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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 7, 2012

TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2012

Police: Fraud suspect bilked 17+ people 

Police say a recently arrested fraud suspected swindled people out of money through false car advertisements and Craigslist rental ads. Eric Pittsley, 35, of Newman Lake, was arrested Feb. 1 in an investigation that detectives say includes at least 17 victims, officials said today. Some…

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Dad arrested after crash injures children

A father was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault Monday after a one-car crash that injured his 5-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter in south Spokane County. Heath Barden, 35, of Cheney, was driving north in the 14000 block of South Murphy Road when his 2004…

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Hate crimes alleged in assault spree

A 19-year-old man and his two brothers have been charged with hate crimes for allegedly attacking people because of their race. Deven James-Allen Hood is accused of smashing car windows and beating people Jan. 20 in what police allege was a hate-fueled drive through Spokane.…

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