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April 19, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Judge rejects Steven Powell’s request for state to fund treatment

The Associated Press TACOMA — A judge has rejected Steven Powell’s request to have taxpayers pay for his court-ordered sex offender treatment after a voyeurism conviction. Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper agreed Friday with the state Attorney General’s Office that Powell cited the wrong statute when he made his request. The News Tribune reported that Powell…

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October 15, 2013 at 2:24 PM

State rescinds plan to release Steve Powell from prison

The father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell isn’t leaving prison anytime soon. The state Department of Corrections (DOC) today rescinded the release plan for Steven Powell after a Tacoma property owner withdrew an offer to allow him to move in as a tenant upon his release from prison. Powell had been scheduled to complete his sentence Nov. 4, according to…

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October 10, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Steve Powell to be released from prison in November

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell is nearing the end of his prison sentence. The state Department of Corrections said Thursday that Steve Powell will likely be released from the Monroe Correctional Complex on or about Nov. 4. The 63-year-old will be supervised by a community corrections officer, is required…

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May 29, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Family of Susan Powell launching 400 mile search

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The father of missing Utah mom Susan Powell has launched his own search this week after police said the case is at a standstill after they’ve run out of tips. Susan’s father Chuck Cox announced on the website for the nonprofit Susan Cox Powell Foundation that he was starting a search…

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May 22, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Corrections department says Steve Powell won’t get out of prison yet

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell won’t be released from prison Thursday, the Washington state Corrections Department said. Steve Powell has been serving time on voyeurism charges for secretly recording images of young neighbor girls. He was sentenced in June 2012 to 21/2 years in prison. May 23 was the earliest…

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May 22, 2013 at 7:06 AM

Wednesday Memo: Your password’s safe … Wolves eat off plates … Powell case

Your Twitter and Facebook passwords are safe: Employers can’t ask for them in job interviews or of existing employees under a measure passed by lawmakers and just signed by the governor. Other social media sites are covered, too. Your boss also can’t ask you to friend him or her so your profile is visible….

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May 15, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Search in Oregon for Susan Cox Powell’s remains turns up nothing

A Utah police department’s search at an Oregon farm for Susan Cox Powell, a mother who’s been missing and suspected dead since 2009, has turned up nothing. The West Valley City Police Department hasn’t said why its detectives started searching the large farm in Scotts Mills, about 20 miles northeast of Salem. But Powell’s father, Chuck Cox,…

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April 24, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Prison ending for missing woman’s father-in-law

The father-in-law of a missing Utah woman is expected to be released from a Washington prison next month, less than a year after he was sentenced to 2 ½ years for recording images of two neighbor girls in their bathroom. Washington state Corrections Department spokesman Chad Lewis tells KING-TV that Steven Powell will be…

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August 28, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Utah city says Susan Powell’s parents won’t get police records

The Associated Press WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The West Valley City Council has decided not to release police records that detail the investigation into Susan Powell’s disappearance and the ensuing probe of her husband. The order issued Tuesday evening says the records are properly classified as protected. Seattle Attorney Anne Bremner, who represents Powell’s…

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