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Sirens & Gavels archive for April 12, 2010

MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010

2 weekend fires were intentionally set

Two house fires on Saturday were intentionally set, Spokane fie officials announced today. A fire at 407 E. Crown Avenue broke out just minutes after a fire a few blocks away at 1507 E. Everett Avenue. The first fire began at shed and spread to…

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3 mugged in Spokane early Saturday

Three people were mugged in Spokane early Saturday, and police are looking for help identifying suspects. Two robberies occurred about 4 a.m. near Sprague and Washington, then at Riverside and Washington. Another occurred between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. at 2200 W. Wellesley Ave. According…

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Jury convicts gunman in neighbor dispute

A Stevens County man faces about 7 years in prison for a neighbor dispute that erupted in gunfire last May.A jury recently convicted John Lewis Eberly, Jr., of assault and burglary after he fired a shot through his neighbor's front door, then broke into the…

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3 months for urinator who 'accosted' kids

By Thomas ClouseA man facing a lengthy prison sentence instead pleaded guilty today to a list of charges that resulted from him waving a gun at a group of mostly teenagers. Phillip J. Koller, 61, was charged with several counts of first-degree assault for an…

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Jereme  Bassett stands and walks forward in his first appearance in the death of Nevaeh Miller Tuesday, Mar. 25, 2008 in a courtroom at the Spokane Public Safety Building. He is accused of the child's death by abuse while the child's mother was working. JESSE TINSLEY THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Man pleads guilty to '08 murder of baby

A Spokane man who murdered a 7-month-old girl, then assaulted her older brother, faces 12 to 20 years in prison when he’s sentenced next month. Jereme J. Bassett, 24, has been in Spokane County Jail since March 20, 2008, the day his now ex-girlfriend brought…

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