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Sirens & Gavels archive for April 23, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012

2 more suspects ID'd in drug robbery

Two suspected accomplices have been charged with robbing a Spokane clinic of prescription drugs in December. Shawn Savynjo Struck, 41, was arrested this weekend on a second-degree robbery charge for allegedly helping Brian Lee "Rowdy" Riley rob the Spokane Falls Family Clinic, 120 W. Mission…

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Man gets 8+ years for domestic assault 

A Coeur d'Alene man who choked a woman unconscious and caused her severe head injuries is to spend at least eight years in prison. John Joseph Marr, 57, said he walked in on his victim choking herself when they contacted him at his home last…

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Uncle in kidnapping jailed on high bond

A longtime Spokane felon accused of kidnapping his 14-year-old niece will remain jailed on $350,000 bond, a judge ruled Friday. Steven Norton Tofte, 53, told police he was trying to keep the girl from her abusive family members, but police continue to investigate the circumstances…

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