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Drunken driver bill facing challenges

OLYMPIA – Efforts to fast-track a crackdown on repeat drunken drivers, announced with bipartisan fanfare Tuesday, hit some go-slow warnings Thursday from prosecutors, judges and police. They’re raising so many …

UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2013

Sheriff exasperated with repeat offender

A thief and drug user with 39 arrests has earned the ire of Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich. Mark W. Bush has been jailed again, this time accused of possessing …

Shawn Vestal: Career criminals plague city

The cops call them “ropes,” and they are tying themselves into knots – big, expensive, dangerous knots – throughout the community. Repeat offenders, career criminals, call them what you want. …

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2012

Police: Felon fleeing officers injures 2 in crash

Spokane police arrested a repeat offender Thursday night for driving recklessly, eluding police and causing a collision that blocked a northside intersection for hours.

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2012

Spokane burglary suspect is repeat offender

A burglary suspect accused of stealing a truck and gun from a northwest Spokane home is a repeat offender with a 19-year history of property crimes, police say.

Fugitive goes to court, freed, rearrested

A man who Spokane police say has 167 criminal charges in 15 years appeared for a court hearing Tuesday and was allowed to stay out of jail despite a felony …

Inmate accused of Geiger escape plot

A 15-time felon considered by law enforcement to be one of the area’s most active criminals is accused of planning an escape at Geiger Corrections Center, and authorities are investigating …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 21, 2011

Inmate accused of plotting escape at Geiger

A 15-time felon considered by law enforcement to be one of the area’s most active criminals is accused of planning an escape at Geiger Corrections Center, and jail staff are …

Man who fled hospital, died is identified

A hallucinating man who died early Saturday after fleeing a Spokane hospital has been identified as Steven Edward Escallier, 42. Escallier was taken by ambulance to a hospital after police …

Eddie Ray Hall sentenced to 16 years

One of Spokane’s most notorious career criminals is headed to federal prison for 16 years. Eddie Ray Hall, who turns 47 next month, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court …

Repeat offender Hall pleads guilty to federal drug charge

One of Spokane’s most notorious career criminals has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Eddie Ray Hall, 46, faces five to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty Jan. …

Spokane burglary suspect returns to jail

A burglary suspect arrested after reaching 100 mph during a freeway chase two weeks ago but later released from jail is back behind bars after police say he tried pawning …

Repeat offender back in custody

When police found Dustin C. Rauscher, he had a sawed-off shotgun and enough shaved keys to steal a fleet of Nissan cars. That was in 2007.

Repeat offender returns to jail after standoff

A repeat offender was arrested early today after he surrendered to SWAT members outside a northeast Spokane apartment.

Scales of justice vary for co-defendants

A judge sentenced a Spokane man to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty Friday to 25 counts of possession of stolen property and second-degree theft. Compare that to …