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February 21, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Seattle firefighter pleads not guilty to child rape

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A 52-year-old Seattle firefighter accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Friday to child rape charges in Bellingham. Michael James “Suey” Sulak remained free on bail after his arraignment in Whatcom County Superior Court. He lives in Ferndale and met the Lynnwood girl through a community theater group where he…


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July 25, 2013 at 10:39 AM

Bellingham man ruled incompetent for murder trial

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A Bellingham man accused of stabbing his father to death and injuring his mother and a niece has been found incompetent to stand trial. Whatcom County prosecutors dropped murder and assault charges against 35-year-old Per Olaf Johansson until he’s found sane enough to assist in his defense. The Bellingham Herald reports he’ll…


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