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September 2, 2014 at 11:01 AM

Spanaway couple caught in Ocean Shores rip current

The Associated Press OCEAN SHORES — A husband and wife from Spanaway barely survived a rip current at an Ocean Shores beach. KBKW reports emergency responders answered a 911 call on Monday afternoon and found a 44-year-old man on the beach having difficulty breathing. He said his wife was caught in a rip current and he went to…

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August 22, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Spanaway shooting suspect shot by deputies

UPDATE: 11:07 p.m. | A 28-year-old fugitive wanted for a home-invasion robbery and shooting was shot and injured by Pierce County sheriff’s deputies Thursday morning at a Buckley motel. The shooting happened shortly after 8 a.m. at a motel on West Main Street. Justin Linn, who was wanted for a July 27 home-invasion robbery and shooting in Spanaway,…

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March 18, 2013 at 8:22 PM

Man charged in wife’s slaying at Tacoma motel

The Associated Press TACOMA  — The man accused of killing his wife at a Tacoma motel and then asking a Seattle TV station to post his confession on Facebook has been charged with first-degree murder. The News Tribune reports that a Superior Court commissioner entered a not guilty plea on behalf of 41-year-old Tony Barrett of Spanaway…

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February 14, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Road-rage suspect who broke man’s facial bones in Spanaway sought

Pierce County deputies are looking for a man who punched and kicked another man’s face so hard in Spanaway this week that the victim will need facial-reconstructive surgery. The 46-year-old victim accidentally cut off the suspect as he exited a 7-Eleven in Spanaway around 4:10 p.m. on Monday, according to the victim’s son….

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September 18, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Toddler drowns in Spanaway Lake

A 21-month-old boy drowned in Spanaway Lake Tuesday evening, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. The toddler had ventured from his lakeside home on the 17100 block of 6th Avenue Court South before falling in the lake, according to department spokesman Ed Troyer. The boy’s 9-year-old brother found him and called for the help of…

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August 31, 2012 at 8:23 AM

Woman killed, six hospitalized, after Spanaway crash

A woman in her late teens or early 20s was killed in Spanaway this morning after a pickup truck loaded with young adults crashed into a chain-link fence and trees. Pierce County sheriff’s investigators say alcohol was involved. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was one of seven people riding in a half-ton pickup,…

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August 29, 2012 at 6:44 AM

Man says he killed wife, child in Spanaway

UPDATE AT 10:53 A.M.: The Associated Press and Times staff The Pierce County sheriff’s office says financial problems and marital issues apparently led a man to kill his wife and daughter overnight at their home in Spanaway. Capt. Ed Smith says 40-year-old Dean Holmes walked into the jail in Tacoma before 5 a.m. Wednesday and confessed to shooting…

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July 9, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Spanaway man suspected in ex-wife’s death is found dead in Kirkland

A Spanaway man suspected of murdering his ex-wife last month was found dead today near his mother-in-law’s house in Kirkland, according to the Tacoma News Tribune. Pierce County Sheriff’s detectives believe he committed suicide. Scott Kagawa’s car was found July 2 with a six-page handwritten suicide note, but his body was not discovered until today…

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