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Washington State Cases Included in Boy Scouts' 'Perversion Files'

As part of the settlement in a multimillion-dollar sex abuse case, thousands of pages of documents containing information on possible crimes were released Thursday.

Numerous Washington state cases of possible sexual abuse by Boy Scout troop leaders and volunteers were part of the organization's "perversion files" released Thursday to the public.

For decades, the Boy Scouts of America kept the files as a way to keep volunteers suspected of inappopriate sexual behavior away from children. The files were not shared with parents or police, though some involved individuals were criminally charged and some were the subject of media coverage.

The files became public Thursday as part of an $18.5 million settlement between the Boy Scouts and a victim.

The Los Angeles Times has created a list of the cases by year, city, state and troop number. The newspaper's database includes the time period covered by Thursday's release (1965 to 1985), as well as other accusations and documents gathered and released in various court cases.

Here is a list of the 149 cases in Washington state, according to the L.A. Times files. If a name is listed in the table below, it has associated documents available in the L.A. Times database (see link above). In many of the in­cid­ents de­scribed, no crim­in­al charges were filed, mean­ing the al­leg­a­tions were nev­er heard in court, the Times said.

Year Suspect ID/Name City State Troop Number 1987 746 Acme Wash. 31 1981 Mauch, Michael S. Anacortes Wash. 81 1988 1047 Appleton Wash. 25 1988 1047 Appleton Wash. 2 1991 2142 Auburn Wash. 501 1996 3527 Auburn Wash. 341 1998 3528 Beaver Wash. 9465 1990 1738 Belfair Wash.
2004 5014 Bellevue Wash. 606 1989 252 Bellingham Wash. 3047 1975 Downing, Arthur H. Bellingham Wash. 25 1990 1727 Bellingham Wash. 6 1992 5087 Bellingham Wash. 3 1997 4151 Bothell Wash. 570 1996 4196 Bothell Wash. 356 1996 4196 Bothell Wash. 356 1984 Puerner, Lester A. Bremerton Wash. 1549 1961 1945 Bremerton Wash. 507 1961 1945 Bremerton Wash. 503 1988 1054 Buckley Wash. 576 1993 4281 Centralia Wash. 328 2001 4508 Chattaroy Wash. 240 1994 3801 Chehalis Wash. 320 2000 4591 Chehalis Wash. 9373 1989 526 Colville Wash. 999 1999 4426 Colville Wash. 921 1993 4194 Concrete Wash. 74 1991 2179 Des Moines Wash. 391 1997 3806 Eatonville Wash. 604 2001 3810 Edgewood Wash. 525 1974 Howell, Charles L. Ellensburg Wash. 477 2000 3533 Enumclaw Wash. 302 2000 3809 Enumclaw Wash. 422 1960 2571 Everett Wash. 8 1993 5088 Everett Wash. 219 1992 5089 Everett Wash. 114 1995 3805 Federal Way Wash. 334 1993 4165 Federal Way Wash. 361 1976 Newman, Arnold O. Ferndale Wash. 45 2001 4593 Gig Harbor Wash. 282 1998 3529 Hadlock Wash. 1480 1990 1531 Hoquiam Wash. 211 1992 3763 Kelso Wash. 301 1990 237 Kennewick Wash. 143 1991 578 Kennewick Wash. 169 1990 Johnson, Richard Kennewick Wash. 126 1991 1141 Kennewick Wash. 164 1990 1820 Kennewick Wash. 168 1992 3457 Kennewick Wash. 603 1989 526 Kettle Falls Wash. 965 1988 704 Lake Stevens Wash. 43 1990 1531 Long Beach Wash. 546 1997 3157 Longview Wash. 304 1992 4587 Longview Wash. 313 1993 4194 Marblemount Wash. 77 1992 5090 Marysville Wash. 82 1987 539 Monroe Wash. 70 1997 4425 Newport Wash. 969 1997 4590 Oak Harbor Wash. 4061 1994 3800 Ocean Park Wash. 4044 1989 181 Olympia Wash. 266 1965 2567 Olympia Wash. 8 1994 3802 Olympia Wash. 9007 1995 3804 Olympia Wash. 9453 1991 2119 Orting Wash. 576 1987 166 Pasco Wash. 150 1962 1936 Port Angeles Wash. 471 1962 1936 Port Angeles Wash. 686 1994 3128 Poulsbo Wash. 9590 1995 3525 Poulsbo Wash. 575 1986 266 Pullman Wash. 460 2001 3810 Puyallup Wash. 551 2000 4592 Puyallup Wash. 512 1998 3807 Raymond Wash. 4036 1999 3531 Redmond Wash. 5557 2000 3532 Redmond Wash.
1992 4375 Redmond Wash. 423 1986 720 Renton Wash. 714 1994 4377 Renton Wash. 378 1992 3456 Richland Wash. 914 1994 3458 Richland Wash. 252 1989 1034 Rochester Wash. 317 1990 148 Seattle Wash. 454 1984 Burgett, Howard Eugene Sanderson Seattle Wash. 4 1988 882 Seattle Wash. 120 1988 882 Seattle Wash. 120 1988 1351 Seattle Wash. 100 1990 1355 Seattle Wash.
1970 2047 Seattle Wash. 3121 1966 2090 Seattle Wash. 765 1964 2218 Seattle Wash. 323 1970 2224 Seattle Wash. 313 1965 2330 Seattle Wash. 144 1995 3517 Seattle Wash.
1994 3523 Seattle Wash. 222 2000 5013 Seattle Wash. 387 1975 2426 Sedro Woolley Wash. 67 1991 2119 Shelton Wash.
2003 4867 Silverdale Wash. 1585 1991 14 Snohomish Wash. 79 1991 14 Snohomish Wash. 45 1991 14 Snohomish Wash. 36 1987 1092 Snohomish Wash. 32 1998 4581 Snohomish Wash. 79 1990 603 Spanaway Wash. 517 1989 264 Spokane Wash. 359 1972 Collins, Dennis David Spokane Wash. 323 1990 1028 Spokane Wash. 8603 1990 1515 Spokane Wash.
1969 2282 Spokane Wash. 210 1962 2594 Spokane Wash. 1 2003 2806 Spokane Wash. 413 1992 3595 Spokane Wash. 226 1994 3596 Spokane Wash. 485 1994 3596 Spokane Wash. 485 1996 4423 Spokane Wash. 245 1996 4424 Spokane Wash. 233 1999 4426 Spokane Wash. 2000 1999 4426 Spokane Wash. 8601 1991 113 Tacoma Wash.
1989 213 Tacoma Wash. 483 1988 520 Tacoma Wash. 111 1990 1738 Tacoma Wash. 480 1991 2106 Tacoma Wash. 636 1963 2470 Tacoma Wash. 45 1968 2498 Tacoma Wash. 28 1994 3524 Tacoma Wash. 600 1995 3803 Tacoma Wash. 238 1995 3804 Tacoma Wash. 5046 1997 3806 Tacoma Wash. 600 1999 3808 Tacoma Wash. 8608 1994 4589 Tacoma Wash. 104 1993 3521 Tumwater Wash. 737 1989 203 Vancouver Wash. 559 1986 1032 Vancouver Wash. 525 2001 3158 Vancouver Wash. 487 2001 3158 Vancouver Wash. 48 2004 3159 Vancouver Wash. 489 1996 3770 Vancouver Wash. 2025 1997 3771 Vancouver Wash. 430 1996 3526 Vashon Island Wash. 294 1998 3193 Walla Walla Wash. 316 1995 3459 Walla Walla Wash. 343 1988 98 Washougal Wash. 612 1994 2831 Wenatchee Wash. 2 1995 3087 Woodland Wash. 307 1995 3087 Woodland Wash. 394 1990 786 Yakima Wash. 2131 1966 2566 Yakima Wash. 8

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