Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Dec 20 2016
VANCOUVER — A Clark County jury late yesterday denied release to a sexually violent predator after a prosecutor from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) proved that he remains mentally ill and sexually dangerous.
Dec 15 2016
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Clark County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Vancouver-area sex offender to prevent his release into the community.
Dec 8 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that he has filed an environmental lawsuit against Monsanto in King County Superior Court. The lawsuit seeks damages and cleanup costs associated with the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Monsanto produced for decades while hiding what they knew about the toxic chemicals’ harm to human health and the environment.
Oct 26 2016
The Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Pierce County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Pierce County sex offender to prevent his release into the community.
Oct 24 2016
KELSO — A Cowlitz County jury today denied the release of a sexually violent predator after a prosecutor from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit proved that he remains mentally ill and sexually dangerous.
Oct 21 2016
An Island County jury on Thursday decided not to release a sexually violent predator after prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Office proved that he remains both mentally ill and a danger to the community.
Oct 20 2016
Two individuals and a corporation pled guilty today in Spokane County Superior Court to multiple violations of the Washington Clean Air Act. Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the criminal charges in May, over the defendants’ illegal handling of hazardous asbestos.
Oct 14 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office prevailed at trial late Thursday, when a Pierce County jury refused to release sexually violent predator Charles Urlacher from the state’s Special Commitment Center (SCC) on McNeil Island.
Oct 14 2016
LONGVIEW — Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) are in Cowlitz County, fighting to prevent a dangerous sex offender from being unconditionally released into the community. 
Oct 6 2016
Prosecutors with the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit seek to prevent a sex offender from being released into the community in a Pierce County Superior Court trial.

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