Sara Jean Green, The Seattle Times

Sara Jean Green

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  • The Seattle Times
Past:
  • Officer.com
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Tacoma News Tribune

Recent articles by Sara:

4 people killed in Tacoma shooting

Tacoma police are investigating a deadly shooting in a residential neighborhood south of the Emerald Queen Casino. Two female victims and a male victim died at the scene and a second male victim suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police. → Read More

Former Seahawk Richard Sherman arrested on investigation of burglary domestic violence

Former Seahawk Richard Sherman was arrested Wednesday on investigation of burglary domestic violence and booked into the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle, records snow. He is expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday. → Read More

Tacoma police officers plead not guilty in killing of Manuel Ellis

Manuel "Manny" Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man, was punched, strangled and physically restrained before suffocating to death on a Tacoma street in March 2020. Three Tacoma police officers facing murder and manslaughter charges have pleaded not guilty. → Read More

Washington’s drug possession law has been deemed unconstitutional. Here’s what the legal system is grappling with now

A 5-4 decision by the state Supreme Court found Washington's drug-possession statute unconstitutional. Judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys are now weighing the effects of the high court's ruling on a pandemic-affected system. → Read More

Woman found dead in Belltown; Seattle police investigate her fatal stabbing, officials say

Seattle Fire Department crews found a woman dead in the 2200 block of First Avenue. Seattle police homicide detectives are on scene to investigate the fatal stabbing. → Read More

Edmonds police search for gunman who shot 3 people at Boo Han market

A manhunt is underway in Edmonds for a gunman who shot 3 people at Boo Han market on Highway 99. Two victims were taken to Seattle's Harborview Medical Center and the third was taken to a hospital in Everett. → Read More

Seattle’s new police chief reassigning 100 cops to patrol to improve 911 response times, cut back on overtime

Interim Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz announced he is moving 100 officers and their supervisors to the police department's Patrol Bureau. The move is meant to increase response times to 911 calls and reduce overtime pay and officer stress. → Read More

Shoreline police fatally shoot man accused of stabbing 62-year-old walker and his dog

Shoreline police detectives on Thursday morning fatally shot a man who they believe stabbed a 62-year-old man and a dog and tried to stab another person walking in the area. → Read More

Kent man still missing, but massive manhunt leads to arrest in his apparent homicide

Jorge Alcantara Gonzalez, 34, was arrested in a small community in rural Kittitas County on June 14, ending a 23-day manhunt. Alcantara has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Ian Eckles of Kent, whose body... → Read More

6 Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies placed on administrative leave after 2 use-of-force incidents

A Snohomish County sheriff's deputy used his Taser on a man suspected of slashing tires at a woman's residence in Arlington and violating a domestic-violence protection order. Four days earlier,... → Read More

With Seattle on the ‘front lines’ of COVID-19 epidemic, University of Washington lab given emergency approval to test for coronavirus

Scientists at the University of Washington's Virology Lab was given emergency approval to begin testing for COVID-19. The lab has the capacity to test 1,000 specimens a day and is... → Read More

Did you see a trooper get pushed from a moving car on I-90? The State Patrol wants to speak with you

A fight broke out on the shoulder of Interstate 90 when a state trooper tried to arrest a driver suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The trooper got shoved out of a moving car. → Read More

Body Camera Video Shows Seattle Police-Involved Shooting

A 25-year-old man was injured in an officer-involved shooting in Belltown on Wednesday afternoon during a narcotics operation, according to Seattle police. → Read More

Multiple people shot near 3rd Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle, Westlake Station evacuated

Police say there are multiple victims in a shooting downtown this evening, the third downtown shooting in just over 24 hours. → Read More

Her body was never found. But 20 years after a Burien woman disappeared, her ex-boyfriend is charged with murder.

Nuget "Anna" Nguyen went missing in November 1998, the night before she was to board a plane to Nevada to get married. King County Sheriff's detectives long suspected her ex-boyfriend. Now, he has been charged with murder. → Read More

Skyway man ‘exacted retribution’ by killing robbery witness in North Seattle, prosecutor says

After witnessing a robbery on Aurora Avenue North, police say Angelo Pope loudly commented that he would not allow himself to be robbed and that anyone who tried to rob... → Read More

Man shot during fight at Seattle Center dies from his injuries

The victim was identified by a family member as Paul Johnson. He was married with a young daughter. → Read More

18-year-old SeaTac man shot in White Center remains in critical condition

The victim was with three other people inside a car when two suspects approached the vehicle and one of them opened fire. → Read More

Former city employee, North Bend man among victims of Seattle crane collapse

The four were killed when a tower crane plunged to the street on Saturday afternoon. → Read More

‘No bar was too low’: Shoreline man sentenced to 55 years for sexually exploiting hundreds of girls

A Shoreline man, who admitted to sexually exploiting at least 1,000 girls over the past decade, was sentenced this week in Detroit for his role in grooming, exploiting and blackmailing... → Read More