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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 24, 2009

THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 2009

Rikeya  Crossley, 16, drives to the basket at Valley Hooops in July 2005. Games were played on 21 courts in the parking lot of the Valley Mall to raise money for he YMCA. Joe Barrentine/The Spokesman-Review (Joe Barrentine / The Spokesman-Review)

Ex-sports star sentenced for sex crime

A former high school sports star who was to attend a community college on a basketball scholarship will spend at least four years in prison for molesting younger players. Rikeya J. Crossley, 20, (pictured above in July 2005) pleaded guilty to one count of child…

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Crime Stoppers mug shot matchup 

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to the capture of these four people. Can you match the mug shot with the allegation? Click the link below for the answers. Alleged crimes: delivery of methamphetamine, first-degree theft and first-degree identity theft, second-degree…

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Courthouse watch: 9.24.09

A man who investigators say killed his wife and severely beat the man she was having sex with when he walked in on them earlier this month pleaded innocent today to murder and other charges in U.S. District Court. Kevin I. Pakootas, 23, is accused…

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