Court issues no-contact order against Sheriff Ed Troyer, citing ‘unlawful harassment’ of Black newspaper carrier

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The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — A Pierce County court Monday issued an anti-harassment order against Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer, requiring him to stay 1,000 feet from a Black newspaper carrier for one year, citing continued incidents of “unlawful harassment.” The ruling came in a virtual hearing on whether to extend a temporary anti-harassment order that had been filed last month by an attorney for Sedrick Altheimer, the newspaper carrier who is suing Troyer and Pierce County over a highly publicized confrontation on Jan. 27, 2021. In making the ruling at a virtual hearing Monday, Pierce County District Court …

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