For immediate release: January 28, 2022 (22-019)
Contact: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471
King County emergency medical technician’s license suspended on charges of attempted rape of a child
OLYMPIA – State health officials suspended the license of King County emergency medical technician Andrew J. Sapier (ES.00124094) pending further legal action.
Sapier has been charged in Pierce County Superior Court with two counts of second-degree attempted rape of a child and one count of communication with a minor for immoral purposes.
Sapier cannot practice in Washington until the charges are resolved. He has 20 days to respond to the charges and to ask for a hearing.
The legal documents on this case can be seen online by clicking the link on Provider Credential Search on the Department of Health website; copies can be requested by calling 360-236-4700. Anyone who believes a health care provider acted unprofessionally is encouraged to call this number and report their complaint.
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