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In brief: Spokane featured on ‘COPS’ tonight

Sat., Jan. 7, 2012

The Spokane Police Department will be featured on tonight’s episode of “COPS.”

The episode features Officers Elina Bishop and John Arredondo responding to a report of two people having sex on a stranger’s front lawn in northeast Spokane in August.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office also is featured, along with the Des Moines, Iowa, police department.

The episode airs at 8 p.m. on Fox. This is the fourth time “COPS” has filmed in Spokane.

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Police say suspect admitted robbery

Spokane police arrested a man for robbing a downtown Spokane bank Friday evening.

Donnie Snow, 45, was booked into Spokane County Jail on first-degree robbery.

Police responded to Banner Bank at 508 W. Third Avenue about 5:23 p.m. and started looking for the suspect, who fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash, said Officer Alexis Kester, a Spokane Police Department spokeswoman.

Police found Snow, who matched witnesses’ descriptions, near the Tradewinds Motel at Third Avenue and Lincoln Street, she said.

When officers approached Snow, he put his hands in the air and said “I did it” while holding cash in his hands, Kester said.

From staff reports

Proctor memorial location changed

The location of a memorial service for Faith Proctor, the 2010 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County, has changed.

The service will now be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way, according to a Boys & Girls Club news release.

The club has set up a memorial fund in Proctor’s name at Spokane Teachers Credit Union. An online donation can be made to STCU by transferring funds to account number 1001 338 993 fai. Donations can also be made to the Faith Proctor Memorial Fund by calling (509) 326-1954 or in person.

Proctor, 20, was killed in a New Year’s Day car crash.

From staff reports


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