On Friday, Jan. 7, the individual involved in the February 2020 robbery of Euphorium – Vashon was sentenced to 27 months on a first-degree attempted robbery charge.
The individual, 34-year-old Keenan Walsh of Vashon, entered Euphorium – Vashon on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, and pointed a BB or airsoft gun at a female employee’s face, fired shots into the air, and stole the store’s cash register. No one was injured during the incident.
On Dec. 9, 2021, Walsh pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted robbery, writing in his plea, “…I took a substantial step towards committing a robbery when I attempted to obtain U.S. currency from the person in the presence of (the victim), an employee of [Euphorium], by the threatened use of force when I displayed what appeared to be a firearm.”
In the sentencing documents from the King County Superior Court, Walsh is also to have no contact with Euphorium – Vashon or the employee who was present at the robbery.
Note: This is an update to “Reported robbery at Vashon Euphorium this weekend,” published in The Beachcomber on Feb. 13, 2020.