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Sirens & Gavels archive for Dec. 14, 2009

MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2009

Man, 20, accused of graffiti spree

A year-long graffiti spree in Post Falls has been connected to a 20-year-old man, police said today. Grayson Kalin Shults was booked into Kootenai County Jail on one count of felony malicious injury to property after detectives with the Post Falls Police Department searched his…

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Board opposes pardon in '91 killing

Here's a report from Jim Camden: OLYMPIA – A former Newport, Wash., man should not be pardoned for helping kill his former son-in-law, a state board has recommended. The Clemency and Pardons Board recommended unanimously last week that Gov. Chris Gregoire not grant a pardon…

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Pot law proposal postponed 

Marijuana advocates won't have a chance of seeing relaxed enforcement of pot laws in Spokane anytime soon. A ballot initiative seeking to make marijuana offenses the "lowest law enforcement priority" has legal issues with its language that supporters wanted to address before presenting it to…

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Crips gangster on trial in Spokane

A Spokane man police say has ties to the Rollin 60s Crips gang is on trial this week for an early-morning shooting outside a downtown night club more than a year ago. Anthony D. Singh, 21, has been in jail since July 30, 2008, four…

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Back in the news: Sleepy car thief

It was the Spokane teenager's chance to explain himself to the judge before he was sentenced for car theft last summer. It took him a couple of tries. "I don't even know what you just said," Spokane County Superior Court Judge Maryann Moreno told Cody…

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