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February 25, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Colville cop pleads guilty to having sex on duty

The Associated Press COLVILLE, Stevens County — A Colville police officer who had sex while on duty with several women has pleaded guilty to multiple crimes. The state Attorney General’s Office says 45-year-old Rex Newport pleaded guilty Tuesday to five criminal counts, including unlawful imprisonment and sexual misconduct. The attorney general’s office says Newport faces a sentence of…


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January 24, 2014 at 8:29 AM

Jury convicts Stevens County man of murder in June slaying

The Spokesman-Review A Stevens County jury on Wednesday found Eric Harris guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his younger brother, Larch Harris, in June. Eric Harris was arrested shortly after the June 23 shooting, which took place at his home in the 400 block of Haller Creek Road, southwest of Colville. The brothers were…


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May 15, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Boy, 10, gets 3-5 years juvenile detention for conspiracy to commit murder

The Associated Press COLVILLE, Stevens County — A 10-year-old boy who plotted to attack a classmate at Fort Colville Elementary School has been sentenced to 3 to 5 years in a juvenile detention facility. Stevens County Superior Court Judge Allen Nielson sentenced the boy on Wednesday in Colville. Stevens County Prosecutor Tim Rasmussen asked for an exceptional sentence…


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April 22, 2013 at 12:43 PM

11-year-old to get mental evaluation in alleged plot to kill classmate

COLVILLE (AP) — The attorney for an 11-year-old Colville boy accused of plotting to kill a classmate has filed a motion to have the boy’s mental competency evaluated. The motion was granted by a judge on Monday and the boy will be evaluated by doctors at Eastern State Hospital. The tests will evaluate the boy’s sanity…


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