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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 8, 2012


Man gets 11+ years for selling meth

A Western Washington man who sold large amounts of methamphetamine to people in Idaho will spend about 11 years in prison under a sentence imposed today in Coeur d'Alene. Jason Paul Patrick, 33, of Federal Way, admitted to selling meth to Idahoans who traveled to…

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Appeal denied in grisly Ferry Co. murder

A decision Tuesday by appellate judges most likely ended all legal recourse for a man convicted of killing his 19-year-old employee in a brutal slaying that will forever haunt a Ferry County man who witnessed it and barely escaped with his own life. The Division…

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'Fugitive' missed court while in jail

A man targeted by Crime Stoppers missed his court appearing last week because he's jailed in another county, and officials refuse to transport him. Mark William Bush, 35, is in the Benton County Jail under the Washington Department Corrections warrant for violating his probation. He…

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New details in Starbuck murder case

A Deer Park mother of five found strangled to death in her home was positioned in a way to humiliate her and make detectives believe she had been sexually assaulted, according to information released Tuesday. Clay Duane Starbuck, 47, is accused of murdering his ex-wife,…

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