Attorney Daniel Thomas Parsons appears Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Whatcom County Superior Court in Bellingham. Parsons is accused of threatening David Nelson, City of Ferndale’s prosecuting attorney.
William Ralph Smith of Whatcom County is resentenced after pleading guilty to second-degree manslaughter on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Smith originally was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter by a jury after he fatally stabbed another man to death in 2015.
Two of the four women who were victims of Robert Dean McGlothern Jr., who pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted manslaughter and five counts of assault, speak at his sentencing Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Whatcom Superior Court in Bellingham.
Robert Dean McGlothern Jr. is accused of kidnapping his neighbor in October 2015, repeatedly assaulting her with a metal baseball bat and locking her in a closet for two days. McGlothern plead guilty to the crimes Friday, Jan. 5 in Whatcom Superior Court.
A team of law enforcement agencies nabbed 20 men this month in a sting that targeted internet predators attempting to solicit sexual contact with minors. Listen to the press conference Monday, Dec. 18 about the sting and subsequent arrests.
Twenty men in Whatcom and Skagit counties were caught in a sting operation this month that targeted internet predators attempting to solicit sexual contact with minors - part of the Washington State Patrol's ongoing "Net Nanny" operation.