OCEAN SHORES, Wash. – The suspect in an Ocean Shores throat slashing incident is back in custody, after a brief custody stint in Los Angeles. James Lemar Griffin of Ocean Shores was wanted in the July 31 throat slashing of his Duck Lake Avenue neighbor Jose Segovia.
Last month, Griffin was arrested and released in LA, after Grays Harbor County prosecutors declined to have him extradited.
Griffin was arrested in Thurston County on a warrant for Burglary in the 1st degree, and booked into Grays Harbor County Jail Friday on burglary and assault charges. His accuser, Segovia is also being held in Grays Harbor County Jail on two counts of child molestation.
Deputy Police Chief Russ Fitz with the Ocean Shores police department tells us 31 year old Jose Moises Segovia was arrested after Ocean Shores Police investigated a report that Segovia had allegedly molested a 4 year old, female family member. Ocean Shores Police obtained an arrest warrant for Segovia on August 2nd and he was arrested at the Ocean Shores Police Department on Thursday afternoon.
Fitz tells us when Segovia answered his front door on the evening of July 31st, Griffin allegedly sprayed an unknown chemical in the man’s face and cut his throat before fleeing the scene.