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Sirens & Gavels archive for June 1, 2009

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009

Courthouse watch: 6.1.09

Suspects on today's Superior Court docket included a man connected to an accused methamphetamine dealer arrested after a day-long stand off last week. David L. "Cowboy Dave" Harwood was arrested May 27 near the Whitworth Arms apartments, the site of a Sheriff's SWAT team standoff…

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Wanted: Two Whipples

An accused armed robber failed to appear in court earlier this month, and Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to his capture. Joseph E. Whipple, 21, (left) and Jimmy D. Dempsey, 17, were each due in Spokane County Superior Court May…

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New charges in bridge-pushing case

Additional charges have been filed against the man accused of trying to force his estranged wife's boyfriend to jump off a bridge two weeks ago. Those charges show deputies responded to reports of violence at the couple's home a week prior. David E. Epley, 36,…

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Spokane Fire Department honors citizen heroes

Eleven citizens received life-saving awards from the Spokane Fire Department Saturday. The annual awards ceremony also honored retirements and promotions. Honored citizens include a 20-year-old man who saved a man from a burning van in January, a 9-year-old girl who rescued her sister from a…

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