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Sirens & Gavels archive for Nov. 13, 2009

FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2009

Teen gets 30 years for shooting

A Spokane teenager will spend 30 years in prison for shooting at two men in a motel parking lot a year ago, a judge ruled Friday.Anthony R. Covert, 19, was found guilty of attempted murder, first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault and two weapons…

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Christopher J. Cook is taken into custody near 29th Avenue and Fiske Street by police after a short car chase Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. Cook is a suspect in the robbery of an AmericanWest bank branch Thursday in Spokane Valley. (Christopher Anderson /

PC plate gives probable cause for arrest

That didn't take long. Assisted by a personalized license plate, Spokane County sheriff's detectives this morning arrested a man suspected of robbing a Spokane Valley bank on Thursday. Christopher J. Cook, 42, was booked into jail on one count of first-degree robbery for an incident…

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Turnipseed guilty, but not of murder

A jury convicted a Spokane man of first-degree manslaughter today for the shooting death of a 24-year-old man more than two years ago. Allan L. Turnipseed faces at least 11 years in prison for the fatal shooting of Joshua A. Smith on June 14, 2007.…

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