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PORT ORCHARD — The first prosecution by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s new Organized Retail Crime Unit ended in a conviction today, when a Bremerton man pleaded guilty to stealing and then selling tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise. 
ASOTIN — The Attorney General’s Office announced today that it filed felony charges against Trevor Lunney, of Clarkston, in Asotin County Superior Court for intimidation of a judge and four counts of harassment against local officials.
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced his office is initiating legal action against the Seattle Archdiocese. The Archdiocese has refused to comply with Ferguson’s investigation into whether the three Washington dioceses of the Catholic Church used charitable funds to cover up allegations of child sex abuse by clergy.
TACOMA — The Washington Attorney General’s Office recently filed a petition in Pierce County Superior Court to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release to the community.
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that more than 2,600 serious criminal offenders provided their DNA to law enforcement after previously failing to do so as required by law. As a result of Ferguson’s lawfully owed DNA project, these samples are now in a national DNA database critical to identifying perpetrators of unsolved rapes, murders and other violent crimes. 
EVERETT — A Snohomish County Superior Court judge sentenced an Everett man on Wednesday following a criminal prosecution by Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The judge sentenced Blayne M. Perez to three years of community custody for mental health treatment. If he violates the terms of community custody, the court may send him to prison for three years and four months.
SEATTLE — Today Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Organized Retail Crime Unit filed its second-ever felony criminal case, charging a Maple Valley woman over a string of organized retail thefts in western Washington.
TACOMA — Following a trial prosecuted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP), a Pierce County Superior Court judge has ruled that a 36-year-old Pierce County sex offender is a sexually violent predator will be civilly committed.
YAKIMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today a Yakima County Superior Court judge sentenced two men to maximum terms of life in prison following their convictions for felony child rape. 
Following a trial prosecuted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP), a Spokane County Superior Court judge has ruled that a Spokane County sex offender is a sexually violent predator will be civilly committed.

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