Protecting Victims

Mark Lindquist Protecting Victims

by Tacoma Weekly Staff In 2017, the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office consolidated its felony and misdemeanor domestic violence prosecutors and victim advocates in one central location. This consolidated unit is the first of its kind in Washington and is housed inside the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center (CJFJC), which partners with law enforcement and other … Continue reading Protecting Victims

Career Criminals Off Our Streets

Mark Lindquist keeps us safe

High Priority Offender Program Reduces Crime By Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, first published in The Tacoma Weekly He began his criminal career with a burglary in 2000. Before he turned 40, he racked up 16 felony convictions. Though he was versatile – stealing cars, committing identify theft and dabbling in drugs – burglary remained his crime … Continue reading Career Criminals Off Our Streets

Keeping Our Elders Safe

Our Prosecutor Protecting Elders

Keeping Our Elders Safe by Prosecutor Mark Lindquist, first published in The Tacoma Weekly Mr. Villegas’ life savings began to dwindle under the control of his daughter. He was 81-years-old with dementia and early Alzheimer’s. Frugal, he lived on a modest income. His savings was nearly $200,000, primarily from the sale of his home, but … Continue reading Keeping Our Elders Safe