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  • Spokane family's service dog finds bag of mysterious substance in yard

    Spokane family's service dog finds bag of mysterious substance in yard

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:48:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane family has a message for the community: “Check your yards.” That’s because on Saturday morning, they discovered something pretty disturbing in their backyard. This happened near Chief Garry Park.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One Spokane family has a message for the community: “Check your yards.” That’s because on Saturday morning, they discovered something pretty disturbing in their backyard. This happened near Chief Garry Park.

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  • Child's body found near missing 3-year-old Texas girl's home

    Child's body found near missing 3-year-old Texas girl's home

    Sunday, October 22 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-10-22 22:06:08 GMT

    RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - Police in a Dallas suburb say they've found the body of a small child not far from the home of a 3-year-old girl who's been missing since earlier this month. Richardson police say the child's body was discovered in a culvert as authorities using dogs searched for Sherin Mathews on Sunday morning.

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    RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - Police in a Dallas suburb say they've found the body of a small child not far from the home of a 3-year-old girl who's been missing since earlier this month. Richardson police say the child's body was discovered in a culvert as authorities using dogs searched for Sherin Mathews on Sunday morning.

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  • Orlando couple shocked to find 63 lbs of marijuana included in Amazon order

    Orlando couple shocked to find 63 lbs of marijuana included in Amazon order

    Sunday, October 22 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-10-22 18:49:19 GMT

    ORLANDO, Fla. - When a couple in Orlando, Florida, needed some storage bins they headed to Amazon to make the purchase, but as soon as the bins showed up at their doorstep, they knew something was off. When the couple opened the boxes, they found 63 lbs. of marijuana inside the bins. Orlando Police were called. They seized the drugs and launched an investigation. 

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    ORLANDO, Fla. - When a couple in Orlando, Florida, needed some storage bins they headed to Amazon to make the purchase, but as soon as the bins showed up at their doorstep, they knew something was off. When the couple opened the boxes, they found 63 lbs. of marijuana inside the bins. Orlando Police were called. They seized the drugs and launched an investigation. 

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  • Spokane Valley Walgreens robbed of Oxycontin

    Spokane Valley Walgreens robbed of Oxycontin

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Three juveniles are in police custody after another robbery at Walgreens. Tuesday morning's robbery took place at the Walgreens located at the intersection of Sprague and Pines in Spokane Valley.

     
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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash.- Three juveniles are in police custody after another robbery at Walgreens. Tuesday morning's robbery took place at the Walgreens located at the intersection of Sprague and Pines in Spokane Valley. Officers at the scene say two juveniles rushed into the store just after midnight on Tuesday with shirts over their faces. A third stood lookout outside the store while the two inside demanded the potent painkiller Oxycontin from the Walgreens pharmacy. >>
  • UPDATE: Picture of suspect

    Armed robbery at South Hill Walgreen's

    Armed robbery at South Hill Walgreen's

    SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police Officers are looking for a suspect in yet another Walgreens robbery. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Officers are looking for a suspect in yet another Walgreens robbery. This one took place late Wednesday night at the Walgreens on Spokane's South Hill at 29th and Grand. Officers say a white male entered the store with his face covered and walked immediately back to the pharmacy where he jumped over the counter and forced two employees into a backroom. He then brandished a hunting knife and demanded they show him where the Oxycontin is kept. >>
  • Police respond to another attempted pharmacy robbery

    Police respond to another attempted pharmacy robbery

    SPOKANE, Wash. -The Spokane County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an attempted robbery at the Walgreens pharmacy located in the 7900 block of N. Division Wednesday.  The attempted robbery was reported around 8:15.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. -The Spokane County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an attempted robbery at the Walgreens pharmacy located in the 7900 block of N. Division Wednesday.  The attempted robbery was reported around 8:15.>>
  • Walgreens Pharmacy on the South Hill robbed again

    Walgreens Pharmacy on the South Hill robbed again

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police are investigating a robbery at the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 29th Ave. and Grand Blvd. on Spokane's South hill.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane police are investigating a robbery at the Walgreens Pharmacy located at 29th Ave. and Grand Blvd. on Spokane's south hill.  Police say a male suspect robbed the pharmacy of Oxycontin shortly after 3:00 Sunday afternoon. According to Walgreens employees the suspect entered the store and walked to the pharmacy were he handed an employee a note demanding all of the stores Oxycontin and stating he had a gun. >>
  • Police arrest Walgreens robbery suspect

    Police arrest Walgreens robbery suspect

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a June 7 robbery at the Walgreen's on 29th and Grand. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a June 7 robbery at the Walgreen's on 29th and Grand. >>
  • Albertson's pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

    Albertson's pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday morning at the Albertson's Pharmacy located at 510 E. 37th on Spokane's South Hill.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday morning at the Albertson's Pharmacy located at 510 E. 37th on Spokane's South Hill.  Police say that a white male, between 50 and 60 years-old, walked into the store and displayed a handgun at the pharmacy counter.>>
  • UPDATE>> Picture of suspect released

    Armed Robbery at North Spokane Walgreens

    Armed Robbery at North Spokane Walgreens

    Wednesday, June 17 2009 4:10 PM EDT2009-06-17 20:10:09 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are searching for a man after an armed robbery at the Walgreens in the 2100 block of E. Wellesley in North Spokane. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are searching for a man after an armed robbery at the Walgreens in the 2100 block of E. Wellesley in North Spokane. Police say the suspect walked through the front doors, went straight to the back counter where he displayed a handgun and demanded the painkiller Oxycontin. Police say the man was able to get away with an unknown amount of the drug. Police say this robbery was bold in that there were a lot of customers in the store at the time. >>
  • Reward offered for Walgreens knife-point robbery suspect

    Reward offered for Walgreens knife-point robbery suspect

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Crime Stoppers has offered a cash reward for information that leads to the capture of the suspect who robbed the Walgreens Pharmacy on North Argonne Road Tuesday evening.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Crime Stoppers has offered a cash reward for information that leads to the capture of the suspect who robbed the Walgreens Pharmacy on North Argonne Road Tuesday evening. On Tuesday, Miller entered the Walgreens at 2702 N. Argonne, held a knife to the chest of a customer and demanded oxycontin and methadone from pharmacy employees. Miller fled the store to the west and was tracked by a sheriff's K-9 team to within a block of where he had been staying with a relative.>>
  • Walgreen's customer held at knife-point during robbery

    Walgreen's customer held at knife-point during robbery

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  Spokane County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a robbery at the Walgreens on North Argonne. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a robbery at the Walgreens on North Argonne.  A customer at the Walgreens was talking to a pharmacist about a prescription when the robbery suspect approached him from behind, put a knife to his throat and demanded drugs from the pharmacist. >>
  • Oxycontin robbery suspect turns himself in

    Oxycontin robbery suspect turns himself in

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested Richard T. Ludvick, 23, who was wanted for a January 21 oxycontin robbery.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested Richard T. Ludvick, 23, who was wanted for a January 21 oxycontin robbery.>>
  • Pharmacy patrols underway following string of Oxycontin robberies

    Pharmacy patrols underway following string of Oxycontin robberies

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Sheriff's deputies and Spokane Valley police have begun regular pharmacy checks during their shifts in an effort to combat the recent wave of oxycontin robberies in Spokane County.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Sheriff's deputies and Spokane Valley police have begun regular pharmacy checks during their shifts in an effort to combat the recent wave of oxycontin robberies in Spokane County. Deputies and officers who have pharmacies within their district boundaries are being required to make regular contacts with those businesses during their shifts.  A similar program involving banks and credit unions has existed for years.>>
  • Serial robbery suspect tries to strike again

    Serial robbery suspect tries to strike again

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating another attempted robbery at the Check into Cash store in the 500 block of  E. Francis. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating another attempted robbery at the Check into Cash store in the 500 block of  E. Francis. Police say around 6 p.m. Thursday a man wearing a mask tried to get into the business, but because of the current string of robberies, all check into cash stores now have their doors locked during business hours. Police believe this is the same suspect who robbed the same Check into Cash business twice in the last two weeks.>>
  • Liberty Lake Police searching for robbery suspect

    Liberty Lake Police searching for robbery suspect

    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - The Liberty Lake Police Department is asking for help locating a robbery suspect from a robbery that occurred at the a Walgreens in Liberty Lake on December 5. >>
    LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - The Liberty Lake Police Department is asking for help locating a robbery suspect from a robbery that occurred at the a Walgreens in Liberty Lake on December 5. >>
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