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Sirens & Gavels archive for Dec. 7, 2009

MONDAY, DEC. 7, 2009

Ransacked pet store leads to arrests

A ransacked pet store. A tarantula, four lizards and a ferret missing. That crime scene greeted Coeur d'Alene detectives last summer at Duncan's Pet Shop. Now two Coeur d'Alene teenagers are accused of the burglary and animal heist, but police haven't recovered the reptiles and…

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CdA men accused of coffee stand robbery

Three Coeur d'Alene men were due in court today on charges that they robbed a coffee stand at gunpoint over the weekend. Charles E. Spencer, 24 (top left); Arthur William Wilson, 18 (right); and Andrew Wayne Bryant, 18 (bottom left), were arrested Sunday after detectives…

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Probation for ex-city councilman 

A former Liberty Lake city councilman will be on unsupervised probation for two years for assaulting his wife. Brian A. Sayrs pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault Friday in Spokane County District Court. Sayrs was originally charged with felony second-degree assault after his wife, Michelle Messer,…

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