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Sirens & Gavels archive for Nov. 9, 2009

MONDAY, NOV. 9, 2009

Moscow police are looking for a man described as having a "dirty complexion" and living in a shingle-sided cabin in the woods. A sketch artist produced the above drawing of the man, who identified himself as Jim and is accused of giving a missing boy a ride back to Moscow from somewhere northeast of Deary the weekend of Oct. 3. (Moscow Police Department)

Mountain man wanted in Moscow

To be filed in the "you can't make this stuff up" category, Moscow police are looking for a man described as having a "dirty complexion" and living in a shingle-sided cabin in the woods. An alleged sketch artist produced the above drawing of the man,…

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Ex-school treasurer accused of theft

A former Spokane elementary school parent teacher organization treasurer pleaded innocent to six felony charges Monday, more than a year after police say she sat in the principal’s office as the PTO president exclaimed, “We have no money; it’s all gone.” 'Theresa L. Dewitt, 42,…

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'It will be on the news'

A man described by friends as suicidal told his girlfriend the morning he was shot by police that something was going to happen "and it will be on the news," according to court documents filed today. David J. Glidden, 27, remains in stable condition at…

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Scam capitalizes on family bonds

As far as crime goes, there is low, there’s downright dirty and then there’s the grandparents scam. An 82-year-old Spokane woman was bilked out of more than $17,000 of her savings last month by swindlers who persuaded her to wire the money to bail her…

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Videos show Zip Trip robbery

Spokane police released video Friday of a weeks-old robbery for which two men have already been arrested. Police say Christopher R. Walinski, 25, robbed the Zip Trip at 3030 E. Euclid at gunpoint Sept 29 at 11:12 p.m. as Justin J. Ellery, 24, waited in…

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