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Tag: Maleng Regional Justice Center

March
14th

Buckley man charged with vehicular homicide after hitting teen walking with girlfriend in Enumclaw on Halloween

A 20-year-old Buckley man has been charged with vehicular homicide for allegedly using marijuana and oxycodone before driving and hitting a 16-year-old boy who was walking on the shoulder of state Route 410 in Enumclaw on Halloween night.

Cody Money was arrested Wednesday, and his bail was set at $50,000. His arraignment is scheduled for March 21.

According to charging papers:

Money was driving a silver 2005 Nissan Titan pickup that hit 16-year-old Justin Relethford about 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, 2012.

Relethford died at the scene from his injuries. His 15-year-old girlfriend, whose hand he was holding just before the crash,

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Jan.
14th

Man accused of punching detective, kicking prosecuting attorney outside Kent courtroom

A fight broke out at the Maleng Regional Justice Center Monday during a recess in a trial related to a 2012 drive-by shooting in Seattle, according to Kent police.

A verbal disturbance started about 9:30 a.m. when people attending the trial moved into the hall outside the third floor courtroom, at which point a Seattle Police Gang Detective stepped in and was able to get several people involved to leave the area, according to police.

A 23-year-old Renton man associated with the defendant punched the detective and kicked a King County prosecuting attorney who tried to help the detective in

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May
27th

Investigators looking into fire at Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent

Kent firefighters were investigating what sparked a blaze near the loading dock of the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent on Thursday night.

Officers in the building, 620 W. James St., spotted smoke and flames about 9 p.m. and called 911. The building’s alarm system also had activated.

Crews discovered the flames were in or near the ducting for the large, commercial, natural gas-powered clothes dryers in the laundry area, Kent firefighters reported.

The blaze burned the insulation surrounding the ducts.  No injuries were reported.

The inmates in the jail were not impacted or evacuated, firefighters reported.

Fans were used

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