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Bob Ferguson

Mar 31 2014
Trial starts today as the Attorney General’s Office seeks to keep a Kitsap County sex predator confined at Washington’s Special Commitment Center for sexually violent predators.
Feb 25 2014
The Attorney General’s Office will make opening statements today in a trial to determine whether a Skagit County sex predator should remain confined at Washington’s Special Commitment Center.
Feb 21 2014
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is making opening statements this afternoon in a trial to determine whether a Snohomish County sex offender should be confined to Washington’s Special Commitment Center (SCC).
Feb 11 2014
The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition in Grant County Superior Court today seeking to civilly commit a Grant County sex offender and prevent his release into the community. Rickey Powell, 29, has been convicted of three sexually violent offenses against young children since 1996.
Jan 14 2014
Pierce County Superior Court Judge Jerry Costello will determine whether there is probable cause to believe a local sex offender meets the definition of a sexually violent predator (SVP) at a 1:30 p.m. hearing this Friday.
Jan 8 2014
The Attorney General’s Office will make opening statements today in a trial to determine whether a Pierce County sex predator should remain confined at Washington’s Special Commitment Center.
Dec 18 2013
A Yakima jury today announced its unanimous verdict that a local sex offender is a sexually violent predator and should be civilly committed. Jonathan Parsons, 38, had three prior convictions for sexual assaults against young boys.
Dec 11 2013
The Washington Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is scheduled to begin opening arguments this afternoon in the civil commitment trial of a Yakima County sex offender.  The AGO will argue that Jonathan Parsons, 38, meets the legal definition of a sexually violent predator and should be civilly committed indefinitely.  Parson has three prior convictions.
Dec 10 2013
Flanked by a bipartisan group of legislators, Attorney General Bob Ferguson unveiled a 2014 legislative agenda focused on veterans, open government, safer communities and protections for consumers against businesses who do not play by the rules.
Nov 12 2013
The Washington Attorney General’s Office today filed a petition in Skamania County Superior Court alleging a Skamania County sex offender is a sexually violent predator who should be confined indefinitely.

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