Category: Investigations

Articles by Leroy Cook

Getting Information

During my 20 years as a legal investigator, my job was usually getting information others couldn’t get. Sometimes this was from private individuals but frequently it was from bureaucrats. A few years ago I had a custom home built on oceanfront property on Whidbey Island in Washington state. The property was on a high bluff with potential drainage and instability issues. The timber that had to be cut plus nesting Eagles were factors. Island County in Washington is known for its non-user-friendly planning and zoning department. Before we started excavating for the foundation, I obtained all the necessary building permits

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