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September 13, 2013 at 9:01 AM

Man pleads not guilty to naked burglary in Sedro-Woolley

By Gina Cole Skagit Valley Herald / MCT MOUNT VERNON — A man accused of burglarizing the Sedro-Woolley Museum naked pleaded not guilty Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court. Kevin Quinn of Sedro-Woolley is charged with second-degree burglary and taking a motor vehicle without permission. Museum security footage showed a naked, bleeding man trying to spell out letters…


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August 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Stevenson man pleads not guilty to blowing up dog

STEVENSON, Skamania County (AP) — A Stevenson man accused of blowing up his dog pleaded not guilty Thursday in Skamania County Superior Court. Christopher Wayne Dillingham is charged with possessing an explosive device, reckless endangerment, a fireworks violation and animal cruelty. If convicted, the 45-year-old could face up to 20 years in prison. KATU reports Dillingham…


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July 9, 2013 at 2:03 PM

California rapper pleads guilty to credit-card fraud in Seattle

It looks like California rap artist Charles Tony “Guerilla Black” Williamson will be performing for a captive audience. Williamson pleaded guilty today in federal court in Seattle to running a credit-card scam that involved stealing credit card numbers here and elsewhere,  and using them in other states. Williamson, 33, of Torrance, Calif., was on what the U.S. Attorney’s Office…


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May 29, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Soldier to admit Afghan massacre

GENE JOHNSON Associated Press The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers during one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war has agreed to plead guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty, his attorney told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is scheduled to enter guilty pleas to charges of premeditated…


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January 25, 2013 at 10:04 AM

Sedro-Woolley man sentenced for school threat

MOUNT VERNON (AP) — A man who threatened to shoot up schools if his gun rights were taken away because of the Connecticut school shooting was sentenced Thursday in Mount Vernon to three months in jail. The Skagit Valley Herald reports 19-year-old Korry Martinson of Sedro-Woolley pleaded guilty to felony harassment in an unusual plea…


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December 19, 2012 at 8:26 AM

Woman reaches plea agreement in child abandonment

The Associated Press COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A 27-year-old Spokane-area woman has reached a plea agreement after being charged with abandoning her young children along Interstate 90 in Post Falls in October. Shannon Duval’s attorney Larry Purviance says Duval has agreed to plead guilty to one count of felony injury to a child in exchange for prosecutors…


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October 8, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Not guilty plea in shooting of Seattle wine steward

The man charged with killing motorist Yancy Noll at a North Seattle intersection on Aug. 31 pleaded not guilty in King County Superior Court this morning. Dinh Bowman, 29, pleaded not guilty to first degree murder with a firearm. Dozens of Noll’s friends attended the brief arraignment hearing at the King County Courthouse, many wearing buttons…


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