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Sirens & Gavels archive for Oct. 26, 2010

TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2010

Bones belong to man missing since '98

The family of a Spokane man missing since 1998 may finally have closure.Arrangements have been made to transfer the remains of Carl D. Woracker to his mother in England. Woracker, who was born in 1971, was reported missing in June 1998. His car was found…

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These Ecstasy pills were seized Oct. 18 near Curlew, Wash. No arrests have been made. (U.S. Border Patrol)

Wanted: Owner of 310 lbs of Ecstasy

Federal drug agents are trying to find the owner of more than 310 pounds of Ecstasy seized near Curlew this month. A resident tipped the U.S. Border Patrol to several backpacks filled with pills hidden under brush along a trail near the Canadian border Oct.…

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Man shot by deputy 'not a happy person'

Before Quentin Donald Dodd’s fatal confrontation with a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday, his landlord said she’d had enough. “He was very aggressive and threatening, so I said, ‘You need to go,’“ said Melinda Seymour. “By that time, the police had already been called.”…

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Elevator malfunction injures jail deputy

A corrections deputy received minor injuries when an elevator at the Spokane County Jail malfunctioned. Janice A. Bauer was treated and released at Spokane hospital after the elevator suddenly dropped, then abruptly stopped, throwing her to the floor on Sunday. The elevator operator saw Bauer…

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DNA links man to '86 Spokane murder

DNA has linked a Montana man to a Spokane woman’s 1986 murder, and police are checking to see if his biological profile is a match in at least three other unsolved murders in Spokane that bear striking similarities. Gary L. Trimble, 62, of Lincoln, Mont.,…

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Spokane man busted with 20 lbs of pot 

A Spokane man recently was arrested in Oregon with 20 pounds of marijuana. Ryan Michael Buley, 25, was driving a 2002 Mercury Cougar when an Oregon State Police trooper stopped him on Friday about 2:16 p.m. for failing to maintain a lane of travel, according…

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