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Sirens & Gavels archive for March 29, 2012


Post Falls police released this photo and others Thursday of stolen property seized with a recent search warrant. (Post Falls Police Department)

Stolen property in Idaho - recognize it?

Theft and burglary victims in the Kootenai County area should check out photos of suspected stolen property seized by police recently. Post Falls police released photos of the items Thursday in hopes the owners will come forward. View all the photos here. Police seized the…

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Girl Scouts peeper now a sex offender

A man arrested after a woman saw him wearing a red g-string and no pants outside a Girl Scouts gathering will be released from jail but must register as a sex offender for 10 years. Martin J. Green, 29, pleaded guilty today to felony second-degree…

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Juvenile jail officer charged w/ assault

Spokane County juvenile detention corrections officer was jailed recently on suspicion of assaulting his wife. Darryl A. Robinson, 52, said Wednesday that he has a meeting scheduled with his supervisors to discuss his arrest. Robinson was released from the Spokane County Jail on $1,500 bond…

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Fleeing driver caught on S-R video

A man suspected of slamming a pickup truck into another car in downtown Spokane this morning fled the scene and drove down a narrow sidewalk before abandoning the vehicle and walking away, security camera footage shows. The fleeing driver was caught on cameras operated by…

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Cab driver accused of felony hit-and-run 

A cab driver is accused of hitting a pedestrian and driving away in downtown Spokane late Tuesday. Lucas M. Blum, 31, alias McElroy, was driving a white minivan when he struck a woman who was trying to cross Stevens Street while westbound on Sprague Avenue…

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Duncan still getting competency hearing

Condemned serial killer Joseph E. Duncan is getting another day in court. Duncan, on death row for the torture slaying of a North Idaho boy he abducted in 2005 after slaughtering most of the youngster’s family, will undergo a hearing to determine whether he was…

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Charges filed in boy's shooting death

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A mother who authorities say left her 3-year-old son unrestrained in a car after she placed a pistol under the driver's seat has been charged with manslaughter in the death of the boy, who shot himself in the head while the…

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