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August 29, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Moses Lake man to be sentenced in Montana for meth trafficking

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — A Washington state man faces sentencing Friday in federal court on charges he led an interstate meth-trafficking ring that exploited workers in eastern Montana’s oil patch. Robert Farrell Armstrong of Moses Lake, Washington, will appear before U.S. District Judge Susan Watters in Billings. Under a deal with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty in…


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February 11, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Ex-King County sheriff’s deputy charged with distributing meth

A former King County sheriff’s deputy made his first appearance in federal court today after being indicted by a federal grand jury on three counts of distributing and conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. Mitchell Wright, 33, of Bothell, pleaded not guilty to the charges during a hearing before U.S Magistrate Judge Brian Tsuchida, according to court documents….


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November 5, 2013 at 7:12 AM

Death of Des Moines man at Gorge concert related to meth, not Molly

SPOKANE (AP) — Autopsy results show the death of a 21-year-old man at a June concert at the Gorge Amphitheater was related to methamphetamine, not the drug known as Molly. Officials initially thought Patrick D. Witkowski of Des Moines died June 30 due to an overdose of the drug considered to be a form of Ecstasy. Chelan…


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September 13, 2013 at 7:30 AM

WSP suspects meth in Bellevue crash that killed Federal Way man

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. | The 22-year-old man who died on Interstate 405 in Bellevue last night after his car caught on fire during a high-speed crash has been identified as Ian Riley Beckford. Seattle attorney Eric Makus identified the Federal Way man; Makus said he is representing the Beckford family. Beckford was driving home after spending the day…


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December 31, 2012 at 7:08 AM

Monday Memo: Baby exposed to meth … Wet-dry weather … Stuck on tracks

Baby exposed to meth: A 22-year-old woman and her 35-year-old boyfriend from Lake Stevens are facing felony child-endangerment charges for allegedly smoking meth in a car when an 11-month-old baby was inside with them. The Herald in Everett has the details. The weather in review: Like a Shop-Vac, staff reporter Sandi Doughton’s wrap-up of…


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March 16, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Woman in trooper death case charged with making meth

An 18-year-old woman who was in the truck when Joshua Jearl Blake reached around her and fatally shot Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu on Feb. 23 has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. Megan Mollet  already faced a charge of rendering criminal assistance for allegedly lying to police about her knowledge of the shooting during the…


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