Crime in the Northwest

Drugs
1:46 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

FBI, Seattle police announce oxycodone arrests

The arrests were the result of a two-year investigation by the Seattle Safe Streets Task Force.
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Police and federal agents arrested 21 people Tuesday in raids in the Seattle area and northern California to bust a ring accused of illegally distributing the painkiller oxycodone.

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Law
8:54 am
Wed August 22, 2012

4 Washington agencies team up to nab duct tape bandit

REDMOND, Wash. — Police in Edmonds, Poulsbo, Stanwood and Redmond are teaming up to track a man who has robbed four banks in Western Washington in three months.

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Crime
4:13 pm
Mon September 19, 2011

FBI: Violent crime continues to decline in Northwest

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The FBI says violent crime dropped 6 percent nationwide in 2010. Northwest states are following that same trend, but see less improvement when it comes to property crime rates.

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