Black Diamond police find armed and dangerous man

A 49-year-old Black Diamond man, James Ecret, had been sought by police for domestic violence felony harassment and cyber harassment. Police spokesman Sgt. Greg Goral said Ecret was considered armed and dangerous.

The search came to a quick end when he was captured and booked Saturday. He was arraigned Monday and pleaded not guilty. His next hearing is set for Oct. 22.

Ecret is accused of leaving his ex-girlfriend, who lives in Black Diamond, voice messages stating he wanted to kill her and he sent her text messages with lewd pictures, according to the Goral.

Ecret is accused of going to the woman’s residence Sept. 13 and throwing flower pots around and sticking a knife in her door.

Goral said following an investigation the Black Diamond Police Department filed charges with the King County prosecutor.

Ecret also has a cyber harassment warrant issued by King County. According to the Black Diamond Police Department he had been on supervised probation, but is currently at large.

Goral said he made comments that “he will not go to jail.”

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