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July 17, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Felony charges re-filed against SPD officer accused of molestation

Snohomish County prosecutors filed new charging documents today against a veteran Seattle police officer accused of molesting the daughter of a former girlfriend. Officer Eric A. Smith, 57, of Bothell, was arrested June 30 and released the next day from the Snohomish County Jail after posting $150,000 bail. As is standard in Snohomish County, Smith was initially…


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February 19, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Arlington woman charged with killing her long-missing husband

An Arlington woman who was arrested after her ex-husband’s remains were found buried on her property was charged with second-degree murder today. Michele Louise Donohue, 48, caused the death of Byron Wright, in August 2004, charging papers allege. Donohue was arrested Thursday after human remains were found buried under a concrete slab, according to a…


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November 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Mistrial declared in trial of Marysville officer over daughter’s death

A Snohomish County judge today declared a mistrial in the manslaughter trial of a Marysville police officer whose handgun was used by his 3-year-old son to kill the officer’s daughter. The presiding juror told Superior Court Judge that the jury could not reach a verdict in a reasonable time. Moments later he declared a mistrial. Snohomish…


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November 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Marysville officer sobs at start of his trial in shooting death of daughter

EVERETT — Marysville police Officer Derek Carlile hung his head and sobbed this morning as Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Lisa Paul recounted the moments that led up to his daughter’s death at the hands of his 3-year-old son. Paul said Carlile, 31, was in a rush to get to a wedding with his family on March 10 when…


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November 7, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Marysville cop’s trial in shooting death of daughter to begin Thursday

The trial of a Marysville police officer who was charged with manslaughter after his 7-year-old daughter was fatally shot by her younger brother in March is expected to begin tomorrow morning in Everett. Jenna Carlile was shot on March 10 when Officer Derek Carlile, who was off duty, and his wife stopped in Stanwood on…


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January 12, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Marybeth Dingledy named Snohomish Co. judge

The Associated Press OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire says she’s appointing Marybeth Dingledy  to the Snohomish County Superior Court bench to replace Judge Ronald Castleberry who is retiring at the end of the month. Dingledy has been a public defender in Everett the past 16 years. She began her legal career in 1995 as King County deputy…


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November 1, 2011 at 9:50 PM

Man stabs lawyer with pen in Snohomish court

From The Associated Press: Witnesses say a man accused of stabbing two defense lawyers in their necks with pencils grabbed a pen and stabbed his latest lawyer in the side of the head as jurors listened to opening statements in the defendant’s trial on a felony drug charge. The Daily Herald reports that a police officer…


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