Dec. 15AFIS Advances Lead to Identification of Rape Suspect
Defendant Jesse R. Gonzales (aka Jesse R. Guerten) was arrested and charged with First Degree Rape and First Degree Burglary with Sexual Motivation for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in her family's Shoreline home.
Dec. 15"Maria's Law" Gets National Attention
Just before midnight on February 22, 2004, 24-year-old Maria Federici was driving home from work on I-405 when a large board from a piece of furniture flew off the trailer in front of her and crashed through the windshield of her car.
Dec. 15Appreciating and Understanding Cultural Diversity
In an effort to help foster a greater office understanding of King County's wonderfully diverse population, the PAO's Diversity Committee has offered a series of monthly presentations that focus on distinct communities within King County.
Dec. 15Tune In To "The Justice Files"
Tune in to The Justice Files, a program on King County TV (CTV), cable channel 22, that features stories involving the King County criminal justice system.
Nov. 9LEAD -- A New Program Designed to Break The Cycle of Repeated Arrests
The PAO has partnered with the Seattle Police Department's West Precinct, The Defender Association, the ACLU, the Seattle City Attorney's Office, the Office of the Mayor, the King County Executive's Office and the Belltown community leaders to launch LEAD -- Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion -- a new and innovative approach to manage and more effectively deal with low-level drug addicts, dealers and prostitutes who currently revolve through King County's jail and criminal justice system.
Nov. 9Local and Federal Law Enforcement Work Together to Combat Crime
Federal and local law enforcement officials have just completed "Operation Center of Attention" -- a three-month undercover operation in White Center. The operation has resulted in 50 arrests, the seizure of 51 pounds of methamphetamine and 12 pounds of cocaine, and 68 firearms.