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TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013

TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

Woman banned from Walmart arrested at Walmart

Charnay Robinson may have taken one too many trips to the superstore. Robinson, 27, was arrested Monday at the Walmart on East Sprague after police say she used a Visa credit card that had been reported stolen this weekend. Account records showed 13 charges totaling...

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TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012

Police are trying to identify a man who headbutted a WalMart cashier while shoplifting last week.

An image from a surveillance video shows the man at the store on East Broadway Avenue in Spokane Valley.

A cashier told police he approached the man when he saw him walking toward the west exit with a large bulge in his sweatshirt about 12:45 a.m. July 24.

The man tried to exit, but the doors were locked, so he headbutted the cashier and escaped through a fire exit, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. The thief dropped stolen items in the process.

The Sheriff''s Office released the surveillance photo today in hopes someone will recognize the man.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jack Rosenthal at (509) 220-6424 or at (509) 477-3186. (Spokane County Sheriff's Office)

WalMart shoplifter headbutts cashier

Police are trying to identify a man who headbutted a WalMart cashier while shoplifting last week. An image from a surveillance video shows the man at the store on East Broadway Avenue in Spokane Valley. A cashier told police he approached the man when he...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012


Spokane police are trying to identity a person of interest in an attempted child luring.
The incident occurred April 11 at the Shadle Park WalMart on West Wellesley Avenue.
Anyone with information on the man's identity is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233. (Spokane Police Department)

Pic shows possible child luring suspect

Spokane police are trying to identity a person of interest in an attempted child luring. The incident occurred April 11 at the Shadle Park WalMart on West Wellesley Avenue, police said today. Anyone with information on the man's identity is asked to call Crime Check...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

Idaho burglary suspect arrested in Valley 

A suspect in a string of burglaries in North Idaho was arrested Friday after a shoplifting incident turned violent at the Spokane Valley Wal-Mart. Susan Burke, 50, was out of custody on $5,000 bond awaiting trial in Kootenai County when a store security officer spotted...

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MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2011

Stolen car recovered 20 minutes later 

Spokane police are reminding motorists not to leave their running cars unattended after a vehicle was stolen this morning. The victim said the car was left warming up in front of their home in the 1500 block of West Carlisle Avenue when it was stolen...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011

Kid's cellphone photo helps nab suspects

A 5-year-old child who grabbed his mother's cellphone from her purse during a shopping trip inadvertently helped arrest two repeat theft suspects in Spokane. The child accidentally took pictures of the suspects' vehicle as they fled with the woman's purse just after 5 p.m. Tuesday...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011

Robbery suspects were wannabe roomies

Three teenagers accused of robbing women in north Spokane parking lots say they planned to use the money to get an apartment together, according to court documents. Now Donovan T. Johnson, 18; Keona A. Crossley, 19; and Logan R. Sims, 18, are sharing space at...

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011

Mud thwarts father-son theft suspects

A father and son became stuck in the mud Tuesday while leading police on an interstate chase after attempting to steal merchandise from the Wal-Mart just east of the Idaho-Washington border. Michael R. Dyczok, 64, (left) and Michael Dyczok, Jr., 35, (right) were arrested near...

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MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011

86'd from Walmart, return leads to arrest

A Spokane woman banned from all Walmarts was arrested for felony burglary Sunday after returning to the Spokane Valley store. Billee Jo Koller, 36, tried to steal more than $80 in men's clothing from the store at 15727 E. Broadway Ave., according to the Spokane...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 27, 2011

2nd deputy hurt in shooting goes home

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The Kitsap County sheriff's office says the second of two deputies wounded during a deadly shootout in the parking lot of the Port Orchard, Wash., Walmart has been released from the hospital. The agency says 48-year-old Andrew Ejde (Eh-dah) was...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 25, 2011

Sergeant Russ Clithero and Deputy Chris Andrews of the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department exit Tacoma General Hospital after visiting their wounded colleague on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 in Tacoma, Wash.  (Meegan Reid / (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid))

Man ID'd in shootout that hurt deputies

SEATTLE (AP) — Investigators face a difficult puzzle to piece together as they work to determine why a Utah man bolted and began shooting at sheriff's deputies in a Walmart parking lot, leading to a gunfight that left him and a young woman dead and...

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MONDAY, JAN. 24, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 9, 2010

Men admit to stealing dead people's IDs

Two Spokane men who used the names of dead people to create driver's licenses and pass bad checks are headed to federal prison. Alphonso Guster, 46, and Vladimir A. Bibas, 25, were arrested in December after passing checks at Walmart in Moscow, Idaho. The men...

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