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Ferndale police officer charged with solicitation of a minor

FERNDALE, Wash. — Bellingham police arrested a Ferndale police officer on Tuesday who has been charged with criminal attempt, solicitation of a minor.

Michael Scott Langton was taken into custody at his Blaine home at around 9 p.m.

Langton was booked into the Skagit County Jail.

“As this charge involves a minor, it is especially sensitive, therefore no additional details on this active investigation will be released at this time,” a news release from Bellingham police said.


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