KOMO Crime Blotter

Tacoma man charged with murdering wife during argument

Tacoma man charged with murdering wife during argument
Darrin Brooks appears at his arraignment on July 7, 2014.

A Tacoma man shot and killed his wife during an argument last Thursday, leaving her body in their apartment where it was found by a friend on the Fourth of July, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

27 of the most-wanted men and women of Yakima County

27 of the most-wanted men and women of Yakima County
Abel Contreras-Cardenas has been wanted for investigation of failing to appear on marijuana-possession charges since November 2013.

These 27 men and women, suspected of everything from burglary to rape, are the newest additions to the Yakima County Crime Stoppers Association's list of wanted suspects.

Police: Would-be bank robber foiled by being most suspicious ever

Police: Would-be bank robber foiled by being most suspicious ever
This suspicious fellow was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to rob a bank. (Courtesy of Olympia Police Department)

A would-be bank robber was foiled Wednesday afternoon by being so completely suspicious he might as well have been carrying a sack with a dollar sign on it, according to the Olympia Police Department.

Charges: Leschi murders were premeditated, unprovoked

Charges: Leschi murders were premeditated, unprovoked
Ali Muhammed Brown

The June 1 shooting in Leschi that left two apparently innocent men dead was premeditated and unprovoked and likely started when one of the victims met the suspect on an app for gay men, according to charges filed Tuesday in King County Superior Court.

Police: Young girl's abuse by SPD officer ignored for years

Police: Young girl's abuse by SPD officer ignored for years »Play Video
Eric Smith

A young girl's sexual molestation at the hands of a veteran Seattle Police Department officer was ignored for years even though the victim told her mother about it -- an act for which she was punished, according to probable cause documents filed with Snohomish County Superior Court.

Have you seen this suspected convenience store robber?

Have you seen this suspected convenience store robber?
Surveillance footage allegedly showing man robbing Spanaway convenience store June 3. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of robbing a convenience store in Spanaway at knifepoint earlier this month.

Hose thief suspected in Seattle burglary

Hose thief suspected in Seattle burglary
Surveillance footage shows a man stealing a piece of garden hose from a Queen Anne home. A neighbor suspects the same man is behind a recent burglary at her house.

A Queen Anne resident believes the man who burglarized her home last Wednesday was caught on surveillance camera stealing a length of garden hose from her neighbor that same night.

15 wanted suspects who look like celebrities

15 wanted suspects who look like celebrities
David Morningstar, wanted by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office on suspicion of domestic-violence assault, appears to have taken his hair inspiration from talk-show host Conan O'Brien. (Photo courtesy of FayesVision/WENN.com)

If these 15 me and women, who are wanted on a variety of charges in Washington state, look familiar to you, it's possibly because they each have a celebrity doppelganger.