A prolific offender accused of exposing himself to women at a Ballard business, then assaulting the owner’s husband -- who was released from jail days later, only to return to the business and expose himself once more -- is out of jail again following his fourth arrest since October.
The Seattle Municipal Court said Seth Gordon’s cases, which included more than one arrest for assault, have been dismissed after a court-ordered evaluation found him incompetent to stand trial.
That means a protection order to protect the women at the Ballard business is no longer active. Those women told KIRO 7 Thursday they were informed of Gordon’s cases being dropped through a victim advocate.
The judge ordered he be referred to be evaluated for potential involuntary commitment for mental health treatment, according to the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. A spokesperson said the outcome is confidential because of HIPPA regulations.
Seattle Municipal Court spokesperson Gary Ireland said in a statement:
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