TACOMA, WA – Today, Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist thanked officials at the Department of Social and Health Services and Governor Jay Inslee’s office for listening to community concerns related to the conditional release of Lawrence Butterfield from Western State Hospital.
Neighbors should not have to ride an agonizing merry go round run by operators going different directions at Western State Hospital. And keeping a tormented man locked up should not be Lakewood’s problem. Read more: Keep violent mentally ill offender out of Lakewood group home | The News Tribune
Steilacoom police looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian Sunday evening found him squid fishing nearby, according to charging documents. Read more: Driver accused of hitting man, dog before squid fishing | The News Tribune
In a letter to Governor Inslee sent today, Senator Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, calls on the governor to halt plans by Western State Hospital (WSH) to release accused murderer Lawrence David Butterfield into the community of Lakewood.
Submitted by Lakewood Mayor Don Anderson On September 11, DSHS is planning to release an acknowledged psychotic killer from Western State Hospital to live at the Alpha Palace Home, an adult group home at 7402 Coral Ln SW in the Oakbrook neighborhood of Lakewood, just 330 yards from the elementary school. The Prosecutor and our […]
Lakewood police are trying to identify two men in connection with a robbery and aggravated assault at a gas station. Read more: Lakewood police seek 2 suspects in gas station robbery | The News Tribune
TACOMA, WA – Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Curtis Leon Sell with three counts of burglary with sexual motivation. Sell, 51, was already wanted for failure to register as a sex offender when he allegedly broke into at least three Lakewood apartments while naked.
Submitted by Lt. Chris Lawler, Lakewood Police Acting on a Crimestoppers tip, LPD Officers checked an address in Lakewood last night where Curtis Sell was reported to be staying.
In an effort to encourage girls and young women to consider a career in the law, Pierce County’s Superior Court is hosting the National Association of Women Judges, Color of Justice Program, on Aug. 17, 2017. The one-day event seeks to encourage girls, aged 11-18 years old, to consider a career in the law and the […]
TACOMA, WA – Today Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Gail Lynn Burnworth with one count of child rape in the first degree, child molestation in the first degree, and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.