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Sirens & Gavels archive for Jan. 23, 2012

MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2012

Police: Girl Scouts peeper wore g-string 

A man arrested for voyeurism outside a Girl Scouts gathering in Spokane was wearing a red g-string and no pants when a woman spotted him early Sunday, officials say. Martin J. Green, 29, had a "pocketful of condoms" in his untied sweat pants when police…

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Fight at restaurant leads to shooting

A fight at a downtown Spokane restaurant led to a shooting early Sunday. Two men were shot in their lower legs by someone inside a white van after an altercation at Tacos Tumbras at West Second Avenue and South Cedar Street about 1:40 a.m., police…

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Nail salon crack cocaine suspect indicted

A man accused of selling crack cocaine out of a Spokane nail salon has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Paul Lamar Rios, 30, was one of several people arrested Thursday during a widespread drug and gun investigation by the Spokane Violent Crimes Gang…

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Murder victim named in 2 scuba lawsuits

Detectives have expanded the criminal investigation into the fatal shooting of a north Spokane mother to include two civil lawsuits naming the victim. Each lawsuit involves separate scuba diving accidents; one left a man dead and another allegedly left a woman with brain damage. Although…

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