Stories tagged: civil commitment
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
Court: Juvenile sex crimes can be basis of civil commitment
Civil commitment of offenders who have been designated as sexually violent predators can be indefinitely extended for those whose crimes occurred when they were juveniles, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
State seeks to civilly commit Spokane sex offender
The state of Washington is trying to have a sex offender arrested on multiple child sex charges in Spokane in 1999 civilly committed as a sexually violent predator.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2012, 11:24 a.m.
Supreme Court upholds Kevin Coe commitment
The Washington Supreme Court today upheld the sexually violent predator civil commitment of South Hill rapist Kevin Coe, which means he’s exhausted all legal avenues at the state level to …
Thu., July 8, 2010
Center releases sex predator
The second man to be sent to Washington’s commitment center for sex predators has been released after nearly 20 years.
Fri., May 28, 2010
Court ruling unlikely to help Coe
A recent ruling by the Washington Supreme Court is not expected to help South Hill rapist Kevin Coe win another trial, a state prosecutor said this week. The state’s high …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2010, 6:16 p.m.
Civil commitment trial opens for Spokane molester
By his own accounting, Ronald Reo Timm molested 24 little girls in Spokane.