Renton Crime

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  • Resident shoots at man found in his backyard | Polic...

    Saturday | via Renton Reporter 

    Shots were fired early Jan. 4 after a resident discovered a young man in his backyard on South Tobin Street and several items missing. The resident's wife handed him his pistol before he went outside to investigate.

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  • Phillips' past includes problems with alcohol and pa...

    Thursday Jan 22 | via SooToday 

    The man facing criminal charges after the discovery of a hazardous chemicals cache in Halifax was diagnosed in 2008 with a mood disorder, an addiction to painkillers, an alcohol problem and narcissistic tendencies, court documents show. The April 2008 report from a Texas psychiatric hospital is among reams of U.S. court documents that also reveal Christopher Phillips once did a short stint in jail and took methadone to ease the pain of a crippling injury to his feet - something that made it difficult to stand for any length of time, even after seven surgeries.

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  • Documents detail Phillips' past legal woes

    Thursday Jan 22 | via Barriere Star Journal 

    The man facing criminal charges after the discovery of a hazardous chemicals cache in Halifax was diagnosed in 2008 with a mood disorder, an addiction to painkillers, an alcohol problem and narcissistic tendencies, court documents show. The April 2008 report from a Texas psychiatric hospital is among reams of U.S. court documents that also reveal Christopher Phillips once did a short stint in jail and took methadone to ease the pain of a crippling injury to his feet - something that made it difficult to stand for any length of time, even after seven surgeries.

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  • Police Release Name of Inmate with Meth

    Tuesday Jan 20 | via KTMF 

    Butte police release the identity of the inmate they believe to be responsible for bringing meth into the Butte-Silver Bow Detention Center. Police say 39-year old Jacob Lee-Smith brought a little over five grams of meth into the jail.

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  • Assault, robbery charges filed in Wash. clerk's stab...

    Saturday Jan 17 | via KXLY-TV Spokane 

    King County prosecutors have filed first-degree assault and robbery charges against a man accused of slitting a video game store clerk's throat during a robbery in the south Seattle suburb of Renton. The Seattle Times reports that prosecutors alleged Friday that 44-year-old Darren Gayles entered a GameStop store Wednesday and held a knife to the female clerk's throat.

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  • Renton clerk stabbed in robbery improves

    Thursday Jan 15 | via Seattle Times 

    Kiersten Shideler, whose throat was slit during a robbery at a GameStop in Renton, is "out of the woods" and will soon be moved from the intensive-care unit at Harborview Medical Center, her father said, The 23-year-old woman was attacked while working alone in the video-game store in the 200 block of South Second Street on Wednesday morning, police said. A 44-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack on Wednesday afternoon and on Thursday, a King County District Court judge found probable cause to hold him in custody on investigation of robbery and attempted murder.

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  • Court documents describe brutal attack on Renton sto...

    Thursday Jan 15 | via Seattle Times 

    A judge on Thursday found probable cause to hold a man in custody for allegedly slitting the throat of a Renton store clerk during a robbery Wednesday. The 44-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex in the 13400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South after police received a phone call that he might be there.

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  • Renton robbery suspect arrested

    Thursday Jan 15 | via Renton Reporter 

    Renton Police and sheriff's deputies took a man into custody Wednesday evening on West Hill, who's suspected in a robbery earlier in the day that left a store clerk with a slit throat. The 23-year-old victim, a store clerk at GameStop in downtown Renton, was reported in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with what were described as significant injuries.

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  • Man held in robbery, knife attack on Renton store clerk

    Wednesday Jan 14 | via Seattle Times 

    A clerk at a Renton video-game store is expected to recover after her throat was slit during a robbery Wednesday morning, police said. A suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon in connection with the robbery at the GameStop store in the 200 block of South Second Street.

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  • Woman stabbed during robbery at Renton GameStop

    Wednesday Jan 14 | via KOMO News 

    A 23-year-old woman was stabbed by a robber in Renton Tuesday morning, and the robber is still on the loose. The woman was working at a GameStop store around 11 a.m. when the man walked in and held a knife to her throat, demanding money.

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  • Remembering Moscow shooting victims

    Wednesday Jan 14 | via KFBB 

    After a shooting spree killed three people and critically injured a fourth over the weekend in Moscow, KHQ is learning more about the victims of suspected shooter John Lee's rampage. Terri Grzebielski was 61 years old and Lee's mother.

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  • Pacman Jones loses $12.4M judgment appeal in Nevada

    Friday Jan 9 | via Herald Star Online 

    The Nevada Supreme Court says Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Adam "Pacman" Jones has to pay more than $12.4 million in damages in a shooting that wounded two Las Vegas strip club doormen nearly eight years ago, including one who was paralyzed from the waist down.

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  • 1 of 3 'Tuba Man' killers sentence...

    Friday Jan 9 | via Seattle Times 

    A man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for killing a Renton man at a Bellevue Square restaurant on Christmas Eve 2012 was sentenced Friday to 18-1/2 years in prison. Ja'Mari Alexander-Alan Jones, 21, pleaded guilty in December for fatally shooting of DeShawn Milliken, 30, at Munchbar, a restaurant/bar that operated in Bellevue Square.

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  • Court upholds decision for Pacman Jones to pay up

    Friday Jan 9 | via New York Daily News 

    The court unanimously agrees with an earlier jury decision that concluded Pacman Jones instigated the shooting at Minxx Gentleman's Club. The Nevada Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision Thursday ordering Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Adam "Pacman" Jones to pay more than $12.4 million in damages to two men wounded in a Las Vegas strip club shooting.

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  • Comedian assaulted with baseball bat at Renton pub

    Wednesday Jan 7 | via Renton Reporter 

    Comedian and show producer Dylan Avila was recovering Wednesday at Valley Medical Center, after being attacked by a man while on stage hosting an open-mic session at the Local 907 Monday night. "I'm doing OK, recovering," Avila said Wednesday morning from his hospital room.The Renton Reporter is not naming the 48-year-old suspect because he had yet to be charged.His first court appearance and bail hearing is 2:30 p.m. today .

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  • Wash. comedian attacked on stage by 'anti-Christ' pe...

    Wednesday Jan 7 | via New York Daily News 

    After being banned from a Renton, Washington open mic for telling an obscene standup routine involving a sex toy and bible, Steven Baldwin allegedly snuck into The Local 907 bar and stormed the stage with a baseball bat, smashing comedian Dylan Avila's head as revenge, local reports show. The father of three children never saw Steven Baldwin storm the stage at Renton's Local 907 with a metal baseball bat before he swung for his head.

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  • Two Dead: Party Crashers or Home Invaders?

    Sunday Jan 4 | via AmmoLand 

    A saying that has become common on the Internets is "When seconds count, police are only minutes away". I wonder what the response time would be on New Year's Eve, when police resources are stretched especially thin.

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  • MSU Women's Basketball Moves Forward

    Aug 1, 2014 | via KTMF 

    The Bobcat women's basketball team is treating Saturday's loss to the Griz like any other by moving forward. "You get better today," said Head Coach Tricia Bindfold.

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  • More

    Aug 1, 2014 | via KTMF 

    The Montana Softball team is in the midst of their inaugural season, as things pick up in difficulty for the spring. The Montana Softball team is in the midst of their inaugural season, as things pick up in difficulty for the spring.

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Renton Law

This is my first criminal offense (DUI for opiates/morphine) and already had my arraignment. Will I be drug tested at my court date? Like will the police possibly take me to the hospital to get blood taken like when I was arrested? Or do you normally only get drug tested at probation/your first drug evaluation if they lessen it on a plea deal to neglegent or reckless (im guessing it will be lessened on a plea deal since it is my first offense and my pd said MOST LIKELY that is what will happen on a first offense) thank you!
Drug testing is usually only done once someone has been sentenced, as a condition of probation. You mentioned that you...
I had a DL issued in Indiana but was Revoked/suspended... Failure to validate ss#... I already called Indiana and explained to them that I cannot get a valid ss#...Indiana told me they can't do nothing about it till I give them a ss#... what can I do to fix this? Because washington wont give me a DL till that revoked/suspension is taken off in Indy...can you help me please?
Why can't you get a Ssn? Because you are an undocumented immigrant?
My husband got pulled over and blew a .116 and .122. This is his first time. The car was towed and he was driven to the police station. They let him call a friend to take him home. He still has his license and they didn't mention about taking it away. They gave him a form "Request for DUI Hearing", and let him go. What does this mean? Is this consider an arrest? What do we need to do? Thanks.
"Request for DUI Hearing", and let him go. What does this mean?" -He has 20 days to request a hearing to challenge the...
About 8 months ago I was arrested for my first DUI. Went to the station and had a BAC of 0.09. I've done pre-trials and will probably have to set my case for trial. I've been told that my case is an easy drop to neg 1 or reckless driving..but apparently negotiation is not an option right now. Kind of nervous
In my experience, State prosecutor's in King County are not currently reducing to Negligent or Reckless driving on the...
a random group of teenagers saw what happened and ran after the guy but by the time the cops showed up he was bloody i wasn't so the cops where more interested in the teens then the guy who kicked me. now my neck and lower back hurt like crazy.
you should get a copy of the police report that was filed. collect whatever contact information you can on the...
will they combine all of them together from one state to another
No. You'll have to deal with each case separately in each state.
I am pending a DUI charge from February of 2012 in the State of WA. The case is now at a point of either pleading guilty or going to trial. I am due to relocate to Los Angeles the last week of July for work and I am not getting a straight answer from anyone as to the following: A) Will the WA State criminal charge "90 day suspension" show as served concurrent with the WA State administrative suspension that was served completed if the CA DMV goes to issue me a license? B) WA State requires first time offenders to have an IID on their vehicle for one year in order to operate a motor vehicle in the state of WA. Since I am moving to CA, would this still be required? If I get the IID installed in WA and later get a CA license, will I still need it?
Don't ask WA attorneys to comment on CA law unless they are licensed in both States! Generally, if you have a...