'On the Fence': Malicious mischief charge
Defendant scheduled to appear Sept. 16 in Edmonds Municipal Court
Last updated 9/3/2020 at 8:44am
Richard Tuttle, who allegedly vandalized the "I Can't Breathe" artwork in Edmonds, has been charged with third-degree malicious mischief. He is scheduled to appear at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Edmonds Municipal Court.
The charges – subject to a $5,000 fine and up to a year in jail – were brought by the City's prosecutor, the Edmonds-based firm of Zachor and Thomas.
The charges come after last month's decision by the Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office not to file a hate crime charge against the 69-year-old man, which the Edmonds Police pushed for.
The office referred the case bac...