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Sirens & Gavels

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013

MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2013


Police caught and arrested a man on the corner of Perry and Baldwin on Wednesday after he led them on a high speed chase. (Kathy Plonka)

High-speed chase ends in collision

A high-speed chase ended in a collision at Perry and Baldwin Streets. The suspect is in custody. Police report the suspect was wanted in connection to an incident involving a gun yesterday. The suspect fled from police when they began chasing him, striking one car.…

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MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, 2013

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2013

Wenatchee lawyer nominated for federal judgeship 

A Wenatchee lawyer was nominated Thursday to become Eastern Washington’s newest federal judge, the White House announced Thursday. Stanley A. Bastian, managing partner of Jeffers, Danielson, Sonn & Aylward law firm, will replace U.S. District Judge Edward Shea, who has been placed into the federal…

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013

Spokane teenager missing for ten days

A Spokane teenager has been missing for ten days. Carolyn JoAnn Toner, 17, was last seen on Sept. 3, according to a Washington State Patrol report. She is a white female, about 5-feet-9-inches and 125 pounds. She has blue eyes, red hair and wears glasses.…

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 6, 2013

Back to school? 

Remember: Just because your little one is back in the classroom, it doesn't mean they all are. Here's a gem from yesterday's Pullman police log. 13-P07307 Juvenile Problem 12:02:24 09/04/13 Aaron Breshears ACT Reaney Park, PULLMAN, WA 99163 RP reporting a child at the park…

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Sheriff's Office hosts Citizens Academy

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is hosting an eight-week citizen's academy designed to provide an overview of what law enforcement officers do and some of the issues they face. The program is scheduled to begin Oct. 7 with sessions each Monday from 6 p.m. to…

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SATURDAY, AUG. 31, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013

Jailed Ridpath developer wants trial moved 

Spokane developer Greg Jeffreys, who is jailed on federal charges alleging that he defrauded investors of millions of dollars, has asked a judge for a change of venue for his trial, arguing that local media “has saturated the Spokane area with prejudicial and inflammatory remarks.”…

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THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013

Suspected killer's FB page gets a makeover

Suspected teen-age killer Kenan Adams-Kinard appears to be getting a digital makeover. The boy's FaceBook page, which earlier this week featured divisive messages of support from friends and relatives, has been spruced up and apparently locked down. The new cover photo shows Adams-Kinard with his…

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28, 2013

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013

SATURDAY, AUG. 17, 2013

THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013

REPEAT OFFENDER: Tami Jo Hearn, AKA Tami Jo Raider, is a 51-year-old female wanted for failing to report to jail to serve her sentence for attempted first degree theft. She is 5-foot-4-inches, 185 pounds and has red hair and brown eyes.  Hearn’s last address given was in the 2000 block of W. Broadway in Spokane. She has a 29-year-old local criminal history, including convictions for second-degree possession of a stolen vehicle, first-degree theft, second-degree theft, forgery, second-degree possession of a stolen credit card, possession of a controlled substance and second-degree identity theft. (Crime Stoppers)

Crime Stoppers identifies ten new fugitives

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest are looking for ten fugitives, three of whom are active, repeat offenders. Repeat offender suspects are those criminals considered by law enforcement to be the most active offenders in the community, according to Crime Stoppers. There is a double…

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013

Wild SPD chase ends with arrest, nap

It started with what appeared to be a drug-fueled joy ride in a stolen pickup truck. It ended with a nap. Spokane police arrested Benjamin P. Aleto, 27, Tuesday night after they say he fled from Officer Ron Van Tassel through a north Spokane residential…

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Scammers promise a clear criminal record

A recent string of scam calls promises Spokane County residents that a clean criminal record is just a phone call away. Over the past several months, citizens have received calls from scammers claiming to be from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office saying there’s a warrant…

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