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Sirens & Gavels neglect archive

TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012

Manslaughter charge in mother's death

A Spokane man has been charged with manslaughter after investigators say he neglected his elderly mother while in a drunken stupor last year. Glen Douglas Rosier, 67, left jail on $10,000 bond this weekend after his arrest on two felony charges for the death of...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2011

Elderly theft suspect arrested again

A man accused of draining a 106-year-old woman's retirement savings was arrested in Spokane after missing a court appearance. John H. "Herb" Friedlund, 78, failed to appear for an arraignment on a witness tampering charge last month in Spokane County Superiro Court. He was arrested...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2011

Elderly-abuse suspect arrested again

The man charged with mistreating and stealing retirement funds from a 106-year-old Kettle Falls woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with witness tampering. John H. “Herb” Friedlund, 78, was arrested early this morning at a residence in Deer Park. Stevens County prosecutors said that Friedlund...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011

Caretaker’s alleged spending outlined

The man charged with draining 106-year-old Frances T. Swan’s retirement funds bought vehicles and a horse trailer and even paid for a man’s surgery in Texas, prosecutors alleged in court Wednesday. John H. “Herb” Friedlund, 78, of Kettle Falls, was released from jail Wednesday on...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2011

Elderly-abuse suspect accused of theft

COLVILLE – The man charged with mistreating a 106-year-old Kettle Falls woman was arrested Tuesday at a hearing initially set to allow him to appoint a new attorney to represent him in his criminal matters. When John H. “Herb” Friedlund, 78, appeared before Superior Court...

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