Clemmons Was Deemed "Dangerous" by Psychologists, Granted Bail Anyway
December 01, 2009
“I’ll kill all you bitches,” Maurice Clemmons told the Pierce County Jail workers who were trying to book him, according to court records.
It was May 9, 2009. Clemmons, 37, had been arrested after punching a sheriff’s deputy in the face. He was charged with multiple counts of third-degree assault and malicious mischief and later, second-degree child rape.
Clemmons, the prime suspect in the Sunday slayings of four Lakewood police officers, received a court-ordered mental health evaluation tied to the charges filed in May. The evaluation, obtained by The News Tribune, was completed Oct. 19, five weeks before the shootings.
It was one of the factors considered by Thomas Felnagle, the Superior Court judge who set bail for Clemmons at $150,000. County prosecutors say the number was unusually high, given the underlying charges.
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