Joseph W. Crist. Courtesy of Kirkland Police Department

Joseph W. Crist. Courtesy of Kirkland Police Department

Police ask for public’s help on locating controlled substance homicide suspect

Joseph W. Crist was charged with giving a 17-year-old girl drugs that led to her overdose and death.

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:27pm
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The Kirkland Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man charged with giving a 17-year-old girl drugs that led to her overdose and death.

Joseph W. Crist, who was charged with controlled substance homicide and distribution to persons under age 18 following the teen’s death in 2016, was scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 2 to accept a plea agreement but failed to show up.

A $100,000 warrant for his arrest was issued for his failure to appear in court.

According to a KPD press release, Crist is the registered owner of a 2007, blue, Kia Rio, Washington license plate: AZE6393, which he might be driving. He may also be driving a 2009, black, Hyundai Accent, hatchback.

Anyone with any information on Crist’s whereabouts is asked to contact KPD at (425) 587-5656.

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