Gov. Inslee suggests tattling on those who don't comply with stay-home order

Governor, state attorney general and patrol chief say failure could lead to arrest

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee called on residents to tattle on friends, neighbors and businesses that fail to comply with his order to stay home during the state's coronavirus outbreak.

"If we're going to beat it, all of has have to be engaged," he said. "Unfortunately, we have thousands of calls coming in ... some individuals and some businesses are not complying."

The order generally requires so-call "non-essential" businesses to shut down and residents to remain at home.

If tattling doesn't work, the governor, state Attorney General Robert "Bob" Ferguson and Washington State Patrol Chief John R...


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