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Suspects await sentencing for burglarizing Gov. Inslee’s office

Two women who burglarized Gov. Jay Inslee’s office this summer are expected to be sentenced Oct. 6.

Emily E. Huntzicker, 23, and Rachel A. Kamiya, 28, have both pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespass and third-degree theft. Their sentencing was initially scheduled for Sept. 22, but a continuance was approved by Judge Anne Hirsch.

Surveillance video shows two females climbing to a second-floor balcony and entering the office through an open window at 6:55 p.m. June 15.

Eight days later, Huntzicker, a resident of Beaverton, Oregon, was pulled over on I-5 after passing a Washington State Patrol officer at 78 mph, according to court documents. She was taken into custody on suspicion of burglary.

Huntzicker admitted to taking items in the governor’s office and also identified Kamiya as the other person in the surveillance photos.

With a search warrant, the state patrol searched Huntzicker’s car and found a trooper’s campaign hat, a bottle of “Beast” wine, two necklaces, a framed picture of Gov. Inslee with Magic Johnson, a button with art and a mask made of animal fur.

Kamiya was arrested in Seattle, and a search of her apartment led to the recovery of a tribal blanket that was stolen from the office, according to documents.

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