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Lesley Hetzler LL From: Cindy L. Brown RECEIVED Sent: Monday, January 08, 2018 &:35 AM i To: Kelly Eisenhood; Jennifer Cooper; Lesley Hetzler JAN 08 2018 Subject: Confidential Memo - Do Not Disseminate pouce DEPT. Confidential Memo - Do Not Disseminate May Contain Non-Diselosable Attorney Work Product (RCW 42.56.90), Decline to Prosecute Notice To: Bainbridge Island PD, Email: Kelly Eisenhood, Jennifer Cooper & Lesley Hetzler From: Justin B, Zaug, WSBA No, 26236, Deputy Prosecuting Attemey REPLY TO: Bainbridge Island Municipal Court Division DATE: December 20, 2017 Susrect: Richard L, Rynearson, 1, 217 Shepard Way Bainbridge Island, Wa 98110 Crime Classification ~ Gross Misdemeanor/Misdemeanor Offense Date - November 22, 2017 Your Report Numer -2017B1001410 [REFERRED BY CAMERON A. Lewts, 829 Seized personal property? None Seized contraband? None Rape kit? None Seized firearm? None Reason(s) for Decline to Prosecute ‘Our dectne reason ~ Suspect Did Not Commit The Crime Victim in this mater is Bainbridge Island Judge Sara McCulloch, The judge was aware of a Facebook page, "Bainbridge Uncensored,” that had been created by the suspect forthe purpose of criticizing the judge in regard to her decision to issue a lifetime civil anti-harassment order in which the suspect was the respondent, The judge had no issue withthe Facebook page end is ertiism ‘of her but did want to make a report about some of the comments that were generated by unknown guests fo the page that caused the Judge concer regarding her personal safety. ‘We will monitor any future referrals carefully, but at this time this suspect has not committed a crime. [Nate-After speaking wiht Deputy Prosecutor who made te delson to decline to proseut, you ny appeal te decline dello o Fela and Javenle Dion ‘Chef Chad Enright, Dirtet and Mpa! Dsaton Che. Ze, or Ponce dttoray Ta Rabinaon Deel eter t vit? No Prosecutors File Number-17-227678.3 D1 Arrest made/Citation issued Date/Time Reported: 11/22/2017 12:00 ort: WA0180700 BAINBRIDGE IS POLICE DEPT INCIDENT/INVESTIGATION REPORT hes sll case Number: 117-001410 Incident Information ‘THE INFORMATION BELOW IS CONFIDENTIAL - FOR USE BY AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY Date/Time Reported ‘Date/Time Occured From | bate/Time OzuredTo | Offer, 11/22/2017 12:00 1A2R017 12:00 Ha2A017 12:00 (829) LEWIS, CAMERON A Inegent Locate (I 6 000220068 ISLAND, wa s110 s = Description statute uk |p ae [PATROL-CHREK™ Hiwes wast BiPpoEN —_|999_| 1 com Location Type ent Par Forced Ey RESIDENCE Ic Yes @ No Criminal Actor, [weapons “vee Name Fest) NDIVOUAL MCCULLOCH, SARA does ome (208) (ERS 8 41x 22U06E ISLAND, Wa 98110 ae Employer Nae/aderess aa ‘eum otcrmer nies Nove eieney | Rwy 1 Resident | Unkaown Oca THE (828) LEWIS, CAMERON A fe gy Sw arth a Teo, roe ac TOF UNE Reostontae ted at; 11/22/2017 17:59:41 Woe a Page 1 of 5 BAINBRIDGE IS POLICE DEPT INCIDENT/INVESTIGATION REPORT ae 1 Arrest made/citation issued “arrived 12:00 eave 1201 Date/Time Reported: 11/22/2017 12:00 ‘ont; WA0180700 Case Number: 117-001410 ____ Dither Person adress (I 3 41221068 ISLAND, wa ssr10 Emgloyer Namesaaress arrative = = ‘SOURCE OF ACTIVITY: On November 22 of 2017 at approximately 1240 hours, I was dispatched by CENCOM for a harassment detail atthe Bainbridge Island Municipal Court. INVESTIGATION; | responded to the court and contacted the reporting Party, Bainbr jge Island Municipal Court Judge, Sara McCulloch, McCulloch informed me that the issued at hand revolved around a ruling that she had made against a Richard Lee Rynearson If earlier in the year. McCulloch explained that she had a hearing between Clarence Moriwaki and Rynearson in which Moriwaki was petitioning for @ civil order against Rynearson. The hearing resulted in McCulloch ‘szanting Moriwaki the order against Rynearson which Rynearson was displeased about. ‘MeCulloch told me that she had learned recently from some personal friends that somebody had created a new Facebook page "Bainbridge Island Uncensored," McCulloch reviewed the page which had Rynearson and his wife, Hyland Hunt, marked as the administrators of the page. ‘The page was used to criticize the handling of his ease and to express his own views on Ist amendment rights whieh-Wfc€atTOch, McCulloch told me that she had no qualms with the page as it was perfectly legal to publicly criticize a public figure. However, her concerns arose from the fallout from all of the attention the page has gathered, McCulloch provided me with some screen shots of posts and responses from the page which she said made her feel uneasy about her safety. I reviewed the posts and responses which ranged from support of the her decision with Rynearson’s case, dissent over her decision with Rynearson’s case, crude sexual insults, people calling for her removal from office and/or jailing, to ‘comments that people should be allowed to execute corrupt public officials. ‘Two specific posts that stood out more than the others were the following: A Joel Pruitt wrote, "Back in the good old days we shot Tyrants for such things sinh, Freedom and Liberty are nothing but a myth in America anymore:(" and, "In didn’t advocate violence at all, Although i can guarantee peaceful protests will get no one anywhere. Vote the pos Tyrants out of office and take back Our Government or Plan B." Printed at; 11/22/2017 17:59:41 Page 2 of 5