EAST WENATCHEE — A man is said to have shoplifted. An officer responds. The man, now a suspect, arms himself with baseball-sized rock. The officer holsters his Taser and draws a firearm. The suspect puts down the rock and flees. The officer pursues and arrests the man without harm.
SEATTLE — InvestigativeWest, a non-profit journalism watchdog group out of Seattle, announced Friday that they had won first place in the Crime and Justice category in the annual Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition.