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Two arrested in separate incidents

SPOKANE - Two men are behind bars Sunday morning, one who had a nationwide extraditable warrant out of Nevada, the other charged with first degree robbery and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Joel Cardenas had a Nevada warrant for a sexual assault charge.  Spokane police officers received a tip that Cardenas was visiting a house on west Cleveland Street.  When officers arrived, Cardenas jumped out a second story window.  A police K-9 team responded and tracked Cardenas a block away.  Cardenas was arrested and treated at a local hospital for minor injures from the K-9 contact. He was then booked into the Spokane County Jail.

Jakob B. McMath was arrested after police say he robbed the Fairco mini-mart on West Francis street.  According to police, evidence from the robbery of the Fairco was visible inside the car when officers caught up with McMath.  It was also discovered that he was driving a stolen Honda Civic.  The vehicle was seized for evidence and McMath was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail for first degree robbery and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

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