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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 17, 2010

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2010

$750,000 bond for Claude Irwin

A disbarred lawyer on the run for more than a decade returned to Spokane this week to face an accusation that he stole money from a dead client’s estate. Claude K. Irwin, Jr., appeared in Superior Court on Wednesday through a video feed from the…

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Boy, 15, arrested in South Hill stabbing

The third suspect in a stabbing on the South Hill Tuesday night has been arrested.The 15-year-old boy was arrested and booked into Spokane County Juvenile Detention today, Spokane police said.The boy is thought to be involved in an apparent attempted robbery that ended with a…

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Groom arrested twice on wedding night

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A marriage got off to a rocky start after the 21-year-old groom from northern Idaho was arrested twice on his wedding night and charged with assaulting his new wife in nearby Eastern Washington. Court records show Nathan Lewis of Lewiston, Idaho,…

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Tucker: 'It was a management decision' 

Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker said he gave Stevens a choice of unpaid leave until after the August primary or termination. Stevens chose the latter. “It was a management decision,” Tucker told S-R reporter Tom Clouse. “To work effectively, we have to have a unified…

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Year-old drug raid brings 15 felonies

A couple arrested more than a year ago with suspected stolen property - including a trailer stolen more than a decade ago - were expected to be arraigned on more than a dozen felony charges today.Mark J. Sarber, 50, and Brenda R. Sarber, 35, were…

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Fugitive lawyer due in court today

Claude K. Irwin, Jr., the fugitive disbarred Spokane lawyer captured in Mexico after more than a decade, is back in Spokane. Irwin, 62, is due in Spokane County Superior Court this afternoon via video feed from the jail, where he has been in custody without…

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Tucker fires election opponent

By Thomas Clouse Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker fired today the deputy prosecutor who announced earlier this month his intention to challenge Tucker in the August primary. Tucker (right) fired Deputy Prosecutor David Stevens after a meeting this morning. Stevens, who announced his firing by…

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