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Sirens & Gavels archive for Aug. 6, 2012

MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012

Deputy injured responding to hoax report 

Police continue to investigate a suspected hoax that led to a crash that injured a Spokane County sheriff's deputy early Friday. Rustin Olson, 35, a six-year veteran, was responding to a report of a fight involving 20 people at South Pines Elementary School, 12021 E....

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N. Idaho check theft suspects arrested

A 28-year-old man and a 17-year-old runaway linked by police to check thefts in Coeur d'Alene are in custody. Michael Graham Wilkins and Lacey Lynn Fugate were arrested at the Lake Drive Motel, 316 E. Coeur d'Alene Lake Drive, Friday about 6:30 p.m. after detectives...

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Taco truck protestor gets 7 years for guns 

A Whitman County man who bragged about being involved with racist taco-truck protests in Kootenai County has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for unlawful gun possession. Jeremiah Daniel "J.D." Hop's lawyer, Roger Peven, asked for him to receive between 15 and 21...

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Video shows North Idaho police shooting

Two Post Falls police officers were justified when they shot a fugitive to death in March during a chase that ended in a cul-de-sac in Hayden, authorities concluded last week. Video from a police cruiser’s dashboard camera released Friday shows Justin Earl Nicholas Todd, 33,...

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