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August 27, 2014 at 11:17 AM

No charges for detective accused of tipping ex-deputy in prostitution case

A King County sheriff’s major-crimes detective will not face criminal charges over the accusation she tipped off former deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell that he was under investigation, the King County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday. The detective, Robin Cleary, remains on administrative leave, Sheriff John Urquhart said. “The administrative  investigation is finished, and the file was sent to her chain of…

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August 25, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Sheriff’s deputy in prostitution case could face more prison time

A former King County sheriff’s deputy who was sentenced earlier this month to just over a year in prison for helping his wife work as a prostitute, stealing from the department and delivering drugs, could face more time behind bars. Darrion Keith Holiwell, 49, is being investigated for lying in court. When Holiwell was sentenced to 366 days in…

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August 14, 2014 at 10:14 AM

Man stabbed in White Center Thursday morning

King County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who stabbed another man in the back after they were refused entry to a White Center bar early Thursday morning. The two men were standing in the 9600 block of 16th Avenue Southwest around 1:22 a.m. when the stabbing occurred, said Sheriff’s spokeswoman D.B. Gates. The two men knew…

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August 12, 2014 at 8:42 PM

Burien man killed in shootout with deputies identified

The man who died after a shootout in Burien with King County sheriff’s deputies Sunday  night has been identified. Tyrone Bandy, 45, died of gunshot wounds Monday, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a house in the 1200 block of Southwest 160th Street in Burien around 7 p.m. Sunday after…

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August 4, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Ex-King County deputy pleads guilty to prostitution, theft and drug charges

A former King County sheriff’s deputy accused of helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone pleaded guilty this afternoon in King County Superior Court. Deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell, 49, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree promoting prostitution, one count of first-degree theft and one count of violating…

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August 3, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Injured hiker rescued from Alpental area near Snoqualmie Pass

An injured hiker who fell Saturday afternoon near the Alpental ski area was rescued this morning, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The hiker was in the area near Snoqualmie Pass overnight and rescued this morning by a sheriff’s office rescue helicopter. A Regional Aviation Enterprises helicopter assisted. The hiker was taken to Harborview Medical Center…

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July 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Deputy shoots suspected burglar in SeaTac

 Update at 3:04 p.m.: A deputy shot and wounded a man suspected of breaking into a SeaTac home while a woman and her young daughter were inside, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The woman and the 3-year-old girl were in their home in the 4600 block of South 176th Street when the woman heard…

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July 21, 2014 at 10:32 AM

‘Suspicious’ bag that caused Metro bus scare was left over from drill

UPDATE at 1 p.m.: The suspicious bag left on a King County Metro bus that caused passengers to be evacuated and businesses to be shut down in Kent this morning contained a dummy pipe bomb left over from a drill last week, according to the sheriff’s office. “It was our mistake,” said sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates….

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