Michael Barber Wiki – Bio
Michael Barber, 58, a Washington state fugitive suspected of raping a child, was arrested in Arizona on Friday after authorities found him living in an RV, according to a local report.
Michael was taken into custody without incident in Tucson by Washington Fugitive Investigations (WFI) agents after failing to appear in court on charges of child rape in the second degree, rape and kidnapping in the first degree, and felony stalking. serious, reported FOX13 Seattle. Barber had been released on a $250,000 bond before he became a fugitive, authorities said.
Michael Barber is 58 years old.
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Barber allegedly lived in the mobile home, which was provided by his wife, the outlet reported, citing WFI. He was arrested without incident. Barber was charged in connection with an alleged 2021 incident involving a 13-year-old girl at a park near her home in Spanaway, Washington.
He had been at the victim’s home looking for yard work the day before the alleged sexual assault, according to court documents obtained by the station. Barber threatened to kill the victim if he told anyone about the incident, investigators alleged. After the victim and his mother identified Barber from surveillance footage of the home, officers attempted to arrest him at his home. However, Barber refused to surrender and an hour-long SWAT standoff ensued before his eventual arrest.