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Friday Nov 20 | via Renton Reporter
DNA collected as part of a sexual-assault investigation in April on West Hill has led to charges of indecent liberties against a 27-year-old Renton man for an alleged sexual assault in 2007. Levi Querilla Staples Jr. is being held on $500,000 bail at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, where his arraignment is scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 30. Staples is also charged with indecent liberties for allegedly having sexual contact with a woman who was sleeping on a large couch at an apartment April 29 on Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Renton Reporter
A single bullet pierced several rooms of a house in the Cascade neighborhood Nov. 11, fired by a Renton man who is now charged with a drive-by shooting. Johnson called 911 after the shot was fired and waited for officers at a grocery store parking lot on 140th Avenue Southeast. Comment?
Sunday Nov 15 | via Renton Reporter
An apparent burglary turned violent when a 35-year-old Renton man started swinging a knife at a resident who had answered the door the morning of Oct. 21 on Pelly Avenue. The suspect wanted to speak with someone inside but he was asleep. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via PNW Local News
Police in Renton on Thursday have arrested a 27-year-old suspect in a 2007 attempted rape case based on DNA evidence collected at the time of the crime. On Nov. 25, 2007, Renton officers were dispatched to the 1300 Block of Eagle Ridge Drive on a reported assault with a knife. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via Waukesha
William Gorman of Waukesha was not legally responsible for his actions when he challenged police to a shootout outside his home during an hourslong standoff with law enforcement earlier this year, according to a Waukesha County Circuit Court judge. Gorman, 53, pleaded guilty but not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect Wednesday, Nov. 18, to one felony count of first-degree recklessly endangering safety tied to the standoff incident. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via Renton Reporter
A 21-year-old man is in serious condition after a shooting early Sunday morning in a parking lot on Southwest Langston Drive. Officers responded to the scene in the 200 block of South Langston drive at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Comment?
Saturday Nov 7 | via Renton Reporter
A 25-year-old West Hill man was pistol whipped and assaulted by four men Oct. 15 who were attempting to rob him or steal his vehicle. He had just picked up a prescription for his mother on South Grady Way. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Mercer Island Reporter
Theft: A 47-year-old Island woman reported that her 14-year-old son's bike was stolen from the Park and Ride on North Mercer Way. Theft: An Island woman said a bicycle was stolen from her residence at the 7100 block of 80th Avenue S.E. Burglary: Two laptops were stolen from an Island man's residence at the 7100 block of 86th Avenue S.E., for a loss of $2,500. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 27 | via The Highline Times
The manhunt for Kevin M. Vaughn, the 26-year-old biker believed to have ambushed and fired upon police officers in Tukwila in August, was ended last week in Lynnwood. Police arrested Vaughn on Oct.15 and booked him into the King County Jail with a bail amount set to $321,000. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via Renton Reporter
A reported domestic violence in downtown Renton Oct. 3 turned into a police pursuit of a stolen car in which a pedestrian was nearly hit and a McLendon semi-truck hit. Officers responded to the assault report at about 10:25 a.m. on Bronson Way North, apparently involving a man and woman tied to red Honda Civic. Comment?
Oct 17, 2015 | via WECT-TV Wilmington
South Carolina will collect donations at its football game with Vanderbilt on Saturday for those affected by the massive flooding in much of the state. The school athletic department said it was have red kettles like those used by the Salvation Army at the entrances to Williams-Brice Stadium. Comment?
Oct 15, 2015 | via The Las Vegas Sun
In this Jan. 16, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Derrick Coleman speaks with members of the media about how he can read lips, before an NFL football practice in Renton, Wash. Comment?
Oct 15, 2015 | via KUOW-FM Seattle
Karen Taylor is at a park near where she grew up in Renton. She comes here to pray and to walk. Comment?
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