Sentencing http://nwpr.org en Seattle Man Gets 18 Years For Terrorism Plot After Police Destroy Evidence http://nwpr.org/post/seattle-man-gets-18-years-terrorism-plot-after-police-destroy-evidence <p>A Seattle man received an eighteen-year prison sentence on terrorism charges on Monday. He was convicted of plotting to attack a military installation in Seattle. KUOW’s John Ryan reports from Seattle.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:30:18 +0000 John Ryan 24865 at http://nwpr.org Seattle Man Gets 18 Years For Terrorism Plot After Police Destroy Evidence Blue Ribbon Panel's Recommendations Include Easing Certain Prison Sentences http://nwpr.org/post/blue-ribbon-panels-recommendations-include-easing-certain-prison-sentences <p>Some of Oregon’s voter-approved criminal sentencing laws would get a second look under a series of recommendations approved Monday by a high level commission. It’s part of a package of ideas aimed at slowing the growth of Oregon’s prison population. Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman reports. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 16:06:54 +0000 Chris Lehman 19967 at http://nwpr.org Lakewood Officer Receives Federal Embezzlement Sentence http://nwpr.org/post/lakewood-officer-receives-federal-embezzlement-sentence A former police officer in Lakewood, Washington will spend 2 years, 9 months in federal prison, and pay immediate restitution. That was the sentence handed down in federal court today after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Amy Radil of KUOW reports. <p> In federal court in Tacoma, former Lakewood police officer Skeeter Timothy Manos faced the anger of the people he stole from. <p> Manos has admitted to embezzling over $150,000 from his police officer’s union and the families of fallen officers. <p> After four Lakewood officers were killed, Nov. 2009, donations poured into the union. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:42:28 +0000 Amy Radil 11002 at http://nwpr.org 'Barefoot Bandit' Sentenced To More Than Six Years In Prison http://nwpr.org/post/barefoot-bandit-sentenced-more-six-years-prison <p>A judge in U.S. District Court in Seattle sentenced Colton Harris-Moore, also known as the &ldquo;Barefoot Bandit,&rdquo; to six-and-a-half years in prison Friday. Speaking before the judge, Harris-Moore expressed remorse, said he&rsquo;s lucky to be alive, and told other young people not to follow his example. KUOW&rsquo;s Amy Radil reports.</p><p>Colton Harris-Moore was sentenced on seven federal counts including thefts of airplanes and weapons during his cross-country spree. He&rsquo;s also been sentenced to more than seven years for state charges.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:53:12 +0000 Amy Radil 2252 at http://nwpr.org 'Barefoot Bandit' Sentenced To More Than Six Years In Prison