Stories tagged: drugs
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
North Market Street has been restored beautifully all the way through the main Hillyard business district. Planters sit neatly under the new lampposts, crosswalks are painted and parking has become …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
OLYMPIA – Washington’s Board of Pharmacy has voted to go ahead with changing a rule that prohibits pharmacies from refusing to dispense all legal drugs, including the morning-after contraceptive “Plan …
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010
Two men looking for drugs found help quickly on East Sprague Avenue in Spokane last April. A drug user eager for his next high took them to a west Spokane …
Tue., Oct. 19, 2010
A reputed Canadian gangster who authorities say is responsible for major drug distributions in Eastern Washington has arrived in Spokane to face three-year-old Ecstasy charges. Joseph P. Curry, an associate …
Fri., Oct. 15, 2010
A Spokane church pastor is accused of stealing prescription medication from a parishioner.
Wed., Oct. 6, 2010
The unarmed pregnant woman shot during a drug raid in Spokane nearly two weeks ago has been identified Keamia D. Powell, 24.
Wed., Sept. 29, 2010
The chief of Washington State Patrol said Tuesday he has no reason to believe last week’s shooting of an unarmed pregnant woman in Spokane was accidental. “I don’t have anything …
Tue., Sept. 28, 2010
The Washington State Patrol sergeant who shot an unarmed pregnant woman during a drug raid in Spokane early Friday has been identified as Lee Slemp, a 25-year veteran.
Fri., Sept. 24, 2010
A Washington State Patrol detective-sergeant shot and wounded a pregnant woman while serving a search warrant in Spokane this morning.
Tue., Sept. 14, 2010
A Greenacres man who operated a medical marijuana dispensary about 100 feet from a Washington State Patrol office could face felony drug charges in the latest example of Spokane County’s …
Tue., Aug. 24, 2010
A grand jury in northern Idaho has indicted three Bonner County residents on charges of delivering and trafficking drugs.
Tue., Aug. 3, 2010
Jerry Carlson rose quickly through the ranks of the insurance industry, opening his own office as a young man and attracting some of the biggest accounts in Kootenai County. His …
Mon., Aug. 2, 2010
A former Coeur d’Alene High School booster of the year and prominent insurance agent was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison for cocaine.
Fri., June 25, 2010
A witness in a gang-related murder pleaded guilty to two felonies Thursday in a sealed agreement with prosecutors.
Thu., June 17, 2010
A suspected heroin dealer surrendered to a Spokane police SWAT team after a standoff on Thursday.
Tue., June 15, 2010
MEXICO CITY – Gunmen killed 15 federal police officers Monday in separate attacks in two drug-plagued states, marking one of the bloodiest days for security forces since the government stepped …
Thu., June 10, 2010
A two-day gang sweep in Grant County that authorities said arrested violent criminals targeted mostly illegal immigrants and felons wanted for probation violations.
Mon., June 7, 2010
A new law that takes effect Thursday in Washington aims to encourage people to report drug overdoses.
Sat., June 5, 2010
Although a shooting in northeast Spokane on Thursday likely wasn’t gang-related, the Los Angeles man accused in the incident was arrested earlier this year in a crack cocaine investigation targeting …
Fri., June 4, 2010
Although a shooting in northeast Spokane Thursday likely wasn’t gang-related, the Los Angeles man accused in the incident was arrested earlier this year in a crack cocaine investigation targeting several …
Fri., May 21, 2010
An ongoing investigation into OxyContin distribution in Spokane has led to at least four arrests and raids at several Spokane Valley apartments this month. Suspects Kevin D. Miles, 28, and …
Thu., May 20, 2010
An ongoing investigation into OxyContin distribution in Spokane has led to at least four arrests and raids at several Valley apartments this month. Suspects Kevin D. Miles, 28, and Tashina …
Thu., May 20, 2010
Two Spokane Valley residents suspected of dealing OxyContin were arrested during a raid at their apartment Wednesday.
Wed., April 21, 2010
A 25-year-old man who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint last fall was sentenced Tuesday to nearly eight years in prison.
Tue., April 20, 2010
A juror caused a mistrial in a recent Stevens County drug case after he used a cell phone to look up legal information.
Wed., April 7, 2010
Two men are wanted after deputies found clandestine meth labs and stolen vehicles at a home in Pend Oreille County. Suspect Shad A. Johnson, 38, was already sought by authorities …
Tue., April 6, 2010
An explosive device was found during a traffic stop on Interstate 90 in Coeur d’Alene Sunday night. Julianne M. Lewis, of Pasco, and William F. Heavyrunner, of Browning, Mont., were …
Sat., April 3, 2010
Hannah Schelling last heard from her son, Christopher, when he called in November with a plea she’d never before heard. “He said, ‘Mom, I’m in really deep. Can I come …
Thu., April 1, 2010
A drug investigation uncovered suspected child pornography at a Spokane Valley apartment this week.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2010
Before he was sentenced last year, a former Bayview, Idaho, contractor now serving time in federal prison for selling marijuana helped federal drug agents bust a once-prominent Coeur d’Alene insurance …