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March 19, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Missing purse could lead to suspect in White Center rape

The King County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a purse that was stolen from a woman who was attacked and sexually assaulted near White Center on March 7. The attack happened just after midnight as the victim was walking on the south side of Roxbury Street near 24th Avenue. She was approached by a…

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March 12, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Investigation continues into North Bend rape, stabbing

Police still have not made an arrest in the stabbing and rape of restaurant employee late Sunday in North Bend but say they are “making progress.” Officers with the Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department have been interviewing employees of the shopping center where the attack took place, as well as employees of the nearby North Bend Premium Outlets, police said…

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February 23, 2014 at 10:59 AM

Assault victim arrested to help prove case

LONGVIEW (AP) — A victim of sexual assault was arrested last week and ordered to show up in court to help Cowlitz County prosecutors prove the case against her alleged abusers. The Longview Daily News reports the 43-year-old woman spent one night in jail after being arrested under a material witness warrant. She had…

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February 21, 2014 at 7:56 AM

Seattle police searching for Belltown rape suspect

Seattle police are searching for a man who raped a woman in Belltown last month. According to police: a woman was walking near the intersection of Second Avenue and Clay Street a little after 1 a.m. on Jan. 18 when she was attacked by a stranger. The woman told police that the man raped her. The suspect is…

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February 7, 2014 at 11:01 AM

17-year-old charged as an adult in child rape case

Russell Hixson, The Skagit Valley Herald MOUNT VERNON — A 17-year-old boy from Concrete is to be tried as an adult for three counts of first-degree child rape. Tyler Jene Gray was arraigned Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court and entered a not guilty plea. He reserved arguments for release. He is being held on $500,000 bail. The…

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February 5, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Rapist wants to end supervision in Tacoma

The Associated Press TACOMA — A rapist who pleaded guilty 32 years ago and says he’s now a changed man wants out of requirements for continued supervision and registration as a sex offender. A Pierce County judge will take up the request Friday from Donald Lee Giffin. The News Tribune reports he admitted more than 20 rapes in…

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January 31, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Ex-trooper held on $1 million bail in rape case

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — Former Washington State Patrol Lt. Kenneth S. Garrison appeared in court Friday in Vancouver and was ordered held for investigation of rape, with bail set at $1 million. The 50-year-old Vancouver man is scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 5 in Clark County Superior Court. He was arrested Wednesday at a Portland…

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January 7, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Tuesday Memo: Seahawks not doomed … Rape suspect’s wife not charged … No cold temps for us

Larry Stone: Don’t believe doomsday talk about Seahawks Rape suspect’s wife: The wife of Seattle lawyer and rape suspect Danford Grant could have been charged with obstructing a police investigation and evidence tampering. Aren’t you glad we’re not facing the polar temperatures and nasty wind chills folks in the East and South are dealing with…

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December 26, 2013 at 11:31 AM

Accused Great Wolf Lodge rapist awaiting trial

The (Centralia) Chronicle The 19-year-old former Great Wolf Lodge lifeguard who was accused of raping a 14-year-old girl last May is still awaiting trial for third-degree child rape. Alex E. Salazar’s trial is currently set for March 12. He is out of custody on bail. His trial has been delayed three times. The 14-year-old girl was staying…

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December 23, 2013 at 9:54 AM

Suspect in Myrtle Edwards Park sexual assault served prison time for rape

A convicted sex offender who was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at Seattle’s Myrtle Edwards Park was released from prison last year after serving time for a Thurston County rape. Coty Durand Kelly, 25, served prison time for third-degree rape, second-degree assault (strangulation) and fourth-degree assault, all stemming from a 2011 case out of Thurston County. Seattle…

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