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November 12, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Man fatally shot in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Pierce County — A man was fatally shot in the chest at a Lakewood apartment complex Monday night, according to the Lakewood Police Department. Police found the man shot outside of a unit’s front door just before 10 p.m. at the Greenwood Apartments on the 5300 block of San Francisco Avenue Southwest, said Lt. Chris…

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June 29, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Ex-Lakewood cop sentenced to 33 months for stealing from slain officers’ fund

A disgraced ex-Lakewood police officer was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for embezzling more than $112,000 from a fund for the children of the four officers killed by Maurice Clemmons in November 2009. Skeeter Timothy Manos, 35, pleaded guilty to the thefts in March in a plea agreement with federal prosecutors. Federal prosecutor Robert Westinghouse requested the 33-month…

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April 23, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Western State CEO calls patient’s slaying ‘unexpected’

Friday’s slaying of a patient at Western State Hospital, allegedly at the hands of a fellow patient, was called a “tragic unexpected incident” by the hospital’s CEO, Jess Jamieson. “A  tragic death at our facility is extremely rare and we will do everything possible to prevent a similar occurrence,” Jamieson said in a statement. The slain patient, 29-year-old Paul…

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February 13, 2012 at 11:04 AM

Cop accused of stealing from slain officers' fund is fired

Skeeter Timothy Manos, the Lakewood police officer charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from a slain officers’ fund, has been fired. Manos’ termination was effective Friday, according to a news release from the Lakewood Police Department. The termination was based on a recommendation by Police Chief Bret Farrar. Manos, 34, had been with Lakewood…

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February 8, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Lakewood cop accused of stealing from slain officers' fund

A Lakewood police officer who served as the treasurer of police union was arrested today on 10 federal felonies alleging he embezzled more than $120,000 from a fund intended for the families of the four Lakewood officers killed by Maurice Clemmons in 2009. Skeeter Manos, 34, of Dupont, was arrested at Lakewood City Hall and…

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