Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Oct 23 2006
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane on Wednesday as part of the on-going schedule of school visits in his “Operation: Allied Against Meth" campaign.
Oct 20 2006
Attorney General Rob McKenna has promoted Assistant Attorney General Lana Weinmann to Criminal Litigation Unit Section Chief and Chief Criminal Prosecutor of the Attorney General’s Office.
Oct 2 2006
OLYMPIA – In keeping with his long-standing commitment to fighting domestic violence, Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced the appointment of Investigator Larry McKnight as the office’s Domestic Violence Liaison, a half-time position created as a new resource for local communities.
Sep 14 2006
Organized Crime Ring Dismantled – More than $500,000 in Stolen Property Recovered– Attorney General Rob McKenna and Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske today announced the conclusion of a vast organized crime investigation.
Aug 30 2006
SPOKANE - After nearly a year of gathering evidence and nine months of active investigation, attorneys from Attorney General Rob McKenna’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit today filed a petition in Spokane County Superior Court for the civil commitment of Kevin Coe.
Jul 28 2006
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Attorney General’s Office has released a follow-up study to its nationally-recognized 1997 study on child abduction murders. The 2006 study completed earlier this year adds another 175 additional solved cases to the research and presents some surprising new findings.
Jul 18 2006
OLYMPIA - Malcolm Ross, Assistant Attorney General with the AG’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit, won his fourth civil commitment case this year, preventing a multi-victim sex predator from returning to society.
Jul 12 2006
OLYMPIA - Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced the state will appeal the recent U.S. District Court ruling that Initiative 297, the Cleanup Priority Act, is unconstitutional.
Jul 3 2006
Spokane – The state of Washington and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation received news of a significant victory today in federal court.
Jun 19 2006
OLYMPIA - The Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit recently won a civil commitment case in Okanogan County Superior Court, preventing one of the state’s most sexually violent predators from returning to society.