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Topic: Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office

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August 26, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Bellingham man who fired at police is wounded

Police in Bellingham say two officers returned fire after a man fired a shotgun at them in a motel room. Police say the officers were unhurt but the man suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The Bellingham Herald reported that the 54-year-old man was in surgery Monday evening at a local hospital. His name was not…


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February 12, 2012 at 11:36 AM

Pilot rescued after crash on Mount Baker

A 28-year-old pilot is resting at home in Bellingham after crashing a small plane on Mount Baker. The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office says it received reports Saturday night of both a snowmobile accident and a plane crash at an area known as Schreibers Meadow. When search-and-rescue personnel arrived, they learned that the injured snowmobilers had been…


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