With the mainstream media catching up with the Seattle speakeasy case centered around East Pike’s “The Yard” that has brought charges against seven for illegal gambling and drugs, here is a look at the charges as documented by the King County Prosecutor. We’ve included the entire document, below, so that you may review the charges and draw your own conclusions about this stage of the case.
In reviewing the 25-pages of charges and overview of the prosecutor’s evidence, look for references to “The Yard” for segments that focus on what occurred here on East Pike. For more on the case and some color from reports of what the Capitol Hill card room was like, see the Seattle PI’s new write-up on the charges. For the full history of the case including the first round of federal drug charges see SeattleCrime’s scoop on the new gambling charges here.