Posted on: June 10, 2020
Update on investigation and review of Ellis case
“Late yesterday afternoon, the Sheriff told me he had just learned a Sheriff’s Dept. deputy was on scene at some point during the detention of Manuel Ellis,” said Pierce County ...Read on...
Posted on: June 5, 2020
Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett responded to Governor Inslee’s press release tonight regarding the Manuel Ellis investigation with the following:
Twice this week Gov. Inslee spoke on television about the possibility of another inv...Read on...
Posted on: June 4, 2020
The role of the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in reviewing officer-involved fatal incidents is to examine the evidence and facts, then make a determination about the lawfulness of the officers’ actions. This case will be ...Read on...
Posted on: June 2, 2020
This morning Prosecuting Attorney Mary Robnett sent the following as an email to employees. A few requested that it be shared more widely, so we are posting it here.
Note to the OfficeI have not yet said anything to the office about the killing of George F...Read on...
Posted on: February 25, 2020
If you see more people sporting Baby Bjorns as they head into work at the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, there’s a reason. The office is launching a new “Infants in the Workplace” pilot program, where ...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2019
Erica Eggertsen (Hawk Girl), Cort O'Connor (Superman), Sarah Richardson (the Green Lantern), Shannon Sullins (Supergirl) and Joy Brinkman (Wonder Woman) at the 2017 Tacoma Marathon running as the Justice League to raise funds for TacomaProBono. The smiles...Read on...
Posted on: March 8, 2019
After Conmed Inc. initiated a lawsuit against Pierce County, a jury Thursday found in favor of the County and awarded it a financial judgment. The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office not only prevailed in its counterclaim against Conmed,...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2019
The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office participated in #DressInBlueDay on Friday, March 1 to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.
DPA Maureen Goodman’s son Mitch Johnson was strong and healthy, a man with a fun spirit and many friends. ...Read on...
Posted on: February 25, 2019
This Friday the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is participating in #DressInBlueDay to raise awareness about colorectal cancers. All county employees are invited to wear blue on March 1 to show their support and bring new attention to...Read on...
Posted on: November 26, 2018
TACOMA, WA - Today the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office charged Michael Muthee Munywe, 36, with rape in the first degree and kidnapping in the first degree with sexual motivation.
Investigators say Munywe forced himself on a 15-year-old girl las...Read on...
Posted on: October 29, 2015
County Executive Pat McCarthy has announced the hiring of Tiffany Speir as Director of Government Relations for Pierce County. Speir, formerly with the South Sound Military and Communities Partnership (SSMCP), has worked in Pierce County for the last seve...Read on...