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Fbi Corners Novelist, Who Stabs Herself

Nearly two years after she vanished while awaiting sentencing for a New York art and jewelry heist, a romance novelist was arrested Friday after stabbing herself when cornered by the FBI. Barbara R. Joslyn, 48, stabbed herself three times after FBI agents found her in a Century City motel earlier this week, New York police said. She was being guarded by a police officer as she recuperated at a hospital that Los Angeles authorities would not identify.

One Murder Suspect Held; Second Still Sought

One of two men wanted on a first-degree murder arrest warrant in the slaying of a Tacoma man has surrendered to Pierce County sheriff's deputies. Jeffrey Edward Campbell, 26, turned himself in at the Lakewood station late Sunday. He was booked into the county jail.

Woman Falls From Pickup While Deputies In Pursuit

A 20-year-old woman tumbled from the cab of a fleeing pickup truck early Sunday while sheriff's deputies chased the vehicle through a Spokane Valley neighborhood. Jennifer A. Hall was not injured by the fall and afterward dashed into a nearby house in the 6900 block of East Fourth. Hall was later arrested on three outstanding misdemeanor warrants.

Police Arrest Woman Wanted For Rape

Spokane police arrested a woman wanted on first-degree rape and second-degree assault charges Thursday night for the second time. Theresa Marie Spickler-Bowe, 36, was arrested without incident near Elk, Wash., and is in jail under a $100,000 bond.

Escaped Prisoner Captured In Closet

A prison inmate, missing 15 months since escaping from a prison facility, has been captured and arrested as he hid in the closet of a friend's apartment. The Department of Correction said Monday that Cameron Haworth, 20, is being held in the Bannock County Jail under $250,000 bond. He will be taken to Idaho County to face a felony escape charge.

Valley Bank Robber Wanted By Police

Sheriff's deputies were searching late Thursday for a man who robbed a Spokane Valley bank branch wearing a fake white beard. Suggesting he had a gun, the man kept his right hand inside his Army jacket when he demanded money from a teller at Inland Northwest Bank, 15111 E. Sprague, about 5:30 p.m.

Armed, Dangerous Escapees May Be Heading For Spokane

A man suspected of robbing a Spokane Valley shoe store escaped from an Idaho prison on Thursday and is still on the loose, authorities say. Michael Allen Wachholtz, 35, and another inmate who was serving time for murder walked away from the maximum security prison in Boise about 2 a.m.

Secret Witness Seeks Information On Gunshots Fired At Motorist

Secret Witness of Spokane County is offering a $200 reward for information involving a shooting last week on the lower South Hill. A Spokane man's car was hit by bullets early in the morning on Oct. 19 as he drove home. When he approached Seventh Avenue and Cannon Street just after midnight, a group of a half dozen people partially blocked the street.

Man Escapes After Trailer Theft, Chase, Crash

Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who stole a trailer from a rental company early Sunday and then crashed it during a high-speed chase through a residential area. The driver was described as a white man, with light brown or blonde curly hair, said Lt. David Wiyrick. Deputies said he was driving a brown and white Chevrolet Blazer when they saw him last.