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Sexual assault leads to calls for closing King County Courthouse – Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington 2021-08-02 14:05:00 –

King County Councilor Reagan Dunn does not open King County, Administration, Chinook, or City Park to the public following a series of crimes in City Hall Park and more recently sexual assault in court. I called.

On July 29, a 35-year-old man entered court and later told Seattle Police Department investigators that he intended to rape.

According to the indictment, he waited for the victim to enter the bathroom and then pursued the victim.

The court martial was warned of the situation when it heard screaming in the bathroom. They responded quickly and found the suspect trapping the victim in a bathroom stall.

According to the victim’s testimony, the suspect was on the verge of mental crisis, such as “strange eyes” and “disordered hair.”

Defendant Clint James Jolly was publicly arrested in May 2019 for obscenity and was imprisoned just six days before the courthouse incident. He was a registered sex offender.

Jolly told investigators that he was now homeless and was using methamphetamine.

“We can no longer ignore or postpone the dangerous environment surrounding our government location and those who seek access to our services,” said Dan with King County Executive Dow Constantine. I wrote to Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan asking for the closure of public facilities. “It is our role as county employers and leaders to enable everyone who works in all these buildings, has access to services, and seeks justice to do so without fear of their own safety. It’s a duty. ”


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