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A 19-year-old Spokane man is wanted in connection with a stabbing at a party in January.
Devenir X. Lewis, 19, was to begin trial July 9 for first-degree assault, but he never showed up. A $15,000 warrant was issued after he failed to show up for a pre-trial conference on June 29.
Lewis is accused of stabbing Michael J. Dowd in the head in the 4100 block of North Nevada on Jan. 28 about 12:59 a.m., according to court documents.
The fight broke out when Michael Langford noticed items in his home that appeared to be staged to be stolen and accused three men, according to court documents. Dowd was treated for injuries to his head and hand.
Lewis had a bloody screwdriver with him when he was arrested, according to court documents.
Lewis, 5-foot-4 and 125 pounds, last gave an address in the 0 block of East Olympic Avenue in Spokane.
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Gunfire at a party in Spokane Valley early Sunday led to the arrest of a 24-year-old suspect.
Edgar Ambriz Viveros is accused of firing a pistol at a home in the 15000 block of East Mission Avenue, where sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a shooting about 4:50 a.m.
No one was shot but on person cut his hand on broken glass during the altercation, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.
Witnesses said Viveros fired the gun and fled in a vehicle before deputies arrived. Deputies found a vehicle matching the description in the area of Pines and Cherry roads.
Two men were detained for questioning after the vehicle was stopped at Pines Road and Maribeau Parkway. Major crimes detectives identified Viveros as a suspect and arrested him for first-degree assault.
An 18-year-old man accused of killing a retired principal who was trying to break up an underage party pleaded not guilty today to second-degree murder.
In a hearing before Superior Court Judge Annette Plese, Treven Lewis was given a pre-trial conference date of May 11 and a trial date of May 21, although the case is expected to take many more months to resolve.
Lewis was ordered to remain in jail on $500,000 bond. He's been in custody since March 12, two days after he's accused of punching Frank J. Motta as Motta tried to clear out an underage drinking party at his out-of-town neighbor's request.
Motta, a patients advocate at the Spokane veterans hospital, died later that week.
An 18-year-old man accused of killing a retired principal who was trying to break up an underage party will remain jailed on $500,000 bond.
Lewis' criminal history began at a young age and includes an adult felony conviction and six juvenile misdemeanors.
Last July, he was arrested after a woman rding her bicycle near 1500 E. Upriver Drive told police she saw Lewis slap his girlfriend, then yell at her to get up when she fell to the ground. Lewis posted $1,000 bond, and prosecutors dismissed the misdemeanor assault charge because his girlfriend would not cooperate, accoridng to court documents.
An 18-year-old man accused of killing a retired principal who was trying to break up an underage drinking party is to appear in court this afternoon on a murder charge.
Treven Lewis is scheduled to appear before Judge Annette Plese today at 1:30 p.m.
Lewis will formally hear the new charge against him, will be assigned a court date and will have an opportunity to ask for his bail to be reduced.
Spokane County Deputy Prosecutor Mark Cipolla filed the charge on Monday after an autopsy by the Medical Examiner's Office concluded Frank J. Motta, 65, (pictured) died of contusions to the brain because of blunt head injuries. His manner of death was ruled homicide.
Lewis had been jailed on a first-degree assault charge since March 13. Lewis is accused of beating Motta and Motta tried to clear out a party thrown March 10 by a neighbor’s son in the 11800 block of North Bedivere Drive in north Spokane County.
Court records show his criminal activities began at a young age. Read much more here.
The Spokane veteran’s hospital community is grieving for a beloved employee who died after being assaulted while trying to break up an underage party.
Frank James Motta, a retired high school principal, teacher and football coach, began volunteering at the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 2009 and was hired as a patient’s advocate four months ago. His wife, Virginia, and daughter, Jami, also volunteer there.
Motta was attacked by a partygoer while trying to break up a large gathering at his neighbor’s house. The neighor was out of town and had asked Motta to clear out the party, thrown by her teenage son. Motta died Thursday night at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, friends confirmed.
A man severely beaten at an underage drinking party last weekend was a 65-year-old neighbor who was trying to break up the gathering as sheriff’s deputies stood outside.
Doctors do not expect Frank James Motta to survive the attack.
Witnesses said Treven Lewis, 18, attacked Motta about 10 p.m. Saturday after Motta nudged Lewis’s girlfriend while telling her and other young people to leave the house, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Lewis is accused of pushing Motta to the ground, then punching him in the head once after he stood up.
An assault that left a man in critical condition at a large party in north Spokane County led to the arrest of an 18-year-old suspect today.
Treven Lewis is accused of beating a man at a home in the 11800 block of North Bedivere Road Saturday night. Deputies arrived to find the victim badly beaten and more than 100 people still at the property.
The victim was taken to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.
The Spokane Violent Crime Gang Enforcement Team located Lewis today. He was interviewed by major crimes detectives and booked into jail on an assault charge. The investigation is ongoing.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who threw himself a going away party before his sentencing on drug charges was picked up on an outstanding warrant after police saw information about the party posted on flyers and his Facebook page.
Scranton Police Chief Dan Duffy says 28-year-old Keith Cardone was arrested early Wednesday during the party he threw for himself at a Scranton bar.
The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports Cardone is awaiting sentencing for his role in a drug ring that distributed $2.7 million in marijuana and cocaine in the area.
Duffy says two officers spotted ads for Cardone's “Going Away Ba$h” then picked him up on a warrant stemming from another drug charge.
Cardone is being held on $5,000 bail. It was not clear if he had an attorney.
A young man accused of bringing explosives to a party that killed a 28-year-old man is due in Spokane County Superior Court this afternoon.
Christapher A. Harris, 19, is facing a felony charge of possession or manufacture of an incendiary device. Detectives are searching his truck today.
Investigators believe he brought the homemade explosives to a party Saturday night in the 3100 block of East Denison-Chattaroy Road.
When one didn’t explode right away, the victim apparently approached the device, which then exploded. Partygoers initially thought the victim was joking. Read more here.
Harris is pictured at the Kootenai County Jail in January, where he was booked on a drunken driving charge. He pleaded guilty in April and was given a year of probation, a 90-day driver’s license suspension and a $500 fine.