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August 13, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Spokane man arrested after allegedly choking a police dog

The Spokesman-Review A 29-year-old man with multiple felony convictions was arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly attempting to choke a police dog. Richard Urbanski was booked into Spokane County Jail after 6 p.m. on a felony charge of harming a police dog. Officers initially arrived at a home in the 600 block of East 9th Avenue to take…


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June 29, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Police: Man fatally shot in Centralia after pulling gun on officer

A Centralia man who reportedly stole a burrito from a convenience store was shot dead by a police officer this morning after pulling a gun on the officer, according to Centralia police. The 43-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, allegedly heated up a burrito then stole it from a Chevron gas station at 520 South…


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September 6, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Lakewood police drug dog escapes kennel during storms yesterday

Duke (Lakewood police photo) UPDATE AT 4:08 P.M.: Duke has been found safe. The dog wandered into a lady’s backyard and she recognized him from the media coverage and called him by his name and he responded, police said.  He is in good health and back with his handler. ORIGINAL POST: Lakewood police say that “Duke,” a department narcotics dog, escaped…


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January 13, 2013 at 3:26 PM

Police dog nabs assault suspect near Children’s hospital

A Seattle police dog nabbed an assault suspect early today near Seattle Children’s hospital. The man had eluded police the night before, after he allegedly assaulted his wife in an altercation at about 9 p.m. at the hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way Northeast. The man fled before officers arrived, and a search of the area was…


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