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Kurt Madsen: High-Violent Offender with severe anti-government, authority issues wanted after recent release from mental hospital

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FUGITIVE WANTED June 30, 2017 —
High-Violent Offender, Kurt Madsen, is wanted again.

He’s breaking probation with the Department of Corrections after being recently released from Western State Hospital and failing to report to DOC officers like he’s been ordered to.

DOC officers think he could be hiding in Kent or around Pioneer Square in downtown Seattle.

If you know spot him, or know where he’s hiding, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or use the P3 Tips App to submit your information.

The Department of Corrections says numerous anonymous tips from Washington’s Most Wanted viewers led DOC Northwest Community Response Unit and Seattle police to the arrest of Kurt Madsen on Thursday.

madsen sidesFUGITIVE WANTED BY DOC IN KING COUNTY January 13, 2015 —
The Department of Corrections says High-Violent Offender, Kurt Madsen, has severe anti-government and authority issues.

He uses the fake name “Troy.”

He is on the run after breaking probation for Assault 2 (Intentional and Causes Substantial Bodily Harm).

He has brown hair, blue eyes, is 5’10 and weighs 180 lbs.

In Sept of 2011, Madsen got into a fight with a restaurant worker in Kent, beating him and hitting him in the face with a bicycle chain. Witnesses described the sound made by the impact of the lock to the victim’s face as a “rock hitting a brick wall.” Madsen told police the man he injured had attacked him.


Criminal history: Robbery 2 / Indecent Liberties (juvenile), Misd Minor in Possession of Alcohol, DWLS (x19), Alcohol Beverage Control violation, Open or Consume Liquor in Public (x2), Failure to Obey Officer, Misd Reckless Driving, Burglary 2, Misd Resisting Arrest, Misd False Statement to Public Servant, DUI (x3), Misd Anti-Harassment Protection Order Violation DV (x6), Misd DV Court Order Violation (x5), Misd Obstructing Law Enforcement Officer (x2), Misd Criminal Trespass 1 (x2), Protections Order Violation – Subsequent Violation (x3).

If you know where DOC officers can find him, call an anonymous tip into:

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.