West Mich. firefighter charged with rape in Pa.

The Grand Rapids Firefighter of the Year for 2011 is being held in the Kent County Jail on rape charges from Pennsylvania.
Oct 27, 2012


Lt. Lee Finlayson, 50, of Rockford was arrested Thursday on forcible rape charges in Beaver County, Pa. Finlayson is accused of forcing a woman to engage in sex acts at her home in Brighton Township, about 20 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, in September.

According to court documents, the victim filed for a protection order against Finlayson after the alleged incident. The order was granted Oct. 11.

Finlayson has been a Grand Rapids firefighter since 1997.


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