Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Highline Times
The disorderly conduct charges facing Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant, Pastor John Helmiere, and Socrates Bravo were dismissed by Judge Ann E. Danieli in SeaTac this morning. Applause and jubilation filled the courtroom as 15NOW.org supporters and families of the accused celebrated the dismissal. Comment?
Friday | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A judge on Friday dismissed disorderly conduct charges against Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant and two other activists stemming from their arrest at a minimum wage protest last November. SeaTac Municipal Court Judge Ann Danieli said that while the defendants were charged with blocking traffic, the evidence showed it was the police who blocked it, The Seattle Times reported . Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via KXLY-TV Spokane
A Seattle city councilwoman and two other activists are on trial in the city of SeaTac on Thursday for disorderly conduct charges connected with a November minimum wage protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters. Kshama Sawant and three others were arrested Nov. 19 during a demonstration that called for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport workers to be paid at least $15 an hour. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via The SeaTac Blog
Arraignment was held Tuesday for Robert L. Studer, charged with Murder in the First Degree for the fatal shooting of his 42-year-old nephew in SeaTac on March 26. He allegedly shot his nephew, James Studer, at the victim's wood crate manufacturing business, according to the King County Prosecutor's Office . After the murder, Studer fled to California. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via Highline Times
Less than 12 hours after reaching out to the public the King County Sheriff's Office has identified their suspect in a Malicious Harassment incident that took place in SeaTac last month. KCSO Sergeant BJ Meyers confirmed to the Highline Times that information from local tipsters has led detectives to identifying the suspect and his current whereabouts. Comment?
Mar 31, 2015 | via KOMO News
A man arrested for allegedly killing of his nephew in SeaTac has been formally charged with first degree murder. Police say 68-year-old Robert Studer was taken into custody Saturday in Taft, California, about 30 miles outside Bakersfield, after a tip led King County detectives to have officers check on a residence there. Comment?
Mar 30, 2015 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
A SWAT standoff in Taft on Saturday ended with the arrest of a man suspected of murder. The Taft Police Department received information from the King County Sheriff's Department in Washington about a murder suspect hiding at 407 Center St. in Taft. Comment?
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