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Sirens & Gavels oxycodone archive

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012

Man accused of robbing local pharmacy

A 30-year-old man has been arrested for robbing a north Spokane pharmacy of Oxycodone. Paul Raymond Hunt, Jr., was arrested Monday for the June 5 robbery at Rite Aid, 12420 N. Highway 395. Pharmacy employees identified him as the man who showed up at the...

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MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

Women arrested in Oxycodone fraud

Two women are accused of trying to obtain the powerful prescription painkiller Oxycodone through fraudulent prescriptions Sunday night at a Spokane Valley pharmacy. Police were called about 6 p.m. after a pharmacist at a store in the 13400 block of East Sprague Avenue realizing a...

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012

2 arrested on drug fraud charges in Valley

Two suspected prescription drug forgers were arrested Monday night after a chase with police in Spokane Valley. Employees at a pharmacy in the 15700 block of East Broadway Avenue told police about 8:45 p.m. Monday that a woman attempted to fill an Oxycodone prescription written...

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TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012

SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2011

A Coeur d'Alene man was arrested in Oregon Thursday with 10 pounds of marijuana.
Seth Anthony Mtichell, 22, was stopped for a traffic violation while driving a 2004 Ford F-150 on Highway 97 north of Madras at milepost 78 about 12:30 p.m. 
Troopers found oxycodone and hydrocodone and arrested Mitchell for two drug charges, then obtained a search warrant and found the marijuana, according to Oregon State Police3.
Mitchell faces an additional charge of unlawful possession, distribution and manufacture of a controlled substance.
He was booked into the Jefferson County Jail.
 (Oregon State Police)

CdA man busted in Ore. w/ 10lbs of pot

A Coeur d'Alene man was arrested in Oregon Thursday with 10 pounds of marijuana. Seth Anthony Mitchell, 22, was stopped for a traffic violation while driving a 2004 Ford F-150 on Highway 97 north of Madras at milepost 78 about 12:30 p.m. Troopers found oxycodone...

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MONDAY, FEB. 21, 2011

Woman accused of OxyContin fraud

An additional '1' on an OxyContin prescription didn't earn a Deer Park woman the pill haul police say she wanted. An employee at Medicine Shop Pharmacy in Deer Park called police Friday after Bowman attempted to fill a prescription for 160 Oxycontin pills. The prescribing...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011

Arrestee's choice of driver a bad one

Deputies say a Spokane woman caught driving with a suspended license picked the wrong friend to pick up the car: another woman with a suspended license. Dawn R. Kortness, 37, was stopped Monday in Rockford for driving a 1997 Ford with an alleged defective license...

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