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Sirens & Gavels Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department archive

THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009

Sting targets Craigslist prostiution

Kootenai County authorities were monitoring local Craigslist postings even before Philip Markoff was charged with murder and with assaulting and robbing women he’d met through the Web site, which offers free classified ads. Their effort highlights a sex market that thrives online and exists all...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2009

'Their voyage will be terminated'

Kootenai County marine deputies will be patrolling lakes and river this week looking for dangerous boaters, according to a news release. Operation Dry Water is a national campaign sponsored by the National Association of Boating Law Administrators. In a line reminiscent of a Star Trek...

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