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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 14, 2009

MONDAY, SEPT. 14, 2009

Courthouse watch: 9.14.09

A young man convicted of torching an apartment complex last fall was to plead not guilty to a third-degree assault charge today. Daniel J. Lambrix, 19, is accused of biting a jail deputy who was trying to restrain him in May, according to a probable…

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A raid today, a new car tomorrow? 

Medical marijuana advocates rallied outside the courthouse today to protest the Spokane police's warning that dispensaries shut down. The protesters went to City Hall later and expect to be along Broadway Avenue in front of the courthouse all week. The group is hoping to bring…

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Assistant city attorney Rocky Treppiedi, left, arrives on the scene of an officer-involved shooting Friday, July 10, 2009, in Spokane. JESSE TINSLEY (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Feds in Zehm case critical of Treppiedi

Federal prosecutors have grown increasingly critical of what they describe as questionable behavior by the Spokane Police Department’s chief legal adviser, who reportedly used his position to provide “traditionally confidential” information to the officer under FBI investigation following the fatal confrontation with Otto Zehm. In…

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