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Sirens & Gavels archive for Sept. 28, 2010

TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2010

Spokane police investigating baby's death 

Spokane police are investigating the death of a baby boy and say his mother's boyfriend is the only suspect. The 1-year-old boy was not breathing when officers arrived at an East Everett Avenue home in Hillyard just before 5 p.m., according to a news release…

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Report: Rape suspect posed as cop

A man accused of raping a 19-year-old woman in a Spokane park early Saturday claimed to be a police officer, then told her he would take her to jail for illegally possessing alcohol if she didn’t have sex with him, police said Monday. According to…

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Man jailed for drunk chat w/ off-duty cop

A home-invasion robbery suspect set to go to trial next month is back in jail after the Spokane police detective who investigated the case said the man drunkenly approached him at the Coeur d'Alene Resort. Nathaniel Jay Dishneau, 30, was prohibited from leaving Spokane County…

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2 sex offenders register in Spokane Co.

Two sex offenders considered likely to reoffend have registered in Spokane County. Jesus Lopez, 35, (right) is living in the 12000 block of E. Marietta in Spokane Valley. He was released from prison in 2005 after being convicted of first-degree rape in Grant County in…

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Purse-snatching suspect turns self in

A man who robbed a 71-year-old woman of her purse in a South Hill grocery store parking lot last week turned himself into police today, according to Crime Stoppers. Justin R. Meyer, 21, (right, allegedly) was booked into jail on one count of second-degree robbery…

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Stories change in deputy shooting probe

Deputies who initially said an armed assault suspect fired on them before they shot back, wounding him last week, now say they’re unsure if the man shot at them at all. The newly disclosed doubts over who fired first in the Sept. 16 showdown are…

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Reagan: No update on shot pregnant lady

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office, which is leading the investigation into last week’s shooting of an unarmed pregnant woman by a Washington State Patrol sergeant, said Monday it had no idea whether the woman was still in the hospital, whether her condition was improving or…

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