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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2012

Man sentenced for herpes-related heist 

A 19-year-old man is to spend about seven years in prison for an armed robbery that was sparked by his fear of contracting herpes from a shared marijuana pipe. Aziem L. Richardson pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree robbery for a July incident...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

Cops: Herpes fear led to pot robbery

An invitation to smoke marijuana turned into a robbery last weekend in Spokane because the suspect feared contracting herpes from a water pipe. Aziem L. Richardson invited the teens to an apartment at 1119 W. Augusta Ave., to smoke marijuana in celebration of his 19th...

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