Suspect accused of violently assaulting 9-month-old boy in Federal Way pleads not guilty
KING COUNTY -- November 27, 2019 Thomas Sims entered a not guilty plea in King County Superior court to DV Assault of a Child 1st Degree and DV Assault of a Child 3rd Degree. The 33-year-old was extradited from Indiana where was arrested in September after fleeing Washington state to avoid capture. Detectives say Sims is also accused of severely beating his 8-year-old son. The judge ordered him not to have contact with either victim.