Sirens & Gavels archive for April 2013

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013

Crimestopper reward offered for head shop thief 

Spokane County Sheriff's Office shared surveillance stills of a man suspected of robbing a Spokane Valley head shop. | Photo: Spokane County Sheriff's Office Spokane County Sheriff's Office needs help identifiying a man suspected of stealing a pack of Captain Kratom Thai powder from a...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2013

Body found at home of DB Cooper parachute packer

WOODINVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A homicide victim’s body has been found at a Washington state home owned by the man who packed the parachutes used by infamous airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper. King County sheriff’s detectives responded to the Seattle suburb of Woodinville on Friday night...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013

Fugitive found hiding in Spokane Valley outhouse 

Federal agents caught a fugitive in Spokane Valley after he was found hiding in an outhouse. Travis W. Beavers, 20, fled authorities and ditched his car near Dishman Mica Road and Appleway Boulevard around 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Spokane Valley Sheriff’s deputies helped federal agents...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013

Pullman police say surveillance video released in error

Previously released footage from Pullman Police Department on Youtube shows the assault suspects leaving the Adams Mall parking lot following last month's assault of a Washington State University instructor. A video containing excerpts of surveillance camera footage from the night a Washington State University instructor...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013

$500,000 bond for Browne's Addition shooting suspect

Justin C. Werle appeared in court Wednesday afternoon and was given a $500,000 bond. Photo: Nicole Hensley A missing work glove led to a shooting between a Browne’s Addition apartment tenant and his building’s handyman. Spokane Police officers arrested Justin C. Werle Tuesday night after...

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NRA documentary examines Wallace shootings

The shooting of two Spokane County sheriff's deputies last year by a reputed heroin trafficker with a penchant for firearms and a long history of felony convictions is now getting national attention. Above is a YouTube trailer for a new documentary, produced by the NRA...

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Several firearms found inside foreclosed home

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detectives found several firearms inside a South Hill home where a man shot and killed himself Sunday. Detectives seized five assault rifles and four hand guns from the 4500 block of East Sumac Drive where 62-year-old Warren C. Schrempp, Jr. was...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013

New pot growing and processing licenses on hold 

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is delaying its timeline for granting marijuana growing and processing licenses — and that means legal marijuana sales likely won't begin before spring of next year. Rather than issue growing licenses this summer and processor licenses this fall, as called...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013

Tax day can be a bummer for everyone

With tax day looming, career criminals should take note. The IRS is advising that all earnings, including those obtained illegally, must be reported as income for tax purposes. Additionally, criminal enterprises are ineligible for the types of business deductions enjoyed by companies engaged in lawful...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013

Informant led Spokane detectives to suspected drug dealers 

A confidential informant led Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detectives to a married couple dealing meth out of a Spokane apartment, according to criminal complaint filed in United States District Court Tuesday. Spokane County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Mark W. Bush (pictured left) and Crystal K. Peterson...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2013

Newport inmate smuggles drugs into jail 

A Newport man being booked into Pend Oreille County Jail on Thursday was caught smuggling a stash of drugs into his shorts. The inmate, identified as 25-year-old Clinton E. Trickel, cut holes into his waisteband to hide hydrocodone, oxycodone, marijuana and a pipe, but jail...

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Arson targets Browne's Addition garbage can 

A garbage can in Browne’s Addition was the target of about four fires starting on Saturday morning. Ray Ekins lives nearby and was walking his dog Duchess around 7 a.m. when he saw the first set of flames inside the barrel at Second Avenue and...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013


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