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July 12, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Suicide suspected in death at SeaTac detention center

A man who was booked into the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac last week for allegedly violating the terms of his probation was found dead on Saturday. Steven Allen Dailey, 50, was discovered unresponsive in his cell. Prison officials attempted to revive him, but were unable to, according to a news release sent out by the Federal Bureau of…

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| Topics: detention, prisons, SeaTac detention center

January 3, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Skagit County man suing over alleged immigrant abuse

ANACORTES (AP) — A Skagit County man who is a Mexican national is suing the federal government over the way he was treated after a traffic stop in Anacortes. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Gustavo Vargas Ramirez spent two months in detention under threat of deportation for failing to signal before a left turn. He is…

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| More in General news, Government, The Blotter | Topics: Anacortes, Border Patrol, detention