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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 9, 2009

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2009

Courthouse watch: 9.9.09

A man accused of beating a dog outside Spokane City Hall had his bail reduced during his first court appearance today. Michael J. Jones, 20, remains in jail on $7,500, charged with first-degree animal cruelty for his alleged connection to the June 22 incident, which…

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Crenshaw double murder trial delayed

The trial of young man accused of a grisly double murder has been postponed. Justin W. Crenshaw, 21, will stand trial in early February 2010 - nearly two years after prosecutors and detectives say he stabbed Sarah A. Clark and Tanner E. Pehl to death,…

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Rob Boothe trial begins today

Opening statements are set to begin today in the trial of a Spokane police officer accused of kicking a handcuffed man in the face. Rob M. Boothe has been on paid leave since the alleged incident occurred Sept. 5, 2008, after several officers pursued a…

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