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Photos show gunpoint 7-Eleven robbery

A reward is being offered for tips that help identify a man who robbed a Spokane convenience store at gunpoint early Saturday.

Surveillance photos released today show the man pointing a gun at a clerk at 7-Eleven, 1425 N. Maple St., about 4:30 a.m.

The robber is described as 5-foot-6 and 180 pounds, and in his late 20s or early 30s.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS or submit tips online. Tipsters do not have to leave their name to collect a reward but should lave a code name or number.

7-Eleven robbery trio pleads not guilty

Three men accused of robbing a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint have pleaded not guilty.

Joseph Taitano, 20; Aleksandr Ampleyev, 20; and Jorell Jones, 21; got about $300 in cash and coins and a felony charge of first-degree robbery for the incident at 1317 S. Grand Blvd. about 2 a.m. July 15.

A woman who said she was sleeping in their getaway van said the men threw the cash drawer out the window and counted the money while talking about “how awesome” the robbery was, according to court documents.

A Spokane police officer spotted the van at a Cenex Zip Trip gas station at 57th Avenue and Regal Street about 20 minutes after the robbery.

Taitano and Ampleyev are in jail; Jones is out on $25,000 bond.

Hate crime alleged at Spokane 7-Eleven

A Spokane man was arrested on a hate-crime charge late Thursday for allegedly threatening two 7-Eleven clerks with a weapon while yelling racial slurs.

Anthony C. Brockie, 37, had a 12-inch strait razor blade in his pants pocket when a police officer approached him at the store at 323 W. Indiana Ave. about 11:22 p.m. after hearing reports of an assault, according to a probable cause affidavit supporting second-degree assault and malicious harassment charges against Brockie.

A store clerk told police she refused to sell a 40-ounce bottle of Olde English to Brockie because he was intoxicated but Brockie loitered in the parking lot and became combative with two clerks.

Another clerk told police that Brockie pulled the blade out, cursed and referenced his Middle Eastern heritage. Another third clerk said Brockie referenced his race and asked if he wanted to die while waving the blade.

Spokane police say they heard Brockie say “those bastard Arabians beat me up,” according to the affidavit.

Brockie was booked into the Spokane County Jail.

CdA man accused of attacking store clerk

A 29-year-old Coeur d'Alene man has been arrested for a robbery that occurred outside 7-Eleven in Hayden last week.

Timothy Wesley Allen is accused of assaulting a clerk and stealing her purse as she left work just after 10 p.m. on May 11.

Allen was arrested Saturday about 4:30 p.m. at his home on Coeur d'Alene Lake Drive, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department. He remains in jail on charges of robbery, grand theft, and aggravated battery.

Allen's arrest history in Kootenai County includes charges of inattentive driving, burglary, shoplifting, a probation violation and two warrants in Benewah County.

7-Eleven employee robbed in Hayden

A robber attacked a 7-Eleven employee in Hayden Wednesday night, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department said today.

The woman was walking to her car after her shift about 10 p.m. when a man grabbed her purse and ran eastbound along Hayden Avenue.

A sheriff's K-9 tracked the man's scent to where investigators believe he may have gotten into a car.

The victim was treated for minor injuries at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d'Alene.
  

Photo shows 7-Eleven beer robber

Police are trying to identify two beer thieves who assaulted a clerk outside a convenience sore last month.

The man and woman stole beer from 7-Eleven, 323 W. Indiana Ave., about 4:05 a.m. on Nov. 14, Spokane police said today.

The man assaulted a clerk outside the store before fleeing.

The woman is described as white, 5-foot-7, 160 pounds, about 35 years old with shoulder-length brown hair and blond highlights. She wore a baggy jacket and shorts. The man was described as white with a shaved head.

Surveillance video captured an image of the woman.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Beer robbery suspect was on probation

A man on probation for drug offenses remains in jail after being accused of a beer robbery at 7-Eleven. 

Shane A. Lemmons, 26, was found hiding under a trailer after he fled from the car at Ninth Avenue and Ivory Street, about a mile from the robbery, about 3 a.m. Thursday.

He was ordered to say in jail on $35,000 bail after appearing in Spokane County Superior Court on Friday. He’s also being held on a probation violation.

Police believe he and another man stole two 18-packs of beer from the 7-Elven at 1317 S. Grand Blvd. about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, then pointed a gun at a clerk who tried to take a photo of their license plate.

At 3 a.m., a patrol officer spotted a Neon matching the description of the getaway vehicle and followed it for two blocks before the driver got out and ran. Police K-9 Leonitis later tracked the man to the trailer. Police also arrested passenger Nichole L. Roemer, 30, on an arrest warrant.

Lemmons was sentenced to 42 months in prison in March 2003 for second-degree robbery.he also has convictions for obstructing a law enforcement officer and theft, and is on probation for two drug convictions from September 2008.

Witnesses: 7-Eleven run-in led to stabbing

A man accused of stabbing another man in downtown Spokane claimed self defense and said the victim made him “go crazy,” according to court documents prepared by police.

Eugene A. Young, 36, told police he had “mental health issues” after he was arrested about 7:10 p.m. Wednesday near Pacific Avenue and Division Street where he’d argued with a couple after bumping into them at 7-Eleven convenience store, officers said.

Police say Young stabbed Mark E. Norton in the chest with a small pocket knife after following Norton and his girlfriend from the store.

Norton’s girlfriend said Young had bumped into her as she exited the story and became belligerent when she said “it’s nicfe to say ‘excuse me’.” The store clerk, who was Young’s girlfriend,”defused the situation enough” so the couple could walk away, but Young followed and stabbed Norton, police said.

Young told police “the things the victim said to him ‘made me go crazy,’” according to a probable cause affidavit.

Young is a felon who was sentenced to 20 months in prison in September 2008 for third-degree assault.

He remains in Spokane County Jail on $75,000 bond after appearing in Superior Court today on a first-degree assault charge. He’s prohibited from visiting 7-Eleven stores in Spokane County.

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