State v. Vaughn

In State v. Vaughn, 83 Wn. App. 669, 679-80, 924 P.2d 27 (1996), the court held that an exceptional sentence for first degree kidnapping and rape of a child was justified where: The defendant spent a protracted period of time in the victim's neighborhood watching children; Learned the victim's mother's and siblings' names; Told many lies to facilitate the crime; Identified in advance the place where the rape took place as a potential site if he acted on his fantasies; Outfitted his car in a way which facilitated the rape (by carrying a foam pad and a sleeping bag); Took steps to hide what was in the car; His pornography His whereabouts at the time the crime was committed.