Pierce County health care provider license suspended due to attempted murder and kidnapping allegations Washington State Department of Health



For immediate release: May 25, 2021 (21-135)

Contact Person: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471

Pierce County health care provider license suspended over attempted murder and kidnapping allegations

OLYMPIA – State health officials immediately suspended the license of Pierce County Certified Nursing Assistant (NC.10041523) David Clarke-Levy pending further legal action.

Clarke-Levy has been charged with attempted first degree murder and first degree kidnapping by Pierce County Superior Court. Clarke-Levy allegedly pointed a handgun at the victim and told him he was going to kill her and then kill himself. The charges indicate that he then forced his victim into his car at gunpoint.

Clarke-Levy cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and request a hearing.

Clarke-Levy also has a pharmacy technician diploma. The Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission has opened an investigation into this identifying information.

Legal documents on this case can be viewed online by clicking on the Supplier Reference Search link on the Department of Health website; copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a healthcare provider has acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call this number and report their complaint.

The Department of Health protects and promotes public health, safety, and well-being in Washington by regulating the competence and quality of health care providers. The agency establishes, monitors and enforces licensing qualifications, consistent standards of practice, mechanisms for continuing competence and discipline. Rules, policies and procedures promote the delivery of quality health care to the people of Washington.

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