Sirens & Gavels archive for Aug. 2013

SATURDAY, AUG. 31, 2013

Kellogg man impersonates officer, faces charges 

Halloween came early for a Kellogg man accused of impersonating a police officer, but the trick ended with no treat. John A. Mendy was arrested by the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, according to a news release. For about two weeks, Mendy would dress...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013

Jailed Ridpath developer wants trial moved 

Spokane developer Greg Jeffreys, who is jailed on federal charges alleging that he defrauded investors of millions of dollars, has asked a judge for a change of venue for his trial, arguing that local media “has saturated the Spokane area with prejudicial and inflammatory remarks.”...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013

Suspected killer's FB page gets a makeover

Suspected teen-age killer Kenan Adams-Kinard appears to be getting a digital makeover. The boy's FaceBook page, which earlier this week featured divisive messages of support from friends and relatives, has been spruced up and apparently locked down. The new cover photo shows Adams-Kinard with his...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 17, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013

Crime Stoppers identifies ten new fugitives

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest are looking for ten fugitives, three of whom are active, repeat offenders. Repeat offender suspects are those criminals considered by law enforcement to be the most active offenders in the community, according to Crime Stoppers. There is a double...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013

Wild SPD chase ends with arrest, nap

It started with what appeared to be a drug-fueled joy ride in a stolen pickup truck. It ended with a nap. Spokane police arrested Benjamin P. Aleto, 27, Tuesday night after they say he fled from Officer Ron Van Tassel through a north Spokane residential...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7, 2013

Scammers promise a clear criminal record

A recent string of scam calls promises Spokane County residents that a clean criminal record is just a phone call away. Over the past several months, citizens have received calls from scammers claiming to be from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office saying there’s a warrant...

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