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Sirens & Gavels archive for Jan. 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2012

Man wanted for stealing from Davenport

UPDATE: Blair was booked into jail about 8 p.m. Jan. 11. Police say a longtime felon dressed in casual business clothes to blend in while stealing laptops from a convention at the Davenport Hotel. Sean Alexander Blair, 31, already was facing felony theft and drug…

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Tips sought on Chevron beer robbers

Spokane police are asking for helping identifying two men who assaulted a store clerk and stole a 20-pack of beer early Monday. The men assaulted the clerk at Chevron Food Mart, 1703 E. Francis Ave., after he confronted them for stealing the beer about 12:25…

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3rd-degree assault charge in cop shooting

A man has been charged with third-degree assault for allegedly trying to shoot a Spokane police officer. Chase J. Earl West, 22, is accused of pulling the trigger of a black semi-automatic pistol, which malfunctioned instead of firing. Cpl. Nick Lundgren said he saw the…

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Police increase security for MLK march

Spokane police have a message for anyone considering participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March on Monday: “The bad guys aren’t going to win, and they need to come down and show them that,” said Lt. Joe Walker. Walker, who will be overseeing…

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Man missing w/ Pomeranian dog

The Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office asking for help locating a 54-year-old man and his Pomeranian dog. William J. "Bill" Bailey, 54, had been staying in his car on a friend's property in Cusick when he was reported missing Jan. 3. Bailey is 5-foot-11, 230…

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