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Sirens & Gavels archive for June 25, 2009

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2009


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Captured: Spokane's own Hamburglar?

Call him Spokane’s alleged version of the Hamburglar. Police today arrested a man they say is the ringleader of a cutlet cartel that had been stealing meat and selling it in Spokane for at least three years. Read Sara Leaming’s story here.

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Courthouse watch: 6.25.09

Two former employees of a Spokane nonprofit dedicated to feeding low-income residents used more than $80,000 in donations to pay for booze-soaked lunches, Victoria’s Secret shopping sprees, video rentals, computer equipment, home upgrades, furniture and a Florida vacation, investigators alleged last summer. One of those…

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'Their voyage will be terminated'

Kootenai County marine deputies will be patrolling lakes and river this week looking for dangerous boaters, according to a news release. Operation Dry Water is a national campaign sponsored by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators. In a line reminiscent of a Star Trek…

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