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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 11, 2010

THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2010

Crack bust targets gang members

A drug bust in Spokane that uncovered crack cocaine targeted members of the same gang that detectives believe has ties to an unsolved homicide last month. Sheriff's detectives raided two homes Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected drug dealing by members of…

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Robber headed to familiar place: prison 

A man sent to prison for shooting his teenage girlfriend in 2005 is headed back there after pleading guilty to second-degree robbery. Reza Abghari, 26, was sentenced to 15 months in prison this morning by Judge Sam Cozza. He was arrested Oct. 28 with Nedzad…

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2 jurors dismissed from Boys' Ranch case

Two jurors will be removed from deliberations in the Morning Star Boys' Ranch sexual abuse case because of misconduct. The two discussed the case outside of deliberations, which led Superior Court Judge Kathleen O'Connor to dismiss them this morning. Two alternate jurors will be brought…

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