Those close to a 15-year-old boy accused of starting a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a trail in Oregon’s scenic Columbia River Gorge says he is from a church-going large Ukrainian family mortified by what happened.
WOODLAND, Calif. — Calling the defendant a “danger to society,” a Superior Court judge sentenced a Washington man to 25 years, 8 months to life in state prison Wednesday for his role in a crash that killed his girlfriend as the couple fled from police.
Brent Luyster shed tears as he recalled seeing a news report in the early morning hours of July 16, 2016, stating that his best friend and two others were fatally shot and a fourth person was wounded the night before. The report named Luyster as the shooting suspect.
A Vancouver man appeared in court Monday on suspicion of multiple counts of viewing child pornography. Police said he admitted to viewing and downloading illicit images on a laptop computer at his care facility last year.