Stories tagged: Maurice Clemmons
Mon., Dec. 6, 2010, 4:40 p.m.
Mixed verdicts for 4 accused of helping cop killer
A jury in Tacoma returned mixed verdicts today against four people accused of helping Maurice Clemmons after he gunned down four Lakewood police officers in a coffeeshop last year.
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010, 12:38 p.m.
Trial starts for 4 accused of aiding in Lakewood killings
Lawyers presented opening arguments today in Tacoma in the trial of four people accused of helping Lakewood police killer Maurice Clemmons.
Mon., Oct. 18, 2010
Lakewood cop killer paroled despite violent past
SEATTLE – Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee granted clemency to a violent felon who would later gun down four police officers even though his record in prison was filled with …
Sun., Sept. 19, 2010
Woman linked to police killer may plead guilty
TACOMA – A woman accused of helping Maurice Clemmons after he ambushed and killed four police officers last year is expected to plead guilty this week, Pierce County prosecutors say. …
Thu., June 17, 2010, 10:41 a.m.
5-year sentence in Lakewood officers shooting
A woman convicted of rendering criminal assistance in the shooting deaths of four Lakewood, Wash., police officers was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.
Tue., April 13, 2010, 12:25 p.m.
No charge for Seattle officer who shot Lakewood cop killer
King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg says the Seattle officer who fatally shot Maurice Clemmons will not be charged.
Fri., April 9, 2010, 4:54 p.m.
Families of Lakewood police drop dollar figure from claims
The families of four Lakewood police officers slain as they sat in a coffee shop in November say they’ll revise their claims against Pierce County to delete any reference to …
Thu., April 8, 2010, 3:59 p.m.
Families of Lakewood officers filing $134M claim
The families of three Lakewood police officers slain as they sat in a coffee shop in November are expected to filed claims against Pierce County for $134 million.
Wed., April 7, 2010, 11:35 a.m.
Jury: Officer who shot Clemmons felt in danger
An inquest jury on Wednesday found that a Seattle police officer believed he was in imminent danger when he killed a man who had shot four Lakewood officers to death.
Tue., April 6, 2010, 2 p.m.
Lakewood police killer shot 4 times, inquest jury told
Maurice Clemmons was struck by four of seven gunshots fired by Seattle police Officer Benjamin L. Kelly during an early-morning encounter in South Seattle on Dec. 1, a homicide detective …
Tue., April 6, 2010
Officer says he thought Clemmons was pulling gun
SEATTLE – A Seattle police officer testified Monday that he armed himself when he recognized the man who fatally shot four officers at a Lakewood coffee shop because he believed …
Mon., April 5, 2010, 3:22 p.m.
Seattle officer who shot Lakewood police killer testifies
Seattle police Officer Benjamin L. Kelly said he didn’t immediately recognize Maurice Clemmons when he first encountered him on a South Seattle street early on the morning of Dec. 1.
Thu., Jan. 7, 2010
Police killings spark call to action
OLYMPIA – Judges should be able to deny bail to criminal suspects who are thought to be “inherently dangerous” to the public, Gov. Chris Gregoire and representatives of the state’s …
Tue., Dec. 29, 2009
Editorial: Don’t toss rights out in reaction to shootings
Several Western Washington lawmakers have made it a goal of the 2010 legislative session to prevent certain criminal suspects from being released while they await trial. The lawmakers’ determination is …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2009, 11:20 a.m.
Clemmons repeatedly slipped through the cracks
Last April, a Department of Corrections officer was watching a television news story about a series of armed robberies around Puget Sound when he saw a Pierce County Crime Stoppers …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2009, 10:15 a.m.
Aunt went to police when Clemmons called her
“I am coming to your house,” he said. “I have killed four policemen and I need a place to rest and hide.” We know now who that was: Maurice Clemmons, …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2009
Police: Driver waited for cops’ killer at shop
TACOMA – The convicted murderer who drove Maurice Clemmons from the coffee shop where he killed four suburban police officers waited for him in the getaway truck with a newly …
Wed., Dec. 2, 2009, 1:17 p.m.
Washington won’t take parolees from Arkansas
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire said Wednesday the state won’t accept any more parolees from Arkansas until she’s assured of a better system for sending them back.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2009
Family, friends helped Clemmons, officials say
TACOMA – Hours after the man suspected of killing four Seattle-area police officers was shot to death Tuesday, prosecutors said they had evidence of an extensive network of friends and …
Mon., Nov. 30, 2009, 10:36 a.m.
Records: Man won early release by saying he’d changed
Documents released this morning by the Arkansas Parole Board show police slaying suspect Maurice Clemmons was supposed to remain in prison there until at least 2015, but won his release …