Grant County Victim Services

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Barry Loukaitis Case Information

The Barry Loukaitis case is being handled by the Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney's office. Sentencing is scheduled for April 19th and 20th, 2017.  For more information, please contact Heidi Wehde at the Spokane County Victim Witness Unit at 509-477-2888.    

 


VICTIMS HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW!

WA SAVIN is the Washington Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Service that lets you track the custody status of offenders in jail or prison.  You can call the toll-free number at  1-877-846-3492 or register online at www.vinelink.com (click here to be redirected to that site https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/siteInfoAction.do?siteId=48626)  and follow the instructions to access custody information. 

This service will let you leave a phone number or email to be notified automatically when that offender is released, transferred, escapes, or dies.  Anyone can sign up and it is completely CONFIDENTIAL.

You can also be notified when a protection order is served through this service.  

Dedicated to Serving Victims and Witnesses of Grant County

The Victim/Witness Unit has been established in the Grant Count Prosecuting Attorney's Office to assist victims and witnesses through the criminal justice process.  The Grant County Prosecuting Attorney recognizes that recovering from crime takes time and that victims and witnesses deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.  Many victims and witnesses have never been significantly involved in the criminal justice process and do not know what to expect.  We are here to help!

Here's an example of just some of the services offered by the Victim/Witness Unit:

  • Notify victims of hearing dates and changes to those dates
  • Explain the court process
  • Familiarize victims and witnesses with courtrooms prior to trials and hearings
  • Provide a safe location for victims and witnesses to wait prior to testifying or attending hearings
  • Provide information about available protection from threats or harm
  • Assist victims in obtaining restitution
  • Inform victims of their rights
  • Attend defense and/or prosecution interviews with victims and witnesses
  • Attend hearings or trial with a victim
  • Connect victims with available resources, such as Crime Victims Compensation
  • Notify victims of the final outcome of a case
  • Assist victims in compiling a Victim Impact Statement for sentencing
  • Contact employers to explain or verify victim or witness involvement in a case
  • Answer questions and contact the prosecutor when requested
  • Act as a liaison between victims or witnesses and the prosecutor

Please take a few moments to explore this site to find the answer to many of your questions and to be immediately linked to resources that can help you.

 

 


National Human Trafficking Resource Center

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.


The NHTRC is a program of Polaris Project, a non-profit, non-governmental organization working exclusively on the issue of human trafficking.

We are not a government entity, law enforcement or an immigration authority.

Call: 1-888-3737-888

Llama la línea gratuita y confidencial: 1-888-3737-888

  • Denunciar casos de trata;
  • Conectarse con servicios en su localidad;
  • Pedir información o recursos en español sobre la trata de personas y la esclavitud moderna.

 

Disclaimer

This site is for informational purposes only.  While we strive to provide clear and accurate information, not all information may be free from error.  Information on this site is not and should not be taken as legal advice.  Neither the Grant County Victim/Witness Unit nor the Grant County Prosecuting Attorney's Office provides legal advice to the public.  Neither the Grant County Victim/Witness Unit nor the Grant County Prosecuting Attorney's Office represent victims, witnesses, or private parties.  If you require legal advice, you should consult an attorney.  This office cannot and will not recommend an attorney.