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July 7, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Tacoma man arrested after I-5 chase in Oregon

The Associated Press CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested a Tacoma man after an Interstate 5 chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph and may have involved a gunshot fired at a passing truck. Lt. Gregg Hastings says 24-year-old James Carl Voshell was booked Monday into  Lane County Jail in Eugene for investigation…

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November 7, 2013 at 1:23 PM

Spokane County burglary suspect left infant unattended

The Spokesman-Review Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspected burglar Wednesday, then attended to the man’s infant daughter who had been left alone during the attempted break-in, according to a news release. Dyllin Trottier, 21, was booked into Spokane County Jail just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, after deputies found him hiding in a laundry room crawl space…

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June 20, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Prosecutor: High, half-naked man drove recklessly with daughters in backseat

A man has been charged with vehicular assault, hit and run and reckless endangerment after he allegedly sped on Interstate 5 with his two young daughters in the backseat while he was high on methamphetamine and naked from the waist down. According to charging documents filed Monday, Johnathan Lee Harty, 32, put his daughters, 6 and 4, in…

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June 17, 2013 at 1:34 PM

Firecrackers, not gunshots, ignite Pioneer Square panic

Seattle police arrested a man early Saturday morning in Pioneer Square after his firecrackers set off a panic among people who thought they heard gunshots. Officer Anh Hoang was patrolling near Occidental Avenue and Yesler Way around 1 a.m. when he heard several loud bangs that sounded like gunshots, police said. As Hoang drove in the direction of the…

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March 19, 2013 at 12:43 PM

He accidentally shot wife; now faces endangerment charge

The Chronicle, Centralia The Centralia man who accidentally fired his handgun last February in a shopping center parking lot, shooting himself in the hand and his wife in the leg, will face reckless endangerment charges, according to Chehalis police. Mark Solomon, 40, and his 35-year-old wife, went to the Sunbird Shopping Center on Feb 27 so he could…

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January 3, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Unlawful New Year’s Eve celebration lands 2 men in King County Jail

Here’s how not to celebrate the new year. Seattle police arrested two men on New Year’s Eve after they were spotted drinking, driving and shooting fireworks out of their car. Police were alerted to the pair at about 11:30 p.m. Monday by a witness who directed officers to their Toyota Camry. Police spotted the Camry in a parking lot near First Avenue and Blanchard Street and…

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July 30, 2012 at 3:17 PM

Errant gunshot lands Lake Stevens man in hot water

He may not be the fastest gun in the West, but a Lake Stevens man gets our vote for dumbest would-be gunslinger after he accidentally fired a shot into a neighbor’s home while practicing his quick-draw technique. According to a report released today by Lake Stevens police, the 43-year-old man was in the 2500 block of 103rd Drive Southeast on July 22…

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July 9, 2012 at 9:48 AM

Prison for drunk driver who hit pedestrians in Fremont

A Seattle man  has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for driving his station wagon into a group of pedestrians in Fremont. Police and prosecutors said Cary Griffin was drunk when he hit six people who had just left a lounge on Dec. 10. Four of the victims suffered serious injuries.  Court documents said Griffin drove…

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April 9, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Covington woman pleads not guilty in fatal wrong-way crash

A 40-year-old Covington woman who was allegedly driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Seattle when she collided with another vehicle, killing her passenger, pleaded not guilty this morning to vehicular homicide (DUI) and reckless endangerment. Prosecutors say Maria Hill was under the influence of alcohol March 21 when she drove the wrong way on a…

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Comments | More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: DUI, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, King County Superior Court

March 28, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Vehicular homicide charge filed in wrong-way crash

A 40-year-old Covington woman was charged today with vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment for allegedly causing a wrong-way collision on Interstate 5 in Seattle last week that killed a passenger in her vehicle, according to King County prosecutors. Maria Hill allegedly had a blood-alcohol level of 0.21, almost three times the legal limit of 0.08, more than…

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