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Sirens & Gavels archive for April 18, 2012

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012

Sex offender posing in park arrested

A Spokane sex offender is in jail after police say he posed for sexually explicit photos in Riverfront Park Tuesday afternoon. James Ray Febus, 36, told police that "there was really no full nudity" involved, but Spokane police Officer Shawn Pegram showed him photos to…

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Tips sought on CdA gymnasium thefts 

Coeur d'Alene police are asking for help identifying men believed to be responsible for thefts at local gymnasiums. At least two gyms have reported at least four thefts since March 20 in which thieves walk into the gyms and help themselves to keys and wallets…

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Scantily clad man flashes garbage man

A man wearing nothing but a wig and bra near Manito Park has reportedly been flashing a garbage man, "as well as leaving cards and notes for him," according to the latest Spokane Police Department weekly report. Police told KXLY-TV the man denied doing so,…

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FBI arrests social worker for child porn

A state social services employee who licenses foster care homes was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child pornography possession. Darrell J. Rogers, 51, is in the Spokane County Jail without bail after appearing in U.S. District Court Tuesday afternoon. FBI agents arrested him at his…

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Man gets 31 years for wife's murder

A Stevens County man who shot his wife to death was sentenced Tuesday to 31 years in prison. Craig Raymond Cosby, 70, called 911 on Oct. 2, 2009, and said he'd shot his wife, Susan May Cosby, 53. Susan Cosby (pictured) was found dead of…

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