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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 20, 2012

MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2012

Geiger fight leads to stitches, charges

An inmate assaulted another inmate at Geiger Corrections Center Friday evening, officials said today. Anthony Neil Carson, 33, was moved to the Spokane County Jail to face a second-degree assault charge after entering the victim's room and punching him in the face and body repeatedly,…

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Suspended driver arrested after chase 

A driver with a suspended license who fled a traffic stop in his 2006 Ford Mustang was arrested on a bevy of charges late Sunday, officials said today. David B. Middleton, 44, stopped his black Mustang near East Sprague Avenue and North Farr Road about…

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Speeding stop yields 2.5 lbs. of cocaine

A traffic stop on Interstate 90 near Ritzville yielded nearly 2 1/2 pounds of packaged cocaine and led to the arrest of two men recently. Marshall Jay Devore, 31, and Rudolph Salvador Pyne, 32, are facing federal drugs charges in U.S. District Court in Spokane…

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Body found downtown; suspect arrested

A man was found dead from a stab wound in a downtown Spokane street early Sunday. The man has not been publicly identified, but suspect David Joseph Fagundes, Jr., 34, has been jailed on a second-degree murder charge. The victim was found near the intersection…

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Veronica Evans had her front door kicked in recently in the Chief Garry Park area. After she replaced the door, someone has tried to enter her home twice more. (Dan Pelle)

Residents react to property crimes cut

Veronica Evans had her front door kicked in recently in the Chief Garry Park area. After she replaced the door, someone has tried to enter her home twice more. (SRphoto/Dan Pelle) The thieves are brazen in Veronica Evans’ neighborhood. They kicked in her door three…

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