A Bellingham bookkeeper must repay nearly $300,000 and serve more than three years in prison for embezzling from the owners of La Fiamma Wood Fire Pizza and Fiamma Burger, a judge ruled Thursday, July 21.
A man remains at large after he held a knife to a Bellingham woman’s throat and demanded oral sex near the north side of Western Washington University, according to a campus alert released early Wednesday, July 20.
Christopher Lee Trent, accused of numerous counts of child rape appears in Whatcom Superior Court, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Prosecutors say Tent used his position as a youth pastor at Bellingham Baptist Church to take advantage of a teenage girl.
A Custer man faces charges of pouring gasoline on a woman in a tent and lighting a match late Saturday, July 16, when he got upset about a rug she’d taken from him, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office.