Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

Richard Michael Payne, 55, is a level 3 sex offender (Spokane County Sex Offender Registry)

Trial begins in NorthTown Mall molestation case 

A Spokane jury will likely decide this week whether a 56-year-old man with a criminal history of indecent acts with minors will spend the rest of his life in prison. The trial of Richard Payne, accused of inappropriately touching and exposing himself to a five-year-old...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2013

Wenatchee lawyer nominated for federal judgeship 

A Wenatchee lawyer was nominated Thursday to become Eastern Washington’s newest federal judge, the White House announced Thursday. Stanley A. Bastian, managing partner of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward law firm, will replace U.S. District Judge Edward Shea, who has been placed into the federal...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013

Spokane teenager missing for ten days

A Spokane teenager has been missing for ten days. Carolyn JoAnn Toner, 17, was last seen on Sept. 3, according to a Washington State Patrol report. She is a white female, about 5-feet-9-inches and 125 pounds. She has blue eyes, red hair and wears glasses....

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013

Back to school? 

Remember: Just because your little one is back in the classroom, it doesn't mean they all are. Here's a gem from yesterday's Pullman police log. 13-P07307 Juvenile Problem 12:02:24 09/04/13 Aaron Breshears ACT Reaney Park, PULLMAN, WA 99163 RP reporting a child at the park...

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Sheriff's Office hosts Citizens Academy

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is hosting an eight-week citizen's academy designed to provide an overview of what law enforcement officers do and some of the issues they face. The program is scheduled to begin Oct. 7 with sessions each Monday from 6 p.m. to...

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