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Inmate charged after allegedly threatening corrections officer who refused him a second lunch

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Feb. 15, 2013 at 7:41 am with No Comments »
February 15, 2013 8:22 am

A 21-year-old Pierce County Jail inmate was charged with felony harassment Thursday for allegedly threatening a corrections officer that refused to give the inmate a second lunch.

The inmate pleaded not guilty to the charge and was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail. He was already in jail on charges of first-degree attempted rape, first-degree robbery and indecent liberties, according to court records.

The incident happened Monday. Prosecutors said the inmate became loud after being refused a second lunch and repeatedly threatened to kill the corrections officer.

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