Gold Bar Reporter’s most read for 2018

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Ann Marie Soto                                                                     Shannon Ragonesi  

 

Snohomish County Prosecutors and attorneys tampering with FBI National Crime Information Center data

September 12, 2018 by goldbarreporter 1 Comment

In November 2017, the City of Gold Bar’s attorneys Ann Marie Soto and Shannon Ragonesi decided to have a meeting with a federal witness Brandia Tamuu.  Besides the obvious, tampering with a federal witness ( a felony in Washington), both entered into a bribery scheme to remove the witness’s criminal arrest warrant and criminal history from the National Crime Information Center’s (NCIC) criminal data base.

In November 2017, the City of Gold Bar’s attorneys Ann Marie Soto and Shannon Ragonesi decided to have a meeting with a federal witness Brandia Tamuu.  Besides the obvious, tampering with a federal witness ( a felony in Washington), both entered into a bribery scheme to remove the witness’s criminal arrest warrant and criminal history from the National Crime Information Center’s (NCIC) criminal data base.

Public records from the City of Gold Bar, from November 21 to December 20, 2017, document that in November 2017, Shannon Ragonesi and Ann Marie Soto were contacted for a meeting by a convicted animal abuser. The woman was desperate for money, had in fact tried extort the Gold Bar Reporter for money/car, and had offered to meet up with Ragonesi and Soto at the Law Firm of Keating Bucklin McCormack Inc in downtown Seattle. Brandia Tammu needed money as she was being threatened with eviction from her home.  In exchange for meeting with Ragonesi and Soto, the woman would get money and her City of Everett arrest warrant and conviction for animal abuse would be cleared.  Tammu claimed to have dirt on the Gold Bar Reporter, but had nothing of value except speculation on why the Gold Bar Reporter moved West, and it was quite apparent from an insider at the law office that the woman is suffering from mental health issues.

According to the woman, Ragonesi and Soto agreed to clear her criminal arrest warrant and conviction from NCIC via ACCESS.

Ragonesi and Soto also told the woman that they could issue secret subpoenas for any document they so desired, and further offered to help the woman get a restraining order against the Gold Bar Reporter’s news reports.  One witness said that the woman recorded their meeting, but we have no knowledge of whether this is true or not.

The Washington State Patrol turned over the woman’s criminal history one week before and a week after the Ragonesi and Soto November  2017 bribery  meeting, and it is clear that just days after this meeting, the criminal conviction record and arrest warrant were wiped from NCIC via ACCESS.  The person who cleared the woman’s ACCESS records was Michael Meyers, King County police officer.

The City of Gold Bar, at the bequest of Ann Marie Soto and Shannon Ragonesi, illegally claimed that the meeting records were exempt from public disclosure. Obviously, a lawsuit forcing disclosure is coming, and Ms. Soto and Ms. Ragonesi will be deposed.

In early 2018, Gold Bar’s new Mayor Bill Clem agreed to an interview with the Gold Bar Reporter and he said ” those people who are threatening you are now threatening me.”


Judge Janice Ellis, creator of Dawson Place a 501 (3)(c) violating the rights of Washingtonians, fails to disclose to a single defendant while she was the trial judge that she created Dawson Place with federal and state taxpayer monies 

 

Snohomish County government making Adolf Hitler proud

September 4, 2018 by goldbarreporter 1 Comment 

 

The truth is sometimes a hard pill to swallow. It sometimes causes us difficulties at home and abroad. It is sometimes used by our enemies in attempts to hurt us. But the American people are entitled to it, nonetheless. 

-John McCain 

 

” We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ” Plato

Two such judicial officers right here in Snohomish County Washington are Judge Janice Ellis and Judge George Appel.  Adolf Hitler would quite proud on how our American judicial system has progressed in favor of the state.

 

A few weeks ago, the Gold Bar Reporter broke the story of a so called 501 (3)  ( c) titled  http://dawsonplace.org/.

“Dawson Place was the best kept secret” Mark Roe attested to under oath in Shavlik/West v Dawson Place.  What disgraced ( and recently resigned) former Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe was referring to was a shadow government agency titled Dawson Place. This allows the County to cherry pick which cases to prosecute or which cases to sweep under the rug when Dawson Place is a participant in criminal complaints.

The true purpose of setting up Dawson Place as a non-profit is two fold.

First, there’s no doubt that Dawson Place is being used to set up defendants. Imagine this: Dawson Place, an alleged 501 (3) (  c)   has Prosecutors inside, has law enforcement inside, and a store front political appointee of Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe’s childhood friend Lori Vanderburg.

Here’s how Dawson Place works. Snohomish County government refers all rape and sexually abuse allegations to Dawson Place. An alleged non-profit. At Dawson Place an alleged victim fills out an intake form.  The intake form is sent to the Prosecutors, Sheriff’s department, and to Dawson Place’s political director ( and childhood friend of Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe).

Compass Health performs medical evaluations on the alleged victims, most of the time. However, to get to the medical evaluation, first a interview is set up by Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.  The interview is recorded by video means.

By claiming that Dawson Place is a non-profit group, the video is withheld under RCW 42.56 claiming that its not a public record.  Participants of this interview includes Snohomish County prosecutors and sheriff’s officers inside Dawson Place, an alleged non-profit group.

But if this doesn’t strike readers as being a gross deprivation of due process rights of the accused, here’s a few more facts about how the Prosecutors and Sheriff’s Officers are fixing the entire case against those accused of child abuse and rape.

Other participants in violating the rights of the accused, Compass Health,  Victim Support Services and Snohomish County Public Defenders Association.  

Compass Health is simply a store front shrill so Snohomish County Prosecutors can fix cases against the accused.  Compass Health makes decisions about whether someone is competent to stand trial and whether or not a victim at Dawson Place has or has not been violated by the accused.

When a defendant is charged with molesting or rape of a child, Compass Health performs the mental health evaluation for Snohomish County Judiciary. The mental health evaluation is then sent to the trial judge for determination on whether a defendant is competent to stand trial.

We could find not one single case in which Compass Health did not state that a defendant was competent to stand trial when the case referral came from Dawson Place.

So imagine this. You are a defendant charged with the hideous crime of raping or molesting a child.  First point of order, Judge Appel or Judge Ellis are mainly assigned to as the trial judge in your case. They refer you over to Compass Health to obtain a mental health evaluation.  Compass Health is also in charge of collecting evidence on whether the victim who is alleging you either molested or raped them can move forward for physical evidence ( often sperm).

Second, this allows Snohomish County Prosecutors to fix all cases at all levels. And it only gets worse.

Imagine the Judge assigned to adjudicate your case never discloses to you that she or he also worked at Dawson Place and had helped start Dawson Place, this so called 501 (3) ( c).

If this inst bad enough, hold onto your seats.  After Dawson Place’s Board ( which includes Snohomish County Prosecutors and Sheriff) holds meetings and votes on whether to prosecute your case, it’s assigned often to a public defender.

Snohomish County Public Defenders Association’s Director/attorney and partner Vicki Norris is from the law firm of Anderson Hunter. Ms. Norris is married to a former partner from the Law Office of Anderson Hunter, Robert Leach. Mr. Leach  received a political appointment to Washington Court of Appeals Div. One. .

Robert Leach’s political appointment was made by Governor Christine Gregoire. Robert Leach’s gift to Ms. Gregoire included a deferral of a valid Bar complaint filed against Ms. Christine Gregoire. The Bar complaint was filed by attorney/.activist John Scannell. Allegations were that Gregoire missed a filing deadline costing the taxpayers of Washington State over $25,000,000.00 while she was the Attorney General of Washington State.

Vicki Norris, Judge Robert Leach’s wife was on the Washington State Bar Association’s Disciplinary Review Committee Gregoire’s Bar complaint was filed by Scannell.  Washington State Bar Association’s Review Committee makes decision on whether to proceed or not proceed with an investigation on the attorney member.

In the case of the Bar complaint attorney John Scannell filed against Governor Gregoire, Vicki Norris lost it or at least claimed she did.

At the time of Gregoire’s appointment of Robert Leach to Division One Court of Appeals, Robert Leach had zero judicial experience.  We call it what it is, a tit for tat political appointment for thwarting  a valid Bar complaint  against then Attorney General Christine Gregoire for costing the taxpayers of Washington State $25,000,000.00 for missing simple court deadlines.

The OK Boys Home lawsuits were settled as a result of AG Gregoire’s missing a simple deadline ( statute of limitations). However, what our readers should know is why the OK Boys became a law suit.  Inside the Ok Boys home, several foster boys made allegations of  sexual abuse against politicians from Olympia, and the main reason why Governor Gregoire’s decided to throw the case by missing a simple filing deadline. By doing so, this forced the State to settle the case.

This allowed a major cover up of known politicians who sexually abused foster boys inside the Ok Boys Home.  Soon we will release a list of politicians involved in molesting foster boys inside the Ok Boys Home, so hold onto your seats, grab some popcorn and beer, as this list is a list that  includes why terminated/disgraced former Dept of Emergency Management Director John E. Pennington has been extorting his way out of criminal prosecutions for years. Criminal prosecutions include abuse of women and children and killing 43 people in the Oso mudslides, because instead of doing his job, Pennington was off on east coast performing functions for FEMA.  The Office of Inspector General’s Office told the Gold Bar Reporter that any agency employee receiving a single dime  of federal money is not eligible for FEMA contracts; and Snohomish County Ordianace prohibits all salaried employees from working any other job.

But this list explains why mainly politicians like John E Pennington, Marlin Applewick, and Ken Hoover get a free pass on allegations of child abuse here in Washington State.

Simply put, Dawson Place perverts justice by making the workings inside Dawson Place not public record.

Not only does Dawson Place hide who filed the criminal complaints, but it also hides who those complaints were filed against i.e. politicians. As reported last week, it was set up by Snohomish County Prosecutor now Judge Janice Ellis with 95 % of public monies.

I rightfully call Dawson Place a sham, and by perverting justice by its set up, also argue that its guilty of Sherman Anti Trust violations. Perhaps the Gold Bar Reporter will file a taxpayer standing suit soon.

Now onto another scam 501 (3) (c), i.e. Victim Support Services (VSS). VSS receives its referrals solely from Snohomish County Prosecutors office as does Snohomish County public defense contracts.  In other words, not only does Snohomish County control and operate a secret organization titled Dawson Place, it also controls the Snohomish County Public Defenders contracts and VSS.

Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell has been quite busy learning how to thwart the legal rights of Defendants here in Snohomish County.  Up until we started investigating VSS, Adam Cornell was the Director  and Board Member of Victims Support Services. But it gets better, so too was a public defender named Tom Cox.

So imagine, you are charged with the crime of molesting or raping a child. Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office refers your criminal defense to Tom Cox or worse Phil Sayles. Both are supporters or Board Members of  VSS.  What a conflict to be supporting another alleged non-profit group  VSS, while at the same time hand picked by the Snohomish County Prosecutors Office to defend criminal prosecutions against the accused.

Overall, here’s our findings. Snohomish County Government decides who gets assigned to defend you when you’re charged with a crime. The taxpayers are paying for your defense, and it Snohomish County that hand picks which incompetent public defender gets assigned.  Seldom do you the accused get a public defender who hasn’t failed the Bar countless times, nor do you get to have someone defend you who hasn’t been referred by Snohomish County Prosecutors.

We rightfully call this case fixing at every level. With the cards stacked against the accused, is there such a thing as a fair trial?  If true, should not the officials involved herein be prosecuted for violating the civil rights of the accused or charged with RICO?


Snohomish County’s Malicious Prosecution of Immigrant Ramanveer Bains

Good morning Saudi Arabia,  Snohomish County Washington has a lot in common i.e. fixing cases to condemn the accused for life. Thankfully because of Governor Jay Inslee’s moratorium against the death penalty, Snohomish County wont be able to put you to death.

See https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/washington-governor-announces-moratorium-executions

 

In June 2017, Snohomish County activist/journalist Lori Shavlik discovered what’s really happening inside Dawson Place i.e. Snohomish County Child Advocacy Services.  In 2017, Lori Shavlik field suit against Dawson Place for access to public records. She correctly alleged that Dawson Place is a secret government agency hiding behind non-profit status ( 501 (3) ( c).

Ms. Shavlik correctly pointed out that Snohomish County Prosecutors started Dawson Place and they did so with 95 % of public monies.  The total amount of public monies Dawson Place has received thus far exceeds 27 million.  She also pointed out that Dawson Place performs mainly government functions of law enforcement and prosecutor decisions.

Strangely most the millions of public monies received by Dawson Place never make it to its tax returns.

Much of what was reported herein would not have been possible without her persistent digging inside public records.

In November 2017, the Gold Bar Reporter sat in the audience listening to oral argument in Shavlik/West v Dawson Place. The issue: is Dawson Place public agency under Our Supreme Court’s Telford holding, thus subject to RCW 42.56 ( the Public Records Act).

For those not familiar with Telford’s holding, here’s a link that might help:

http://joethomas.org/2016/02/washington-public-records-quasi-govermnet-agency-test/ 

Every judge inside Snohomish County voluntarily disqualified themselves except Judge George Appel and Judge Cindy Larson.

Public records from various news sources confirm that both Cindy Larsen and Judge George Appel worked inside Dawson Place as prosecutors for Snohomish County.  Judge Janice Ellis, while acting as prosecutor in Snohomish County, started Dawson Place with former Prosecutor Seth Dawson. Hence how Dawson Place got its name. For those of who knew Seth Dawson as the corrupt prosecutor he is, naming Dawson Place after him was just a little booster.

There’s no doubt about it, Judge Janice Ellis helped Prosecutor Seth Dawson start  Dawson Place.  She did so with mainly public monies.  She solicited public monies in violation of Washington State’s Public Disclosure laws, thumbed her nose at the rule of law, and misappropriated hundreds of thousands of public resources to help start Dawson Place.

The Gold Bar Reporter reported Judge Janice Ellis’s involvement in all of this a few weeks ago.

See https://goldbarreporter.org/2018/08/

Since the above expose’ on Dawson Place, the Gold Bar Reporter has since learned that there are countless cases that should be investigated, one such case is the case against Ramanveer Bains.

For those of my readers who have a slant against Muslims, please don’t send hate mail, unless you’d like your comments public. In addition, please note that the Gold Bar Reporter’s ancestors were German and Austrian immigrants. In other words, the Gold Bar Reporter doesn’t have time for your hatred based solely on religious beliefs and attempts to control the Biblical story.

My only God is ” justice” and she sees nor has any favored religion nor favored color of a human’s skin to distinguish  between who gets justice inside our courtrooms and who does not.   Justice is defined by honest services. As my readers can see, honest services is something missing inside Snohomish County Washington. Why is simple, because instead of prosecuting criminals, attorneys are siphoning public money and holding kangaroo proceedings with incompetent defense attorneys whose only interest is not working or just simply incompetent like Phil Sayles ( Division One held that Sayles was ineffective assistance of counsel, a disbarable event).

Judge George Appel’s crimes against Ramanveer Bains

the above opinion letters were signed by Snohomish County employees, Detective R. Lewis, Christopher Yue, Keri Wallace, Kaia Scott, Amanda Harpell, and Cindy Larsen and was originally posted on https://www.heraldnet.com/opinion/appel-works-with-child-advocates/

Ramanveer Bains was first accused of raping a 12 year old boy. There was no  physical evidence of a rape, confirmed by Compass Health. Instead of admitting that Snohomish County screwed up, under the disgraced and retired Lisa Paul, Snohomish County Prosecutors decided the best way cover up their conspiracy to harm an immigrant was to prosecute Mr Bains on a lesser charge.  But there was only one problem, the 12 year old child gave over six (6) different stories and none amounted to Mr. Bains being guilty of anything except a 12 year old child being lonely after school friending a neighbor who happens to be a Muslim immigrant.

Another journalist sat down with Ramanveer Bains last week and learned that he doesn’t speak nor understand English. Although not the central point of this article, we did run a check on his court record and found no evidence that Mr. Bains was offered nor received an interpreter.  What Mr. Bains did receive was a clean bill of health from Compass Health stating that he was competent to stand trial.

Trial begins. Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office hand picks the public defender.  Neil Patterson and Tom Cox.

In the Bains appeal,  who is better equipped to throw the case but a known member of the County’s little scam, attorney Tom Cox.  Tom Cox, as my readers may recall, is also a good friend to Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell, and both served on Victim Support Services Board together.

So imagine this. Mr. Baines has a public defender and good friend of the lead Dawson Place prosecutor Adam Cornell assigned by Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office to defend against allegations that he molested or sought sexual gratification from a 12 year boy.  Snohomish County started Dawson Place. Dawson Place decides who gets prosecuted and who doesn’t; Dawson Place, Snohomish County Prosecutors and Sheriff’s Officers meet and vote on whether to prosecute you or not. They do this behind closed doors and then claim that this Board is not subject to the Open Public Meetings Act.   Once the decision is made to prosecute you, Snohomish County assigns you the accused to Compass Health. Compass Health is also a participant on whether or not there’s enough evidence to proceed with a criminal prosecution of you or not.  However, once Snohomish County/ Dawson Place files the complaint against you the accused, Snohomish County Judiciary shuffles you the accused back to Compass Health for a competency test. Compass Health is allowed to makes decisions on whether to prosecute and also whether you are competent to stand trial .

Fixing cases, or money laundering or perhaps both?

After Compass Health decides that you the accused are competent ( as there is no case where Compass Health ever held that a defendant wasn’t competent to stand trial), next point of order from our good friends inside Snohomish County is what judge will be assigned.

 

Lo and behold, two Judges are almost always assigned to adjudicate Dawson Place cases, Judge George Appel and Judge Janice Ellis. Remember from the above Herald opinion piece, Judge Appel worked inside Dawson Place, and from my past article from August 2018, Judge Janice Ellis started Dawson Place and had a pecuniary interest by way of a 12 % loan.

Not once did Judge George Appel disclose his participation in Dawson Place to Mr. Bains.

For Mr. Bains, this little racketeering scheme denied him access to Justice.  Judge George Appel never not once disclosed to Ramanveer Bains or in a open hearing that he worked inside Dawson Place. Perhaps if Mr. Bains had known, he might have exercised his right to ‘ disqualify a Snohomish County judge as a matter of right once.” But Mr. Bain did not because Judge George Appel did not disclose that while he was a Prosecutor he worked  inside Dawson Place. Obviously, if you’re a corrupt judge, you can’t fix cases if the accused is informed, and as for Ramanveer Bains, a man who speaks little English, he was doomed from the get go.

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Doomed, not only because George Appel thought it was justifiable to violate the rights of the accused, but also because Mr. Bains’s does not understand English, and with the anti-Muslim rhetoric in this so called American democracy lately,  Mr. Bains had no idea about this little racketeering scam he was up against.

In 2016, Ramanveer Bains was convicted not of child rape as originally pursued by our disgraceful excuse for Prosecutors, but for sexual gratification involving a minor.  But wait, one last piece of information, the 12 year child was interviewed six (6) times yielding a different statement in all six interviews.  The Prosecutor used only the interview that supported its position, and then hide the rest under seal from the jury, and Judge Appel squashes any attempt to include the other six interviews. Thus, fixing the case against Mr. Bains.

As for Mr. Bains so called public defender, he did nothing except agree to “seal Dawson Place interviews” so that Mr. Bains could not use the interviews to support his appeal.

Mr. Bains remains imprisoned for a crime he may or may not have committed. With the cards stacked against the accused, we may never know if Mr. Bains committed the crime he was found guilty of.  Until Mr. Bains gets a fair trial, we shall never know.

We do however know that Ramanveer Bains had no past criminal history whatsoever.

You decide is this is our so called American Democracy or not?  The only advocate on the 9th Circuit for Justice was the former Chief Justice Alex Kozinski, but false allegations against Justice Kozinski managed to conspire to push him out of the 9th Circuit.

See https://www.courts.wa.gov/content/petitions/95949-8%20Petition%20for%20Review.pdf

We are going to make the sun shine again in Snohomish County


 

Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe’s crimes against county taxpayers, forces his early retirement

October 20, 2017 by goldbarreporter 4 Comments

Snohomish County Prosecutor forced into early retirement after public records reveal that he and the County have been misappropriating public funds, operating a secret government funded company “Dawson Place” set up by Snohomish County Prosecutors’ Mark Roe, Adam Cornell, Seth Dawson, and Janice Ellis ( Ellis is now serving as Snohomish County Superior Court Judge) with 15 Million dollars of taxpayers monies.

Purpose for creating Dawson Place is alleged to be to help children who are victims of sexual and physical abuse.  However, that’s not what it’s being used for.  Dawson Place is being used to hide law enforcement investigations, hide government accountability, illegal track citizens, illegally access health records on citizens who question government officials, and hide public records to evade accountability.

In 1972, Washington State’s Legislature enacted RCW 42.56 ( Public Records Act) with this preamble:

The people of this state do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies that serve them. The people, in delegating authority, do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for the people to know and what is not good for them to know. The people insist on remaining informed so that they may maintain control over the instruments that they have created. This chapter shall be liberally construed and its exemptions narrowly construed to promote this public policy and to assure that the public interest will be fully protected. In the event of conflict between the provisions of this chapter and any other act, the provisions of this chapter shall govern.

 

In several cases, Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell was caught performing investigations ( law enforcement function) subjecting the County to gross 1983 violations and violating Our Court’s holding in Kalina v. Fletcher, 522 U.S. 118 (1997) ( Prosecutor’s who act as a detective/investigator lose any immunity they claim they have)

Bigger problem for those of us who care about the rights of the accused, hiding “exculpatory evidence” in violation of Our Court’s Holding in Brady v. Maryland – Wikipedia 

In a nutshell, the Supreme Court held that withholding exculpatory evidence violates due process “where the evidence is material either to guilt or to punishment”; and the court determined that under Maryland state law the withheld evidence could not have exculpated the defendant but was material to the level of punishment he would be given. Hence the Maryland Court of Appeals’ ruling was affirmed.

A defendant’s request for “Brady disclosure” refers to the holding of the Brady case, and the numerous state and federal cases that interpret its requirement that the prosecution disclose material exculpatory evidence to the defense. Exculpatory evidence is “material” if “there is a reasonable probability that his conviction or sentence would have been different had these materials been disclosed”.[2] Brady evidence includes statements of witnesses or physical evidence that conflicts with the prosecution’s witnesses,[3] and evidence that could allow the defense to impeach the credibility of a prosecution witness.

Source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brady_v._Maryland

Dawson Place, scamming victims, and scamming the Washington State taxpayers

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So what happens when the government is funneling public money to an alleged non-profit, like Dawson Place, and then claims it doesn’t have to comply with Washington State’s Open Government laws, RCW Chapter 42.56 RCW_ PUBLIC RECORDS ACT?

It’s called hiding public records to ensure criminal convictions, and cherry picking criminal prosecutions to hide crime stats.  In the case of Lori Shavlik, it equates to criminal racketeering as political favors to retaliate against persons who question government officers, like Mark Roe and Monroe School Superintendent Ken Hoover.

Rape in Monroe Washington High School, ignored by Dawson Place

When a Snohomish County resident’s daughter was violently raped and assaulted at the Monroe Washington High School in 2007, she did what any mother would do, she demanded justice and sought help for her daughter.  One such place the mother sought help from was Dawson Place ( Dawson Advocacy Services)

Dawson Place alleges to be a 501(3)(c) but yet it was created by Prosecutors Seth Dawson ( hence how it got its name), Adam Cornell, and Mark Roe, and receives 77 % of its money from the public funds, and the Board is controlled by Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe and Sheriff Ty Trenary.

Instead of calling the police department and reporting the crime of rape, Monroe High School’s Superintendent Ken Hoover covered it up. Why, because reporting the crime of rape doesn’t sell houses.

The mother filed complaints against Monroe High School and received and a favorable Administrative Law Judge’s finding that Monroe High School violated her daughter’s Title VIII rights.

Meanwhile, the mother is asking Dawson Place for resources for her daughter, little did she know that the people who were taking her criminal complaints against those same public officials from the Monroe High School at Dawson Place were in fact Snohomish County Sheriff Officers and Prosecutors.  Conflict fudgamagic?

Recently, I had the pleasure of listening to a tape recorded interview with a member of Dawson Place who openly admitted when asked who the Dawson Place advocates were, her response was “Dawson Place doesn’t have any advocates. Advocates are the Sheriff and Prosecutors.”

So this begs one question: how can a company allege its a non-profit be receiving millions of taxpayer money and have government officers ( more likely than not on taxpayer time) run a non-profit?

Instead of helping this victim, Dawson Place along with Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Mark Roe and Adam Cornell conspired to harm her and trumped up arson charges on her using one known Brady Cop ( and a personal friend to Mark Roe’s who openly smokes pot with Mark Roe inside Snohomish County 7th Floor Public Offices. See http://snocoreporter.com/mark-roe-turn-rock-music-put-bong-follow-brady-v-maryland/ )

Over the last year, I’ve gotten to know the mom as a loving mother, a victim of Snohomish County Prosecutors Mark Roe, and Adam Cornell’s malicious prosecution racketeering scheme fraudulently charging her with arson to shut her up for speaking out about the corruption, a friend, a freedom fighter and person who doesn’t take no for an answer.

These attributes make her target for Snohomish County Prosecutor Gang Stalking Network. A network operating from Snohomish County Prosecutor and Sheriff’s offices.  A network from public agency titled “Dawson Advocacy Services”  also doing business as “Dawson Place.”

But Prosecutor Mark Roe got caught, resulting in his early retirement for misappropriation of public assets

Lori Shavlik and Arthur West sued Dawson Place, claiming that its a “public agency”  – West/Shavlik v Dawson Place, Snohomish County Superior Court

On Thursday October 18, 2017, Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe announced his resignation as Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office effective December 31, 2018. Mr. Roe’s resignation comes immediately following a lawsuit involving his misuse of public assets and resources to support a non-profit group, Dawson Place.

Two weeks ago, Mark Roe’s was placed under oath, forcing his under the oath admission  that he violated Washington State’s Public Disclosure laws, operated an alleged non-profit , Dawson Place, while being paid by Snohomish County taxpayers.

See Deposition of Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe, West/Shavlik v Dawson Place. 

Click  Mark Roe Depo

Dawson Place, a public agency hiding exculpatory evidence to ensure convictions

When a Prosecutor assumes duties of an office s/he is sworn in to uphold the laws of Washington, and both the U.S. and Washington State’s Constitution.  From Mark Roe’s deposition in West/Shavlik v Dawson Place, one has to wonder if Mark Roe failed Constitutional law or simply a criminal in a suit believing himself to be above of the laws of Washington.  We believe it’s a little of both.

Washington State, Prosecutor’s Duties ( law Mark Roe are sworn in to uphold, but not only ignored, Mark Roe also went out of his way to violate laws he was sworn in to uphold)

RCW 36.27.020- Prosecutor’s Duties.

The prosecuting attorney shall:

 

(1) Be legal adviser of the legislative authority, giving it his or her written opinion when required by the legislative authority or the chairperson thereof touching any subject which the legislative authority may be called or required to act upon relating to the management of county affairs;

 

(2) Be legal adviser to all county and precinct officers and school directors in all matters relating to their official business, and when required draw up all instruments of an official nature for the use of said officers;

 

(3) Appear for and represent the state, county, and all school districts subject to the supervisory control and direction of the attorney general in all criminal and civil proceedings in which the state or the county or any school district in the county may be a party;

 

(4) Prosecute all criminal and civil actions in which the state or the county may be a party, defend all suits brought against the state or the county, and prosecute actions upon forfeited recognizance and bonds and actions for the recovery of debts, fines, penalties, and forfeitures accruing to the state or the county;

 

(5) Attend and appear before and give advice to the grand jury when cases are presented to it for consideration and draw all indictments when required by the grand jury;

(6) Institute and prosecute proceedings before magistrates for the arrest of persons charged with or reasonably suspected of felonies when the prosecuting attorney has information that any such offense has been committed and the prosecuting attorney shall for that purpose attend when required by them if the prosecuting attorney is not then in attendance upon the superior court;

 

(7) Carefully tax all cost bills in criminal cases and take care that no useless witness fees are taxed as part of the costs and that the officers authorized to execute process tax no other or greater fees than the fees allowed by law;

 

(8) Receive all cost bills in criminal cases before district judges at the trial of which the prosecuting attorney was not present, before they are lodged with the legislative authority for payment, whereupon the prosecuting attorney may retax the same and the prosecuting attorney must do so if the legislative authority deems any bill exorbitant or improperly taxed;

 

(9) Present all violations of the election laws which may come to the prosecuting attorney’s knowledge to the special consideration of the proper jury;

(10) Examine once in each year the official bonds of all county and precinct officers and report to the legislative authority any defect in the bonds of any such officer;

 

(11) Seek to reform and improve the administration of criminal justice and stimulate efforts to remedy inadequacies or injustice in substantive or procedural law;

 

(12) Participate in the statewide sexual assault kit tracking system established in RCW 43.43.545 for the purpose of tracking the status of all sexual assault kits connected to criminal investigations and prosecutions within the county. Prosecuting attorneys shall begin full participation in the system according to the implementation schedule established by the Washington state patrol.

Not only did Mark Roe violate basic laws regarding his conduct while serving as a Prosecutor, he brags about his crimes against taxpayers.

Click  Mark Roe Depo

Perhaps Mark Roe also missed “misappropriation” of public resources section of Washington’s Revised Code:

RCW 42.20.070 -Misappropriation and falsification of accounts by public officer.

Every public officer, and every other person receiving money on behalf or for or on account of the people of the state or of any department of the state government or of any bureau or fund created by law in which the people are directly or indirectly interested, or for or on account of any county, city, town, or any school, diking, drainage, or irrigation district, who:

 

 

(1) Appropriates to his or her own use or the use of any person not entitled thereto, without authority of law, any money so received by him or her as such officer or otherwise; or

 

 

(2) Knowingly keeps any false account, or makes any false entry or erasure in any account, of or relating to any money so received by him or her; or

 

 

(3) Fraudulently alters, falsifies, conceals, destroys, or obliterates any such account; or

 

 

(4) Willfully omits or refuses to pay over to the state, its officer or agent authorized by law to receive the same, or to such county, city, town, or such school, diking, drainage, or irrigation district or to the proper officer or authority empowered to demand and receive the same, any money received by him or her as such officer when it is a duty imposed upon him or her by law to pay over and account for the same, is guilty of a class B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in a state correctional facility for not more than fifteen years.

 

The above RCW clearly defines what a Snohomish County Prosecutor’s role is, and does not include acting as President or a Board member for Dawson Place.

 

 

Once West/ Shavlik confronted Mark Roe with his criminal activity, and being placed under investigation for his illegal activities, Mark Roe announced his retirement effective December 31, 2018.  Why, because Mark Roe knows several citizens are planning to Recall him for his misappropriation of public resources to run Dawson Place (Mark Roe’s self proclaimed fort).

 

Click  Mark Roe Depo

 

No longer is it acceptable to say “Mark Roe needs to go” , it is time for the county taxpayers to demand  that ” Mark Roe must go, and not on his terms”

 

Mark Roe needs to go, and the voters should not have to wait until December 31, 2018, to rid our county of the criminals who are misusing our resources for their own political agenda.

 

In my opinion, Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe should be in prison for misuse of our county resources for his own political capital, withholding evidence in countless criminal trials by claiming that “Dawson Place” is a non-profit group.

 

Mark Roe’s deposition make one thing clear,  Mark Roe, Seth Dawson, Janice Ellis, and Adam Cornell created a secret government agency, Dawson Place.  A place that Mark Roe can claim that no public records exist, hide law enforcement investigations and evidence by claiming it’s a private non-profit group in violation of basic constitutional principles I love more than the practice of law.

 

As such, Mark Roe’s Recall must move forward regardless of whether he decides to retire next year, as our open government laws here in Washington cannot wait for Mark Roe to go, nor should the county taxpayers write a single check in support of his blatant disrespect and disregard for the constitutional rights of Washingtonians.

 

Dawson Place needs a lot of sunshine and RCW 42.56 is just the remedy to cure Snohomish County’s ” Domestic Spying Ring” also known as Dawson Place.


Snohomish County Prosecutors Adam Cornell, Judge Janice Ellis, and County Commissioner Geoffrey Gibbs, racketeering and money laundering crimes exposed in public records

August 22, 2018 by goldbarreporter 2 Comments 

 

“Money laundering is a very sophisticated crime and we must be equally sophisticated.” Janet Reno, former US Attorney General 

 

Wikipedia:   Money laundering is the act of concealing the transformation of profits from illegal activities and corruption into ostensibly “legitimate” assets.The dilemma of illicit activities is accounting for the origin of the proceeds of such activities without raising the suspicion of law enforcement agencies. Accordingly, considerable time and effort is put into devising strategies which enable the safe use of those proceeds without raising unwanted suspicion. Implementing such strategies is generally called money laundering. After money has been suitably laundered or “cleaned”, it can be used in the mainstream economy for accumulation of wealth, such as acquisitions of properties, or otherwise spent. Law enforcement agencies of many jurisdictions have set up sophisticated systems in an effort to detect suspicious transactions or activities, and many have set up international cooperative arrangements to assist each other in these endeavors. In a number of legal and regulatory systems, the term “money laundering” has become conflated with other forms of financial and business crime, and is sometimes used more generally to include misuse of the financial system (involving things such as securities, digital currencies, credit cards, and traditional currency), including terrorism financing and evasion of international sanctions.Most anti-money laundering laws openly conflate money laundering (which is concerned with source of funds) with terrorism financing (which is concerned with destination of funds) when regulating the financial system.[3]

Source Wikipedia

 

In June 2017, Snohomish County activist/journalist Lori Shavlik discovered what’s really happening inside Dawson Place i.e. Snohomish County Child Advocacy Services. But this wasn’t the first time Dawson Place came under Ms. Shavlik’s radar.

Ms. Shavlik was a same business owner in Snohomish County, Washington, from 2000 to 2011.  She owned two tanning salons, one in Monroe, and another in the City of Snohomish. One day she learned that her daughter had been violently assaulted inside the Monroe High School.  As such, she demanded justice, prosecution and support services for her daughter.

As any mother knows, the first step is to seek support services.  This landed Ms. Shavlik on the front steps of Dawson Place. Dawson Place alleges to be a non-profit support group for victims of physical and sexual assault.

 http://dawsonplace.org/

 

” We show kids who’ve been sexually and physically abused that they deserve to be happy, and we help them see how….”

Mark Roe, Snohomish County Prosecutor and Board Member of Dawson Place.

 

Last year, we contacted Dawson Place seeking an interview to discuss what exactly does Dawson Place do.  For the Gold Bar Reporter, informing the public about what services are available for children who are sexually abused is as important to me as exposing corruption inside government.  Dawson Place refused to comment to our request for information.

In early May 2018, we entered the office of Dawson Place asking a few questions regarding who performs the child interviews, who works inside Dawson Place, and who gets to decide what cases are prosecuted.  Instead of the office worker answering our questions, Dawson Place’s Director Lori Vanderburg threatened to have us arrested for trespassing.

Lori Vanderburg is a licensed social worker, and a childhood friend of Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe. From the above quote, Mark Roe openly brags about being a Board of Director member for Dawson Place.  We could find no evidence that Lori Vanderberg has any prior experience with dealing with children who are victims or may not be victims of sexual abuse.  She is simply a store front political appointment made by her dear childhood friend and Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe.

But why, what is the purpose of creating an alledged non-profit company titled ” Dawson Place” is something that took me over a year to fully understand, and had it not been for Ms. Shavlik’s persistent digging inside public records, and one whistle-blower Amy May ( Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Public Records Officer), Dawson Place i.e Snohomish County Prosecutors Mark Roe, Judge Janice Ellis, and Adam Cornell and attorney G. Geoffrey Gibbs’s money laundering and racketeering scheme would have stayed under the radar.

For this, I dedicate this article to Lori Shavlik, who has inspired me beyond any other person in my life, aside from two law school professors who said ” Anne’, you’re going to instigate change where change is needed.”

I live my life by John Adams quote ” always stand on principle even if you stand alone.’

In June 2017, Lori Shavlik filed suit against Dawson Place seeking access to public records.  Dawson Place immediately responded stating that it is not a public agency under RCW 42.56, thus they had no duty to produce records. However, as an alleged non-profit group, Dawson Place admitted it was required to produce IRS tax filings.  From here, this lead us to uncovering, in my opinion, the largest racketeering and money laundering scheme involving Snohomish County Prosecutors, at least one County Judge, and one notorious contractor who has been stealing federal tax payer monies on several schemes.

The Board of Directors at Dawson Place include Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary, Prosecutors Mark Roe and Judge Janice Ellis, and Everett Chief of Police Kathy Atwood, and many other government officials, plus one non-government officer from Compass Health.

Imagine this: Snohomish County government officers are running this alleged non-profit group titled Dawson Place, they are doing this on the taxpayer’s dime, and then claim its a non-profit group.  They use Snohomish County Sheriff’s Officers, including one Brady Cop named David Fontenot. Non-profit or agency?

Snohomish County Sheriff officer David Fontenot was fired and recommended for criminal prosecution after he was caught fixing crime scenes, stealing guns from the evidence locker, unlawful arrest of his girlfriend’s soon to be ex, sexually harassing women in Challam County, and tasering a handcuffed man inside a police car.

Snohomish County Prosecutors Adam Cornell and Mark Roe decided to assign a man guilty of sexually harassing women as a the lead detective at Dawson Place.

Pretty laughable stuff, but bigger question for us open government supporters, why? Why are government officers running Dawson Place and misappropriating public monies and resources to operate it?

Last week, Snohomish County Public Records Officer Amy Nay handed us the answer via a release of public records. This after the County filed countless false statements with Judge Cindy Larson ( another judge who helped operate Dawson Place while inside the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office) obtaining a favorable dismissal claiming ” Snohomish County had nothing to do with starting nor operating Dawson Place.” Chief County Prosecutor who lied under oath Sara Di Vittorio ( in my past articles we referred to her as Sister Sara, the 5th Mule).

Sara Di Vittorio is a former Washington State Attorney General, who was constructively terminated from the AG’s Office after then AG Rob McKenna caught Sister Sara tampering with public records in 2009. The records Sister Sara illegally removed were records sent from Gold Bar’s then Mayor Crystal Hill to Department of Correction ( Monroe) warehouse employee Lonn Turner.

In March 2009, the Washington State Bar Association Board of Director G. Geoffrey Gibbs illegally obtained a copy of the Gold Bar Reporter’s Washington State Bar application file and then disseminated it to Weed, Gaafstra and Benson, who then disseminated it to Gold Bar’s then Mayor Crystal Hill.

It is illegal for anyone to obtain a WSBA file except the member, and that was me.  Since that time, the WSBA has assisted in racketeering crimes for which they are being sued for, and subject to another suit coming soon.  Worthy of mentioning the connection, because it always seems like the same cockroaches are engaged in the same criminal racketeering crimes here in Washington State.

Although not the central point of this article, it’s important to know that the employees inside the County offices answering public records request are criminals. Remember the name G. Geoffrey Gibbs.

 

In 2006 to 2008, Snohomish County Prosecutor was Janice Ellis.  Public records released last week document that Janice Ellis started Dawson Place almost entirely with government resources.

RCW 36.27.020 is clear that starting non-profits and soliciting for public monies to start an alleged non-profit group is not listed in her government duties as a prosecutor. 

 

What does all this mean?  It means, Snohomish County Prosecutor Janice Ellis started Dawson Place. She solicited the federal, state and local governments for public money to fund Dawson Place.  Public money represents over 95 % of all funds used to operate Dawson Place, and it claims its not a public agency.

Sad for Ms. Ellis, the whistle-blower released public records documenting that Janice Ellis is the brains behind Dawson Place.

But the story doesn’t end here.

In 2009, Janice Ellis was appointed to an open Snohomish County Superior Court seat, and at the time Dawson Place Board member and Everett Chief of Police  Kathy Atwood said ” Ellis was the driving force in Dawson Place becoming a reality” and described Ellis as “kind but tough. ”

Through whistle-blower records, we also know that Janice Ellis was not only was the sole creator of Dawson Place, misusing public resources to help get Dawson Place started, she also loaned Dawson Place $300,000.00 with 12 % interest.

Public records searches from the Washington State business license lookup yielded no “creditor license” for Janice Ellis, and our Supreme Court held that if you loan money with interest, you must have a creditor’s license.

After learning that Judge Janice Ellis not only has a pecuniary interest in Dawson Place, totaling over $1000.00 per month from Dawson Place to pay only the interest on her loan, we started sifting through countless criminal trials where as she participated as the trial Judge with Dawson Place as a witness against the defendant, and as of today, we have found 15 and counting.

Imagine this: you are charged with the hideous crime of molesting or raping a child. Obviously, we want pedophiles behind bars, while at the same time, we must assure that the persons we are putting behind bars are guilty  of the crimes.

You are the defendant, and the county never discloses to you that the trial Judge, Janice Ellis, is the person who started Dawson Place.  Not only did Judge Ellis never disclose she started Dawson Place to a single defendant being prosecuted with the assistance of Dawson Place, Judge Ellis never disclosed to you the defendant that she has been funneling public monies to herself at $1000.00 per month to pay only the interest on her loan that helped jump start Dawson Place.

Washington State list of gross Cannon Rules violations comes to light here. See

https://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/?fa=court_rules.list&group=ga&set=CJC

Above is a copy of the County deeds and loans Janice Ellis made to Dawson Place, and evidence she, while siting as a Judge, had a pecuniary interest in Dawson Place and never not once disclosed her interest in Dawson Place to countless defendants.

The Court records above are clear that Judge Janice has been violating the rights of the accused for over ten years. More on this soon.

 

From 2008 to March 8, 2016, Judge Janice Ellis funneled public monies to personal bank account via Dawson Place. Dawson Place is funded solely with public monies, and recently Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell was deposed who agreed that Dawson Place is a public agency.

 

How and why Lori Shavlik started investing Dawson Place can be simply described as a caring mother who wanted to help her daughter and prosecute the perpetrator inside the Monroe High School.  But at the time, Ms. Shavlik had no idea that Dawson Place is operated and controlled solely with public monies, and had a real dilemma on their hands.

In 2008, Monroe High School Superintendent Ken Hoover was being accused of fathering a child to an underage student inside Monroe High School.  Prosecutors Mark Roe, Adam Cornell, Janice Ellis, and Snohomish County Commissioner Geoffrey Gibbs ( who was convicted of fraud and suspended permanently by the AG from Lobbying in Olympia), covered up Ken Hoover’s statutory rape of a student. At the same time Ms. Shavlik is complaining about Ken Hoover harassing her daughter for reporting the crime of rape, Hoover is asking for assistance in shutting Ms. Shavlik up, and he’s calling in favors from Dawson Place prosecutor Adam Cornell.

Adam Cornell has his own problems inside the OK Boys homes when he was a foster kid. Cornell was raised by a wife abuser, drunk, and drug addict and born Adam Stubbs.

After settling with the state of Washington, which includes a free college education and law degree, he settled down in Edmonds Washington with his wife who is also President of Starbucks sales. .

From 2011 to Present, Adam Cornell was assigned solely to misdemeanor crimes unit and supervisor of the Snohomish County District Court.

In 2009 Ms Shavlik is raising cane about the way her daughter was treated, threats made by Monroe Schools Superintendent ( who I call a pedophile), and why Snohomish County would not prosecute the rapist ( who is now in prison for crimes against women using a gun).

Prosecutors Mark Roe, Janice Ellis, and Adam Cornell decided to the best way to shut Ms. Shavlik up was to trump up arson charges on her using a Brady Cop named David Fontenot.  David Fontenot was fired from the University of Washington and Challam County Sheriff’s Office for sexually harassing women, stealing guns from the evidence locked, and tasering a handcuffed suspect while he was sitting the the backseat of a police car.  A stellar choice for assisting the prosecution with crimes hidden behind the walls of Dawson Place and alleged non-profit group to assist women and children with coping with the aftermaths of physical and sexual abuse.

 

Remember, Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell was assigned to Dawson Place, solely assigned to misdemeanor charges. In 2010, at the bequest of Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe and Janice Ellis, Adam Cornell used Brady Cop David Fontenot to and a drug addict and paid county informant named Rebecca Bradshaw to stage a fire inside Ms. Shavlik’s place of business in the City of Snohomish.

How we know Adam Cornell was involved in going after Lori Shavlik is simple, RCW 42.56 documents that Adam Cornell, a misdemeanor prosecutor directed David Fontenot to falsify a search warrant, and then without finding a single piece of evidence in support of arson after three searches of Ms Shavlik’s place of business and home, Adam Cornell certified the probable cause against Lori Shavlik for felony arson.

Between 2010 and March 8, 2016, Lori Shavlik was maliciously prosecuted by Mark Roe, Adam Cornell, Franchaca Yadavi,  Judge Janice Ellis, Brady Cop David Fontenot and an undisclosed Brady Cop Kendra Connelly. Not once, but twice. One hung jury and one complete acquittal.

From pubic emails, we also know that Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell illegally contacted Ms. Shavlik’s defense attorney John Crowley’s intern James Elliott asking him to dig into John Crowley’s clients files. Purpose, to dig up dirt on John Crowley.  Why, so Adam Cornell and Washington State Bar Board of Governor G. Geoffrey Gibbs could get attorney John Crowley disbarred for refusing to throw his client, Lori Shavlik, under the bus.

Immediately following Adam Cornell’s email letter to attorney John Crowley’s intern, James Elliot was awarded for assisting the Snohomish County RICO Enterprise of getting John Crowley disbarred with the Washington State Bar Association, with a new job inside Yakima County Prosecutor’s Office. Elliot remains there today.

Bob Crowley probably never knew the extend of how Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell and Snohomish County’s hired thug and contractor G. Geoffrey Gibbs used political influence inside the Washington State Bar Office of Disciplinary Counsel to “extort” John Crowley’s Washington State Bar license, but we do, as we have public emails documenting that Adam Cornell is guilty of RICO and should be inside a federal prison until the day he takes his last breath.

Criminals like Adam Cornell, Judge Janice Ellis and G. Geoffrey Gibbs have no place inside county offices.

 

If having a Judge who started Dawson Place, who is  also receiving a pecuniary interest of $1000 per month from 2007 to March 8, 2018 from Dawson Place, sitting in on your case with Dawson Place as the main witness against you isn’t bad enough, we also know that Janice Ellis attempts to hide her money laundering scheme, she used another convicted fraudster and County Commissioner G. Geoffrey Gibbs as her personal attorney to launder public monies.

Above we posted the deed transfers, and how much public money has been siphoned off the top by Geoffrey Gibbs transferring and resales of the same Dawson Place building.  We disclosed this issue with a RICO attorney who said ” there is no legal basis to transfer properties back and forth that are already owned by the county.  If you look at the deed on the Dawson Place property, it’s clear its a County building. This begs one question: why are they buying and selling the same building with public monies, but yet it doesn’t show up in Dawson Place’s tax returns. For me this means someone is siphoning off public monies.”

This brings us back to G. Geoffrey Gibbs extensive criminal history of laundering public monies. His laundering schemes include, but probably are not solely limited to assisting the WSBA Bar members inside the guardian scam which also involves a Washington State Bar Hearing Officer ( also convicted guardian scammer, theft, embezzlement, and accepting $$ bribes from John E Pennington and Crystal Hill Berg to have the Gold Bar Reporter disbarred for reporting on their criminal history of bank fraud, theft, harassment, violently assaulting children and pedophilia) and stealing millions from the Snohomish County Housing Association, Snohomish County Public Defenders Association ( using Gibbs’s partner Vicki Norris and her husband Judge Robert Leach to fix cases), and theft of public monies using Dawson Place as a store front for their money laundering scheme.

Everett attorney and WA State Bar Board member Geoffrey Gibbs caught red handed via public records filing false statements with Judicial Ethics Commission, and violating Sherman Anti-Trust to assist Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office in going after any lawyer who exposes corruption involving attorney Geoffrey Gibbs, the criminals inside the WA State Bar ( Linda Eide, Lin O’Dell, and Doug Ende), and Snohomish County criminal Racketeering outfit (an RICO Enterprise operating from Snohomish County Judicial and Prosecutor’s Office).

In 2009, attorney Geoffrey Gibbs misused his political offices to assist Crystal Hill Pennington, John E. Pennington, Aaron Reardon, and Joe Beavers to cover up the Karl Marjerle sabotaging the City of Gold Bar’s water system.  Racketeering captured in public records.

Attorney Geoffrey Gibbs has been sued for Racketeering five times in the last two years for his criminal conduct.  An email from Everett Prosecutor Michael Fischer from G. Geoffrey Gibbs has  Gibbs sending an email to a Prosecutor demanding that he file criminal assault charges against Carolyn Ryggs so that she will have to expend a very large retainer to hire counsel. Because Gibbs was in a land dispute with the Ryggs after public records confirmed that was using Judge Michael Downes to steal Carolyn Ryggs’s land.

Geoffrey Gibbs’s fraud in the 1990s as illustrated by the Washington Public Disclosure Commission is well documented below.

Now, Geoffrey Gibbs criminal Enterprise and public records confirm that Gibbs and Prosecutor Seth Fine are the main reason why Snohomish County yields over 40 % of disciplined lawyer inside the WA State Bar, while the highest populated county, King County ( Seattle) , only yields 12 %. According to our counsel, clear Sherman Anti-Trust violations; a federal felony.

We’re also working on a story linking the Klan to the ” Ok Boys Home” a story worth waiting for.

Just another stellar example of why the Washington State Bar will be abolished.

 

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Snohomish County Prosecutors, and the Washington State Bar Association, making Washingtonians proud

November 6, 2018 by goldbarreporter Leave a Comment

 

 

Mark Roe – Board of Director and President of Dawson Place 

 

“We show kids who’ve been sexually and physically abused that they deserve to be happy, and we help them see how….” Mark Roe.  However, if you’re a woman sexually assaulted, its ok.

Mark Roe’s actions below document quite nicely his disdain and lack of respect for women.

 

The Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office attorneys never cease to amaze me with their criminal conduct.  Criminal conduct that includes criminal harassment ( using a foe online website titled the Sky Valley Chronicle, allowing county employees to criminally harass and cyber-stalk persons who request access to public records or question Mark Roe’s criminal enterprise at the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office), tampering with FBI National Crime Information Center Records, threats to arrests person without authority of law, and now, allowing county prosecutors to take nude pictures of an intoxicated woman who appears to have no ability to consent.


Click below to see how Mark Roe’s Office has been tampering with NCIC records here in Snohomish County Washington

https://wordpress.com/post/goldbarreporter.org/16257

 

Washington law 9A.86.010 is as follows:

 

Disclosing intimate images.

(1) A person commits the crime of disclosing intimate images when the person knowingly discloses an intimate image of another person and the person disclosing the image:

 

(a) Obtained it under circumstances in which a reasonable person would know or understand that the image was to remain private;

 

(b) Knows or should have known that the depicted person has not consented to the disclosure; and

 

(c) Knows or reasonably should know that disclosure would cause harm to the depicted person.

 

(2) A person who is under the age of eighteen is not guilty of the crime of disclosing intimate images unless the person:

 

(a) Intentionally and maliciously disclosed an intimate image of another person;

 

(b) Obtained it under circumstances in which a reasonable person would know or understand that the image was to remain private; and

 

(c) Knows or should have known that the depicted person has not consented to the disclosure.

 

(3) This section does not apply to:

 

(a) Images involving voluntary exposure in public or commercial settings; or

 

(b) Disclosures made in the public interest including, but not limited to, the reporting of unlawful conduct, or the lawful and common practices of law enforcement, criminal reporting, legal proceedings, or medical treatment.

 

(4) This section does not impose liability upon the following entities solely as a result of content provided by another person:

 

(a) An interactive computer service, as defined in 47 U.S.C. Sec. 230(f)(2);

 

(b) A mobile telecommunications service provider, as defined in RCW 82.04.065; or

(c) A telecommunications network or broadband provider.

 

(5) It shall be an affirmative defense to a violation of this section that the defendant is a family member of a minor and did not intend any harm or harassment in disclosing the images of the minor to other family or friends of the defendant. This affirmative defense shall not apply to matters defined under RCW 9.68A.011.

 

(6) For purposes of this section:

 

(a) “Disclosing” includes transferring, publishing, or disseminating, as well as making a digital depiction available for distribution or downloading through the facilities of a telecommunications network or through any other means of transferring computer programs or data to a computer;

 

(b) “Intimate image” means any photograph, motion picture film, videotape, digital image, or any other recording or transmission of another person who is identifiable from the image itself or from information displayed with or otherwise connected to the image, and that was taken in a private setting, is not a matter of public concern, and depicts:

 

(i) Sexual activity, including sexual intercourse as defined in RCW 9A.44.010 and masturbation; or

 

(ii) A person’s intimate body parts, whether nude or visible through less than opaque clothing, including the genitals, pubic area, anus, or postpubescent female nipple.

 

(7) The crime of disclosing intimate images:

 

(a) Is a gross misdemeanor on the first offense; or

 

(b) Is a class C felony if the defendant has one or more prior convictions for disclosing intimate images.

 

(8) Nothing in this section is construed to:

 

(a) Alter or negate any rights, obligations, or immunities of an interactive service provider under 47 U.S.C. Sec. 230; or

 

(b) Limit or preclude a plaintiff from securing or recovering any other available remedy.

 

RCW 9.73.030  Intercepting, recording, or divulging private communication—Consent required—Exceptions.

 

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or the state of Washington, its agencies, and political subdivisions to intercept, or record any:

(a) Private communication transmitted by telephone, telegraph, radio, or other device between two or more individuals between points within or without the state by any device electronic or otherwise designed to record and/or transmit said communication regardless how such device is powered or actuated, without first obtaining the consent of all the participants in the communication;

 

(b) Private conversation, by any device electronic or otherwise designed to record or transmit such conversation regardless how the device is powered or actuated without first obtaining the consent of all the persons engaged in the conversation.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, wire communications or conversations (a) of an emergency nature, such as the reporting of a fire, medical emergency, crime, or disaster, or (b) which convey threats of extortion, blackmail, bodily harm, or other unlawful requests or demands, or (c) which occur anonymously or repeatedly or at an extremely inconvenient hour, or (d) which relate to communications by a hostage holder or barricaded person as defined in RCW 70.85.100, whether or not conversation ensues, may be recorded with the consent of one party to the conversation.

(3) Where consent by all parties is needed pursuant to this chapter, consent shall be considered obtained whenever one party has announced to all other parties engaged in the communication or conversation, in any reasonably effective manner, that such communication or conversation is about to be recorded or transmitted: PROVIDED, That if the conversation is to be recorded that said announcement shall also be recorded.

(4) An employee of any regularly published newspaper, magazine, wire service, radio station, or television station acting in the course of bona fide news gathering duties on a full-time or contractual or part-time basis, shall be deemed to have consent to record and divulge communications or conversations otherwise prohibited by this chapter if the consent is expressly given or if the recording or transmitting device is readily apparent or obvious to the speakers. Withdrawal of the consent after the communication has been made shall not prohibit any such employee of a newspaper, magazine, wire service, or radio or television station from divulging the communication or conversation.

In June 2018, Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Chris Dickinson, 55, grouped a female co-worker at a party in Chelan while he was being paid to attend the Washington Association of Prosecuting Attorneys’ conference, while two other prosecutors ( who Mark Roe refused to identify) took intimate / nude photos of a woman, who appears to be too intoxicated to consent. Our inside source said ” I understand that at least two of prosecutors passed those nude photos around on Snohomish County Prosecutors computers.”

According to a source inside Snohomish County, its believed that deputy prosecutors had dinner and then when out for drinks. Thereafter,  over ten Snohomish County prosecutors gathered in a hotel room on Lake Chelan.  A female prosecutor said she was moving a footstool when Christopher Dickinson grabbed her breast and tried to pull her onto his lap.


“For the powerful, crimes at what other commit” Noam Chomsky

Racketeering exposed in Prosecutor Mark Roe’s actions 

 

Instead of firing everyone involved in what appears to be criminal felonious conduct, Mark Roe, claims that he ordered mandatory sexual harassment training for his staff…and reprimanded one other deputy prosecutor for actions that night and admonished others for not taking quicker, more decisive steps to intervene.”

“I admonished several other people who were there that night,” Roe said. “I had them in my office. I told them that I expected more … If you see anything, even it it is something you are not directly involved with, you need to report it.”

 

Mark Roe determined the pictures were taken in poor judgment. Mahjoubian received a letter of reprimand on July 6.

Instead of being criminally prosecuted as the felons they are, Deputy prosecutor Kirk Mahjoubian, who took felonious pictures of woman was simply disciplined, a slap on the wrist for committing a felony.

 

Snohomish County’s prosecutor, Mark Roe, confirmed that a Chelan County detective interviewed a female deputy prosecutor yesterday who said longtime deputy prosecutor Christopher Dickinson grabbed her breasts during a legal conference in Chelan last month.

 

The Gold Bar Reporter is demanding the Chelan County charge every single prosecutor involved in taking nude pictures of a woman without her consent with felonies.

Criminal prosecution should not just be for those not associated with the Washington State Bar Association and Snohomish County criminal organization otherwise known Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office.

 

Mark Roe allowing persons to sexually assault a woman and then takes intimate pictures of woman without her consent should be investigated by the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division with all deliberate speed.

 

The ” Me Too” Movement should be demanding that every prosecutor involved herein be prosecuted to the fullest extent  of the law.

Whistleblower turns over public records involving criminal history of former mayor; Snohomish Herald published an intentionally false story as a “wag the dog” diversion as a political favor

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In July 2009, Scott North, from the Snohomish County Herald admits he personally approved this false story about Gold Bar’s Mayor Crystal Hill  resigning citing harassment. Why was simply stated by another Snohomish County insider  who said   “Scott North is lazy and has been wined and dined by Snohomish County Prosecutors Jason Cummings, Mark Roe, and North has his head up Adam Cornell ass so far, I’m surprised he can breathe. It’s common knowledge that Crystal Hill was being passed around like a door mat…” a Snohomish County insider who we have dub ” Fed up” told the Gold Bar Reporter earlier this week.

For those of us who live and work inside Snohomish County, it’s pretty clear that the Herald is a failing newspaper since Scott North took it over. If Donald Trump had one issue right, he is correct that America no longer has news reporters.  Fake news.

Scott North’s actions below illustrate quite nicely North’s interest is not truth in reporting, it’s rubbing shoulders with political officials so he does have to work for a living.  Fake news President Trump complains about.

 


 

Imagine a convicted criminal named Crystal Hill, citing for harassment, convicted of bank fraud, and had a warrant issued for her arrest, is citing harassment because our investigation of her yields the below truths about her criminal acts.

What does the Herald report, poor little convicted damsel in distress, had to resign because we caught Crystal Hill misappropriating Gold Bar monies.

 

As the Honorable US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Scalia said in Referendum 71 Question: If you don’t like the heat in the kitchen, don’t get involved in politics.

 


As falsely reported by the Herald, here in Snohomish County, in July 2009

 

Gold Bar Mayor resigns citing harassment

 

Gold BAR — Mayor Crystal Hill resigned this week, citing relentless harassment from someone who claims to live in the small mountain town.

Hill, 30, says the person using an alias has been bombarding her, her family and her Seattle employer with e-mails making claims about her personal life.

She said the person has accused her of drug use, supplying drugs to city staff and having an affair with a fired city employee.

Those allegations are false, Hill said, adding that she feels she has little recourse to fight them as a public official in the town of 2,400 people.

She also said she’s been followed and watched in her home and fears for her children, ages 11 and 6.

She also said she’s been followed and watched in her home and fears for her children, ages 11 and 6.

“It got to the point we don’t know if we are going to get a brick through the window,” said Hill, who turned in a resignation letter on Monday, five months before her term was to expire.

Hill said she believes the person who is sending the e-mails under the alias Michael Broaks is connected with a blog critical of the city. The woman who runs the blog fled a lawsuit against the city for withholding public information and has made 47 public records requests since July 2008.

The blogger said she has never e-mailed or followed Hill or her family. She’s fighting corruption as a public watchdog, she said.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office investigated Hill’s complaints, said Kevin Prentiss, a sheriff’s office spokesman. The case was closed because of insufficient information, he said.

Kelly Broyles, the Gold Bar planning commission chairman, said Hill has been an effective mayor in the midst of difficult circumstances.

“I don’t always agree with her decisions but I believe she has made decisions based on what she thinks is best for the city,” he said. Hill said she believes the blogger’s multiple public records requests are an abuse of the public records law and a form of harassment.

So far, the lawsuit, alleging the city had withheld documents during a public records request, has cost the city about $55,000 in attorney fees, according to the city.

“This has not been about documents,” Hill said. “This is a means to harass me and the city.”

Hill plans to finish her bachelor’s degree and attend law school. She’s working part-time now as a paralegal in Seattle.

 

When Hill took over as mayor in 2006, she inherited a cash-strapped city. Since then, she said, she’s left the city books in better shape. She said she put in 60-hour weeks as mayor. The job pays $300 a month.

“I think I’ve done a good job,” she said. “I’ve worked really, really hard. I just have to be a mom and my family needs to come first.”

Councilman Joe Beavers, as mayor pro-tem, is expected to fill in as mayor for the rest of Hill’s term. The council expects to select a mayor pro-tem from the remainder of the City Council on Tuesday night. Then, the council has 60 days to appoint someone to fill the open city council seat until January.


 

Truth and reporting, New York Times v Sullivan

From July 2016 to April 23, 2013, John Pennington and Crystal Hill Pennington ( nee Berg) made countless attempts to have the Gold Bar Reporter restrained from reporting on their criminal racketeering conduct ( some of which is outlines herein).  On April 23, 2017, Pierce County District Court held that the Gold Bar Reporter was in fact a news reporter protected under the First Amendment.

In other words, the Penningtons,  now 4th attempt to obtain a ” prior restraint” against the Free Press  ( Gold Bar Reporter) was DENIED for the 4th time on April 23, 2017 in Pierce County District Court.  John Pennington and Crystal Hill Pennington are beng sued for RICO now pending in the 9th Circuit.

In July 2009, Scott North knew at the time was that Ms. Hill Pennington ( Crystal Berg) had quite the little extensive criminal history, which included allegations of “harassment” many years before she became Mayor.

What we learned last year was that Crystal Hill Pennington filled out an online application to be a contractor for FEMA, teaching Emergency Management Classes.
So imagine, US taxpayer monies are being used to fund a convicted criminal, who plead guilty to bank fraud ( 2000,2005) ,and should have been charged with child abuse.

A complaint has been filed with the Office of Inspector General citing “fraud” against Crystal Hill Pennington, because according to US Office of Procurement, persons guilty of fraud are NOT eligible for any federal contracts.

 Truth is an affirmative defense, the Gold Bar Reporter has never been sued. 


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In November 2008, Gold Bar’s Mayor Crystal Hill did violently and criminally assault a child in her care. Gold Bar’s Chief received a criminal complaint against Crystal Hill for abusing a six year child in her care. Because Gold Bar’s police Chief was involved in an extra-marital affair with Crystal Hill,  he asked for the case to be referred to another Snohomish County Sheriff Officer, Jeff Ross.

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Officer Jeff Ross received extensive physician reports documenting that while Ms. Hill was babysitting the six year old girl, Crystal Hill did violently and intentionally assault a six year old child in her care.

In 2009, the Gold Bar Reporters heard a little chatter about Crystal Hill’s extensive history of abusing children from a former lover of Ms. Hill’s named Fleshman Cooper.

According to Cooper’s ex-wife, ” Crystal consistently abused our children while they were in the care of  Fleshman, and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office knew it.  After complaints for abuse were filed with Snohomish County,  Fleshman was left with either loosing joint custody or disposing of Crystal. Thankfully, he chose his children.”

In 2008, then Mayor Crystal Hill covered up Karl Majerle’s sabotaging of the City’s water system here in Gold Bar.  Why is simple, Karl Majerle was extorting Mayor Hill with exposing her past criminal history. . A criminal history that involves bank fraud in two states, Washington and North Carolina, 2000, and 2005, respectively.  In North Carolina, Ms. Hill spent time jail after failing to adhere to her criminal diversion program.  According to North Carolina, Crystal Hill still owes the state $109. 00 for court fines relating to the same.

Gold Bar’s current public records officer Bonnie Jones stated ” I’m not turning over Crystal Hill’s nude photos between her and Karl Majerle.”

For almost ten years, Crystal Hill Pennigton ( nee Berg) has spent the last ten years criminally stalking me on a foe online newspaper set up by Aaron Reardon, a Seattle Times reporter named Christopher Schwarzen, and John E. Pennington titled the ” Sky Valley Chronicle.”

According to Gold Bar City Clerk Denise Beaston,  Gold Bar’s new Mayor Joe Beavers was allowed to log in and post any article he so desired. When asked under oath in December of 2016 whether or not he was a “blogger’ on the Sky Valley Chronicle, Joe Beavers had to admit he was cyber-stalking the Gold Bar Reporter.

Why can be best described as racketeering, covering up and quashing criminal charges by Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe, Seth Fine, Miguel Tempski, Adam Cornell, and Sara Di Vittorio as political favors.

According to an insider who gave an interview last week after we caught Snohomish County Prosecutor Caroline Darrow and Amy Nay withholding public records involving the County ‘s prosecutor’s little RICO scam, Snohomish County Prosecutors are withholding public records only when Washlite Board members Lori Shavlik, Arthur West and I request access to public records.   The whistleblower gave an interview saying ” I sick of it….”

The whistleblower clearly gave us what we needed to prove beyond any shadow of a doubt that Snohomish County Prosecutors are tampering with public records only when Shavlik, West or the Gold bar Reporter requests records.

Last week, a whistleblower gave us access to public records Snohomish County illegally withheld involving Snohomish County’s Director of Emergency Management Director John E Pennington’s ACCESS criminal history searches and copies of Gold Bar’s Mayor Crystal Hill’s criminal ACCESS files. All public records that Sara Di Vittorio and the Snohomish County Prosecutors and Sheriff’s Office withheld from the Gold Bar Reporter for over nine years.  Our lawyer tells us that there are no statute of limitations on silent withholding, thus a new lawsuit is being pursued.

 

In January 2016, newly elected Executive Dave Somers terminated John E. Pennington after public records released document John Pennington did nothing except criminal harass Gold Bar Reporter, right from Snohomish County offices and with use of county taxpayer resources.

It was a perfect storm for the poor little town of Gold Bar, as there is little that the City can get over on the Gold Bar Reporter, a person with a Juris Doctorate degree, education in this case has proven vital to exposing Crystal Hill’s crimes against Gold Bar.

But Ms. Hill didn’t cover up her criminal history by herself. Ms. Hill had the assistance of Sean Reay, a Snohomish County Prosecutor who is married to the head of Evergreen District Court Laura Twindale. When the below criminal prosecution file was sent to Ms. Twinsdale, she looked the other way as a political favor to then Executive Aaron Reardon. Of course at the bequest of her husband and Snohomish County Prosecutor Sean Reay ( police reports show this case was sent to Reay first).

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In December 2008, Crystal Hill moved in with married Snohomish County Director of Emergency Management John E. Pennington.  Instead of resigning as Gold Bar’s Mayor, Ms. Hill forged public disclosures filings, and refused to resign her seat until July 2009.  All Mayors must be living inside the City.

Former director John E. Pennington’s criminal history, a man who just cant seem to keep his hands to himself.

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Gold Bar’s then Mayor wanna be Joe Beavers assisted Crystal Hill with not reporting the sabotaging of the City’s water system – a federal crime- covering up Ms. Hill’s criminal history.   Karl Majerle was extorting Crystal Hill with releasing to the public what he knew about her criminal history, and he was also engaged in an extra marital affair with Hill, according to a neighbor.

Why is best described by former council member Jay Prueher ” Joe wanted to be Mayor so bad, he made a deal with Crystal.  Crystal was stealing from the City…”

In late 2013, the Washington State Auditor’s office issued findings against the City of Gold Bar stating inside its audit report ” there’s $200,000.00 missing from the City and not one employee can state where it went.”

Over the last ten years, Snohomish County Prosecutors Office, Sean Reay, Miquol Tempski, Sara Di Vittorio,  Adam Cornell, Mark Roe, and employees Amy Nay,, Dayna Tapendorf, and Tina Murphy have been trying get the Gold Bar Reporter charged with harassment for investigating and reporting on their racketeering conduct ( fraud, honest services violations, criminal harassment, extorting Bar licenses, and countless perjury statements filed in Pierce, King and Snohomish counties), and now with the latest release of former Mayor Crystal Hill’s criminal history, we are now a little closer to helping Gold Bar survive before they bankrupt the little City of Gold Bar with their racketeering crimes committed against the Gold Bar Reporter for reporting the truth .

Below is part of the extensive racketeering crimes John E Pennington, Joe Beavers, Crystal Hill Pennington ( nee Berg) and countless lawyers, including Mike Kenyon, Ann Marie Soto, Linda Eide, Lin O’Dell, Doug Ende, Supreme Court Justice Barbara Madsen, Seth Fine, Sean Reay, Shannon Ragonesi, Amanda Butler, Margaret King, and Miquol Tempski.

 

Pierce College, Tacoma, instructor, caught forging court record

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John E. Pennington, terminated from FEMA and Snohomish County for conduct unbecoming of a public officer, now caught forging documents with Pierce County District Court


 

John E. Pennington, an instructor with Pierce College,  caught forging a court record last week in Tacoma, Washington.

It all started when the Gold Bar Reporter did what we’re supposed to do as a journalist, contacted him for comment about an upcoming article involving his false academic credentials.  Credentials John Pennington placed into public records at Pierce College, fraudulently obtaining a teaching position, a crime in Washington State.

RCW 9A.60.070

False academic credentials—Unlawful issuance or use—Definitions—Penalties.

(1) A person is guilty of issuing a false academic credential if the person knowingly
(a) Grants or awards a false academic credential or offers to grant or award a false academic credential in violation of this section;
(b) Represents that a credit earned or granted by the person in violation of this section can be applied toward a credential offered by another person;
(c) Grants or offers to grant a credit for which a representation as described in (b) of this subsection is made; or
(d) Solicits another person to seek a credential or to earn a credit the person knows is offered in violation of this section.
(2) A person is guilty of knowingly using a false academic credential if the person knowingly uses a false academic credential or falsely claims to have a credential issued by an institution of higher education that is accredited by an accrediting association recognized as such by rule of the student achievement council:
(a) In a written or oral advertisement or other promotion of a business; or
(b) With the intent to:
(i) Obtain employment;
(ii) Obtain a license or certificate to practice a trade, profession, or occupation;
(iii) Obtain a promotion, compensation or other benefit, or an increase in compensation or other benefit, in employment or in the practice of a trade, profession, or occupation;
(iv) Obtain admission to an educational program in this state; or
(v) Gain a position in government with authority over another person, regardless of whether the person receives compensation for the position.
(3) The definitions in this subsection apply throughout this section and RCW 28B.85.220.
(5) Knowingly using a false academic credential is a gross misdemeanor.

According to Pierce College, Tacoma,  John E. Pennington did fraudulently use false Academic credentials to obtain a position at the College by falsely submitting that he has accredited college degrees.

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John E. Pennington did knowingly falsify his academic credentials to Pierce College to obtain a employment, and is guilty of this crime as well.  

 



 

 

In 2005, the Seattle Times published a story about John Pennington’s academic school of choice correctly stating the IRS held that California Coastal College ( John E. Pennington’s online school of choice) sold degrees at a flat rate.”

See http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/local-fema-chief-had-little-disaster-experience/

False fraudulent academic diplomas managed to slip by former Executive Aaron Reardon ( who the Gold Bar Reporter proudly got rid of as the criminal harasser he is as evidenced by the Snohomish County Herald’s Feb 13, 2013 article http://201-dhwebvarnish.newscyclecloud.com/article/20130214/NEWS01/702149999 ) inside Snohomish County’s Emergency Management too.

This  contributed to the deaths (Black’s law dictionary, negligent homicide equates to killing) of 43 people in the Oso mudslides disaster. Had Snohomish County had an educated person at the helm of Emergency Management, 43 people would more than likely be alive today.

King County’s Major Crimes Unit public records document that Aaron Reardon’s executive officers had so much time on their hands to post defamatory articles on a website the trio set up titled ” The Sky Valley Chronicle” – a website to control the political message in the Sky Valley ( Monroe to Index).

John E. Pennington’s wife Crystal Hill Pennington was anonymously cyber-stalking anyone who dared question Aaron Reardon’s gang of thieves. Gold Bar’s Mayor Joe Beavers admitted under oath a deposition two weeks ago that he too was cyber-stalking people on the Sky Valley Chronicle.

Crystal Hill Pennington’s deposition is scheduled for December 6, 2016, and an update will follow.

Now this, Pierce College Trustees hired a man with fake credentials who killed 43 people, beats on women and abuses our kids?  What the hell  is going on inside Washington State that a man who has harmed so many people is allowed to fraud our future leaders?

Our kids deserve much more, as such, the Gold Bar Reporter filed a complaint against Pierce College, Tacoma, with the U.S. Department of Education as this is fraud.

In 2013, John E. Pennington, a resident of Duvall, Washington, applied for a position on the Duvall Washington Library Board. Pennington’s application was rejected, the basis according to the Board Chair  ” he had no respect for the First Amendment.”

So its no surprise that once we started investigating John E. Pennington false credentials by requesting access to public records at Pierce College ( RCW 42.56), John E. Pennington committed more fraud, but this time on Pierce College’s dime.

On October 24, 2016, a forged Snohomish County Process of Service paper was filed by Penningtons whiting it out ( forgery)  knowingly falsely filing an instrument with a public office.

On October 27, 2016, John E. Pennington appeared in front of Pierce County District Court ( where he nor his wife resides), sworn in captured on video camera, falsely certifying under oath that he served the Gold Bar Reporter with his petition for restraining order  ( prior restraint on free speech prohibited in the U.S.), attempting to SLAPP down the Gold Bar Reporter’s message.

A First Amendment lawyer stated ” Prior Restraints on free speech in America are considered a violation of my civil rights.”

According to the Snohomish County Sherriff’s Office, John E. Pennington forged the original document, and the unforged document delivered to John Pennington is this one:

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After John E.Pennington forged the document:

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SLAPP suits carry a $10, 0000.00per offense penalty.  An issue we suspect John E. Pennington could care less about as public records document that he cant pay his mortgage, so what’s a judgment for $50K?

Congrads to Pierce College, Tacoma, Washington, not only did the Board of Trustees hire a child/wife abuser, they also hired a man now guilty of perjury and forgery.

The Gold Bar Reporter filed a new complaint in King County seeking damages, and a Writ and Injunction ordering Pierce County off this case as not one person John Pennington fraudulently obtained a restraining order against lives in Pierce County.

The Gold Bar Reporter is seeking an additional $50,000.00 from the marital community of the Crystal Hill and John E. Pennington’s for severe emotional distress.

Late yesterday, we learned that Pierce County District  ” vacated” the restraining order and there is a criminal felony investigation under way against John E. Pennington and Crystal Hill Pennington (convicted of bank fraud,2005, 2000) and the case will be transferred to King County ( where according to the documents below, John E. Pennington has had countless criminal harassment complaints against him in King County).

John E. Pennington is the same political appointee who the Seattle Times quoted as saying Washington State’s largest slide area was “Considered very safe.”

As the Seattle Times reporter Mike Cater ( also the reporter who reported on Pennington fake academic credentials) wrote “It was considered very safe,” Pennington said. “This was a completely unforeseen slide. This came out of nowhere.”

John Pennington’s statements about the Oso mudslides were in complete contrast Daniel Miller, a geomorph­ologist, who wrote about Oso landslide conditions in his 1997 report for the Washington Department of Ecology and the Tulalip Tribes. Miller used reports and memos from the 1950s, 1960s, 1980s and 1990s, to support his 1997 report that the Oso area was unstable and should be evacuated.

Miller also stated that he was stunned and troubled to return to the area in 2006, to see new homes being built instead of  seeing homes being vacated.

Miller said “Frankly, I was shocked that the county permitted any building across from the river. . . It’s not unknown that this hazard exists.”

Miller contracted with the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Forest Service in 1997.

Immediately following the Oso mudslide disaster, the Gold Bar Reporter contacted Miller asking him ” if John E. Pennington’s email showed that he ( Pennington) approved building on the Oso mudslide area, do you think he should be charged with negligent homicide?   He said ” if you have that kind of email, then Jay Inslee should order an outside agency to investigate John Pennington’s background.”  We said ” we already did… and Snohomish County was aware that John Pennington had falsified his academic  credentials and had countless abuse charges filed against him for criminal harassment and beating women. ” Miller’s voice crackled, and he sounded scared or tearful and hung up.

Obviously, Pierce College ( Tacoma) is a public agency subject to RCW 42.56, the Public Records Act.  Too bad, John Pennington’s conduct is subject to public scrutiny.

Perhaps Pennington’s next job will actually require working, preferably in private industry, so several investigative reporters and I can sleep at night.  Our children are  worthy of our efforts to protect their future to be educated by people who have real college degrees.

Once the Department of Education issues its findings in this matter, it will be posted.  Fraud like this harms all of us, and dummies down the U.S. educational system and will not go unchecked by the Gold Bar Reporter.


 

For those of my readers who haven’t read my last articles on John Pennington’s criminal history, please see below.  The Gold Bar Reporter has NEVER been sued but welcome a suit. 

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John Pennington, terminated for Snohomish County

 


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From FEMA to Snohomish County Washington and now to Pierce College ( Tacoma Washington diploma mill), dark  secrets unearthed. Gold Bar Reporters were the first to report on John E. Pennington’s criminal conduct, a small portion of our report is outlined below


MEET JOHN ‘ THEODORE TED BUNDY” PENNINGTON

John Pennington was a troubled youth who, according to one source “had a major drug problem by the age of 16.”  So it’s no surprise that in the late 1980’s, after being kicked out of Vanderbilt College in Tennessee after raping a female college student, John Pennington moved to a small suburban city just outside of San Diego California.

While in the San Diego area,  John Pennington meets his new victim, who believe he legally married, so are calling her ex-wife # 1, Carla M.

Two years later, John Pennington fled from Southern California, again heading home to Nashville, only after two small boys made allegations of sexual abuse against him while on a church camping trip.

While in Tennessee, John Pennington made an unsuccessful run for an open State Rep. seat.  After a landslide loss for Pennington, he again headed west. This time to Oregon where Pennington meets his next victim.

Mr. Pennington plead guilty to criminal assault 1 and harassment  ( His ex filed suit for damages Washington County Case # D911027SC) after he hospitalized his fiancé in Oregon and stole items from the community.

As a result, John Pennington fled from Oregon to Vancouver Washington. While in Vancouver Washington, John Pennington meets his next victim. Sadly, they soon married.

While working in a coffee delivery business, John Pennington stole coffee grinding equipment from his previous employer and used this equipment to start-up a coffee shop in Kelso. Purpose was to make it look like he was an entrepreneur ( but he is really a sociopath) as to grab an uncontested Republican seat in Cowlitz County.

It worked, the uneducated college dropout John Pennington managed to get elected to an uncontested WA House of Representatives seat. Unfortunately for residents in New Orleans and Oso Washington, he met a powerful Washington State Republican leader, Jennifer Dunn.

In 1992, a 5-year-old girl was kidnapped, raped, and then tossed along a Cowlitz County road like a piece of trash.  We sent our private investigators to Cowlitz County to talk with the lead Detective who confirmed the following facts:

John Pennington became one of two prime suspects for the following reasons:

(1) Pennington operated a coffee delivery route within six blocks of where the child was dumped after being raped; (2) he drove the same car; (3) he was in the area at the time of the child rape and could not explain his whereabouts; (4)  his picture from 1992 is a complete match to the child and witness sketch drawing of the pedophile; (5) he relentlessly convinced his ex-wife to call the police attempting to divert attention away from himself and onto another man; and ( 6) He has continuous and countless charges of child and spousal abuse, a man who cannot keep his hands to himself.

Below is the press release as it relates to John E. Pennington’s rape of a 5 year old girl from Cowlitz County Washington

 

Unfortunately for the 5 year child, John Pennington meets a Kelso Washington city attorney named Michael Kenyon.

According to John Pennington’s divorce files he is also an abuser of prescription pills, and was detained at the US Mexico  for having narcotics ( non-prescription pain pills) on his person while coming back into the US. Pennington has never denied this allegation.

In 1995, John Pennington was also a member of the Washington State Militia, a group dedicated to over throwing the United States government. ” John sat around for years obsessed about getting even with the Longview Washington news reporter for reporting that John was a member of the State militia.”

From 1992 to 2005, John Pennington’s violence grew with his ex-wife. # 2, Valerie. From pushing her down a flight of stairs as well as constant physical harassment,  John Pennington never learned to keep his hands to himself.

But the case that raised our eyebrows is Mr. Pennington’s abuse on his ex-wife # 2 ( who is really ex-wife # 3) Anne Laughlin. Ms. Laughlin was a City of Duvall city council member at the time of Pennington’s assault of Anne. Anne was three weeks away from giving birth to her daughter when Pennington violently assaulted, kicked and punched Anne in the stomach and uterus. A real salt of the earth kind of man.

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Since Ms. Laughlin was a Duvall city council member at the time, the City of Duvall sought a Special Prosecutor. The prosecutor assigned to prosecute wife beater John Pennington came from the law firm where Pennington’s buddy Michael Kenyon was employed.

In 2009 when Pennington assaulted Laughlin, this was his third domestic violence charge. This should have amounted to jail time for Pennington.

A close review of John Pennington’s Snohomish County travel records warrant a closer look into missing children in Washington, Alaska, Maryland.  Public monies allowed us to review his credit card receipts, telephone records, etc. information that another blogger turned over to authorities.

Any grown man that takes a shower with a six year old little girl is a pedophile.

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In 2011, Kenyon Disend’s junior attorney, Ann Marie Soto, received an email from John Pennington via Snohomish County computers demanding that Kenyon Disend redact police reports involving John Pennington criminal harassment and assault that we requested under RCW 42.56.   There’s only one problem, at the time Pennington was communicating with Kenyon Disend’s attorney, he was not a City of Duvall employee thus no attorney client relationship existed.

We sought the advice of an expert in records issues who is of the opinion that Kenyon Disend’s redaction of police reports was not permissible under the Public Records Act.

Then a source close to ex # 2 ( or # 3 depending on what public records you believe as it relates to Pennington’s aliases) provided us with thousands of records relating to John Pennington, and those records included Pennington’s email communication with Duvall’s Mayor about how to get Pennington’s soon to be ex-wife Anne Laughlin off the City Council.

In 2009, Pennington then used Aaron Reardon’s connection to the Seattle Times reporter ( who then became Reardon’s aide) to post a story about Anne Laughlin, pretty much the same way he did to Gold Bar Reporters in February 2012. Former Seattle Times reporter Emily Heffner was contacted for comment but all she would say is ” you need to move because they are coming after you.” She never did state who “they” were, but as we stated to Ms. Heffner before, “We have only one live to give and it shall be for the betterment of our society as a whole.”

As of today, Attorney Michael Kenyon and Ann Marie Soto have bilked the taxpayers of Gold Bar over $1,350,000.00 hidng former Mayor Crystal Hill’s public records ( emails) documenting that she was practicing law without a license, and had lied on her F 1 form stating that she had never pled guilty to fraud when in fact she had plead guilty twice, one in 2000 in North Carolina and a second time in Snohomish County Washington; and John Pennington making racist comments about President Obama and running illegal ACCESS background checks in violation of RCW 10.97.

Both Penningtons are being sued for gross 1983 and RICO charges with depositions expected to start early next year.

The bigger question that Michael Kenyon refused to answer was what he gained for quashing John Pennington’s criminal charges for beating up his pregnant wife Anne, hiding John Pennington’s racist comments and his illegal background checks.

According to former Mayor Joe Beavers, John Pennington and Aaron Reardon “fixed” cases in Snohomish County Superior Court.

As a result of our six-year investigation, we are confident to report that attorney Michael Kenyon assisted John Pennington is committing felonies. Attorney Michael Kenyon and John Pennington will be sharing a prison cell together and we intend to make that happen even it takes me another 30 years, and I will continue to request access to public records and file suits against any agency that renders assistance to a pedophile and wife beater.

Our request for access to public records regarding this issue has already started.  The public, especially Pierce College students, have a legal right to know why Pierce College Board of Trustees would hire a child rapist and wife beater.

 



 


What John Pennington was trying to hide for so many years, his prior conviction for criminal harassment ( assault of an ex-fiancé in Oregon) as noted in the following public records as prior conviction”

In 2000, John Pennington was George Bush Jr’s campaign manager here in Washington State.  Soon after George Bush Jr. was elected ( or stole the election with his brother’s assistance depending what you believe), George Jr. appointed John E Pennington and Michael Browne to positions inside FEMA. Sadly for America, not one FEMA Director was qualified for such positions.

As a result of Michael Browne and John Pennington’s inability to read, write and think effectively caused thousands of minority deaths in Hurricane Katrina.

Hurricane Katrina was an eye opener for those of us who actually earned accredited degrees and whose parents taught us to think critically. George W Bush Jr.’s decision to appoint friends instead of educated and skilled people resulted in massive human loss of life In New Orleans.

Had this story ended in New Orleans, we wouldn’t be exposing John E.Pennington today. But it didn’t, why is simple, because Washington State Senator Jennifer Dunn decided to use her political clout to appoint an uneducated bum to FEMA Region 10 ( Pacific Northwest).

What is even crazier is that George W Bush made an executive appointment without ever running a single background check on John Pennington prior to appointing him.

All that changed when America started calling for Michael Brownie’s head for causing  so many deaths in New Orleans. Perhaps Michael Browne might have survived press scrutiny had he not put in his email that was heading to Nordstroms to purchase new clothes for the cameras, while at the same time thousands of African Americans were floating down the street or in lock down inside an unsafe convention center.

African Americans were drowning in the streets of New Orleans, because FEMA Directors lacked basic college skills to handle such a disaster. In the case of Michael Browne, an unaccredited undergraduate degree as well as unaccredited law school diploma. In the case of John Pennington, an online diploma mill degree from an online school the U.S. Dept of Education said sold online diplomas at a flat rate, California Coastal College.


Hurricane Katrina, good bye Brownie, Hello Penny

After Michael Browne and Bernard Kerik made a laughing stock out of the George W and America, George Jr was quoted as saying ‘ Penny will make a great director of FEMA.”This was November 2005. But this time, the feds actually ran an extensive background on John Pennington, and discovered what we learned through years of sifting through public records. John Pennington is a dangerous sociopath with real anger management issues; anger he often takes out on women and children.

I never really thought much of George W Bush Jr. other than he’s a spolied little rich kid who never worked for a living. For the same reason, I couldn’t vote for Al Gore in 2000. Thus, I became one of Ralph Nader’s Raiders in 2000.

Fact is that I probably ran into John Pennington at the Republican National Convention that year in Philadelphia. I, and 1,000,000. Americans blocked the entrance to the Republican National Convention Center preventing many of George Jr’s delegates from accessing the convention center that year.

I was a proud member of Massachusettes ACT UP from UMASS, and had traveled all over the U.S. protesting what I believed to be unequal treatment of economically disadvantaged Americans in favor of corporations. I’m a strong believer that America should place “ people over profits.”

Strangely, I always had respect for George Bush Sr. Why is simple: George Sr is a well educated savey free thinker who listens to his opponents. Unlike his son, George Jr. , who was given a little too much growing up without working for it.  Hard work goes along way in molding one’s self esteem.


In 2005, Michael Browne was blamed for the deaths of thousands, because he was appointed to a position that he wasn’t qualified for.  So when George Jr. had to make a new appointment to FEMA Director, he looked to a devil wrapping himself with pages of the Bible, while at the same time molesting children and violently assaulting a pregnant woman in her third trimester, John E. Pennington.

For those reporting the news in Washington D.C just after George Bush Jr’s FEMA Directors caused so much misery to so many residents and their survivors in New Orleans, Bush Jr. was quoted as saying ” Penny would make a great Director.”

Because the feds didn’t want George Jr. to go through yet another scathing news story like he did when he chose Kerik to head Homeland Security (who ended up being prime suspect in a murder case and had direct ties to organized crime) and Michael Browne and his fake degrees with extensive skills in horse breeding debacles, any appointment would go through extensive background checks prior to Congressional Hearings.

As a result of the feds extensive background check on John Pennington, he was forced to resign from FEMA or be exposed in a very public way. John Pennington lied about his termination from FEMA stating that he and Tamara Doherty were caught misusing the FEMA credit cards.

This was simply a smoke screen to cover up what we just learned from a federal source over Labor Day Weekend.

John Pennington was terminated from FEMA because the feds learned what we reported on over the last seven years; pedophilia deviant uneducated child abuser who has sick fetish for kids, John Pennington. A sociopath who reminds me of Ted Bundy.

Unfortunately for Oso Washington residents,  George W Bush Jr.’s  administration thought it was ok to set him loose on Snohomish County residents just so George Jr didn’t have to suffer public press embarassment again.


On March 24, 2014, John Pennington caused 43 residents in Oso Washington to suffocate to death in Washington State’s most preventable loss of life natural disaster. Instead of mitigating loss to human life, John Pennington worked on his fraudulent online diploma, operated his personal business on the County’s dime and while using county resources and staff, violently assaulted children and women, and criminally harassed me right from Snohomish County Offices operating an online blog ” The Sky Valley Chronicle.  “  An online blog owned by Aaron Reardon but operated by Gold Bar’s Mayor Crystal Hill ( nee Berg who plead guilty to bank fraud in 2005), John Pennington,  and Gold Bar’s former Mayor Joe Beavers.

I believe John Pennington should be charged with negligent homicide for the 43 people he killed in the Oso mudslides.


Since John E. Pennington killed 43 Oso residents in the mudslides, we have searched his travel records and beleive he is responsible for missing children in four different states, and have ample evidence to state John Pennington is the man responsbile for the rape of that five year old child from Colwitz County Washington.

Sadly, John Pennington remains on the loose up here in Snohomis County. So long as John Pennington remains on the loose, I will continue to investigate and report on his criminal sexual deviant conduct.

Protecting Our children from a sociopath like John Pennington is worth every sacrifice we’ve made as a result  of shinning much needed sunshine on cockroaches who harm molest and abuse our kids.

Our Children’s mental well being has no price tag.  I agree with Hillary Clinton “ it takes a village to raise children.”


John Pennington’s trial in the Oso mudslide debacle will be live streamed by the Gold Bar Reporters starting during the fall of 2016.

As for Pierce College hiring a pedophile and wife beater, one can only say that each and everyone of the persons involved in hiring a known pedophile will now be investigated as a result.  Stay tuned, because the way I see it, the only ones who protect pedophiles and wife beaters are ones’ themselves.

 

Perhaps Pierce College needed to hire someone to teach “ How to get away with molesting and raping our kids, fraud, murder, setting up fake online newspapers to criminally harass citizens, not pay Department of Revenue taxes, failing to pay property taxes, raping college students, and beating one’s spouse” also known as Emergency Management 101 at Pierce College it appears.

 

Or perhaps it was John Pennington from an online fraudulent program Senator Tom Harkin called fraudulent on PBS’s “ Education, Inc.”  or California Coastal School that the IRS said sold online diplomas at a flat rate http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/local-fema-chief-had-little-disaster-experience/

BEWARE students especially female students as John E. Pennington was kicked out real colleges for raping a student.


In September 2015, Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe confirmed that John Pennington is the man responsible for the rape of a five year old girl in Cowlitz County., Washington.  An insider who we have labeled as ” fed up” told the Gold Bar Reporter that Mark Roe was convinced by Snohomish County Prosecutors Sean Reay and Sara DI Vittorio ( being sued for racketeering) to hide Pennington’s criminal history to avoid liability.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attempted rape and sexual assault covered up by Snohomish County Washington, misuse of public monies

Over the last ten years, the Gold Bar Reporter has been sounding the alarms about an unqualified political appointee, Snohomish County’s Dept. of Emergency Management Director John E. Pennington.  Today, we have credible sources confirming beyond any shadow of a doubt that John E. Pennington has one more skill to add to his resume, attempted rape of Snohomish County’s public records officer.

 

Although John Pennington was terminated after public records reveal that he is the man responsible for the attempted rape of Snohomish County’s Dept of Emergency Management’s public records officer  ( Snohomish County misused taxpayer monies in exchange for her silence about John E. Pennington’s attempted rape which occurred inside Dept of Emergency Management).

 

Although John E. Pennington was fired from Snohomish County in January 2016, he is the man responsible for the rape of a  5 year old girl from Cowlitz County ( according to Cowlitz County lead detective Maurice Saxon who was forced into early retirement for talking with the Gold Bar Reporter about John Pennington’s rape of a 5 year old girl), guilty of violently assaulting a 3rd trimester pregnant Duvall Washington City Council member,  a man diagnosed by King County Washington Dr. Hedrick’s as a “sociopath with no empathy for human life”, and who enjoys taking showers with a  six year old little girl.

 

Source Pennington v Pennington, Washington Court of Appeals Division One. 


As promised to my readers, once new information becomes available regarding John E. Pennington or his convicted bank frauding wife, Crystal Hill Pennington, the Gold Bar Reporter will post updates.


In 2010, Snohomish County’s political appointee to Dept of Emergency Management John E. Pennington asked county public records officer to come to his office. For the protection of the victim, we will only name her DR.  Once DR sat down for a one on one meeting John E. Pennington, he jumped up from his seat, closed and locked the door behind DR.  This was 2010.

 

In 2010, DR was making approx. $40,000 per year with simple administrative skills. According to a source close to DR, John E. Pennington did not sit down not behind his desk but in a chair adjacent to DR.  Immediately Pennington placed his hand on DR’s leg started massaging her leg stating” we are soul mates!”  DR jumped up from her seat and tried to leave Snohomish County Dept of Emergency Management office but the door was locked.

 

This allowed John E. Pennington to corner DR, placing his arms firmly on each of side DR’s body, locking her inside a corner of Pennington’s county office. DR started shouting for help, forcing Pennington to release DR, sadly, not before Pennington forcibly massaged her breasts, licking her neck, and caressed the inside of legs around her vagina.  DR’s shouts for help inside Snohomish County Dept. of Emergency are believed to be the reason why Pennington’s rape amounted to attempted rape of DR.


Misuse of taxpayer monies to pay off attempted rape victim, Welcome to Snohomish County Washington 

 

So what Snohomish County did not is even more staggering.  In 2010, DR’s best friend, who was also a county worker, called then Executive Aaron Reardon informing of how John E. Pennington tried to rape her best friend DR.  Reardon’s answer to John E. Pennington’s attempted rape of DR was to pay her off.

 

In 2009 to 2010, DR went from her $40,000 year administrative position to a $55,000 year pay raise with a retro-active back pay.  DR took the pay off, and Aaron Reardon failed to report the rape of DR and misappropriated public monies to hide John E. Pennington’s attempted rape of a county worker.

 

DR used taxpayer funds to obtain a breast implant, and manipulated a higher position inside the City of Marysville as Director of Emergency Management making $135,000.

 

DR refused comment as has John E. Pennington for this article.  John Pennington took it a little further and tried to obtain a restraining order against the Gold Bar Reporter’s new reports that has been DENIED three times as a “prior restraint on free speech.”

However, our readers should be happy to know that the “lunatic on the loose” although fired from FEMA and Snohomish County is now teaching classes to our young children at Pierce College in Tacoma Washington.

 

Sexual predicators thrive on access to victims. With no surprise, John E. Pennington is also a man who loves church.

 



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From FEMA to Snohomish County, to Pierce County Washington, “Lunatic on the loose”

On February 22, 2017, Pierce College public official and man responsible for killing of 43 people in the Oso mudslides, John E. Pennington, verbally assaulted a Pierce County Sheriff’s Officer caught on camera.  He also verbally threatened the Gold Bar Reporter’s process server who served John Pennington with more complaints and a subpoena.

Unfortunately, John Pennington’s criminal conduct was caught on camera and witnessed by several onlookers at the Piece County Courthouse, including three Sherriff’s Officers.

The Gold Bar Reporters recently learned that John Pennington has been treated for major mental health problems, and was kicked out of Vanderbilt College as a result.

Imagine a man with mental health problems sat as a Director of Emergency Management of Snohomish County.  A major breach to health and welfare to the taxpayers of Washington State.


John Pennington is being sued for his latest racketeering crimes and posting defamatory and untrue statements on a website he and his bank frauding wife Crystal Hill Pennington run titled  ” The Sky Valley Chronicle.”  Both were served with new complaints on Thursday, and by John Pennington’s threats and tactics to intimidate court officers were witnessed on camera.

” Looney Tunes, What’s up Doc?

“Lunatic on the loose” John E Pennington has been trying for over eight years to obtain a prior restraint on free speech against the Gold Bar Reporter’s reports on his and our former bank frauding Mayor Crystal Hill Pennington ( nee Berg, bank fraud Snohomish County, Washington 2005).    Why, to hide their criminal racketeering conduct the Gold Bar Reporter have been exposing for over the last ten years, including a foe online website the Penningtons set up to cyber-stalk their opponents.

Gold Bar’s Mayor Joe Beavers was deposed in November 2016, and he too admitted he was a anonymous cyber-stalker on the Penningtons’ website while he was a Gold Bar public official. Beavers and the City are being sued for gross civil rights violations.

On Thursday February 22, 2017, the lunatics tried for the tenth time to obtain a restraining order against the Gold Bar Reporter, but this time forum shopping in Pierce County.  A county where Crystal Hill Pennington doesn’t live and a county where John Pennington managed to fraud state taxpayers ( and our children) with false academic credentials obtaining a job teaching our youngsters.

Imagine you sign up for Homeland Security degree at Pierce College and your classes are being taught by a man who has admitted to having and using false academic credentials


 

FALSE ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS, JOHN E. PENNINGTON’S FRAUD

UPON THE TAXPAYERS

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d04771t.pdf   ( GAO)

 

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/local-fema-chief-had-little-disaster-experience/    ( Seattle Times report on John Pennington’s false credentials)

 

Please see the attached ABOVE PDF Government Accountability Report  ( or link provided above) on public official John E Pennington’s online diploma mill school of choice.  I also include Seattle Times article in support of John Pennington’s false academic credential.

 

As both reports unmistakably confirms the IRS found that California Coastal sold degrees at flat rates.  As such,  Mark Lindquist, please consider this letter and supporting evidence in support on my criminal complaint against John E. Pennington as he produced his fraudulent online degree to obtain a benefit in violation of

 

RCW 9A.60.070

False academic credentials—Unlawful issuance or use—Definitions—Penalties.

(1) A person is guilty of issuing a false academic credential if the person knowingly:

(a) Grants or awards a false academic credential or offers to grant or award a false academic credential in violation of this section;

(b) Represents that a credit earned or granted by the person in violation of this section can be applied toward a credential offered by another person;

(c) Grants or offers to grant a credit for which a representation as described in (b) of this subsection is made; or

(d) Solicits another person to seek a credential or to earn a credit the person knows is offered in violation of this section.

(2) A person is guilty of knowingly using a false academic credential if the person knowingly uses a false academic credential or falsely claims to have a credential issued by an institution of higher education that is accredited by an accrediting association recognized as such by rule of the student achievement council:

(a) In a written or oral advertisement or other promotion of a business; or

(b) With the intent to:

(i) Obtain employment;

(ii) Obtain a license or certificate to practice a trade, profession, or occupation;

(iii) Obtain a promotion, compensation or other benefit, or an increase in compensation or other benefit, in employment or in the practice of a trade, profession, or occupation;

(iv) Obtain admission to an educational program in this state; or

(v) Gain a position in government with authority over another person, regardless of whether the person receives compensation for the position.

(3) The definitions in this subsection apply throughout this section and RCW 28B.85.220.

(a) “False academic credential” means a document that provides evidence or demonstrates completion of an academic or professional course of instruction beyond the secondary level that results in the attainment of an academic certificate, degree, or rank, and that is not issued by a person or entity that: (i) Is an entity accredited by an agency recognized as such by rule of the student achievement council or has the international equivalents of such accreditation; or (ii) is an entity authorized as a degree-granting institution by the student achievement council; or (iii) is an entity exempt from the requirements of authorization as a degree-granting institution by the student achievement council; or (iv) is an entity that has been granted a waiver by the student achievement council from the requirements of authorization by the council. Such documents include, but are not limited to, academic certificates, degrees, coursework, degree credits, transcripts, or certification of completion of a degree.

(b) “Grant” means award, bestow, confer, convey, sell, or give.

(c) “Offer,” in addition to its usual meanings, means advertise, publicize, or solicit.

(d) “Operate” includes but is not limited to the following:

(i) Offering courses in person, by correspondence, or by electronic media at or to any Washington location for degree credit;

(ii) Granting or offering to grant degrees in Washington;

(iii) Maintaining or advertising a Washington location, mailing address, computer server, or telephone number, for any purpose, other than for contact with the institution’s former students for any legitimate purpose related to the students having attended the institution.

(4) Issuing a false academic credential is a class C felony.

(5) Knowingly using a false academic credential is a gross misdemeanor.

 

As for Pierce College, I’d like some comment from the Dean of Students and/or  Board of Trustees Chair Ms. Roseblatt on why Pierce College approved employment of John E. Pennington with such fraudulent degrees.

As a taxpayer, I have standing to bring not only a criminal complaint for John Pennington false filings, but also a civil charge for state ethics violations.

Our children deserve better from us.


VERBALLY ASSAULTING COURT OFFICERS

John E. Pennington has yet one more credential to add his resume, threatening public and court officers.

With each new credential, the Gold Bar Reporter will update his resume.

Criminal charges have been filed against John E Pennington with his court appearance this month.


“Heck of a job, Brock” another FEMA failure

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Brock Long, FEMA political appointee

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter started the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Purpose, to provide assistance to local governments hit with disasters. Typically, FEMA doesn’t respond unless a governor requests federal assistance during or leading up to a disaster.

After 9/11, FEMA became part of the Department of Homeland Security, the Executive Branch serving at the will of the President.  Sadly this means the President is allowed to make political appointments.

As my readers know all too well, political appointments all too often yield uneducated and unqualified political appointees, instead of people who can perform.

Such is the case of Donald Trump’s political appointee Brock Long, FEMA Director.


Brock Long earned a MA in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University, West Virginia. For those of us who have ever served in any capacity of Academia, we know Criminal Justice majors are the least educated members of our society.  Why seems to be geared toward the mentality that police officers only follow orders.  The military style philosophy.

He served as a regional manager there during George W. Bush’s administration before leading the Alabama Emergency Management Agency from 2008 to 2011, including during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Long joined the George W. Bush Jr. administration in November 2001 as a hurricane program manager in FEMA for six states, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.  He, Michael Browne, and John E. Pennington ( fired from FEMA and Snohomish County for unethical conduct unbecoming of a public officer) were major participants in FEMA’s botched response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Mr. Long’s major achievement was the distribution of a hurricane computer game for grade-school students that focused on preparedness for such storms.  Presumably because our children don’t have enough games to play at home.

Mr. Long left FEMA in 2006. The following year, he was named southeast regional director for Beck Disaster Recovery, a consulting firm that specialized in emergency planning, disaster training and post-event recovery.

In January 2008, Long became director of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, where he directed the state’s response to incidents as different as the H1N1 flu virus and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as hurricanes and other storms. Long’s experience with schools was particularly prized by Alabama after a school in the town of Enterprise collapsed during a 2007 tornado, killing eight students.

He had no management skills prior to receiving political appointments, and at least part of his degree (MS) appears to have been earned ” online.”

In 2017, Long unjustly received widespread praise by President Trump for his handling of the federal response to Hurricane Harvey, the first major natural disaster faced by the Trump administration in 2017.

Instead of actually doing anything to assist disaster victims prior to Hurricane Harvey, Long appeared on the scene just long enough to grab the limelight, hand out food supplies and take pictures ( in dress clothes, adding insult the average working class American).

Mistakenly, Long said emergency management begins at the local level and that it is FEMA’s job to serve in a supportive role.  A gross understatement, as FEMA’s role is Emergency Management, before, after and during disasters.  Mistakes often made by persons who lack the education and knowledge of why and how FEMA was created.

 

During a visit to Texas after the storm, President Trump introduced Mr. Long as “a man who really has become very famous on television in the last couple of days.”  After seeing this, I remember saying ” am I reading this right? People are dying, without water, food, and electricity, and our FEMA Director’s proudest accomplishments should be how famous he will become as a result of being on television.  America is in trouble!”

Personally I’d prefer not to be associated with failing to adequately respond in performing my job, human suffering, and causing the deaths of hundreds, in a very public way.

 

Is being famous really important when fellow Americans are without food, clean water,  and electricity?

Leaders problem solve, this involves reaching across the political lines to find solutions, not a ” my way or the highway” approach.  Sadly, Brock Long represents what’s wrong with Washington D.C.


America is harmed by not having qualified persons running FEMA  

With no surprise my readers probably already guessed that I was no Donald Trump supporter. Frankly speaking, I felt he was unqualified to serve as a Diplomat for America – and I was no fan of his T.V. show The Apprentice, which I view as mindless television, harming our children into believing that winning is more important than working together to find solutions.  However, I first gave Trump the benefit of the doubt, until he disrespected German Chancellor Angela Merkel by refusing to shake her hand. 

Not because I believe Chancellor Angela Merkel is right on immigration ( fact is I believe she created a dangerous situation for Germany by allowing Muslims to immigrate at will), because I expect the President of the United States ( my homeland)  to be respectful, and to act respectful, to elected leaders around the World. Chancellor Angela Merkel is no exception because she’s a female or has different views about immigration (which I certainly do not and never will share).

 And tweeting threats to North Korea is not making us safer, its harming America’s credibility throughout the World, and makes us look like bullies who act on impulse and not with diplomacy.

 


A few weeks ago, I witnessed our President Tweet that Puerto Rico residents were “second class citizens”, for me, it was time to speak out.  Taking this phrase apart word by word, “Second” speaks for itself, meaning not first. Presumably referring to the America’s main land residents in first place.  Winners apparently, not just lucky to born on the mainland.  Next, class refers to a superior group of persons. For me, all life on planet Earth is sacred.  Lastly, citizens. The word citizen according to Dictionary.com means “a native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to its government and is entitled to its protection (distinguished from alien ). “


Puerto Rico is an American territory, meaning all Puerto Ricans are “citizens of the US.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico

  Nothing second class about US citizens. 

 So why did it take eight days for Brock Long to respond to Hurricane Maria?  Seems to me that Long too believes that Puerto Rico residents are “second class citizens” and simply implemented policy, also known as “class warfare.”

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Class_conflict

 Problem for me, Brock Long disrespected fellow Americans, and as such, he will receive as much sunshine as our Freedom of Information Act allows.

 


 

 

In 2014, John E. Pennington, a political to FEMA Region X ( George W Bush Jr. forced his resignation after he learned that he was treated for major mental health issues and enjoys abusing women and children) and Snohomish County Emergency Management  (terminated after he was caught via public records criminally harassing the Gold Bar Reporter and trying to hack into the Gold Bar Reporter’s blogs) caused the deaths of 43 residents in the Oso mudslides here in Washington State. Instead of doing his job, public records reveal that he spent most of his work day criminally harassing me and trying to hack into the Gold Bar Reporter’s blog.

After he killed 43 people in the Oso mudslides here in Washington State, finally in 2015, John E. Pennington was fired after public records documented his criminal conduct as state herein, and his U.S. Homeland Security clearance was stripped after he was caught running illegal background checks on citizens here in Washington State. 

John E. Pennington is being sued for RICO and gross 1983 violations, and our readers should be happy to know that Brock Long hired Pennington to teach FEMA Emergency Management classes at Emergency Management Institute ( FEMA EMI) in Maryland/Pennsylvania, and even awarded contracts to John E. Pennington’s college drop-out ( who we hear managed to get an online certificate from Eastern Oregon State, a college which had major accreditation problems) convicted bank frauding wife Crystal Hill Pennington ( convicted of bank fraud, Snohomish County, Washington, 2005 using alias of  Crystal Berg; and served time in North Carolina, using alias of Chris Hill, 2000, for the same offense).


Evidence of FEMA Director Brock Long’s 2017 failures

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Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, another sad example of Brock Long’s botched response

Maria

 Aftermath of Hurricane Maria, another example of Brock Long’s botched response

  FEMA’s botched response to California fires

Brock Long should take lesson on how to be a great American from San Juan’s Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz.
President Trump enjoys the term ” YOU’RE FIRED” but failed to fire the biggest failure of all, Brock Long, adding insult to injury.

Washington State Attorney General destroys records, King County Judge slaps him with $784,664,00 sanction; $50 Million settlement 

The mother load! Terminated former Director of Emergency Management caught hacking, public records confirm

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UPDATE:  More records from Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management’s most recent records response also documents that John Pennington used hacking encryption software, was trying to place viruses and malware on computers, blogging on the Sky Valley Chronicle, set up fake Facebook accounts, and set up an account on  http://www.Match.com ( dating service) using a fake identity, etc.  (not sure about my readers, but the only reason a married person would sign up for Match.com is because you’re a cheater).


In May 2014, John E. Pennington caused 43 people in  Oso Washington to suffocate to death, many children.  Instead of doing his job ( mitigating), John Pennington spent most of our county time criminally assaulting women and children, hacking, and setting up fake identities so he could cyber-stalk his opponents, Snohomish County (WA) public records document.

Sounds familiar?  Just like Kevin Thomas Hulten as evidenced by the Daily Herald’s article http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20130214/NEWS01/702149999


 

Reviewed under RCW 42.56, Washington State’s Public Records Act:

In May 2015, then Snohomish County Executive John Lovick wrote John Pennington an email stating  “ John, You’re a great leader.”   This caused me to write Mr. Lovick an email stating   “ Mr. Lovick,  if causing 43 people to suffocate to death in the Oso mudslides is your idea of great leader, I’d hate to see what your of idea of bad leader is.”

In November 2015,  Snohomish County voters booted Executive John Lovick to the curb, by casting votes in favor of honest Monroe resident Dave Somers.


Below is just a small portion of the public records received under Washington State’s Public Records Act as it relates to Snohomish County computers assigned to John Pennington while he was employed in Snohomish County.


For those of you who may not live in Washington State; John E. Pennington is the man responsible for causing the deaths of 43 Oso residents in the most preventable nature disaster loss of life in Washington State’s history, also known as the Oso mudslides. Pennington is also one of three George Bush political appointees ( who all received online printed off college degrees from American Military an online diploma mill Senator Harkin called fraud) responsible for the Hurricane Katrina debacle.

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John E. Pennington, terminated


 

Below is just a little snip of John E. Pennington’s stroke keys received under RCW 42.56 ( Washington State’s Public Records Act) as it relates to his county issued computers. John Pennington’s stroke keys ( also referred to as  H_keys) also confirm that he contacted Twitter on the same day the Gold Bar Reporter’s Twitter account was suspended as a result of malicious and criminal harassment John Pennington aimed at us for reporting on his criminal conduct.

Records below also confirm that John Pennington made several attempts to hack into the Gold Bar Reporter’s website, all this while on the county’s payroll and while using county computers.

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According to my expert, Snohomish County’s latest release documents beyond any shadow of a doubt that John E. Pennington spent many hours trying to “hack” into the Gold Bar Reporter.

John Pennington used county computers and was paid with our tax dollars to criminally harass his opponents just like Kevin Thomas Hulten ( now married to attorney Krystal Tate Hulten living Los Gatos California). Dr. Hendricks from King County Washington labeled John Pennington as a “sociopath with no empathy for humans. Source: King County Superior Court.

Over the next month, I will be drafting a criminal complaint against John E. Pennington and will have it filed in Snohomish County Court soon. My counsel sent me the following advice:

RCW 9A.52.110 – Computer trespass in the first degree.

RCW 9A.52.120 – Computer trespass in the second degree.

RCW 9A.52.130 – Computer trespass — Commission of other crime.

RCW 9.73.030 – Intercepting, recording, or divulging private communication — Consent required — Exceptions.

A new lawsuit will be filed John Pennington in two weeks but this time in D.C. Thank you Snohomish County insider, we are well on our way to busting Prosecutor Tempski, Di Vittorio and Mark Roe’s racketeering scandal.

 

 

 

 

 

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