Recent Crime News
Friday Mar 20 | via Renton Reporter
A Renton man who shot and killed an 18-year-old as he ran from the scene of a failed drug robbery was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 10 years in prison and four years of supervised release. David Steven Ross, 36, pleaded guilty to three federal felonies: conspiracy to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and unlawful possession of a firearm. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via KXLY-TV Spokane
The Department of Corrections says Michael Chadd Boysen died March 18. Authorities say Boysen lost consciousness when he returned to his cell after taking a shower. Prison staff attempted to revive him but he was pronounced dead. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Renton Reporter
A 42-year-old man charged with raping a north Renton barista on Feb. 17 was returned from Idaho Tuesday and booked into the King County Jail in Kent. The victim, who was Johnson's former girlfriend, was confronted by Johnson as she opened the espresso stand on Park Avenue North at about 4:30 a.m. Feb. 17. During the confrontation, Johnson allegedly forced his way inside the stand, and sexually assaulted the victim, according to charging documents. Comment?
Saturday Mar 14 | via Renton Reporter
Shots were fired during an argument between two men at the Gurudwara Singh Sabha Sikh temple the afternoon of March 8. A large fight and shooting was reported at about 2 p.m. at the temple, 5200 Talbot Road S., Renton. The incident was still being investigated midweek, but it appeared there was a dispute between two men who are known to each other, according to Terri Vickers, a Police Department spokeswoman. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Mercer Island Reporter
Collision: A witness said she was working inside the community center at Covenant Shores when she heard a collision outside. She found a green car with a deployed airbag and a man in the driver seat. Comment?
Saturday Mar 7 | via Renton Reporter
A homeless couple were beaten and robbed of $16 by members of a group of teens, boys and girls, at about 7 p.m. Feb. 5 on South Third Street downtown. One of the teens demanded that the 39-year-old woman give him $1. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via King County Journal
On Tuesday, King County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a 35-year-old Seattle man for allegedly kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from her Kent school after luring her through communication on Facebook. The student was located in Bremerton by police the same day she was taken from school. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via Renton Reporter
Renton Police are asking the public's help in apprehending a violent felon who viciously attacked his former girlfriend inside a North Renton espresso stand. The victim was confronted by ex-boyfriend Shad A Johnson, 43, as she opened the espresso stand at about 4:30 a.m. Feb. 17.. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Renton police seek the public's help as they look for a felon who reportedly sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend inside a North Renton espresso stand last week. A woman was opening the stand about 4:36 a.m. Feb. 17 in the 300 block of Park Avenue North when 42-year-old Shad A. Johnson allegedly forced his way inside the stand and assaulted her, Renton police say. Comment?
Feb 24, 2015 | via KHQ-TV Spokane
The Renton Police Department is asking citizens in the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene areas to keep an eye out for a man they say is very dangerous. Officers say Shad Johnson is wanted for raping a Renton barista. Comment?
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