older sister

A 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with the stabbing death of his older sister at a SeaTac apartment on Monday, a King County Sheriff’s news release said. The sister was identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Medina Negato, 24. The man had called police Monday morning and told them his sister was “dead…


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July 9, 2012 at 8:38 PM

19-year-old almost drowns at Green River near Ravensdale

Bystanders pulled a drowning 19-year-old from Green River near Ravensdale Monday afternoon, according to Sgt.  Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Department. He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. A father and son had been wading in calm eddies near the shore, but the son ended up swimming too close to mild…


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