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Fugitive arrested at hotel

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Members of the Eastern Washington Joint Fugitive Task Force arrested a wanted woman at the Red Top Motel on East Trent Thursday morning.

Local police had been asked to locate Lori D. Rivas, 45, said Spokane Valley Police Department spokesman Cpl. Dave Reagan. She was wanted for delivery of methamphetamine in Benton County.

Police were able to pinpoint her location and set up surveillance on the motel at 7200 E. Trent Ave., Reagan said. Members of the task force approached her in the parking lot about 10:30 a.m. and she initially denied being Rivas, he said. But a deputy U.S. Marshal on the scene recognized the woman’s tattoos and she was booked into Spokane County Jail.

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