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FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012

Mail thief fires shot after Taser shock 

A convicted mail thief wanted for violating his probation shot a round from a firearm after being shocked with a stun gun today northwest of Airway Heights, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. No one was injured and Tony L. Gust, 33, was arrested without...

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MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

Okla. fugitive in Spokane prompts probe

Spokane police are investigating why an Oklahoma fugitive ended up here with a large amount of marijuana and cash. Police on Friday obtained a search warrant for Mitchell R. Green, Jr.'s cellphone in hopes it will lead to what they suspect is a marijuana trafficking...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2012

Fugitive bounty hunter arrested in Fla. 

Federal agents have arrested an unlicensed bounty hunter whose alleged apprehension techniques led to felony charges and a criminal investigation against a Spokane police officer. Dennis Kariores, 42, was taken into custody today in Pensacola, Fla., on a $150,000 warrant for first-degree burglary, unlawful imprisonment...

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TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011

Meth suspect nabbed after chase in Idaho

A convicted Spokane methamphetamine maker awaiting trial in federal court was arrested during a police chase in North Idaho today. William Troy Tomblin, 40, was on a motorcycle when the U.S. Marshals Service began pursuing him in the area Wilbur Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. The...

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Sex fugitive since '83 arrested in Nevada

A fugitive wanted in Spokane since 1983 has been arrested at the University of Nevada Reno. The Marshals Service says marshals and UNR police arrested 59-year-old Steven M. James on Tuesday as he arrived for class. He was booked into the Washoe County Jail, awaiting...

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