When Forest Service employees first stumbled upon the trail and road damage, they didn’t know who did it or why.
But they knew something was wrong.
Mile after mile of dirt trails and primitive roads west and south of Bend had been wrecked with heavy machinery. Trees were knocked over with roots attached. Culverts were smashed. Roads were widened to two or three times their original size. Some areas were stripped bare of vegetation and rocks. The debris was pushed into unkempt piles along the road.
ByKEN ARMSTRONG & T. CHRISTIAN MILLER•Dec 16, 2015
David Hyde talks with investigative reporter Ken Armstrong with the Marshall Project about the case of a Lynnwood teenager who was raped at knife point, then charged with a crime herself after police questioned her account of the attack.
Seven years ago, a Lynnwood teenager was raped at knife point. No one believed her. Here’s an excerpt of the story from the Marshall Project and Pro Pubilica:
No one came to court with her that day, except her public defender.
She was 18 years old, charged with a gross misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail.