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Pierce County Superior Court Criminal Case 20-1-02071-2
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Defendant: TAMAU MORRIS TAUALA
Access: Public
Jurisdiction: SUPERIOR CT - PIERCE CTY
Initial Arrest Date: 08/13/2020

 Attorneys
Type Name Firm Role
Pros KARA E. SANCHEZ Prosecuting Attorney LEAD COUNSEL
Pros JOE SCOVEL Prosecuting Attorney CO COUNSEL
Defe LAURA S CARNELL Pierce County Dept of Assigned Counsel LEAD COUNSEL

 Charges
Count Type Description RCW Disposition Sentence Date
1 Original MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE , 9A.32.050(1)(a)    


 Filings 
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Filing Date Filing Access Pages Microfilm
08/14/2020  INFORMATION Public 2
08/14/2020  AFFIDAVIT/DETERMINATION FOR PROBABLE CAUSE Public 4
08/14/2020  PRE-TRIAL INDIGENCY REPORT Sealed 2
08/14/2020  ORDER ESTABLISHING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE Public 2
08/14/2020  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
08/17/2020  NOTICE OF APPEARANCE SPECIAL/LIMITED Public 1
08/28/2020  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
08/31/2020  NOTICE OF APPEARANCE Public 2
09/09/2020  ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL DATE Public 1
09/28/2020  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
10/14/2020  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
12/16/2020  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
12/30/2020  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
01/12/2021  ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL DATE Public 1
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 Proceedings
Date Judge Dept Type Outcome
08/14/2020 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION 2 CD2 ARRAIGNMENT ARRAIGNED  

08/28/2020 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION 2 CD2 RETURN WITH ATTY HELD  

09/09/2020 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ OMNIBUS HEARING CONTINUED  

10/07/2020 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ JURY TRIAL CONTINUED  

01/14/2021 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ OMNIBUS HEARING CONTINUED  

02/05/2021 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ TRIAL READINESS STATUS HEARING CONTINUED  

02/25/2021 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ JURY TRIAL CONTINUED  

03/25/2021 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ OMNIBUS HEARING  

06/03/2021 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ JURY TRIAL  

 Incidents
Incident Number Law Enforcement Agency Offense Date
2021500509 FIFE POLICE DEPARTMENT 08/02/2020

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 Judgments
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Created: Sunday January 17, 2021 4:37PM