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Former Spokane prosecutor charged with rendering criminal assistance

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Former Deputy Prosecutor Marriya Wright (Right) is accused of Rendering Criminal Assistance to Matthew Baumrucker (Left) while he was hiding from police. Former Deputy Prosecutor Marriya Wright (Right) is accused of Rendering Criminal Assistance to Matthew Baumrucker (Left) while he was hiding from police.
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Wright is accused of helping Matthew Baumrucker hide from police on March 3, 2014. At the time Baumrucker was wanted on a warrant and on suspicion of assault. 

The Attorney General said in a press release sent out on Wednesday that while Baumrucker was hiding from police in an apartment, he called Wright for help. The Attorney General said Wright then allegedly advised Baumrucker and then later came and picked him up from the apartment. 

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