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February 19, 2015 at 8:15 AM

Sex offender performs at Benton County school assembly

The Associated Press BENTON CITY, Wash. — A registered sex offender performed at a high school assembly in southeast Washington though she’s not allowed to be where minors congregate. Benton County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Wilson says Melissa Salsbury turned herself into authorities a day after Tuesday’s assembly at Kiona-Benton City High School. A jail roster shows she…


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November 19, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Sex offender may have tried to lure Seattle boy, 12

Seattle police say a level 1 sex offender is being investigated in connection with a possible child-luring incident. A 12-year-old boy was walking to school around 9 a.m. Monday when a black Ford pickup pulled alongside him in the 1600 block of 23rd Avenue Southwest.  The driver said something to the boy, but he continued walking, police said. The truck then sped away. The…


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October 24, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Alleged serial groper pleads not guilty to Westlake attack

Daryl R. Sharma during Friday’s court appearance. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times) A man charged with groping a woman on a downtown Seattle street pleaded not guilty Friday in the King County Jail courtroom. Daryl R. Sharma, 36, a level 3 sex offender, was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail. He is charged with one count of…


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September 22, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Sex offender suspected of Arlington voyeurism

The Associated Press ARLINGTON — Police say a man suspected of peeping into a girl’s window in Arlington is a 51-year-old Level 3 sex offender with a prior conviction for voyeurism. Police say the man was arrested early Sunday after an officer saw his car pulling out of the driveway of the home. The homeowner said his daughter…


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August 18, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Pierce County man accused of killing 2 roommates ordered held

The Associated Press TACOMA — A Tacoma-area man suspected of beating two roommates to death with a pipe over the weekend was ordered held without bail. A Pierce County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered 40-year-old Richard Atkisson detained for 72 hours on a fugitive warrant out of California, where he has been charged with a sex…


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July 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Sex offender wanted in Snohomish County now in New York State

Kevin Scott Miller. (Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office photo) A Level III sex offender from Canada who was wanted in Snohomish County for failing to register has been located in New York State, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Police in Albany, N.Y. detained and questioned Kevin Scott Miller  last week. Police confirmed Miller has registered as a sex…


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June 23, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Sex offender pleads not guilty to kidnapping at Beacon Hill park

A Level 3 sex offender accused of dragging a 6-year-old girl from a Beacon Hill park earlier this month pleaded not guilty to first-degree kidnapping this morning in King County Superior Court. Jesse Brisbin, 30, is accused in court documents of approaching the girl around 7 p.m. June 5 at Benefit Park while she was…


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June 6, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Sex offender held in kidnapping of girl from Beacon Hill park

A Level III sex offender was arrested last night after he kidnapped a little girl from a Beacon Hill park, according to Seattle police. Police said the girl’s father called police just before 7 and said that a man had attempted to “touch his little girl.” The caller also said the attacker was surrounded by people in the 9300 block of…


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February 28, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Fugitive sex offender with Washington ties captured in Virginia

Eric Hartwell The Associated Press DENVER — A child rapist who became the subject of a nationwide manhunt last week after he sliced off his GPS monitor and disappeared from Denver was arrested Friday, U.S. marshals said. Eric Hartwell, 51, was taken into custody in Norfolk, Va., at a motel on Military Highway, the U.S. Department of Justice…


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February 24, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Child rapist with Washington ties subject of nationwide manhunt

Eric E. Hartwell (Colorado Department of Corrections) DENVER — The U.S. Marshals Service says it’s offering a substantial reward for help finding a convicted child rapist with a history of fleeing and refusing to register with authorities. State and federal agents were searching for Eric E. Hartwell in the Denver area Monday, three days after he…


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