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February 19, 2015 at 6:01 PM

State to pay $2.5 million to man shot 16 times by police

The state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $2.5 million to Dustin Theoharis, who survived being shot 16 times by a corrections officer and a King County sheriff’s deputy in 2012. The settlement comes less than two weeks after U.S. District Judge Richard Jones ruled that Theoharis’ excessive-force claim contained in a lawsuit should be heard…

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February 12, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Woman struck by car in Shoreline

A pedestrian has been hospitalized after being struck by a car at North 160th Street and Aurora Avenue North in Shoreline. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, the woman suffered broken bones after being hit. The crash remains under investigation, there is no indication that drugs, alcohol or texting played a factor, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt….

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February 4, 2015 at 3:59 PM

King County deputy charged with threatening to kill girlfriend

A King County sheriff’s deputy accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend was charged Wednesday with felony harassment, domestic violence. Daniel J. Murphy, 35, was arrested on Sunday and released from jail on bail Monday in connection with the incident at the home he shares with his girlfriend near Issaquah. According to charges, Murphy’s girlfriend was crying and…

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February 3, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Bothell police detective accused of having sex with girl, 17

A Bothell police detective has been charged with two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor for allegedly abusing her supervisory position to have sex with a then-17-year-old student in 2010 when the detective was a school resource officer at Bothell High School. Detective Dione Thompson, 45, of Seattle, was placed on paid administrative leave on Sept. 11…

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February 3, 2015 at 1:59 PM

King County deputy accused of domestic violence told to surrender firearms

A 34-year-old King County sheriff’s deputy has been ordered to surrender his firearms after a judge found probable cause to detain him on investigation of domestic violence felony harassment. Daniel J. Murphy, 34, was arrested on Sunday in the Issaquah home he had been sharing with his girlfriend of two years after he allegedly said…

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February 2, 2015 at 7:40 PM

King County sheriff’s deputy arrested, accused of domestic violence

A King County sheriff’s deputy was arrested Sunday morning after he allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend in their Issaquah home. The 34-year-old deputy was arrested on suspicion of a domestic-violence crime, the King County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday evening. He was released from King County Jail Monday. According to court documents, the deputy and his girlfriend have…

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January 22, 2015 at 12:57 PM

Couple arrested at SeaTac suspected of dozen armed robberies

The Associated Press SEATAC — The King County sheriff’s office says a couple suspected of at least 12 armed robberies over the past few months were arrested Wednesday as they checked out of a SeaTac hotel. The sheriff’s office says the suspects in their 20s have been living a transient lifestyle and supporting themselves with robberies around King…

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January 16, 2015 at 9:38 PM

Man steals pickup with child inside; child, truck found unharmed

  A man stole a pickup with a 2-year-old child inside near Covington Friday evening, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The 2-year-old was found asleep inside the truck and unharmed about 15 minutes later, the sheriff’s office said. The suspect stole the truck and flatbed trailer around 5:20 p.m. from the 28000 block of…

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January 5, 2015 at 12:35 PM

Two dead in crash near Sammamish

UPDATE, 12:42 p.m.| Two people died in a crash near Sammamish on Monday, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said that the crash, which involved two cars, also left one person with non-life-threatening injuries. Details about the crash have not been released by the sheriff’s office. ORIGINAL POST | The King County Sheriff’s Office…

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January 4, 2015 at 9:47 AM

Man who rammed patrol car on Vashon Island arrested

A man who rammed a King County Sheriff’s patrol car several times Saturday night with a pickup truck on Vashon Island and drove off while a deputy fired several shots was found early Sunday morning on the island by deputies who fired a Taser as he tried to run. Deputies arrested the man around 4:30 a.m.,…

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