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Sirens & Gavels archive for July 16, 2012

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012

 Cynthia Van Holland, 47, is suspected of being the "Bad Hair Bandit." (Placer County Sheriff's Department)

Bad Hair Bandit suspect charged in Calif.

A former Kootenai County Jail nurse who also worked in elementary schools has been charged with robbing 21 banks in Washington, Oregon, California and Montana. Cynthia Lynn Van Holland, 48, is accused of being the "Bad Hair Bandit," a serial robber nicknamed by the FBI…

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Gun suspect arrested after shooting

Gunfire at a party in Spokane Valley early Sunday led to the arrest of a 24-year-old suspect. Edgar Ambriz Viveros is accused of firing a pistol at a home in the 15000 block of East Mission Avenue, where sheriff's deputies responded to a report of…

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