Tag: Washington

Jun 30

Clyde Ray Spencer’s $9 Million Jury Award For False Rape Prosecution Upheld On Appeal

Clyde Ray Spencer after the charges were dismissed on September 29, 2010 (Columbian)

A $9 million federal jury award to Clyde Ray Spencer for a police officer’s fabrication of evidence he committed child rape has been upheld on appeal. Spencer was convicted in 1985 of the statutory rape of his three children in Vancouver, Washington, and he was imprisoned for more than 19 years before his release in …

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Jan 22

Benjamin Earl Garfield Acquitted By Washington Court of Appeals Of Possessing Stolen Rifle

Entrance to the Olde World Trading Company in Ephrata, Washington (Google Streetview)

Benjamin Earl Garfield was acquitted by the Washington Court of Appeals on January 20, 2015 of possessing a stolen firearm. In 2010 or 2011 Garfield bought a .30-06 rifle from a Hispanic man at a Quik Stop in Quincy, Washington. The man told Garfield he needed to sell the rifle for gas money to drive …

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Jul 12

Mistrial Declared After Defense Lawyer Questions Judge’s “Professional Competence” For Ruling “Always In Favor Of The State”

Mistrial Declared After Defense Lawyer Questions Judge’s “Professional Competence”

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