Stories tagged: Victor Boutros
Fri., Nov. 16, 2012
Thompson gets 51 months in prison
After being handed a sentence Thursday of more than four years in federal prison – the culmination of six years of investigations, legal action and community soul-searching – former Spokane …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2012, 8:51 p.m.
Thompson sentenced to 4 years in prison
A federal judge today sentenced former Spokane Police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. to 4 years and 3 months in prison.
Sat., Dec. 24, 2011
Thompson defense seeks new trial
Defense attorneys for convicted Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. filed a motion Friday claiming everything from judicial error to juror misconduct in their attempt to persuade a federal …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011
Defense to seek new trial
A federal judge delayed a decision whether to take convicted Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. into custody after his defense attorney said Thursday that he will seek a …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2011
Thompson case goes to jurors
YAKIMA – Jurors were asked Monday to decide whether Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. is a “rogue cop” and liar who hid behind a departmental coverup, or a …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2011
Zehm trial moves to Yakima
A federal judge Tuesday moved the upcoming criminal trial of Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. to Yakima after defense attorneys raised concerns that local media coverage of Thompson’s …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2011
‘Slew of evidence’ in Zehm trial
While attorneys got few final answers Thursday, they outlined the parameters that will determine the legal battleground for the Spokane police officer charged in the fatal confrontation with Otto Zehm. …
Tue., June 22, 2010
Trial in Zehm death rescheduled to March
The federal trial of Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. has a new date: March 7.
Tue., June 8, 2010
Appeal delays Karl F. Thompson Jr.’s trial
With a jury pool waiting in another room, a federal judge Monday postponed the criminal trial against Karl F. Thompson Jr. after prosecutors announced their intention to appeal his ruling …
Tue., April 20, 2010, 7:56 p.m.
Judge refuses to dismiss lying charge against Thompson
Otto Zehm, U.S. District Judge Fred Van Sickle, Karl F. Thompson Jr., Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim Durkin, Carl Oreskovich, Mayor Mary Verner; Terry Ferguson; Mark Burbridge; Victor Boutros; U.S. Department …