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MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012

Bonner Co. killer faces new gun charge 

A Bonner County man who served 10 years in prison for the shooting death of his girlfriend in 1999 could be headed to federal prison under a recent indictment. George John Bondurant is accused of possessing a a Remington 20-gauge shotgun on May 8, according...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2012

$40k bond for shotgun carjack suspect

An 18-year-old man accused of carjacking a woman who was with her infant remains jailed on $40,000 bond. Dustin M. Lange is accused of pointing a shotgun at Rachelle Bergman and "racking it" as she was trying to load her newborn baby into her 1998...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011

Cops: Herpes fear led to pot robbery

An invitation to smoke marijuana turned into a robbery last weekend in Spokane because the suspect feared contracting herpes from a water pipe. Aziem L. Richardson invited the teens to an apartment at 1119 W. Augusta Ave., to smoke marijuana in celebration of his 19th...

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TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011

Skinhead's lawyer: Jail only worsens him

A self-described skinhead will spend nearly 10 years in prison for a federal gun charge. James Daniel Bacon, who deputies say damaged a jail house door during a recent tantrum, has spent more than a third of his life in jail. The 23-year-old's lawyer cited...

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FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

FBI: Racist felon had ammo, 5 firearms

A Whitman County man arrested on federal gun charges last month had several guns and a large collection of ammunition when investigators searched his properties, a new indictment alleges. Jeremiah Daniel “J.D.” Hop, 29, faces two counts of felon in possession of a firearm and...

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FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011

Skinhead accused of damaging jail door

A skinhead jailed on a federal gun charge could be charged with an additional felony for damaging a jail door. James Daniel Bacon, 23, allegedly slammed the door to a jail day room backwards against a concrete wall so hard that the middle and bottom...

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MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011

Skinhead promises speech at bench trial 

A self-described skinhead says he has prepared a speech to read at his federal bench trial this afternoon for allegedly assaulting an accused child molester. James D. Bacon, 23, is charged with misdemeanor assault for punching Darrell W. Monzingo, 44, as the men shared a...

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MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011

3 men charged in burglary, gun thefts

Three Spokane men have been charged with a series of felonies for their alleged roles in firearm thefts last December. Steven Charles Corkery, Jr., 27, is accused of burglarizing a home in the 4400 block of East 16th on Dec. 6, then pawning stolen property,...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011

Marijuana theft leads to shotgun threat 

A Spokane man is accused of pointing a loaded shotgun at a man in retaliation for a marijuana theft. Steven T. Casados, 21, is jailed on a first-degree assault charge after witnesses told police he arrived at an apartment in the 900 block of East...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011

Alleged child molester assaulted in cell

A convicted robber jailed on federal gun charges is accused of assaulting an alleged child molester at the federal courthouse. James D. Bacon, 23, (pictured) is charged with misdemeanor assault for punching Darrel W. Monzingo, 44, as the men shared a holding cell at the...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 6, 2011

Feds charge felon caught w/ shotgun

A convicted felon caught by Spokane police with a sawed-off shotgun last month has been indicted by a federal grand jury. James D. Bacon, 23, faces up to 10 years in prison for allegedly possessing the 12-gauge shotgun and ammunition when police officers chased him...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

Fugitive w/ shotgun captured by police

Two Spokane police officers chased down and arrested a wanted man who was armed with a sawed-off shotgun this week.Officers Jeff McCollough and Terry Preuninger learned James D. Bacon, 23, (pictured) wanted for a felony drug violation and a Department of Corrections violation, was at...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2010

Report: Gunman was volatile, explosive 

A gunman killed in a shootout with police last week had attempted suicide several times, been hospitalized at Eastern State Hospital and was described as “volatile and explosive” in a state psychiatrist’s report two years ago.Ethan A. Corporon saw drug-induced images of aliens and spaceships,...

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SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2010

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