UPDATE | MARCH 19, 2014, 3:30PM
According to Dan Donohoe of the King County Prosecutor’s Office, the 41-year old male suspect arrested on March 18, 2014, in connection with the March 9th North Bend sexual assault and stabbing was released without charges.
The suspect appeared in King County Court Wednesday, March 19th at 2:30PM. Via email Donahoe said, “Initial forensic test results did not match the suspect. The investigation by Snoqualmie Police will continue.”
Snoqualmie Police announced Wednesday, March 19, 2014, that a man was arrested and booked into King County Jail on charges related to the stabbing and sexual assault that occurred at Jay Berry’s restaurant in North Bend’s Mountain Valley Shopping Center on March 9th .
Police say the 41-year-old Hispanic male arrest is a North Bend resident. The man was booked with charges of assault, rape and burglary and is due in King County Court for his first bail hearing at 2:30PM, March 19th.
Snoqualmie Police Department officers serving North Bend had been aggressively working the case in collaboration with the Coalition of Small Police Agencies Major Crimes Task Force.
The Snoqualmie Police Department took over North Bend police services on March 8, 2014