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Sirens & Gavels archive for Jan. 30, 2012

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2012

Neighbor helps busts burglary suspects

A citizen’s report of suspicious activity in north Spokane County led to the arrest of two suspected burglars this afternoon, the sheriff's office. A neighbor in the 7000 block of North Stevens Street observed the men looking into windows at a home before one climbed…

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Wire theft knocks out power; tips sought

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information that led to the arrest of those responsible for a wire theft at an Avista substation that left thousands without power. The thief or thieves cut cooper ground wires and stole portions, resulting in about $10,000 in…

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Cops: Paintball gun-toting robber ID'd 

A 26-year-old convicted felon has been identified as a suspect in a robbery with a paintball gun at a Spokane clinic last month. Brian Lee "Rowdy" Riley, 26, is in jail on a first-degree robbery charge for the Dec. 29 drug heist at the Spokane…

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Cop's 'ruse' w/ felon leads to suspension

A Spokane police officer who spent 10 months on paid leave while investigators probed the extent of his working relationship with an unlicensed bounty hunter is back on patrol. Senior Officer Alan D. Edwards, 47, was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing but was found to…

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