CAPTURED: Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of DV fugitive Michael Gormley in Edgewood


A Washington's Most Wanted viewer tip to Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound led to the capture of Michael Gormley.   Detectives arrested him in in Edgewood Friday night.  He is being held in the Pierce County jail on $75,000 bail.

Gormley is Washington's Most Wanted capture #926 thanks to tips from our viewers.


King County Sheriff's deputies are searching for Michael Dennis Gormley and asking for help from the public to locate him.

The 46-year-old is wanted on a $75,000 warrant for Domestic Violence Felony Violation of a No Contact Order, Telephone Harassment in Pierce County and a no bail DOC warrant for illegal drugs in Olympia.

Federal Way Police say he has continued to violate a protection order, continues to follow the victim, assaulted her and threatened to kill her if he catches her with someone else. Officers say he became enraged on June 28th and punched her in the face.

Gormley's prior convictions include Reckless Driving, Taking a Vehicle without Permission, Assault 4 DV, DV Felony Violation of a Court Order, Assault 3 DV, Theft 1, Obstructing Law Enforcement, Possession of Burglary Tools, Vehicle Prowling, Possession of Stolen Property, Possession for Drug Paraphernalia, Theft 3, Disorderly Conduct, DUI and Negligent Driving. He has had 6 prior restraining orders filed against him.

Gormley is 6'02", 300 pounds, has Hazel eyes and is bald. If you can tell deputies where to find Dennis Gormley.

Call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or use the P3 Tips App on your phone. It is anonymous and there is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to his arrest.