Aug. 11Drunk Drivers Present a Random Threat to Everyone
Our community suffered a terrible tragedy when 43-year-old father of two, Steve Lacey, was killed when a drunk driver, whose blood alcohol level is alleged to have been more than three times the legal limit, slammed into Lacey's car while in a high-speed, drunken pursuit of another driver. Lacey was instantly killed. The defendant, Patrick Rexroat, walked away unharmed from the collision.
Aug. 11PAO Establishes Nationally Accredited Child Advocacy Center
The PAO has established the new Child Justice Center (CJC) of King County, a multidisciplinary team response center to effectively and efficiently respond collaboratively to allegations of child physical and sexual abuse while maintaining a child-focused approach.
Aug. 10Watch The Prosecutor's Post on TV
Tune in to The Prosecutor's Post, a program on King County TV (CTV), cable channel 22, that features stories involving the PAO.
Aug. 10CASE UPDATES: August 2011
State v. Bingham, Cooper, and Miller . . . State v. Densmore . . . State v. Hollingsworth & other cases.
June 9PAO and Teamsters Strike A Deal
The PAO Administrative Staff are represented by Teamsters Local No. 117. Both parties successfully negotiated their 14th contract signed in late May.
June 9Cold Case Team Continues Success
Since 2006, the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office (PAO) and King County law enforcement have dedicated resources to systematically review each of King County's unsolved "cold case" homicides.
June 9The PAO Recognizes Academic Achievement
On May 12, the PAO recognized 19 students, who were formerly truant and in serious danger of dropping out of school, during its annual Academic Awareness Awards Ceremony.