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Sirens & Gavels archive for May 2, 2012

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012

1 arrested for gunpoint motel robbery

A 35-year-old man has been charged with a gunpoint robbery at a Spokane motel that netted $150. Shawn James Combs was arrested Tuesday for the Feb. 2 hold-up at the Select Inn Motel, 1420 W. 2nd Ave. Combs is accused of robbing the motel owner…

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Recently released thief arrested again

A convicted thief released from jail earlier this month was arrested Saturday after a citizen spotted him break into a car. Nicholas F. Zielke, 19, told police he didn't know why someone was trying to pick a fight with him at the Conoco gas station…

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Graffiti suspect caught blue-handed

A man suspected of spray panting graffiti on more than 30 locations in downtown Spokane was arrested Tuesday. Brad Ruble, 28, was booked into jail for malicious mischief after Neighborhood Resource Officer Tim Ottmar arrested him downtown, according to the Spokane Police Department. Ruble's fingers…

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Jury indicts DSHS worker for child porn

A state social services employee arrested on child pornography charges April 17 has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Darrell J. Rogers, 51, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of distribution of child pornography. The charges carry five years to 20 years in…

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Mediation set in Zehm police lawsuit

A federal judge has set a two-day mediation session to settle the $14.5 million civil suit filed against nine Spokane Police officers by the mother and estate of Otto Zehm. U.S. District Court Judge Lonny Suko issued an order directing the Zehm family attorneys, City…

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