Woman pleads guilty to Craigslist prostitution robbery

first_imgDanielle Azevedo A woman accused of plotting to rob a Hazel Dell man who answered her prostitution ad was sentenced Friday to three years and nine months in prison.Danielle L. Azevedo, 24, of Salmon Creek pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted robbery and possession of methamphetamine. She advertised herself as a prostitute on the Craigslist website and arranged to meet the victim the night of Aug. 14 at his home.When she arrived at the home of Greg Kappler, the two went into the bedroom. Azevedo then said she had to retrieve something in her car and left the room. That’s when her boyfriend entered, allegedly clubbing Kappler repeatedly, prosecutors said.Kappler was hospitalized with serious injuries, including a concussion.“He was very lucky to have not suffered life-threatening injuries,” said Deputy Prosecutor Anna Klein.Azevedo told sheriff’s investigators that she and her boyfriend had planned the robbery together.Azevedo’s boyfriend, Jacob Diepenbrock, was initially charged with first-degree assault, first-degree burglary and possession of methamphetamine. Prosecutors on Sept. 13 dismissed charges against Diepenbrock without prejudice, meaning the charges could be refiled.Klein said the case against Diepenbrock case requires further investigation. The victim could not identity Diepenbrock as the assailant; according to court documents he was identified by only Azevedo. Klein declined to elaborate further, citing the active investigation.last_img

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