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Sirens & Gavels archive for Nov. 19, 2010

FRIDAY, NOV. 19, 2010

Killer's beau jailed on $2 million bail

A 2007 murder case in which a jury rejected the killer’s claims of forced prostitution and other abuse continued in Superior Court today as the convict’s boyfriend appeared on murder charges.Brian L. Moore, 44, remains in Spokane County Jail on $2 million bail after appearing…

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Grand jury indicts driver in fatal crash

A motorist who killed a pedestrian while intoxicated last April on the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation, has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Andrea M. George, who was 18 at the time of the crash, is charged with involuntary manslaughter for the April 19…

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Louisiana sex convict wanted in Spokane

A Spokane man convicted of a sex offense in Louisiana is wanted by Crime Stoppers for failing to register here. Details of Jermaine Geramy Johnson's May 2004 conviction are not available, but the Spokane County sex offender registry lists him as noncompliant. An arrest warrant…

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Mead pot shop burgled 2x in 1 week

Detectives are investigating the second burglary at a Mead medical marijuana dispensary in a week.Spokane County sheriff's deputies responded to a commercial burglary alarm at Evergreen Medical Inc., 12004 N. Market, about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday and found the south side door open with the Plexiglas…

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Four Loko can found in DUI suspect's car

A 49-year-old Spokane man with a history of driving under the influence was arrested in Spokane Valley Wednesday after concerned motorists blocked his path. James L. Crabtree, a local real estate agent who worked as a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy in the 1980s, left jail…

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Robber's getaway rig? A lawnmower

AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say a man attempted a slow getaway by lawnmower after robbing a convenience store.Aiken County sheriff's deputies told The Aiken Standard the man left the store on a riding lawnmower Thursday morning but didn't get far before…

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