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August 29, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Moses Lake man to be sentenced in Montana for meth trafficking

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — A Washington state man faces sentencing Friday in federal court on charges he led an interstate meth-trafficking ring that exploited workers in eastern Montana’s oil patch. Robert Farrell Armstrong of Moses Lake, Washington, will appear before U.S. District Judge Susan Watters in Billings. Under a deal with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty in…


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July 10, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Gillnetters convicted in illegal whitefish haul

By Jefferson Robbins The Wenatchee World MOSES LAKE — Four men from King and Snohomish counties were found guilty this week of illegally taking almost 200 whitefish in December at Banks Lake. Aleksandr Kashnikov, 45, and Sergey Mitsevich, 38, both of Everett, were convicted alongside Vladimir Savchenko, 36, of Edmonds and Peter Zhezhelev, 46, of Kenmore. Jurors took 40…


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May 30, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Moses Lake storekeeper, 89, swats robber with golf club

The Associated Press An 89-year-old Eastern Washington storekeeper says she swatted at a sword-wielding robber with a golf club after he pushed her to the floor. KREM-TV reports that Miyo Koba’s son says she was not hurt in the weekend scuffle in Moses Lake. Police recovered the cash register taken Sunday from Frank’s Superette. Police say the intruder…


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February 16, 2014 at 11:34 AM

16-year-old shot and killed in Moses Lake home

MOSES LAKE (AP) — Grant County authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed early Sunday at a home near Moses Lake. KPQ-radio reports the Grant County sheriff’s office is interviewing witnesses and gathering information and has not made any arrests. The name of the victim is being withheld pending an autopsy and notification of family.


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January 8, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Adult charges filed against Moses Lake boy accused of shooting parents

Columbia Basin Herald (MCT) EPHRATA – Prosecutors filed adult charges Monday against the Moses Lake teen accused of shooting his parents last March. Nathon Brooks, 15, faces two counts of first-degree attempted murder as well as a count of unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree, according to court officials. He originally was charged in juvenile…


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January 8, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Tanker flips, ethanol spills near Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says at least 1,000 gallons of ethanol spilled from a tanker trailer after it flipped over on State Highway 17 south of Moses Lake. The Spokesman-Review reports that the truck was northbound when the driver lost control Tuesday and hit a guard rail. The big rig came to rest…


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July 10, 2013 at 10:16 AM

Boy playing with matches starts brush fire, damages Moses Lake home

Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE – A boy reportedly playing with matches was responsible for the brush fire on West Peninsula Drive Saturday afternoon in Moses Lake, severely damaging a nearby home. According to Moses Lake Fire Chief Tom Taylor, a field caught fire when a boy lit a match and dropped it. The fire quickly spread…


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