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January 9, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Guilty plea in pill thefts at Spokane hospital

SPOKANE (AP) — A hospital pharmacy technician accused of removing more than 250,000 painkillers over several years pleaded guilty Wednesday in Spokane. Paul Martsin, 25, agreed to a plea deal that would send him to prison for five years. He pleaded guilty to theft, money laundering and dealing controlled substances, The Sp0kesman Review reports. Martsin was arrested…

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January 8, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Guilty plea in $13M Pullman arson

PULLMAN (AP) — A 31-year-old man accused of starting a $13 million fire at an apartment complex that was under construction in Pullman has pleaded guilty to a felony arson charge. KREM-TV reports that Bryan Kitchen entered his plea Monday. The station says the plea deal calls for a four-year sentence for the July 14 fire…

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October 30, 2013 at 9:15 AM

Man pleads guilty in murder for hire case

TACOMA (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in Tacoma to second-degree murder for killing another man in a murder for hire plot. Pierce County prosecutors say Luis Barker accepted $8,000 from a Gig Harbor woman to kill her son-in-law. The News Tribune reports that Barker entered his plea Tuesday. Sentencing is scheduled for Nov….

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October 25, 2013 at 8:47 AM

Guilty plea in BB gun case

By Paris Achen, The Columbian / (MCT) A Vancouver, Wash., man received a suspended jail sentence Thursday for shooting his girlfriend’s father five times July 23 with a BB gun following an altercation in the Harney Heights neighborhood. Neal Panther Stillwell, 25, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault domestic violence in exchange for prosecutors reducing his charge from third-degree…

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August 22, 2013 at 1:09 PM

Kent man pleads guilty to selling fake car parts

The Associated Press A Kent man has pleaded guilty to importing and selling more than $500,000 in counterfeit luxury vehicle parts. The U.S. attorney for the western district of Washington says the 34-year-old man — Guoxing Xian — faces up to 10 years in prison and a $2 million fine when sentenced on Nov. 22. He has pleaded…

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