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14 suspected violent offenders wanted in Wash. state

14 suspected violent offenders wanted in Wash. state
Alaisea Tuitoelau, aka Joseph Casey aka G-Vega aka Alejandro Velasquez, has been wanted by the Washington State Department of Corrections on suspicion of robbery in King County since July 2014. He has tattoos reading "Tall," "Crip," "Insane," "Papa" and more.

These 14 suspects are the newest additions to the Washington State Department of Corrections' list of wanted violent offenders.

Police: Columbia City Theater robber given away by intense cologne

Police: Columbia City Theater robber given away by intense cologne
A member of Portugal's They're Headed West helped identify an odoriferous robbery suspect Sunday at Columbia City Theater. (Courtesy of Barry Snyder)

Staff and performers at the Columbia City Theater were able to identity a man suspected of stealing more than $2,000 from the venue Sunday night thanks to the cloud of intense cologne he left lingering at the scene of the crime, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Charges: Blunt-smoking burglar's excuses go up in smoke

A 24-year-old man had plenty of excuses for why he was caught inside a Tacoma home smelling of marijuana with a roll of cash and a backpack full of iPads; unfortunately for him, officers didn't believe any of them, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.