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Two Men Rob North-Side Store

Two men robbed a north Spokane convenience store Tuesday night, firing rounds from a revolver as they came in and left, police said. Before they walked inside Grocery Boys Empire, …


Man With Machete Arrested For Robbery

FOR THE RECORD: Tuesday, April 18, 1995 CORRECTION: A Spokane woman arrested for first-degree robbery last week does not live at 609 E. Wellesley, according to residents and their landlord. …


Taco Shop Robbed

A man armed with a knife robbed a north Spokane fast-food restaurant Thursday night. The robber displayed the knife and demanded money from a clerk at 9:45 p.m. at Taco …


Police Trying To Clarify Assault, Robbery Report

A 23-year-old Coeur d’Alene man reported being robbed at gunpoint by several males. Jason Leslie Gomez told police he was struck in the face with a pistol butt and robbed …


Woman Robbed At Cash Machine

A 21-year-old Spokane woman was assaulted as she was using a South Hill cash machine Monday night. The victim told police she went to the SeaFirst Bank automatic teller machine …


3 Teenagers Accost 2 Girls, Take Jacket

Three teenage girls strong-armed an 11-year-old girl near the Hillyard Pool on Saturday and stole her jacket. The victim had been walking with another girl near the pool at Columbia …


Teenager Shot In Arm By Youths Who Wanted Jacket

A Spokane teenager was shot in the arm early Saturday after two youths demanded his coat. Chris Silva, 19, was walking with a woman near College and Nettleton when the …


Armed Man Robs North Spokane Bank

A gray-haired man held up a north Spokane bank Monday afternoon, police said. The robber entered First Interstate Bank, N7404 Division, shortly before 5 p.m. and showed a revolver to …


Theft Of Pizza Nets A 25-To-Life Term

A man who stole a slice of pizza from some children last summer was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in prison under the state’s “three-strikes” law. Jerry Dewayne …


Convenience Store Robbed

A man with a handgun robbed the Circle K convenience store at W4807 Nine Mile Road early Sunday. The clerk told Spokane police he was waiting on two teenagers when …


Bandits Climb Aboard Sailboat, Shoot Couple

A U.S. citizen was killed and his wife wounded Sunday when bandits climbed aboard their sailboat off Panama’s Pacific coast, a spokesman for the U.S. Southern Command said. The couple’s …


Suspect Apprehended In Armed Robbery

A 35-year-old Spokane man was arrested Saturday in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store Friday. Jeffrey C. Tipton, N7320 Crestline, was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Saturday after …


Man Robs Convenience Store, Takes Chocolate Milk

A bearded man with a handgun and a taste for chocolate robbed a Spokane convenience store at 6:15 a.m. Saturday. “The dude just came in went to the cooler and …


Man Robs Downtown Bank

A man robbed a U.S. Bank in downtown Spokane on Wednesday, police said. The robber went into the bank at W508 Third about 1:30 p.m., wrote on a deposit slip …


Suspect In Carjacking Cases Wanted For Jumping Bail

A man minor injuries Friday afternoon in a two-car collision downtown. The officer, Rob Boothe, was responding to a fight at Second and Howard about 5:25 p.m., said police spokesman …


`One-Sided’ Fight At West Valley High Leads To Arrest Of Student

A West Valley High School student was arrested on drug and assault charges Tuesday morning after fighting with another student. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the school about 7 a.m. …


Bandit Hits Bank

A man with a gun robbed a Spokane bank Friday afternoon, police said. The robber walked into the US Bank, W102 Indiana, at 4:35 p.m., Spokane Police Sgt. Larry Adams …


Robber Shoots Gas Station Worker

A robber shot a service station worker in the arm late Thursday in downtown Spokane. The Conoco employee, Aaron Cleveland, 24, was treated and released from Deaconess Medical Center. Spokane …


Man Uses Bomb Threat To Rob Bank

A man who said he had a bomb robbed Mountain West Bank in Helena about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said. Capt. Troy McGee said the man left a package supposedly …


Robber Aimed To Fund Wife’s Cancer Fight

An out-of-work man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a bank to raise $10,000 for his wife’s ovarian cancer treatments. Larry Eugene Archer, 22, changed his plea from innocent because he …


Man With Knife Robs Cabbie

A man with a knife robbed a cab driver in downtown Spokane on Sunday, police said. The robber hailed the cab in front of the Coach House Restaurant on the …


Man Buys Snack, Then Robs Store

A man robbed the Jim Dandy’s Donuts in downtown Spokane Saturday afternoon after forcing a clerk against a wall, according to a police report. About 1:15 p.m., the man bought …


Woman Robbed At Salon

Two boys wearing dark ski masks pushed aside a woman and stole a purse Tuesday at a Spokane beauty salon. The robbers came to the back door of Joy’s Beauty …


Disheveled Robber Hits 7-Eleven Store

A sloppy-looking man robbed a 7-Eleven store Wednesday in west Spokane, police said. The man went into the store at Fourth Avenue and Sunset Boulevard about 4 p.m. and picked …


Weapons May Have Been Stolen

The weapons used in a Pend Oreille County homicide last week may have been stolen from an Elk home, according to Spokane County sheriff’s deputies. Mary Foster of N41700 Frantz …


Plane Crash Survivor A Theft Victim, Too

A 9-year-old girl who was the only survivor of a plane crash last week says two farmers stole her gold necklace before others came to rescue her. Erika Delgado appealed …


Ice Cream Parlor Robbed

A man armed with a knife robbed a South Hill ice cream parlor late Sunday. A man entered the Baskin-Robbins at S1230 Grand at 10:45 p.m. and asked for change …