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Sirens & Gavels archive for May 14, 2012

MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012

Tire store employee walks up on theft

A tire store employee wary of recent thefts and a suspicious truck parked near the business led sheriff's deputies to a theft and drug suspect and a stolen vehicle from Lincoln County. The employee saw two tires being placed into the bed of the truck…

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Jailer catches vehicle prowling suspect

A corrections deputy caught a man prowling a county-owned vehicle early Saturday outside the jail, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. Suspect David Allen Mackin, 21, was arrested after Deputy Mark Sprecher saw him getting out of a county vehicle parked about 4:10 a.m.…

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City worker helps nab theft suspect 

A city water department employee led police to two burglary suspects recently when he took a cellphone photo of the license plate of a suspicious vehicle. Lawrence Tieken saw the 1995 Ford flat-bed truck parked at a City of Spokane pump house at North Havana…

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Girls suspected in GU robbery charged

Two 16-year-old girls accused of robbing and assaulting three Gonzaga University students will be charged as adults. Kayla Marie Hoffman and Spring Darlos Simone Sanders faces two counts of first-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree assault for the attack early Thursday at North Standard…

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