TACOMA, Wash. -- A man accused of driving Maurice Clemmons away from the Seattle area coffee shop where he killed four police officers made his first court appearance Wednesday.
Darcus Allen is a convicted murderer who did time with Clemmons in an Arkansas prison. He was charged in Tacoma, Wash., with rendering criminal assistance, pleaded not guilty and was held without bail.
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Two women alleged to have given Clemmons fist aid and rides after the shooting at a Parkland coffee shop early Sunday also appeared in Pierce County Superior Court. Each was ordered held for 72 hours on $500,000 bail.
In all, six people have appeared in court after being arrested for investigation of helping Clemmons avoid police during a frantic two-day manhunt.
A lone patrol officer shot Clemmons Tuesday.
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