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Sirens & Gavels archive for April 26, 2012

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012

$300k verdict in sheriff's negligence case

A jury awarded an Airway Heights man $300,000 in federal court after he sued a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy over a traffic stop that ended with the man being tackled to the pavement. The jury found that Deputy Dale Moyer was negligent in calling…

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Man who shot burglar charged w/ assault

A homeowner in Medical Lake accused of shooting a fleeing 14-year-old burglary suspect in the back last December has been charged with assault. In new court documents, Spokane County sheriff’s detectives outline a shooting they believe went beyond homeowner Justin Jeffrey Brown defending his property…

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Man, 20, sentenced for 2nd strike

Dressed in long shorts, sneakers with no socks and a collarless shirt, Cole M. Kendall stood before a judge Wednesday and entered an Alford plea for stabbing two people last year at an underage drinking party. Still six months shy of legal drinking age, Kendall…

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'Middle-finger salute' preceded fire 

A man accused of trying to light his apartment complex on fire gave a surveillance camera the middle-finger salute before doing so, fire officials allege. Ian W. Godfrey, 29, said he was angry with a flier being distributed at the HiFumi En Apartments, 926 E.…

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