THIS WEEK, WE'VE GONE IN-DEPTH ON THE ISSUE OF DANGEROUS
SEXUAL PREDATORS IN OUR COMMUNITY.
MANY OF YOU OUTRAGED.
ABOUT THE RELEASE OF TWO MEN FROM THE SPECIAL COMMITMENT
CENTER ON MCNEIL ISLAND.
QUESTIONS ABOUT SEX OFFENDER DAVID MCCUISTION AND
HIS RELEASE TO SPOKANE.
AND WE'RE WORKING TO ANSWER THOSE.
55 YEAR OLD MCCUISTION WAS CONVICTED IN 1993 OF THIRD
DEGREE RAPE AND ASSAULT.
HE'S NOW LIVING ON THE 300 BLOCK OF WEST SECOND IN
KXLY 4'S GRACE DITZLER IS INVESTIGATING FURTHER TONIGHT...
GRACE, WHAT ELSE DO WE KNOW TODAY ABOUT ALL THIS?
MANY PEOPLE ARE WONDERING HOW AND WHY MCCUISTION ENDED
UP HERE AT THE NEW WASHINGTON APARTMENTS, AND NOW
WHAT IS BEING DONE TO KEEP THE COMMUNITY SAFE.
WHEN NEWS BROKE THAT LEVEL 3 SEX OFFENDOR DAVID MCCUISTION
WAS BEING RELEASED TO SPOKANE, MANY OF YOU HAD QUESTIONS.
ON FACEBOOK SOMEONE ASKED, If its such a concern
why were they released?
LESS RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVE." THERE WAS A TRIAL IN
PIERCE COUNTY, AND AND JUDGE JAMES ORLANDO FOUND THAT
THE PROPOSED "LRA" IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF MCCUISTION
AND INCLUDES CONDITIONS THAT WILL ADEQUATELY PROTECT
THAT'S DESPITE A D-O-C INVESTIGATION THAT UNCOVERED
"MULTIPLE SERIOUS CONCERNS.
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We can't guarantee that he won't get involved with
any of the activities where he's residing.
MANY ASKED, WHY SPOKANE - FOR A MAN WHO HAD NO TIES
COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW MCCUISTION WANTED TO LIVE IN
SPOKANE COUNTY BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE WELDING JOB
THE JUDGE FOUND IT INAPPROPRIATE TO RELEASE HIM TO
PIERCE COUNTY, BECAUSE SOME OF HIS VICTIMS STILL LIVE
OTHERS ASKED WHY HE'S ALLOWED TO LIVE A FEW BLOCKS
FROM LEWIS AND CLARK HIGHSCHOOL?
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I can't answer specifically who came up with the plan
or why or how many other places were looked at.
This was the only one that we investigated that we
were presented with.
BUT WITHIN HIS RELEASE CONDITIONS, MCCUISTION WILL
WEAR A GPS MONITOR AT ALL TIMES, AND ONLY BE ALLOWED
TO LEAVE HIS APARTMENT FOR PREAPPROVED ACTIVITIES.
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He will have to call before he leaves his residence,
call the CCO.
He has to call when he gets to the place he's going
to and he has to call when he's leaving there and
he has to call when he comes home.
D-O-C SAYS THERE ARE CURRENTLY 19 ACTIVE LRA CASES
SIMILAR TO MCCUISTIONS, WHERE THE PERSON LIVES IN
LESSER RESTRICTIVE SETTINGS IN THE COMMUNITY.
BUT TODAY, STATE AGENCIES COULDN'T TELL US SPECIFICS
OF WHERE THEY WERE ALL LIVING.
WE'VE PUT IN A PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS TO TRACK DOWN
AND GRACE, THERE'S EVEN MORE THAT WE HAVEN'T DELVED
COMING UP TONIGHT AT SIX, WE'LL TELL YOU ABOUT SOME
OF THE OTHER PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THIS APARTMENT BUILDING
WITH MCCUISTION, MANY OF THEM SEX OFFENDERS, TOO.
REPORTING IN DOWNTOWN SPOKANE GRACE DITZLER KXLY 4