Convicted of multiple counts of first degree assault and drive-by shooting, Hans Hansen of Granite Falls learned his fate on Tuesday, November 24 as Snohomish County Judge Ellen Fair passed down his sentence – 71 years in prison.
As we near the Christmas season, many thoughts of this beautiful time of year and the holidays grab at my heart as I run across articles and stories from the writings of Vervia Gabriel (January 27, 1945 - May 17, 2015).
In this column, "From the Desk of the Chief", Interim Granite Falls Police Chief Scott Robertson will share news and happenings with the community from the perspective of our law enforcement officials.
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