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September 26, 2014

BRIKN: King County Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Use of Gun at Drug Deal

BERRELLEZA-VERDUZCO: Leader of Cartel-Linked Drug and Gun Trafficking Ring Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison

August 29, 2014

CARMONA-GONZALEZ: Vancouver, WA Gang Member Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

August 15, 2014

DOOR: Offender with more than 30 Prior Convictions Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison as Armed Career Criminal

FRANKLIN: Pierce County Felon Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison as Armed Career Criminal

May 27, 2014

VAN PUTTEN: Final Defendant in Snohomish County Gun Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Prison

May 16, 2014

MILLER: Repeat Offender Found Guilty of Illegally Possessing a Firearm

WILLIAMS: King County Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography and Illegal Firearms Possession

May 9, 2014

ELSHAUG: Snohomish County Men Indicted for Gun Trafficking

April 25, 2014

SLAUGHTER: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Gun Battle Involving Marijuana Distribution

April 24, 2014

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

March 6, 2014

JASPER: Nevada Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Stolen Truck, Weapons and Homemade Explosives

February 28, 2014

SMITH: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Possession of Stolen Firearms

February 3, 2014

CHANCEY: Marysville Woman Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Gun Trafficking

January 31, 2014

ZENO: Vancouver Gang Member Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Gun Possession

CAPODANNO: Pierce County Man Wo Killed Two while Protecting his Marijuana Grow Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

January 30, 2014

PARKS: Mason County Repeat Offender Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Firearms

January 8, 2014

ROSS and BRIKN: Two Men Charged Federally for Marijuana Deal that Turned Deadly

December 6, 2013

TWILLEAGER: Leader of 'Ghost Riders' Motorcycle Gang Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Weapons Possession

WOODRUFF: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

November 26, 2013

JASPER: Guilty Plea from Nevada Man Arrested in Seattle with Stolen Truck, Firearms and Explosives

November 22, 2013

ANCHANDO: Arizona Man who Transported Drugs North and Guns South into Mexico Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

November 4, 2013

CHANCEY: Marysville Woman Pleads Guilty to Gun Trafficking and Drug Charges

October 25, 2013

CAPODANNO: Pierce County Man who Killed Two while Protecting Marijuana Grow Pleads Guilty to Drug and Gun Crimes

October 22, 2013

LEKHAKUL: Brothers Plead Guilty to Illegally Conspiring to Export Firearms Parts to Thailand

October 1, 2013

DOOR: Former Prison Inmate who ran Scam from State Penitentiary Pleads Guilty to Tax and Weapons Charges

September 20, 2013

PRESSLEY: Skagit County Felon Sentenced to Ten Year Prison Term for Possession of Guns and Body Armor

September 13, 2013

BERRELLEZA-VERDUZCO: Leading Member of Drug and Weapons Trafficking Ring Sentenced to 20 Year Prison Term

September 10, 2013

WILKINSON: Violent Repeat Offender Sentenced to 15 Year Prison Term for Illegal Firearms Possession

September 5, 2013

TWILLEAGER: Leader of 'Ghost Riders' Motorcycle Club Pleads Guilty to Illegal Weapons Possession Charges

July 10, 2013

JASPER: Grand Jury Indicts Nevada Native Arrested in Seattle with Stolen Weapons and Explosive Devices

KUSH: SW Washington Repeat Offender Sentenced to More than Seven Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

CHANCEY: Snohomish County Gun Trafficing Ring Indicted

June 4, 2013

PETERSON: Tacoma Repeat Offender Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

June 3, 2013

LEKHAKUL: Six Indicted for Illegally Exporting Restricted Firearms Parts from U.S. to Thailand

May 31, 2013

CHAMBERS: Seattle Man Prosecuted as a Juvenile for "Tuba Man" Killing, Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

May 24, 2013

LEAMING and STEPHENSON: Two Members of So-Called 'Sovereign Citizen' Movement Sentenced to Long Prison Terms

May 16, 2013

HIDALGO-MENDOZA: Drug Trafficker who Hid Kilos of Heroin and Meth in Lakewood Apartment Walls Convicted

ORTIZ and ANCHONDO: Two Members of Drug Conspiracy Connected to Mexican Cartel Convicted Following Seven Day Trial

May 14, 2013

RODE: Sekiu Resident Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

April 18, 2013

CAPODANNO: Pierce County Man Who Shot Two Intruders at his Marijuana Grow Indicted for Drug Manufacturing and Illegal Gun Possession

April 12, 2013

MAM: Man Who Fired Shots in Apartment Complex Parking Lot Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Gun Crime and ID Theft

MUSTAFA: Seattle Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Dealing High Powered Narcotic while Possessing Multiple Firearms

CHAVIS: Everett Resident Linked to Gun Smuggling for Drug Cartel gets Five Year Prison Term

April 1, 2013

HAMILTON: Leader of Whatcom County Drug Distribution Ring Pleads Guilty to Gun and Drug Crimes

March 13, 2013

MARSTON: Kelso Resident Sentenced to Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

March 1, 2013

KUNTZ: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

November 16, 2012

CONNERLY and WILLIAMS: Two Men Sentenced to Long Prison Terms for Trafficking High Powered Firearms

November 14, 2012

RODE: Sekiu Man Pleads Guilty to Drug and Gun Crimes

November 9, 2012

ROSAS-MARTINEZ: Lakewood Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

November 5, 2012

DAVIS: Felon Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

November 2, 2012

EDGTTON: Felon Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Trafficking Stolen Guns

October 23, 2012

HOT SPOT INITIATIVE: Law Enforcement Targets Gang, Gun and Drug Crime in South King County

September 17, 2012

TWEEDY: Seattle Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Shooting Death During Drug Dea

September 7, 2012

OLAIS ROCHA: Brothers who led Heroin and Meth Distribution Ring Sentenced to Long Prison Terms

July 23, 2012

MCNETT: Vancouver Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Burglary and Theft of Guns from Gun Store

July 20, 2012

SAN JUAN: Nine Arrested for Gun and Drug Trafficking

July 13, 2012

FLETCHER: Repeat Offender gets Long Prison Term for Illegal Gun Possession

June 29, 2012

LADERA: Kent Man Sentenced for Illegally Selling Gun Later Used in Chicago Murder

June 25, 2012

BARTLETT: Vancouver Repeat Offender gets Nine Year Term for Illegal Gun Possession

June 18, 2012

GUN VIOLENCE: Law Enforcement Targets Gun Crime with Federal Penalties

June 15, 2012

DAWSON: One of Six Indicted in Gun Trafficking Investigation Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gun Possession

June 6, 2012

ANELLO: Repeat Offender Indicted as Armed Career Criminal for Firing Gun at Car of Strangers

April 26, 2012

MIRANDA: Gun Trafficker Identified as part of "Hot Spot" Initiative Sentenced to Prison

April 23, 2012

REHAK and ARREOLA-REYES: SW Washington Repeat Offenders Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

April 18, 2012

Six Indicted on Gun Trafficking Charges

April 12, 2012

ROSAS-MARTINEZ: Lakewood Man Convicted of Drug and Gun Crimes as Part of White Center 'Hot Spot' Initiative

March 29, 2012

DRUG RAIDS: Two Large Drug Trafficking Organizations Dismantled in Coordinated Raids

March 27, 2012

BRAUN: Tacoma Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Human Trafficking and Gun Crimes

March 19, 2012

DEVENNY: Olympia Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Gun Sales

March 16, 2012

SOLONDZ: Last Defendant Arrested in UW Horticulture Center Arson Sentenced to Prison

DIETRICK: Felon who Possessed Gun that Fired on Metro Bus Sentenced to 7+ Years in Prison

February 23, 2012

ALLOWAY: Former Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Gun Sales and Tax Crimes

MORENO: Felon Who Repeatedly Illegally Possessed and Sold Firearms Sentenced to more than Three Years in Prison

February 14, 2012

LADERA: Kent Man Indicted for Illegally Selling Gun Later Used in Chicago Murder

February 2, 2012

EZELL: Seattle Gang Member Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

SKILES and GUSSONI: Defendants who Illegally Sold Firearms at Gunshows Get 18 Months in Federal Prison

January 27, 2012

WUDTEE: Man Who Lived for Three Decades Under False Identity Sentenced for Identity Theft and Illegal Gun Possession

January 13, 2012

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

December 29, 2011

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

December 9, 2011

BLANTON: Seattle Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

November 18, 2011

DAVIS: Spanaway Felon Sentenced to 17+ Years in Prison

October 21, 2011

WHITE CENTER INITIATIVE: Fifty Arrested, 68 Guns Seized, along with Meth, Heroin, Cocaine in Three Month "Hotspot" Intitiative

October 17, 2011

DEVENNY: Olympia Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gun Sales

October 12, 2011

ALLOWAY: Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gun Sales and Tax Crime

August 11, 2011

MALU: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Prison for Firearms Possession

July 15, 2011

RODRIGUEZ: Gang Member Sentenced for Drug and Gun Crimes

July 6, 2011

SOLONDZ: Fugitive Who Built Firebombs that Destroyed UW Building Arrested After Expulsion From China

May 31, 2011

KING: Canadian Sentenced to Prison for Gun Trafficking and Lying to Border Protection Officials

May 13, 2011

MCKINNEY: Defendant with Gang Ties Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Gun Possession

May 6, 2011

WILLIAMS: Chehalis Man Sentenced for Charges Related to 2007 Mail Box Explosion

ESCUDERO: Kent Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

May 3, 2011

BIRD: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Long Prison Term for Gun Possession

May 2, 2011

GUN SHOWS: Four Indicted for Unlicensed Sales at Gun Shows

March 11, 2011

TANG: Felon Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Using Infant Son as Shield in Armed Confrontation with Sheriff's Deputies

March 3, 2011

RODRIGUEZ: Gang Member Convicted of Drug and Gun Crimes

February 11, 2011

PABLO: Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced for Illegal Fireworks Dealing

GALLOWAY: Seattle Man Sentenced to Prison for Selling Guns to Known Felon

January 28, 2011

KING: Canadian Convicted of Illegal Gun Trafficking and Lying to Border Protection Officers

12/30/10 WADDINGTON
COWLITZ COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO TEN YEAR PRISON TERM FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Defendant Served as ‘Enforcer’ for Meth Distribution Ring

12/1/10 LEWIS
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 15+ YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON
Seattle Man Will Serve Federal Time Following State Sentence for 2006 Crime Spree

11/19/10 DEVENNY
OLYMPIA MAN ARRESTED FOR SELLING GUNS TO FELON
Defendant Sold Weapon Used in Murder of Seattle Police Officer

11/4/10 DAVIS
SPANAWAY FELON CONVICTED OF DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Defendant with Lengthy Criminal History Faces Significant Prison Term

10/1/10 GLENN
TACOMA FELON GETS TEN YEAR PRISON TERM FOR GUN POSSESSION
Defendant has Multiple Criminal Convictions in California and Washington

9/29/10 WILLIAMS
CHEHALIS MAN CONVICTED OF FRAUD AND GUN CHARGES RELATED TO 2007 MAIL BOX EXPLOSION
Out-of-Work Logger Blew Up Own Mailbox in Bid for Credibility as Fraud Investigator

9/24/10 RAZO
VANCOUVER WASHINGTON FELON GETS 6 YEAR PRISON TERM FOR GUN POSSESSION
Defendant with Prior Drug Convictions had Stolen Shotgun Hidden in Car

8/24/10 HARRISON
KITSAP COUNTY REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN CRIMES
Bremerton Felon Found With Stolen Gun Hidden in Engine Compartment

8/13/10 RODGERS
PIERCE COUNTY REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO LONG PRISON TERM FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Federal Judge Determines Defendant is ‘Armed Career Criminal’

7/9/10 WEATHERSPOON
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 6+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Defendant with Lengthy Criminal History Possessed Firearms on Two Different Occasions

5/28/10 MARIN-TORRES
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 16 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Cuban Immigrant Terrorized Low Income Apartment Community

5/18/10 JOHNSON
MONROE MAN CONVICTED OF METH DISTRIBUTION AND WEAPONS CHARGES
Repeat Offender Arrested in Connection with ‘La Familia’ Takedown

4/2/10 BLAKE
FELON WHO FIRED SHOTS OVER I-5 FREEWAY SENTENCED TO 5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION
Freeway shut Down in North Seattle On August 28, 2009, with Shots Flying Overhead

3/26/10 WHITE
FELON WITH LONG CRIMINAL HISTORY SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN PISTOL
Defendant Arrested at Sea-Tac With Stolen Gun in Checked Baggage

3/5/10 HAYES
DEFENDANT ARRESTED WITH GUN ON METRO BUS SENTENCED TO 100 MONTHS IN PRISON
Quick Thinking by Passenger, Driver, Lead to Arrest of Convicted Felon

3/5/10 WILLIAMS
AUBURN REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARM
Defendant Sold Stolen Firearm in Transaction Monitored by Law Enforcement

2/26/10 YARBROUGH
FEDERAL WAY FELON SENTENCED TO 4+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Defendant Dropped Firearm as He Ran From Police

2/17/10 SHELL
ADMITTED GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO 4 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION
Felon Investigated for Drive-By Shooting

2/12/10 TURRELLA
DES MOINES MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR INTERNET THREATS OF VIOLENCE AND POSSESSING A FIREARM DURING THREATS OF VIOLENCE
Made Multiple Threats to Boeing Company and Anacortes Oil Refinery

2/5/10 SUN
EVERETT MAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON
FOR GUN AND DRUG CRIMES
Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Meth and Two Firearms

1/21/10 KIMBROUGH
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 6 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ILLEGAL FIREARM POSSESSION
Defendant Accidently Fired Stolen Gun Inside his Pocket Outside Notorious Seattle Club

12/18/09 YONG
CAMBODIAN NATIONAL WITH LONG CRIMINAL HISTORY SENTENCED TO NEARLY 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN AND DRUG CRIMES
Defendant On the Run From Drug Charges Arrested In Second Drug Investigation

12/18/09 BIN
CAMBODIAN NATIONAL WITH GANG HISTORY SENTENCED TO LONG PRISON TERM FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Defendant Repeatedly Sold Methamphetamine from South Seattle Home

12/8/09 ANDRADE-TORRES
MEXICAN NATIONAL SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN AND DRUG TRAFFICKING
Defendant Talked to Witness about Sending High Powered Firearms to Mexico

12/4/09 ALLEN
SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED TO 5+ YEARS IN PRISON IN CONNECTION WITH SHOOTING INCIDENT OUTSIDE SKYWAY NIGHTCLUB
Felon Fired Shots at Unidentified Man Following Bar Fight

12/4/09 HARRIS
FEDERAL WAY FELON SENTENCED TO 9 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Man with Six Prior Felonies was Armed and Dealing Oxycontin

12/2/09 BLAKE
FELON WHO FIRED SHOTS OVER I-5 FREEWAY PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION
Freeway Shut Down in North Seattle On August 28, 2009, with Shots Flying Overhead

11/20/09 REYNOLDS
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN AND DRUG CRIMES
Defendant’s Lengthy History of Domestic Violence Factors in to Significant Federal Sentence

10/30/09 SOK
SEATTLE MAN WITH GANG TIES, SENTENCED TO 4 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN CRIME
Felon Carried Stolen Glock Semi-Automatic Firearm when Arrested in Downtown Seattle

10/7/09 RAZO
VANCOUVER WASHINGTON FELON PLEADS GUILTY TO GUN POSSESSION
Defendant with Prior Drug Convictions had Stolen Shotgun Hidden in Car

9/29/09 WHITTECAR
KENT MAN SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR BANK FRAUD AND WEAPONS CHARGES
Defendant and Cohorts Cloned Credit Cards used at Car Wash, Fast Food Chain

9/22/09 TRIGG
LONGVIEW FELON RETURNED TO PRISON FOR POSSESSING FIREARM MONTHS AFTER RELEASE
Defendant Possessed Three Firearms Shortly After Release from Prison for 2006 Conviction

8/28/09 MILLER
SEATTLE STREET GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO 5+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS AND STOLEN FIREARM
Defendant Dealt Drugs in Area Plagued by Gang Violence

8/20/09 WHITESIDE
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 9+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN CRIME
Auburn Gang Member Has Long History of Drug and Gun Crime

8/20/09 SANFORD
AVOWED GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO NEARLY FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM
Defendant Appears in Internet Video Holding Gun and Making Threats Against Rival Gang Members

8/17/09 BURLESON
SNOHOMISH COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Defendant Arrested with Meth and Loaded Gun with Hollow-Point Bullets

8/14/09 GETTE
WOODLAND MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MANUFACTURING EXPLOSIVE DEVICES (FIREWORKS)
Agrees to Forfeit $150,000 to Government

8/14/09 STRUVE
SPOKANE MAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL WEAPONS POSSESSION
Kept Grenades, Machine Guns, Explosives and Rocket Launchers in Bellevue Storage Locker

7/17/09 THOMPSON
SKAGIT COUNTY FELON SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION
Defendant Convicted by Jury following Day-Long Trial

6/26/09 POTTER
BREMERTON MAN SENTENCED TO 11+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Jury Convicted Man of having Meth, Loaded Guns and $40,000 in his Garage

6/25/09 VALENCIA-REUVELTA
MEXICAN NATIONAL SENTENCED TO 33 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Defendant Arrested in SW Washington Home with Marijuana and Firearms

6/25/09 ALFORD
REPEAT OFFENDER GETS TEN YEAR TERM FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Kent Man Has Eleven Felony Convictions in last Ten Years

6/25/09 BURKETT
GRAYS HARBOR FELON SENTENCED TO FIFTEEN YEARS IN PRISON
AS ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL
Repeat Offender was Arrested with Firearm at Traffic Stop

6/10/09 WILLIAMS
FELON WHO FIRED GUN IN SEATTLE NIGHTCLUB SENTENCED TO 12+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION AND DRUG CRIME
Defendant Shot at Witnesses who Followed Him Outside After Gunshot in Restroom

5/19/09 SHELL
ADMITTED GANG MEMBER FACES FEDERAL CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH CENTRAL AREA SHOOTING

5/6/09 ALEXANDER
TACOMA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO GUN AND DRUG CHARGES
Repeat Offender Arrested for Selling Crack Cocaine

4/24/09 MAYERS
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 5+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Federal Way Man Arrested Twice in Three Months with Loaded Handguns

4/10/09 SANFORD
GANG MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY TO BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM
Defendant Appears in Internet Video Holding Gun and Making Threats Against Rival Gang Members

3/12/09 STRUVE
SPOKANE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL WEAPONS POSSESSION
Kept Grenades, Machine Guns, Explosives and Grenade Launchers in Bellevue Storage Locker

2/12/09 VALENCIA-REUVELTA
MEXICAN NATIONAL FOUND GUILTY OF DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Defendant Arrested in SW Washington Home with Marijuana and Firearms

1/27/09 SANABRIA
TACOMA FELON GETS NEARLY SIX YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Violent Offender Arrested with Loaded Hand Gun in Backpack

1/23/09 MILES
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Kent Resident with Gang Ties had Five Firearms and Drugs in Apartment

1/9/09 ULUKITA
SEATAC MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN AND DRUG CRIMES
Defendant Sold Methamphetamine to Undercover Officer while Armed with a Sawed-off Shotgun

1/9/09 MARTINEZ
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON OF DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Auburn Man, Armed with Stolen Firearm, Dealt Cocaine from Home He Shared with 10-Year-Old Son

1/9/09 CHILES
AUBURN FELON SENTENCED TO NEARLY 4 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN CRIME
Repeat Offender with Gang Ties Arrested with Semi-Automatic Pistol

12/12/08 SAETERN
ADMITTED GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES
Felon with Lengthy Criminal History had Stolen Firearm While Distributing Crack Cocaine

11/21/08 POINTS
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 7+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR WEAPONS POSSESSION
Defendant Had Multiple Firearms Including a Loaded Semi-Automatic Rifle

11/14/08 GORE
TACOMA FELON SENTENCED TO SEVEN+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Judge to Defendant: “No More Second Chances”

11/7/08 IISHIBA
ARMY CAPTAIN SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY TO ILLEGALLY SMUGGLE FIREARMS PARTS TO JAPAN
Military Intelligence Officer Knew He Needed Permit to Send Firearms Parts to Japan

11/7/08 WASHINGTON
TACOMA FELON SENTENCED TO 70 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION
Federal Way Police Officer Makes Traffic Stop, Finds Handgun in Car

10/31/08 BEASLEY
SEATTLE REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED FOR GUN POSSESSION
Gang Member has Prior Convictions for Theft and Gun Possession

10/27/08 BURCHETT
CHRONIC OFFENDER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LEAVING EXPLOSIVE DEVICE ON CLARK COUNTY MAN’S CAR
Defendant with Long Criminal History Linked to the Crime by DNA

8/29/08 ALDERMAN
SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED TO NEARLY NINE YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM - Convicted Felon Fired Nine Shots Following Fight Outside Apartment Complex

8/28/08 HOLSWORTH
REPEAT OFFENDER PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARM - Seattle Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Pawning Stolen Weapon

7/28/08 IISHIBA
ARMY CAPTAIN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO ILLEGALLY SMUGGLE FIREARMS PARTS TO JAPAN - Military Intelligence Officer Knew He Needed Permit to Send Firearms Parts to Japan

7/24/08 KEY
RENTON MAN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN AMMUNITION - Repeat Offender Amassed Lengthy Criminal History in Just Five Years

6/20/08 JONES
MOUNT VERNON MAN SENTENCED FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN EXPLOSIVES - Military Explosives had been Stolen from Base

6/20/08 LEFLER
FORMER KITSAP COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR SELLING GUNS TO FELON - Sporting Goods Store Assistant Manager Knew Purchaser was Prohibited from Possessing Firearm

6/13/08 OVERTON
ORTING MAN SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN PRISON FOR BLOWING UP
POLICE CRUISER WITH PIPE BOMB - Defendant Bragged to Others About Blast with Powerful Device

6/13/08 DAVIS
BELLEVUE GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO 16+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN AND DRUG CRIMES - Violent Repeat Offender Involved with Fortified SeaTac “Compound

5/7/08 GARRETT
LAKE FOREST PARK MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO GUN AND DRUG CRIME - Faces a Mandatory Minimum Five Years in Prison

5/6/08 HOLSWORTH
REPEAT OFFENDER PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARM - Seattle Man Faces Up To Ten Years in Prison for Pawning Stolen Weapon

5/2/08 ISABEL
SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM - Defendant Snagged During Drug Arrest Near Pike Place Market

4/29/08 THOMPSON
SKAGIT COUNTY FATHER AND SON PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL CHARGES - Father Admits Unlawful Possession of Firearms, Son to Concealing Father's Crime

4/25/08 NELSON
TOKELAND MAN SENTENCED FOR MAKING EXPLOSIVE DEVICES - Defendant Sold Dangerously Illegal Explosives to Indian Reservation Fireworks Stands

4/11/08 THORN
TACOMA MAN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES - Armed Defendant Arrested Following Traffic Stop with Crack Cocaine on Front Seat

4/11/08 HARDESTY
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO LONG PRISON TERM FOR POSSESSION OF UNREGISTERED FIREARM - Defendant Arrested Driving Stolen Car in Whatcom County

4/4/08 CHIU
TENNESSEE PHYSICIAN SENTENCED FOR CALLING IN BOMB THREATS TO DELAY FLIGHT - Phisician Called 9-1-1 Three Times From Sea-Tac Gate in Effort to Make Flight to Memphis

3/14/08 WILLIAMS
FELON WHO FIRED GUN IN SEATTLE NIGHTCLUB CONVICTED OF ILLEGAL GUN POSSESSION - Defendant Shot at Witnesses who Followed Him Outside After Gunshot in Restroom

3/20/08 FIFTEEN INDICTED
FIFTEEN INDICTED ON GUN AND DRUG CRIMES - ATF Violent Gang Task Force Seize Guns, Drugs in Early Morning Sweep

3/12/08 OVERTON
MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO BLOWING UP POLICE CRUISER WITH PIPE BOMB - Defendant Bragged to Others About Blast with Powerful Device

1/31/08 HOMER AIRPORT SHOOTING
U.S. ATTORNEY FINDS NO BASIS FOR FEDERAL CRIMINAL CHARGES IN HOMER AIRPORT SHOOTING - Alleged Poor Tactical Decisions or Judgments No Legal Basis for Federal Criminal Charges

1/25/08 FRANKLIN
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 5+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION - Defendant Has Three Previous Convictions for Illegal Firearm Possession

1/25/08 SORTO
CONVICTED KILLER GETS ADDITIONAL PRISON TIME FOR SHOOTING AT FEDERAL AGENTS - Defendant Sentenced to Serve Nearly 14 More Years after 33-year State Sentence

1/11/08 DUNN
CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR INTERSTATE STALKING WHILE ARMED WITH A FIREARM - Man Used "MySpace" to Locate Ex-Girlfriend, Drove From L.A. and Confronted her with Gun

1/7/08 MASON
EVERETT FELON SENTENCED TO 70 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION - Defendant was on Probation when He was Arrested with Unloaded Gun in his Pocket

11/30/07 NASH
RENTON MAN SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES - Man with Lengthy Criminal History Kept Guns and Drugs Within Reach of Young Children

10/12/07 BALDEROS-RAMOS
FELON SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSING STOLEN FIREARM - Kent Man Came to Attention of Law Enforcement After Shooting Himself in the Hand

9/28/07 HAYES
FORMER PIERCE COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENT SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LYING ON FEDERAL FIREARMS APPLICATION - Man Purchased Assault Rifle - Failed to Disclose Court Ordered Firearm Prohibition

9/21/07 FUGITT
TACOMA SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 24 YEARS IN PRISON - Level 3 Sex Offender Convicted in Federal Court of Possessing a Firearm

7/27/07 WILSON
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO LENGTHY TERM FOR ASSAULT ON FEDERAL OFFICERS - Defendant Shot as He Nearly Hit Marshals With Car as He Fled

7/13/07 SIMMONS
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 12+ YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN GUNS - Pierce County Man Arrested in Stolen Car with Stolen Firearms

6/29/07 URGA
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF STOLEN FIREARMS - Seattle Man Led Police on High Speed Chase - Stole Patrol Car in Attempt to Flee

6/22/07 MCNEW
ELMA MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MANUFACTURING EXPLOSIVE DEVICES - Planned to Distribute the M-250s at Indian Fireworks Stands

6/21/07 KWAN
BELLEVUE MAN CONVICTED OF ILLEGAL FIREARMS POSSESSION - Gun Collector Failed to Register Short Barrel Rifle

6/8/07 ROOT
REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM - Snohomish County Man with Lengthy Criminal History Found with Gun During Traffic Stop

6/8/07 SMITH
STANWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO 78 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR SMUGGLING GUNS AND MARIJUANA - Defendant Smuggled Guns to Canada, Later used in Assaults and Attempted Murder

6/4/07 TIFFIN
LONGVIEW MAN SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND BODY ARMOR - Felon Apprehended Twice by Police with Prohibited Weaponry

5/14/07 LEE
KENT MAN SENTENCED TO 18 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING AN ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL, FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE - Repeat Offender Led Police on High-speed Chase Through Kent Area

5/4/07 GILBERT
NORTH SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN CRIMES - Convicted Felon with Controversial Past Convicted of Possessing Machine Guns

5/2/07 ACOBA
FELON SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION - While on Release Before Sentencing Defendant Caused Car Crash while Fleeing from Federal Marshals

5/1/07 FUGITT
TACOMA SEX OFFENDER CONVICTED OF POSSESSING FIREARM - Level 3 Sex Offender Faces 15 Year Sentence After Conviction in Federal Court

4/20/07 BOOKER
TACOMA REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG AND GUN CRIMES - Former Gang Member Arrested with Crack Cocaine and Semi-automatic Pistol

3/23/07 HULET
FORMER SCHOOL EMPLOYEE SENTENCED A YEAR IN PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF EXPLOSIVES AND WEAPONS - Man Sold Undercover ATF Agent Guns, Silencer, and Hand Grenade

11/9/06 LEE
KENT MAN CONVICTED OF BEING FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE - Repeat Offender Led Police on High-speed Chase Through Kent Area

9/29/06 WARREN
MAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR WEAPONS CHARGES - Repeat offender twice caught with pipe bomb and pistol

9/13/06 GILBERT
NORTH SEATTLE MAN FOUND GUILTY OF GUN CRIMES - Convicted Felon with Controversial Past Convicted of Possessing Machine Guns

7/20/06 TRAVER
LONGVIEW MAN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR RETALIATING AGAINST POLICE INFORMANT - Defendants Beat and Threatened Informant, Held Loaded Gun to Informant's Head

7/7/06 CARSON
PIERCE COUNTY "CAREER OFFENDER" SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN PRISON - Defendant on Pierce County Violent crime Task Force's Top Ten Most Wanted List

7/7/06 MCILWAIN
SIX SENTENCED IN CONNECTION WITH FORKS, WASHINGTON GUN THEFTS - Men Broke into Hardware Store, Stole Guns and Altered Serial Numbers

6/16/06 MOAMLAE
PUYALLUP MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR POSSESSING CAR LOAD OF FIREARMS - Discovery of an Improvised Explosive Device Around Defendant's Neck Led to Evacuation of Busy Intersection in Puyallup

5/19/06 ELMER JAY CLARK
SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON - Repeat Offender Designated as "Armed Career Criminal" Resulting in Lengthy Term

5/5/06 WHEELER
SEATTLE FELON GETS SEVEN AND A HALF YEARS FOR WEAPONS CRIME - Repeat Offender Arrested During Traffic Stop with Stolen Gun and Drugs in Car

4/28/06 SIMS
BREMERTON FELON SENTENCED TO LENGTHY PRISON TERM FOR WEAPON AND DRUG CRIMES - Traffic Stop Leads to Eight Years in Prison for Repeat Offender

1/13/06 SMITH
PIERCE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 19 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM - Suspect led Police on Lengthy High-Speed Chase

1/13/06 JORGENSON
LONGVIEW FELON SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION - Defendant hid Stolen Gun in the Attic when Police Officers Arrived

1/13/06 HILL
SEATTLE FELON GETS TEN YEAR PRISON TERM FOR GUN CRIME - Coordination by State and Federal Prosecutors aimed at reducing gun violence

11/29/05 MU'MIN
Puyallup Man Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

11/17/05 WILSON
Cowlitz County Man Sentenced to Prison

10/5/05 SMITH
Pierce County Man Convicted for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

9/21/05 CREIGHTON
Milton Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Being a Felon in Possession of Three Firearms

9/2/05 CAMPBELL/BROWN
Battle Ground Men Sentenced to Home Confinement and Probation for Making Illegal Pipe Bombs

9/2/05 DANCY
Tacoma Man Sentenced to Probation for "Straw Man" Purchase of Gun Linked to D.C. Sniper

7/15/05 CHANVONGSA
Burien Man Gets Seven Year Prison Term for Brandishing a Gun During Botched Drug Deal

7/8/05 JONES
Cowlitz County Armed Felon Sentenced

7/1/05 MICKENS
Felon Gets 48 Months For Possession of Single Bullet

6/29/05 WILSON
Cowlitz County Man Convicted of Being Armed Career Criminal

6/6/05 GRANT
Clark County Man Sentenced to 15 Years as "Armed Career Criminal"

5/26/05 CAMPBELL-BROWN
Battle Ground Teens Plead Guilty to Making Illegal Pipe Bombs

5/13/05 LENTZ
Pacific County Man Sentenced to Eleven Years in Prison for Drug and Weapons Crimes

3/31/05 DANCY
Tacoma Man Pleads Guilty to "Straw Man" Purchase of Gun Linked to D.C. Sniper

3/23/05 MCCRAE
Seattle Man Sentenced for Being Felon in Possession of a Firearm

3/18/05 HARTZ
Carnation Man With Extensive Criminal History Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Bellevue Jewelry Store

3/18/05 DAVIDSON
Cowlitz County "Armed Career Criminal" Sentenced to More Than 19 Years in Prison

3/16/05 DANCY
Tacoma Man Indicted for "Straw Man" Purchase of Gun Linked to D.C. Sniper

3/4/05 ROBINSON
Tacoma Man Sentenced to 87 Months in Federal Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Body Armor

2/2/05 CAMPBELL/BROWN
Battle Ground Teens Charged With Building Illegal Pipe Bombs

2/2/05 WILSON/JONES
Two Cowlitz County Men Indicted for Being Armed Career Criminals

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