October 03, 2007

Seattle TV crime news round-up

An unusual on-camera arrest on KING-TV:

Suspected rapist captured in Snohomish Co.

Police have captured an Everett man charged with rape, and the man making the arrest was a detective who just happened to be doing an interview with KING 5 News about the suspect. Snohomish County Sheriff's detective Christopher Leyda was doing an interview about the search for 33-year-old Larry Donnell Baker when he spotted Baker walking behind a KING 5 crew...

Says the camera guy:

This story was such an adrenaline rush, that I had to blog about it... To be covering the search for a wanted suspect and have him show up, we were saying "gee-whiz" all the way home...

Meanwhile, some good advice from KOMO-TV:

Driving a stolen car? Don't visit the jail

Deputy Dave Wagner had just finished booking a suspect at the Marion County jail Tuesday when he heard a radio report that a stolen pickup truck had been spotted in northeast Salem. He decided to check it out.

He didn't go far...

Finally, this from KIRO-TV:

KIRO 7 Undercover Video Leads To School Worker Arrests

Two employees of the Rainier School at Buckley have been arrested after video shot by undercover KIRO 7 Eyewitness News crews shows state employees allegedly mistreating vulnerable clients at the school for the disabled...