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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Oct 3 2016
At a hearing today in Kitsap County Superior Court, a judge ordered the former owner of the sunken tugboat Chickamauga to pay more than $44,000 in restitution to the state departments of Ecology and Natural Resources.
Sep 26 2016
Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit are appearing in Walla Walla County Superior Court opposing the conditional release of convicted sex offender Justin Mackey into the community.
Sep 14 2016
TACOMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed criminal charges against a Tacoma man and his company accused of discharging hazardous substances into the street and sewer near his industrial truck wash, and allowing an employee to fall into a basin of dangerous hydrofluoric acid, putting him in danger of serious injury.
Sep 9 2016
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed criminal charges against a Renton man accused of running an illegal dump and wrecking yard on his property for more than a decade.
Sep 2 2016
In a case prosecuted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office, a Seattle man faces nearly 10 years in prison after pleading guilty last month to multiple charges of indecent liberties and voyeurism.
Aug 30 2016
SPOKANE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that his office obtained a guilty plea to murder from the man accused of bludgeoning his girlfriend to death in front of their 3-year-old son.  
Jul 29 2016
OLYMPIA — In today’s closing arguments for the environmental review of a proposed crude oil terminal in Vancouver, Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Counsel for the Environment will announce its opposition to the project.
Jul 27 2016
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition in Lewis County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a violent sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Jul 26 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit successfully blocked the release of a convicted sex offender after a Snohomish County jury decided he should not be conditionally released into the community.
Jul 25 2016
PORT ORCHARD — The former owner of a vessel that sank in Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor in 2013 pleaded guilty today to charges of allowing the vessel to become derelict and polluting state waters.