Stories tagged: serial robberies
Thu., Feb. 11, 2010
Serial robber gets 10 years
A 20-year-old man who as a teenager terrorized Spokane payday loan stores in a drug-fueled armed robbery spree was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday. Before Zachary T. Allen …
Thu., July 30, 2009, 7:13 p.m.
Three men suspected of serial robberies
It didn’t take police long to connect the witness to the suspect: they live in the same apartment.
Thu., March 26, 2009
Pharmacy robberies stop with arrests
No pharmacy robberies have been reported in Spokane since the arrests of a young couple charged with a string of gunpoint holdups that included a Shopko robbed of OxyContin as …
Sat., March 7, 2009
Robbery spree haunts clerks, prosecutor says
The string of robberies in Spokane that ended with the arrest of a young couple one month ago left convenience store clerks and cash store employees so terrified that many …
Tue., Feb. 10, 2009
OxyContin robberies will continue, police fear
The addictive pull of OxyContin may have led to a monthlong crime spree by a young couple arrested last week on suspicion of robbery, court papers show. And police think …
Sun., Feb. 8, 2009
Two arrested in string of robberies
The Spokane Police Department has identified the two suspects arrested Friday in connection with a string of robberies at payday loan shops and pharmacies. Zachary Tyler Allen, 19, and Kimberly …
Fri., Feb. 6, 2009, 7 a.m.
Measures aim to halt holdups
A serial robber suspected of a major OxyContin heist this week in Spokane has prompted extra patrols at pharmacies and additional security measures at payday loan stores. Check into Cash …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009, 5:41 p.m.
Police look for serial loan store robber
A masked gunman robbed two Spokane payday loan centers Thursday, and police suspect the same man who targeted one of the same stores Jan. 20. A man with a handgun …
Sun., Jan. 18, 2009
OxyContin a growing scourge
A Coeur d’Alene attorney reportedly recruited a client to help him feed his prescription pill addiction, paying for the man to travel to California monthly to fetch hundreds of OxyContin …