April 10, 1997 in Washington Voices

Police Believe Pair Cashed In On Fake Ids And Stolen Checks

Janice Podsada And Jonathan Martin S Staff writer

Recognize these two people?

Sheriff’s deputies would like to know their identities.

The pair are suspected of using newly minted identification cards to make a few hefty purchases with stolen checks.

“We believe they (burglarized) two different residences in the Nine Mile Area,” said sheriff’s spokesman David Reagan.

Checks and checkbooks were taken from a home in the 17500 block of West Charles Road and the 12000 block of West Pine Bluff last week.

After the burglaries, police said the two suspects went to a local business that produces identification cards.

“These places don’t require much in the way of documentation,” Reagan explained.

With the photo IDs in hand, the two suspects hit a number of local businesses, using their new ID’s to buy jewelry and other items with the stolen checks.

If you know who these people are, call Crime Check at 456-2233 or the Sheriff’s Department at 456-4760.

“All calls are anonymous,” Reagan said.

School vandalized Monday

Nine windows at Chattaroy Elementary were smashed and a teacher’s desk was plundered Monday by an unknown vandal.

The school was vandalized between 4 and 5 p.m., according to estimates from a janitor.

There are no suspects but sheriff deputies are hoping that a witness comes forward.

“We’re hoping that because we can narrow it down to that time period somebody will have seen something,” said Reagan.

The windows were smashed with a piece of wood. The timber was left at the scene.

Several interior windows were also destroyed.

Police make meth stops

Police arrested four people with methamphetamine Sunday in two separate traffic stops.

Kelli Lyne McGibbon, 35, Ryan Reynolds, 24, David Wayne Stenson, 30, and Robin Marie Kitchen, 33, were booked into the Spokane County Jail for possession of the drug.

McGibbons and Reynolds were stopped in a blue Camaro in Hillyard. Reynolds, the driver, gave police a false name, according to police. He had three outstanding warrants.

In the second incident, at Wellesley and Morton, Stenson also gave a false name. He had outstanding warrants, a suspended license and no insurance or registration.

Stenson and Kitchen had seven small bags of methamphetamine when they were stopped, according to police.

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