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January 29, 2015 at 11:30 AM

Former soldier charged with stealing $250,000 in benefits

The Associated Press A former Idaho National Guard soldier who is also an official in the Washington city of Snoqualmie has been indicted on charges that he lied about suffering an injury in Iraq so that he could collect more than $250,000 in benefits. Investigators say that in claims for state and federal benefits, Darryl Lee Wright…

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August 15, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Disabled veteran evicted from West Seattle home again

The Associated Press SEATTLE — The King County sheriff’s office says deputies have evicted a disabled Vietnam War veteran from a West Seattle home he lost in foreclosure. The sheriff’s office says Byron Barton and his wife and adult son were arrested about 8 a.m. Friday on trespassing charges but not held. Barton was taken by ambulance…

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August 26, 2013 at 6:17 AM

Spokane teen held on $2M bail in beating death of WWII veteran

NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press UPDATED: 2:58 p.m. | A 16-year-old Spokane boy was ordered held on $2 million bail and will be tried as an adult in connection with last week’s beating death of an 88-year-old veteran of World War II. Demetrius L. Glenn is charged with first degree murder and first degree robbery in…

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