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Sirens & Gavels

Man arrested for helping cop shooter

A Spokane man shot in the leg during a home-invasion robbery last month was with a fugitive just before he opened fire on two sheriff’s deputies Tuesday.

Robert Lee “Bo” Ruth, 42, is in jail, accused of helping suspected heroin trafficker Charles Robert Wallace hide from law enforcement after Wallace walked away from court-ordered drug treatment in Spokane Valley.

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