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Sirens & Gavels archive for Nov. 2, 2010

TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 2010

Knife-point devil rant ends in arrest

A Spokane man called trick-or-treaters demons while threatening them with a large stick during a Halloween night melee in the area of East Central Avenue and North Regal Street, according to police. John M. Gouveia, 52, alias John Sweet, remains in jail on $7,500 bond…

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'86 murder suspect fights extradition

A murder suspect who is a person of interest in at least three other Spokane slayings in the mid-1980s is fighting extradition from Montana. Gary L. Trimble, 62, is in jail in Teton County, Mont., charged in Spokane County with first-degree murder for the Dec.…

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Holiday traffic stop yields 12 lbs of pot

Update: The marijuana possession charge against Chilcott was dismissed on Oct. 10, 2012; she pleaded no-contest to a charge of delivery of marijuana. A Chewelah man was arrested in Oregon on Halloween with 12 pounds of marijuana. Kristopher Lewis Sasse, 24, was a passenger in...

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Man accused of assaulting police dog

A Spokane man sought on a car theft warrant faces an additional felony charge for allegedly attacking a police dog. Cephas W. Parham, 34, choked Spokane police Officer Paul Gorman’s K-9 Maximus during a pursuit in the Shadle Park area.(Gorman and Max are pictured.)Parham appeared…

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Revenge-seeking assault suspect jailed

A Spokane Valley man accused of assaulting his neighbor during a revenge-seeking break-in last week remains in jail on $50,000 bond. Roger D. Holmes, Jr., 39, appeared in Superior Court Monday on first-degree burglary and first-degree assault charges Holmes was hospitalized Wednesday night along with…

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