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Attorney for Auburn Police Officer Charged With Murder Files Motion to Change Judge

by Jack Russillo


The attorney for Jeff Nelson, an Auburn police officer charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault for the killing of Jesse Sarey in Auburn in May 2019, filed a motion to change judges in the case.

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Auburn Police Officer Charged with Second-Degree Murder, Assault in the First Degree

by Jack Russillo


Jeff Nelson, the Auburn Police officer who shot 26-year-old Jesse Sarey in May 2019, was charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault by King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg on Thursday, August 20. Nelson was arrested on Monday morning at the Maleng Regional Justice Center and his bail was set at $500,000. If he posts bail, he will go into electronic home detention. Nelson pleaded not guilty to both charges. 

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