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Prolific burglar "Maxfield Dare" to be sentenced today

August 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Update from the King County Prosecutor:

Repeat burglar Maxfield Dare was sentenced today to an exceptional sentence of ten years in prison on a variety of charges in connection with a recent property crime spree in North Seattle. Sentencing was before Judge Michael Trickey.

Prosecutors requested 11 years in prison. The standard range was five to seven years. Dare amassed 15 convictions as a juvenile offender, but was not incarcerated for any significant length of time because of the state’s juvenile sentencing laws.

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The man accused in a string of north end burglaries this spring is to be sentenced this afternoon, police say.

Prosecutors are asking for an 11-year exception sentence for 18-year-old Maxfield Dare – really, that’s his name.

From the Seattle Police Department:

Beginning in February, Maxfield Dare burglarized more than a dozen homes as his victims slept, and stole cash, credit cards and cars.

Detectives from SPD’s auto theft unit, Major Crimes Task Force, patrol, Anti-Crime Team, Crime Analysis Unit, and Robbery Unit all worked to track Dare down.

In June, Dare pleaded guilty to four counts of residential burglary, two counts of auto theft, trafficking stolen property, theft and assault, adding to his already hefty rap sheet which includes 15 prior convictions as a juvenile.

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