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Arguments today on Lake Tapps pilot’s motion to represent himself in child-sex crimes case

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Feb. 5, 2010 at 10:47 am |
February 5, 2010 10:47 am

Weldon Marc Gilbert is in court this morning to argue his motion to represent himself against child-sex crimes charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

Gilbert, a wealthy Lake Tapps pilot, was sentenced last year to federal prison after he pleaded guilty to more than 30 child-sex crimes. He still faced charges in Pierce County, however.

He filed a motion last month to represent himself in state court.  Read Adam’s story about the motion here.

Adam is in court for the hearing and will report what happens.

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