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October 15, 2014 at 12:39 PM

‘Buyer Beware:’ King County taking aim at those who pay for sex

With as many as 27,000 men in King County going online to solicit sex each day, Prosecutor Dan Satterberg vowed at a Wednesday news conference that men who pay for sex with prostituted women and girls will be increasingly targeted for arrest and prosecution. In announcing the county’s participation in a national program aimed at attacking…

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October 14, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Deputy linked to Holiwell case resigns

A deputy who was put on administrative leave when the King County Sheriff’s Office launched the prostitution and theft investigation of former deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell has resigned. Deputy Chris Kahrs resigned from the sheriff’s office on Monday, just one day before he was scheduled for a Loudermill hearing, said Sheriff John Urquhart. The hearing would have…

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September 30, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Ex-deputy in prostitution case sentenced to longer prison term

A former King County sheriff’s deputy who was sentenced last month to 366 days in prison for helping his wife work as a prostitute has been re-sentenced to a longer term after he was caught lying to the court. Darrion Keith Holiwell was sentenced Monday to 17 months in prison and ordered to pay $45,000 in restitution…

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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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June 24, 2014 at 9:12 AM

King County deputy pleads not guilty in prostitution, theft case

A King County sheriff’s deputy accused of helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone pleaded not guilty this morning in King County Superior Court. During the arraignment for Deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell, defense attorney Kristine Costello argued that his bail be lowered to $50,000. But King County Senior Deputy Prosecutor Gary Ernsdorff, in…

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June 24, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Seattle arraignment for accused King County deputy

The Associated Press The arraignment for accused King County sheriff’s deputy Darrion Holiwell is scheduled Tuesday in King County Superior Court in Seattle. The 49-year-old was accused Thursday of promoting his estranged wife’s prostitution, stealing ammunition from the department’s gun range where he worked and selling steroids. He’s charged with promoting prostitution in the second degree, theft in…

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June 20, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Deputy accused in prostitution and theft case due in court July 1

Darrion Keith Holiwell, the King County sheriff’s deputy charged with helping his estranged wife work as a prostitute, stealing department ammunition and illegally delivering testosterone will not appear in court until his arraignment hearing on July 1. Because Holiwell was charged and his bail was set before his first court appearance, there is no need for a hearing until…

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June 19, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Sheriff: Prostitution, theft case against deputy is ‘police corruption’

Update at 2:19 p.m.: At this afternoon’s news conference, King County Sheriff John Urquhart laid out the case in detail, saying his office was looking into whether other deputies or commanders were involved or should have known of the illegal or improper activities alleged in the charges against Deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell. “This is a form of police corruption,…

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May 11, 2014 at 9:34 AM

Sunday Memo: 6 prior DUI arrests … The NFL for Keith Price? … Summer-like weather ahead

Good almost sunny Sunday. Here’s some news: Seriously? A guy who was busted for leading police on a high-speed chase while he was driving his Ferrari while drunk last year in Thurston County was sentenced to a year of work release Friday so he could continue running his business. OK, we don’t know all…

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April 18, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Friday Memo: Deputy prostitution investigation … Potty pranks … Peeps prizes

Times have been tough, but really? Anonymous sources say King County sheriff’s investigators are looking into an allegation that a veteran deputy, while under financial strain, aided his wife in working as a prostitute, including using the county’s computer system to check the backgrounds of her clients, the sources said. Two more deputies…

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