Michael Rush Pleads Guilty
This afternoon, March 1, 2019, Michael D. Rush accepted a plea agreement and pled guilty to Assault 1st Degree, Burglary 1st Degree, and Rape 3rd Degree.
This guilty plea brings a sentence of 467 months (38+ years) in prison for committing the violent sexual assault of a Cenex Zip Trip employee in the early morning hours of January 13, 2018.
The investigation was led by Sexual Assault Unit Detective Rob Satake. Today’s hearing was held in front of Superior Court Judge Maryann Moreno and prosecuted by Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney Larry Haskell and Spokane County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Fitzgerald.