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Pierce County Superior Court Criminal Case 21-1-03483-5
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Defendant: MICHAEL JEROME MATTHEWS
Access: Public
Jurisdiction: SUPERIOR CT - PIERCE CTY
Initial Arrest Date: 11/02/2021

 Attorneys
Type Name Firm Role
Pros LISA WAGNER Prosecuting Attorney LEAD COUNSEL
Pros EMILY COX Prosecuting Attorney CO COUNSEL
Defe KELSEY PAGE 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)    

2 Original MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE 9A.32.050(1)(b)    

3 Original UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM IN THE SECOND DEGREE 9.41.040(2)(a)(i)    

4 Original POSSESSION OF A STOLEN FIREARM 9A.56.140(1) , 9A.56.310(1)    


 Filings 
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Filing Date Filing Access Pages Microfilm
11/04/2021  INFORMATION Public 4
11/04/2021  AFFIDAVIT/DETERMINATION FOR PROBABLE CAUSE Public 4
11/04/2021  PRE-TRIAL INDIGENCY REPORT Sealed 3
11/04/2021  ORDER ESTABLISHING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE Public 2
11/04/2021  ORDER FOR COMPETENCY EVALUATION Public 6
11/04/2021  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
11/05/2021  NOTICE OF APPEARANCE Public 2
11/10/2021  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
11/18/2021  COMPETENCY RESTORATION ORDER Public 9
11/18/2021  FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION Public 9
11/18/2021  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
11/19/2021  FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION Public 9
12/14/2021  MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT Public 23
12/14/2021  MOTION FOR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Public 2
12/14/2021  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
12/14/2021  ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Public 1
12/17/2021  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
01/05/2022  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
01/07/2022  DSHS' RESISTANCE TO CONTEMPT SANCTIONS Public 6
01/07/2022  DECLARATION OF AMANDA SMITLEY Public 92
01/07/2022  DECLARATION OF DR. THOMAS KINLEN Public 14
01/12/2022  CLERK'S MINUTE ENTRY Public 2
01/12/2022  ORDER RE: TRANSPORT TO HOSPITAL Public 2
02/14/2022  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
04/15/2022  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
04/18/2022  RECEIPT OF DISCOVERY Public 1
04/18/2022  FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION Public 16
04/27/2022  ORDER FOR HEARING Public 1
04/27/2022  ORDER ESTABLISHING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE Public 2
04/27/2022  ORDER DETERMINING COMPETENCY TO STAND TRIAL Public 2
05/25/2022  ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL DATE Public 1
05/25/2022  ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL DATE Public 1
06/21/2022  ORDER APPOINTING EXPERT FOR EXAM Public 2
08/02/2022  ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE OF TRIAL DATE Public 1
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 Proceedings
Date Judge Dept Type Outcome
11/03/2021 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION 2 CD2 ARRAIGNMENT CANCELLED  

11/04/2021 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION 2 CD2 ARRAIGNMENT WS/INDEP EVAL COMP FOR TRIAL  

11/18/2021 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ COMPETENCY HRG HELD - COMPETENCY PENDING  

01/05/2022 09:00 AM THERAPEUTIC COURT THER SHOW CAUSE HEARING CANCELLED  

01/05/2022 09:00 AM THERAPEUTIC COURT THER MOTION-DISMISSAL CANCELLED  

01/12/2022 09:00 AM THERAPEUTIC COURT THER SHOW CAUSE HEARING HELD - COMPETENCY PENDING  

01/12/2022 09:00 AM THERAPEUTIC COURT THER MOTION-DISMISSAL HELD - COMPETENCY PENDING  

02/16/2022 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ COMPETENCY HRG CONTINUED  

04/27/2022 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ COMPETENCY HRG HELD  

04/27/2022 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ ARRAIGNMENT HELD  

05/25/2022 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ OMNIBUS HEARING CONTINUED  

06/14/2022 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ JURY TRIAL CONTINUED  

06/21/2022 01:30 PM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ EXPARTE ACTION EXPARTE ACT W ORDER HELD  

08/02/2022 08:45 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ OMNIBUS HEARING CONTINUED  

09/26/2022 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ JURY TRIAL CONTINUED  

10/04/2022 08:45 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ OMNIBUS HEARING  

11/18/2022 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ TRIAL READINESS STATUS HEARING  

12/06/2022 08:30 AM CRIMINAL DIVISION- PRESIDING JUDGE CDPJ JURY TRIAL  

 Incidents
Incident Number Law Enforcement Agency Offense Date
2130501961 PIERCE COUNTY SHERIFF 11/01/2021

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Created: Thursday August 18, 2022 12:33AM