Ernesto Lee Rivas, middle, is led into Skagit County District Court by Skagit County sheriff's deputies for his first court appearance in Mount Vernon, Wash., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.
Ernesto Lee Rivas, middle, is led into Skagit County District Court by Skagit County sheriff's deputies for his first court appearance in Mount Vernon, Wash., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Brandy Shreve AP
Ernesto Lee Rivas, middle, is led into Skagit County District Court by Skagit County sheriff's deputies for his first court appearance in Mount Vernon, Wash., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. Brandy Shreve AP