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King County Sheriff
Mitzi Johanknecht


February

24
FEB

Man assaults bus driver then pulls knife on deputy
(South King County) a man riding a Metro bus struck the driver in the face as he was getting off and then pulled a knife on a deputy when she confronted him a few blocks away. The man refused commands by the deputy then ran and hid in a wooded area nearby. He was arrested about 90 minutes later after being surrounded by numerous officers.

4
FEB

Man stuck on ledge hoisted to safety
(Near Enumclaw) King County Sheriff’s Guardian 2 helicopter pilots and crew rescued a man who was stuck on a ledge near Mud Mountain Dam this morning. The man told police he had jumped a fence near the dam on Sunday to find a place to camp.