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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 16, 2012

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012

After a three-hour standoff, suspected gunman Ryan Lancaster, 39, surrenders to the Spokane County SWAT team that surrounded a home he had entered near the intersection of North Pines Road and Valleyway on Wednesday afternoon. (Colin Mulvany)

$100k bond for BB gun-wielding man

Ryan Lancaster, 39, surrenders to the Spokane County SWAT team after a standoff Wednesday. (SRphoto/Colin Mulvany) A man who caused lock downs at two Spokane Valley schools Wednesday when he was reported to be running around with a gun is to remain jailed on $100,000…

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Citizen's tracking busts theft suspects

A citizen who found his stolen property at a Spokane pawn shop in November led police to identify suspects more than three months later. A detective recently reviewed reports regarding the Nov. 1 burglary in the 2700 block of North Cedar and identified Casey G.…

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Gilman used Aders' phones after murder

Triple murder suspect Dustin William Gilman used his victim’s cellphone to text message her husband after he killed her, according to new court documents. Nick Ader, who was in the hospital with pancreatitis, told police he received two text messages from his wife’s phone at…

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Reward targets Spokane burglary suspect

A burglary suspect arrested after police followed a fluid trail left by his fleeing vehicle is wanted by Crime Stoppers after missing a court hearing. Dmitriy A. Stepanov, 26, was to begin trial last week on a second-degree burglary charge and two counts of possession…

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