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March 7, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Former co-worker pleads guilty in 1996 slaying of Kirkland mother

A man who was extradited from Montana last year to face charges in connection with the 1996 death of a Kirkland woman pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in King County Superior Court on Friday. Clifford E. Reed, 60, was originally charged with second-degree murder for the slaying of 28-year-old Sandi Johnson, whose skeletal remains were…

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February 19, 2014 at 12:07 PM

FBI now offering reward for armed Montana fugitive

The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the location and arrest of Kevin Anthony Briggs, a fugitive from Montana who may have fled to Washington. Briggs, 28, is wanted on state charges of aggravated assault, sexual intercourse without consent, assault on a peace officer and escape. On…

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February 14, 2014 at 9:41 PM

FBI: Armed Montana fugitive may be in Washington

A man who escaped custody in Montana after being arrested for his alleged involvement in assaults on a female and a police officer may be traveling through Washington, according to the FBI. Kevin Anthony Briggs, 28, is wanted on state charges of aggravated assault, sexual intercourse without consent, assault on a peace officer and escape….

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December 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Lacey man pleads guilty to killing 3-year-old son in Montana

The Associated Press DILLON, Mont. — A Washington state man has pleaded guilty to murdering his 3-year-old son in a remote Montana field. Jeremy Brent Cramer of Lacey told District Judge Loren Tucker Tuesday he is ready to take accountability for the July 8 death of his son, Broderick. The 38-year-old Cramer said he wanted to get it…

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December 12, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Oak Harbor woman, dad enter pleas in Montana pedestrian fatality

The Associated Press LIVINGSTON, Mont. — A 31-year-old Washington woman and her father have pleaded not guilty to charges related to the death of a pedestrian on Interstate 90 in southern Montana. Wyran Young,  of Oak Harbor,  pleaded not guilty Tuesday to leaving the scene of a fatal crash and tampering with evidence in the Sept. 30 death…

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October 14, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Lacey man accused of killing son won’t face death penalty

The Associated Press BUTTE, Mont. — Prosecutors said they do not intend to seek the death penalty against a 38-year-old Washington state man charged with killing his 3-year-old son in July near Anaconda. The trial of Jeremy Brent Cramer of Lacey is to start April 7, The Montana Standard (http://bit.ly/GZrEY0 ) reported. He could face up to life…

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August 1, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Officials identify victims of Montana motorcycle crash as Ephrata couple

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Officials in eastern Montana have identified the Washington state residents killed in a motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 12. The Rosebud County coroner’s office says 57-year-old Donald Jeffrey Smith and 55-year-old Patricia Ann Smith of Ephrata died Tuesday afternoon after their motorcycle struck a trailer being pulled by a motorcycle in front…

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July 31, 2013 at 9:11 AM

Motorcyclists from Ephrata die in Montana crash

Billings, Mont.  (AP) — Two Washington state residents were killed and two others were injured in a motorcycle crash in Eastern Montana. The Montana Highway Patrol says a 57-year-old man and his 55-year-old female passenger were eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 in Rosebud County Tuesday afternoon when they struck a trailer being pulled by a motorcycle…

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July 9, 2013 at 1:25 PM

Body of boy, 3, found in Mont.; Lacey man detained

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy’s body was found in southwestern Montana and a Lacey man has been detained after a convenience-store clerk saw  him washing blood off his clothes. Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Attorney Ben Krakowka says the 38-year-old man is being held on a disorderly-conduct charge while police investigate the boy’s death. The…

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