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Violent Crimes Press Releases

October 2, 2014

DORAN: Sex Offender Sentenced to 8+ Years in Prison for Failing to Register

August 29, 2014

WARD: Makah Tribal Member Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Knife Attack

August 8, 2014

UNG: Florida Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Violent Crimes Linked to Debt Dispute

August 4, 2014

CARLSON: Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Second Degree Murder in Death of Toddler

June 6, 2014

CLAY: Second Marijuana Grow Robber Sentenced to Long Prison Term

PARKS: Felon Facing 8 Year Prison Term Gets Additional 27 Month Sentence for Possessing 'Shanks' at Federal Prison

June 4, 2014

ROBINETT: Convicted Bank Robber, On the Run for Nearly Five Years, Arrested in Oregon

April 29, 2014

GILLETTE: Felon Arrested for Plotting to Blow Up Store and Gas Stations as Diversion for Bank Robberies

April 24, 2014

BRIKN: Federal Way Man Pleads Guilty to Using Firearm During Drug Trafficking Crime

April 15, 2014

UNG: Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Violent Crime Linked to Debt Dispute

March 14, 2014

NGUYEN: University Place Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Plotting to Hire 'Hit Man' to Assassinate People in Vietnam

December 10, 2013

LARSON: Federal Way Man Sentenced to Prison for Hate Crime Beating of Sikh Man

November 8, 2013

SMITH: Violent Felon Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempted Assault on Federal Officer

October 21, 2013

FRITTS: Violent Federal Felon Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Attack on Prison Guards

September 12, 2013

NGUYEN: Pierce County Man Pleads Guilty To Hiring 'Hit Man' to Kill People in Vietnam

June 6, 2013

CHARLES: Nooksack Tribal Member Pleads Guilty to Axe Murder on Lummi Tribal Land

January 15, 2013

SHABAZZ: Former Des Moines, Washington Man Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison for Attack on Federal Prison Guard

January 11, 2013

PHAIR and LOUIE: Two Lummi Tribal Members Sentenced to Prison for Stabbing Death of Another Tribal Member

December 6, 2012

ABDUL-LATIF: Seattle Man Pleads Guilty in Plot to Attack Military Processing Center

August 22, 2012

CALUORI: Federal Way Man Charged with Making Threats Against the President and Assault on a Federal Agent

May 3, 2012

INGRAM: Vermont Man Charged for Vandalism and Destruction at Federal Court of Appeals

January 13, 2012

RICHARDS: 'Chronic Offender' Who Led Police on High Speed Chase Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

KNOWLES: Snohomish County Man Sentenced to Prison for Robbery Tied to Gun Trafficking Investigation

December 29, 2011

BROOKS: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison as Armed Career Criminal

December 21, 2011

PHAIR: Two Lummi Tribal Members Charged with Murder of Third Tribal Member

December 16, 2011

WHITLOCK: Kitsap County Repeat Offender Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

November 18, 2011

DAVIS: Spanaway Felon Sentenced to 17+ Years in Prison

August12, 2011

HABERMANN: Palm Springs Resident Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison for making Death Threats Against Washington Congressman Jim McDermott

January 21, 2011

SHOOK: Repeat Pharmacy Robber Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

6/17/10 DORSEY
SEATTLE MAN CONVICTED FOR ATTEMPT TO KILL GRAND JURY WITNESS
Defendant Faces at Least 23 Years in Prison

3/8/10 SOMMER
FORMER ARMY RANGER BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO AN ADDITIONAL 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ASSAULT AND TRYING TO HIRE A HIT MAN
Dual Canadian and US Citizen Now Sentenced to 44 years in Prison

1/8/10 TOSTENSON
PHARMACY ROBBER SENTENCED TO NEARLY FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROBBERY AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERY
Orting Man was Arrested by Pierce County Deputy Kent Mundell Outside Targeted Pharmacy

1/4/10 SOMMER
FORMER ARMY RANGER BANK ROBBER PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT AND TRYING TO HIRE A HIT MAN
Dual Canadian and US Citizen Already Serving 24 years in Prison

10/16/09 MITCHELL
LAKEWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR PHARMACY ROBBERY
Prosecution Part of Federal Emphasis on Growing Pharmacy Robbery Problem

7/30/09 WILSON
CONVICTED MURDERER SENT BACK TO PRISON FOLLOWING STAND-OFF WITH POLICE
Defendant Repeatedly Violates Conditions of Release with Alcohol Abuse

7/27/09 CURCIO
FORMER HIGH SCHOOL STAR ATHLETE SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ARMORED CAR ROBBERY
Defendant Used Ad on Craigslist and Flotation Device to Make Escape Following Monroe Robbery

6/4/09 JONES
LAKEWOOD MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PHARMACY ROBBERY
Defendant was Getaway Driver

5/7/09 DOUGLAS
SEATTLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PHARMACY ROBBERY
Multiple Pharmacies Targeted

3/23/09 REDLIGHTNING
BELLINGHAM MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR 1987 MURDER ON LUMMI INDIAN RESERVATION

3/09/09 PACHECO
TULALIP TRIBAL MEMBERS CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY AND
ASSAULT OF CANADIAN TRIBAL MEMBER
Three Defendants Beat Woman, Held Her in Car Trunk for Hours

9/29/08 REDLIGHTNING
BELLINGHAM MAN CONVICTED OF 1987 MURDER ON LUMMI INDIAN RESERVATION - Jury Deliberates Five Hours Before Returning Guilty Verdict

6/23/08 SANTAMARIA
MEXICAN NATIONAL SENTENCED TO OVER FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR JEWELRY COURIER ROBBERY - One of Three Men Who Stole Over $200,000 in Jewelry from Courier Outside Bellevue McDonald’s

5/16/08 BAUER
CALIFORNIA WOMAN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULT ABOARD AN AIRCRAFT AND INTERFERING WITH A FLIGHT CREW MEMBER - Woman was Intoxicated when she Assaulted Flight Attendant on Horizon Flight

5/16/08 DENT
SERIAL PHARMACY ROBBER SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON - Oxycontin Addict Targeted Multiple Pharmacies in North Seattle and Shoreline

5/8/08 SEIFERT
PUYALLUP MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PHARMACY ROBBERY - Oxycodone Targeted

5/1/08 COOLEY
TRIBAL MEMBER WITH LENGTHY CRIMINAL HISTORY SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ASSAULT ON RESERVATION - One of Four Men who Attacked Couple with Baseball Bat and Club after Failed Drug Deal

2/14/08 DENT
SHORELINE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PHARMACY ROBBERY - Several Pharmacies Targeted In December 2007 Crime Spree

1/18/08 KLASSEN
EDMONDS MAN SENTENCED FOR PHARMACY ROBBERY - Multiple Pharmacies Targeted

1/11/08 BACUS
STANWOOD MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PHARMACY ROBBERY - Multiple Pharmacies Targeted

1/8/08 FOSTER
ARLINGTON MAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROLE IN HELLS ANGELS MURDER - Defendant Pleaded Guilty to Assisting with Cover-up, Lying to Grand Jury

1/7/08 LINDSTROM-GILFILLAN
SKAGIT COUNTY MEN SENTENCED FOR PHARMACY ROBBERY - Arlington Rite-Aid Targeted

12/19/07 BINDER
FORMER HELLS ANGEL SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR RICO - Admits Involvement in Murder of Snohomish Man in 2001

12/14/07 JEFFERSON
TRIBAL MEMBER SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER IN DEATH OF INFANT SON - Admits He Threw Child, Causing Fatal Head Injury

12/12/07 CASTILLO
MEXICAN NATIONAL PLEADS GUILTY TO ROBBERY OF JEWELRY COURIER - Victim Robbed at Bellevue McDonalds - Suspects Arrested after Traffic Stop on I-90

11/30/07 BAUER
CALIFORNIA WOMAN INDICTED FOR ASSAULT ABOARD AN AIRCRAFT AND INTERFERING WITH A FLIGHT CREW MEMBER - Woman Made Threats and Assaulted Flight Attendant on Horizon Flight from Sea-Tac to Billings

10/16/07 KLASSEN
EDMONDS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PHARMACY ROBBERY - Multiple Pharmacies Targeted

10/11/07 NIELSON
SKAGIT COUNTY WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ROBBING PHARMACY - Arlington Rite-Aid Targeted

9/28/07 BRYAN
QUINAULT TRIBAL MEMBER SENTENCED TO 7 YEARS IN PRISON IN CONNECTION WITH KIDNAPPING AND ASSAULT - Federal Sentence on top Of One Year Already Served in Quinault Jail

9/17/07 FABEL
HELLS ANGELS PRESIDENT SENTENCED TO LONG PRISON TERM - Chief Judge finds "Smilin Rick" Fabel led Criminal Enterprise that "Preyed on Vulnerable"

9/14/07 COMER
KELSO MAN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEATING UP A FEDERAL WITNESS - Beating in Retaliation for Cooperating with Law Enforcement

7/26/07 JORDAN
THREE MORE DEFENDANTS SENTENCED TO PRISON IN CONNECTION WITH KIDNAPPING THAT ENDED IN MURDER ON FORT LEWIS - "Heinous" and "Despicable" Crime Punished by Lengthy Prison Sentences

7/23/07 JEFFERSON
TRIBAL MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY TO VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER IN DEATH OF INFANT SON - Admits He Threw Child Causing Fatal Head Injury

7/23/07 BINDER
FORMER HELLS ANGEL PLEADS GUILTY TO RICO - Admits Involvement in Murder of Snohomish Man in 2001

6/22/07 DUNIGAN
PIERCE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS IN PRISON FOR KIDNAPPING THAT ENDED IN MURDER

6/11/07 HELLS ANGELS
CURRENT AND FORMER HELLS ANGELS MEMBERS FOUND GUILTY OF RICO - Snohomish County Man Convicted of 2001 Murder - Faces Manadatory Life Sentence

6/1/07 MOORE
LAKEWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO NEARLY 30 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MURDER, GUN AND DRUG CHARGES

5/22/07 BRYAN
QUINAULT TRIBAL MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH KIDNAPPING AND ASSAULT - Plea Agreement Calls for Five to Seven Year Prison Sentence

10/6/06 WEGERS
BANDIDOS PRESIDENT SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR RACKETEERING - Must Move from Whatcom County for Three Years

9/29/06 HOLLISTER
BELLINGHAM WOMAN SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS IN PRISON FOR MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLOT

6/23/06 JEFFERSON
LUMMI TRIBAL MEMBER SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER - Man Attempted to Make His Girlfriend's Death Look like Suicide

2/14/06 HELLS ANGELS
FIVE HELLS ANGELS MOTORCYCLE GANG MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES CHARGED WITH FEDERAL RACKETEERING OFFENSES - Three defendants tied to the murder of Snohomish County man in 2001

11/4/05 MATTHEWS
Oregon Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Vancouver, Washington Kidnap Attempt

8/12/05 KOCH
Olympic Peninsula Man Sentenced to Twenty Years in Prison For Murder

8/1/05 MATTHEWS
Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Vancouver, Washington Kidnap Attempt; Faces Up to Sixteen Years in Prison

7/22/05 PATTON
Tacoma Man Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years as "Career Offender"

7/21/05 HOLLISTER
Bellingham Woman Pleads Guilty in Murder-For-Hire Plot

6/10/05 BANDIDOS
Twenty-Six Indicted Following 2 Year Investigation of "Bandidos" Motorcycle Gang

Updated January 29, 2015