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Sirens & Gavels archive for Aug. 28, 2012

TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2012

John H. "Herb" Friedlund, the suspect in a neglect case involving a 106-year-old woman, was arrested Aug. 2, 2011, when he showed up to court for a hearing to appoint new legal counsel. Friedlund, 78, was arrested on nine felony theft charges related to missing funds from the woman, Frances T. Swan.   (Stevens County Sheriff's Department)

Charges mount for Friedlund

A Stevens County man charged with illegally raiding hundreds of thousands of dollars from the elderly woman under his care has been ordered to remain in federal custody at the Spokane County Jail. John "Herb" Friedlund, 79, sought release Monday from U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia...

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