Crime

‘I protected my children’: Moses Lake mom relives day her car was nearly stolen with her kids inside

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – A Moses Lake family went through the unimaginable on May 3. Mother Kendra Brown went to pick up her four-year-old daughter from school when the Moses Lake Police Department (MLPD) says violent felon Salvador Harguindeguy tried stealing her car. Her two-year-old and five-month-old were still strapped in. She had attended to her five-month-old who’d been crying…

Washington man sentenced to 16 years in beating death

A federal judge ordered a King County man to serve 16 years in prison after he was convicted of beating and bludgeoning to death a Northern California woman who traveled to the Seattle area and was engaged in an intimate relationship with the married suspect. Alejandro J. Aguilera Rojas of Renton was sentenced Monday to 200 months in prison after he was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2020 slaying of the 21-year-old woman. Her body was found on Valentine’s Day in the Olympic National Forest. He pleaded guilty to the murder charge last December. 

Meth, fentanyl, alprazolam seized after suspected impaired driver crashes into McDonald’s

Photo Courtesy of Spokane County SheriffSPOKANE, Wash. — A suspected impaired driver crashed into a McDonald’s Friday evening, where large amounts of meth were seized along with suspected fentanyl and alprazolam. The driver tried to flee the scene on E Montgomery Avenue and N Argonne Road, but was quickly captured and arrested. The driver was identified as 29-year-old Skywalker D….

Police: Arby's manager in Washington peed in milkshake mix

A manager at an Arby’s fast food restaurant in Washington state has been accused of urinating into a milkshake mix that might then have been served to dozens of people. The Columbian newspaper reports police in Vancouver uncovered footage of the 29-year-old man peeing into a bag of milkshake mix as they were executing a search warrant on his phone as part of a child pornography investigation. Court documents say the manager acknowledged urinating into the mix, but said he was “almost sure” he threw the bag away. He told detectives that if he didn’t throw the bag away, it would have been served to customers.