Stories tagged: asset forfeiture
Sun., April 9, 2017, 3 a.m.
The panel is set to vote on a bill Monday that will put the spending of money seized from suspected criminals under their authority and require regular public reports.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Two state lawmakers are working on a bill to change laws police use to seize property during drug seizure cases.
Sun., Nov. 1, 2015
An investigation into an apparently illegal seizure of more than $13,000 cash from two suspected drug dealers by a Spokane police detective last year shows tension among police brass over …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013
A fraud investigator from the federal public defender’s office has joined the Spokane Police Department to focus on improving the city’s seizures of drug assets, implementing new laws legalizing marijuana …
Thu., April 14, 2011
BOISE – Former Coeur d’Alene gold and coin dealer Robert Leon Mertens has been behind bars since 2004, serving a 37-year term in federal prison for drug trafficking, firearms violations …