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SNOCAT Task Force Investigation Suspect in Custody


CONTACT: Lieutenant Jeff Brand
Breaking News Pager: 425-339-5700

Marysville, Washington- On June 19, 2013 SNOCAT Investigators released information and the photo of James L. Phillips with a request for the public’s help locating Mr. Phillips.

Immediately following the first media broadcast of this information Mr. Phillips called investigators and declined to turn himself in to police.  Over the course of the afternoon and evening detectives learned that Phillips was planning to leave the Snohomish County area and received tips about where Phillips might be.

At about 10:45 PM on June 19th, Marysville Officers stopped a vehicle in the 5200 Sunnyside Blvd, in which Phillips was a passenger.  Phillips ran from the vehicle but was captured by Officers.  Phillips was transported to the Marysville Jail and later transferred to the Snohomish County Jail to be booked for the outstanding probable cause.

Snohomish County law enforcement thanks the media and community for your help apprehending Mr. Phillips.