King County Prosecuting Attorney
Guilty Plea in Redmond Vehicular Homicide: A 22-year-old Lynnwood man pled guilty this morning as charged to Vehicular Homicide - DUI, Felony Hit and Run, and Reckless Driving for a collision in Redmond on February 28, 2015 that killed a 30-year-old man. The defendant, Robert James Malsch, was under the influence of alcohol and driving at a high rate of speed when his car slammed into a car that was stopped at a red light. Michael Frederick Ey was killed in the collision. The defendant exited his car and fled from the scene, but was apprehended a short time later. Malsch faces a sentence range of 95 to 125 months in prison. Prosecutors will recommend a sentence of 125 months. Sentencing is scheduled for July 1 at 1 p.m. before Judge Mary Roberts in courtroom in W-905 of the King County Courthouse. The case was handled by Senior Deputy Prosecutor Stephanie Knightlinger.
Trial Rescheduled in State v. Aaron Ybarra: Monday’s trial date has been continued to September 12 for defendant Aaron Ybarra, who is charged in connection with a shooting on June 5, 2014 at Seattle Pacific University that killed one student and injured two others. An omnibus hearing is set for June 24 at 9 a.m. in courtroom 1201 of the King County Courthouse. Ybarra, 28, is charged with Murder in the First Degree, three counts of Attempted Murder in the First Degree and one count of Assault in the Second Degree. All of the charges include firearm allegations. Ybarra is being held without bail at the King County Jail.
Arraignment for Defendants in 2015 South Park Murder: Two men were arraigned this morning on charges of Murder in the First Degree for the murder of Celina Petersen, 26, who was found in an alley in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood on February 15, 2015. The victim had been allegedly beaten with a piece of concrete and stabbed with a screwdriver. The defendants, Emanuel Jaime-Rodriguez, 20, and Cristen Parada-Rivera, 22, were arraigned this morning and pled not guilty to the charges. A case setting hearing is scheduled for June 1 at 1 p.m. in courtroom 1201 of the King County Courthouse. Both defendants remain in jail with bail set at $2 million.
Community & Speaking Events
Dan Satterberg enjoys attending and speaking at community events.
Dan recently spoke at:
Choices Program at Sylvester Middle School
Public Defender Conference at Seattle University
180 Program Fundraiser
Retired Public Employees Council Meeting
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