Man Who Torched Police Precinct Running For Seattle City Council

  • A man who received a 2-year sentence for setting fire to a Seattle police precinct during the deadly 2020 Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) has filed to run for the Seattle City Council.
  • Isaiah Thomas Willoughby was released in March 2022 following a two-year prison sentence in conjunction with three years of supervised release for starting a fire outside the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct in the early morning hours of June 12, 2020.
  • Willoughby pleaded guilty to federal arson charges.