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Sirens & Gavels Matt Spink archive

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013

NRA documentary examines Wallace shootings

The shooting of two Spokane County sheriff's deputies last year by a reputed heroin trafficker with a penchant for firearms and a long history of felony convictions is now getting national attention. Above is a YouTube trailer for a new documentary, produced by the NRA...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012

Deputies recovering as probe continues

Two sheriff’s deputies shot by a fugitive heroin trafficking suspect last week continue to recover as detectives continue to investigate the crime spree that ended in the shooter’s suicide. Deputy Matt Spink (left), who was shot once in his leg, was released on Friday. Deputy...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

Spink, Northway seasoned deputies

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies Matt Spink and Mike Northway have backed each other up on patrol in north Spokane County for six years, so it’s not too surprising the men were together when fugitive Charles Wallace opened fire on them Tuesday, wounding both. The deputies,...

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MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012

Boy arrested for DUI after police chase

A 17-year-old boy in a stolen van was arrested for drunken driving after running into a fast food restaurant, then disabling his front tires by running over a curb. The boy also faces charges of attempting to elude police, possession of a stolen vehicle, hit...

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