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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 18, 2010

THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010

Craigslist fraud leads Spokane police to CdA 

A Craigslist scheme that stretched from Spokane to Miami led police to a Coeur d'Alene hotel this week, where they arrested a suspect accused of duping unsuspecting buyers through fraudulent advertisements. Joshua J. Mulvey, 25, was arrested on a second-degree theft charge Tuesday at Motel…

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This still image from police video shows evidence seized in the arrest of Kruz Hawkins on suspicion of selling marijuana Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010. Hawkins' father, Ricky Hawkins, was also arrested. (Courtesy of Spokane Police Department)

Police: Father, son sold pot to students 

Police arrested a 20-year-old Spokane man and his father today on suspicion of selling marijuana to high school students in northwest Spokane. Kruz Hawkins (right) was arrested after he rode his bike to the parking lot of Pizza Pipeline on Wellesley Avenue, where police believe…

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Stevens releases letter to Tucker

David Stevens has released his response to the complaints that led to his firing as a deputy prosecutor. Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker fired Stevens, who had been with the office since 2002, yesterday after putting him on leave shortly after he announced he was…

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Lawmakers want police to be truthful

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to officially require law enforcement officers to "be truthful and honest" while carrying out their duties.That seems self-evident, but substitute Senate Bill 6590 is the result of a long-running Kitsap County case involving a deputy…

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