Kitsap Crime and Justice

The Kitsap Sun staff writes about crime and criminal justice issues.
Subscribe to RSS

Kitsap’s prosecutors won’t take on Pierce County detective’s threat case

August 26th, 2011 by josh farley

The Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office, asked to review alleged threats made by a Pierce County Sheriff’s detective to a Pierce County deputy prosecutor, has declined to file charges, according to an article in the Tacoma News Tribune.

The News Tribune quoted a letter sent by Kitsap County’s Chief of Case Management Ione George:

“Under the law, we cannot file criminal charges just because we believe that a person committed a crime,” George wrote. “Rather, we must be able to prove the case to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt. After reviewing this case, I have concluded that our office could not meet that burden of proof.”

The circumstances of the threat are rather bizarre. Check out the story when you get a chance.

Tags: , , , , ,

Email This Post Email This Post Print This Post Print This Post

One Response to “Kitsap’s prosecutors won’t take on Pierce County detective’s threat case”

  1. Scott Turchin Says:

    I wish that same logic applied to the KRRC prosecution.

Leave a Reply

Before you post, please complete the prompt below.

Is water a solid or a liquid?

Available on Kindle


Do you support stricter gun laws?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...