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December 3, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Spokane deputies arrest red kettle theft suspect

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who is suspected of robbing a Salvation Army bell ringer in Post Falls, Idaho. The sheriff’s office says a deputy spotted a stolen car early Wednesday in Spokane Valley and arrested the driver after a chase. A police dog was deployed to help take 24-year-old…


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December 3, 2014 at 7:49 AM

Stolen lingerie returned to another Tualatin store

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Lingerie stolen from a high-end store at the Bridgeport Village Mall in the Portland suburb of Tualatin, was dropped off at another store at the mall. Police suspected an organized theft ring took the $2,400 worth of merchandise Sunday from Posh Lingerie. Three women and two men entered the store….


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December 2, 2014 at 5:59 AM

6-ton excavator stolen in SW Washington

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — What do you do with a stolen 6-ton excavator? The owner of one that vanished last Friday night say investigators say it’s probably already on another job site. The Daily News of Longview reports that Michelle Horsley and her husband, Greg, own Horsley Timber & Construction of Castle Rock, Washington. They were…


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December 1, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Thieves steal $2,400 in lingerie from Oregon store

The Associated Press TUALATIN, Ore. — Police in the Portland suburb of Tualatin say five members of what appears to be an organized theft ring have stolen more than $2,400 worth of high-end lingerie from a store in a shopping center. Lt. Greg Pickering said Monday that one of the ring members distracted the lone clerk at…


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November 23, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Former Idaho trooper reaches deal, pleads guilty

The Associated Press COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — A former Idaho state trooper faces up to five years in jail after he was convicted of a variety of charges, including stealing 15,000 rounds of ammunition from the state police. Daniel Charles Howard entered guilty pleas on several charges Friday and Alford pleas on others after reaching a deal with prosecutors…


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November 21, 2014 at 10:04 AM

Prison sentence for stealing Aussie couple’s bikes

The Associated Press MOUNT VERNON — A 24-year-old man was sentenced to prison Thursday for stealing bicycles from an Australian couple when they stopped in Mount Vernon last summer on a cross-continent trek. The Skagit Valley Herald reports Danial Frank Osburn of Mount Vernon pleaded guilty to theft and an unrelated heroin charge. He was sentenced in Skagit County…


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November 20, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Kent man accused of allowing his mother to die from neglect

A 48-year-old Kent man entered not guilty pleas on Thursday to second-degree manslaughter and first-degree theft charges for allegedly causing the death of his elderly mother through neglect and stealing more than $100,000 from her bank accounts in recent years, court records show. Joselito Hondolero is accused of being criminally negligent in the care of his mother, Adriana…


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November 19, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Thieves steal 9 wildlife cameras near North Bend

NORTH BEND — Nine wildlife cameras used to track elk near North Bend have been stolen. The Transportation Department was using the cameras in a project to prevent elk collisions on Interstate 90. KOMO reports workers noticed the cameras worth $7,000 were gone Tuesday. Crews removed nine other remaining cameras as a precaution. One of the cameras took…


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November 10, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Theft of delivery van leaves Belltown food bank scrambling

When volunteers for a Belltown food bank arrived at 6 a.m. Monday morning to start their rounds picking up donations they were greeted with a heartbreaking site: their sole delivery van was gone. Lynn Nishimura, executive director for Puget Sound Labor Agency, said she and other volunteers scrambled into action — many hopped into personal cars to pick up…


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November 6, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Bad first date: Woman takes Oregon man’s wallet

The Associated Press WILSONVILLE, Ore.  — Oregon police agree it was a bad first date. They say a 23-year-old man met a woman for the first time in person Monday night after they talked online. She hopped into his vehicle at a drive-through restaurant in Wilsonville, south of Portland, and suggested he buy her a milkshake. Sgt. Dan…


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