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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017

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 …

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

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 …

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.

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 …

Civil commitment trial opens for Spokane molester

By his own accounting, Ronald Reo Timm molested 24 little girls in Spokane.