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Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation

A fire at an apartment complex early Saturday morning caused about $35,000 worth of damage. Firefighters arrived at 10101 E. Main at about 4:50 a.m. and saw a column of …


Girl Reports Attack By Man At Park

An 11-year-old girl told authorities that a man tried to attack her at Edgecliff Park last Friday. The girl saw a tan-colored pickup truck stop in the middle of a …


Robber Gets 20-Year Term

Aaron Wayne Coats


Spokane Police Arrest Robbery Suspect

Spokane police arrested a 22-year-old man they believe robbed at least one North Side business last week. Lorenco Jacobs, 702 S. Oak, was booked into the Spokane County Jail on …


Police Suspect Armed Robberies May Be Linked Officials Nervous Because Gunmen Seem Unafraid To Pull Weapons

The burst of armed robberies in north Spokane this week is once again making police edgy, especially because the gunmen are pulling their weapons and aren’t afraid of drawing attention …


Two Men Rob North-Side Store

Two men robbed a north Spokane convenience store Tuesday night, firing rounds from a revolver as they came in and left, police said. Before they walked inside Grocery Boys Empire, …


Man With Machete Arrested For Robbery

FOR THE RECORD: Tuesday, April 18, 1995 CORRECTION: A Spokane woman arrested for first-degree robbery last week does not live at 609 E. Wellesley, according to residents and their landlord. …


Taco Shop Robbed

A man armed with a knife robbed a north Spokane fast-food restaurant Thursday night. The robber displayed the knife and demanded money from a clerk at 9:45 p.m. at Taco …


Police Trying To Clarify Assault, Robbery Report

A 23-year-old Coeur d’Alene man reported being robbed at gunpoint by several males. Jason Leslie Gomez told police he was struck in the face with a pistol butt and robbed …


Woman Robbed At Cash Machine

A 21-year-old Spokane woman was assaulted as she was using a South Hill cash machine Monday night. The victim told police she went to the SeaFirst Bank automatic teller machine …


3 Teenagers Accost 2 Girls, Take Jacket

Three teenage girls strong-armed an 11-year-old girl near the Hillyard Pool on Saturday and stole her jacket. The victim had been walking with another girl near the pool at Columbia …


Teenager Shot In Arm By Youths Who Wanted Jacket

A Spokane teenager was shot in the arm early Saturday after two youths demanded his coat. Chris Silva, 19, was walking with a woman near College and Nettleton when the …


Armed Man Robs North Spokane Bank

A gray-haired man held up a north Spokane bank Monday afternoon, police said. The robber entered First Interstate Bank, N7404 Division, shortly before 5 p.m. and showed a revolver to …


Theft Of Pizza Nets A 25-To-Life Term

A man who stole a slice of pizza from some children last summer was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in prison under the state’s “three-strikes” law. Jerry Dewayne …


Convenience Store Robbed

A man with a handgun robbed the Circle K convenience store at W4807 Nine Mile Road early Sunday. The clerk told Spokane police he was waiting on two teenagers when …


Bandits Climb Aboard Sailboat, Shoot Couple

A U.S. citizen was killed and his wife wounded Sunday when bandits climbed aboard their sailboat off Panama’s Pacific coast, a spokesman for the U.S. Southern Command said. The couple’s …


Suspect Apprehended In Armed Robbery

A 35-year-old Spokane man was arrested Saturday in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store Friday. Jeffrey C. Tipton, N7320 Crestline, was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Saturday after …


Man Robs Convenience Store, Takes Chocolate Milk

A bearded man with a handgun and a taste for chocolate robbed a Spokane convenience store at 6:15 a.m. Saturday. “The dude just came in went to the cooler and …


Man Robs Downtown Bank

A man robbed a U.S. Bank in downtown Spokane on Wednesday, police said. The robber went into the bank at W508 Third about 1:30 p.m., wrote on a deposit slip …


Suspect In Carjacking Cases Wanted For Jumping Bail

A man minor injuries Friday afternoon in a two-car collision downtown. The officer, Rob Boothe, was responding to a fight at Second and Howard about 5:25 p.m., said police spokesman …


`One-Sided’ Fight At West Valley High Leads To Arrest Of Student

A West Valley High School student was arrested on drug and assault charges Tuesday morning after fighting with another student. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the school about 7 a.m. …


Bandit Hits Bank

A man with a gun robbed a Spokane bank Friday afternoon, police said. The robber walked into the US Bank, W102 Indiana, at 4:35 p.m., Spokane Police Sgt. Larry Adams …


Robber Shoots Gas Station Worker

A robber shot a service station worker in the arm late Thursday in downtown Spokane. The Conoco employee, Aaron Cleveland, 24, was treated and released from Deaconess Medical Center. Spokane …


Man Uses Bomb Threat To Rob Bank

A man who said he had a bomb robbed Mountain West Bank in Helena about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said. Capt. Troy McGee said the man left a package supposedly …


Robber Aimed To Fund Wife’s Cancer Fight

An out-of-work man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a bank to raise $10,000 for his wife’s ovarian cancer treatments. Larry Eugene Archer, 22, changed his plea from innocent because he …


Man With Knife Robs Cabbie

A man with a knife robbed a cab driver in downtown Spokane on Sunday, police said. The robber hailed the cab in front of the Coach House Restaurant on the …


Man Buys Snack, Then Robs Store

A man robbed the Jim Dandy’s Donuts in downtown Spokane Saturday afternoon after forcing a clerk against a wall, according to a police report. About 1:15 p.m., the man bought …


Woman Robbed At Salon

Two boys wearing dark ski masks pushed aside a woman and stole a purse Tuesday at a Spokane beauty salon. The robbers came to the back door of Joy’s Beauty …


Disheveled Robber Hits 7-Eleven Store

A sloppy-looking man robbed a 7-Eleven store Wednesday in west Spokane, police said. The man went into the store at Fourth Avenue and Sunset Boulevard about 4 p.m. and picked …


Weapons May Have Been Stolen

The weapons used in a Pend Oreille County homicide last week may have been stolen from an Elk home, according to Spokane County sheriff’s deputies. Mary Foster of N41700 Frantz …