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Sirens & Gavels archive for May 3, 2012


Is the Border Patrol racial profiling?

Federal agents have increased their presence in the Spokane area in what some believe is an overreaching effort to combat illegal immigration at a local level. Officials with the U.S. Border Patrol say they’re not specifically targeting illegal immigrants and that their presence at police…

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Burglary suspect picks wrong pawn shop

A burglary suspect was arrested Tuesday after a sheriff's detective recognized him at a Spokane pawn shop. Detective Justin Elliot was at Goldbay at 1505 N. Ash St., when he saw Christopher J. Steinbaugh enter the store and receive $115 from the owner. Elliot recognized…

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Spokane police arrest longtime fugitive

A Crime Stoppers fugitive wanted since February has been arrested. John Gibson Dean, 30, was arrested at an apartment complex at 12426 E. Broadway Ave., after police developed information that he'd been staying there. A witnesses told police Dean and Lisa M. Baxter, 25, stole…

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