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FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

Final kidnapping suspect sentenced

The final of five suspects pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping in connection with a case where a woman was tied up in a Spokane hotel and had her head shaved before being dumped in a rock pit by her assailants. Desiree N. Walling, 31, pleaded...

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MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

Robbery case resolved in 3 weeks

That was fast. A 35-year-old man arrested for a robbery nearly three weeks ago has pleaded guilty. Shawn James Combs was sentenced to about 3 1/2 years in prison for first-degree robbery last week in Spokane County Superior Court. He'd made his first court appearance...

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1 arrested for gunpoint motel robbery

A 35-year-old man has been charged with a gunpoint robbery at a Spokane motel that netted $150. Shawn James Combs was arrested Tuesday for the Feb. 2 hold-up at the Select Inn Motel, 1420 W. 2nd Ave. Combs is accused of robbing the motel owner...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011

Five accused of kidnapping, torture

Five suspects have been accused of kidnapping and torturing a Spokane woman before shaving her head and writing “narc” and “thief” on her face. Waylon M. “Creeper” Azure, 33, pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and torture charges Thursday in Spokane County Superior Court, five weeks...

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