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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Mar 3 2015
SPOKANE — A Spokane Valley man has been charged with faking on-the-job injuries and using the last names of Seahawks players to obtain narcotics and other prescription drugs.  
Mar 2 2015
YAKIMA — The Attorney General’s Office announced today that trial has begun in Yakima County Superior Court in the case of State of Washington vs. David Ramirez, a sexually violent predator civil commitment proceeding.
Feb 27 2015
Port Orchard — A Kitsap County jury has decided that repeat sex offender George Edward Hancock, Jr. is a dangerous predator and must be confined in the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) have been fighting since July 2014 to prevent Hancock’s release into the community.
Feb 19 2015
MOUNT VERNON — The Washington Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Skagit County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Feb 18 2015
SEATTLE — A former Renton man accused by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson of abandoning roughly 40 barrels of hazardous waste pleaded guilty as charged today in King County Superior Court.
Feb 16 2015
TUMWATER — A Spanaway woman has been charged with stealing more than $56,000 in injured worker benefits while operating a barbecue eatery.
Feb 13 2015
PORT ANGELES — A Clallam County jury today convicted a Clallam Bay Corrections Center inmate of assaulting a corrections officer with a shank, in a case prosecuted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office.
Feb 11 2015
SPOKANE — A Spokane man convicted last year of first-degree rape was sentenced today to at least 24 years, seven months in prison, and could remain in custody for life.
Feb 11 2015
KELSO — A Cowlitz County Superior Court judge today denied release to a sex offender after prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) proved that he remains mentally ill and sexually dangerous.
Jan 13 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that his office filed charges today against the owner of a Seattle fuel tank processing facility for allegedly dumping oil and sludge into the public sewer system.