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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2011 02:19)
Washington Judge Tosses Citation Issued in Unmarked Police Car Traffic StopTim King Salem-News.com
Common sense may ultimately prevail in the argument against the use of unmarked police cars for traffic enforcement in the state of Washington.
(SALEM, Ore.) - In a previous article, Kevin Schmadeka explained how he was pulled over by one of these secret unmarked police cars and received a citation for not having his seat belt properly fastened.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Sep-01-2011 21:43)
Safety Demands Marked Squad CarsOp-Ed by Kevin Schmadeka Special to Salem-News.com
A Washington pastor's death brings to light the startling problem of unmarked police patrols...
(PUYALLUP, Wash.) - Most people in the Spokane area know the story of what happened to Pastor Wayne Scott Creach. In August of 2010, he went outside at night to investigate a suspicious car that was trespassing upon his property at the Plant Farm Nursery. The car was an unmarked police cruiser driven by Deputy Brian Hirzel.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Oct-06-2010 18:10)
AMBER Alert Activated Over Reported Child Abduction in SpokaneSalem-News.com
Authorities say that the children may be in the company of Chad Phillips, a 33-year old white male, who may be traveling in a 1996 Dark Green Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicle.
(SPOKANE, Wash.) -
The AMBER Alert System has been activated for a missing children's case out of Spokane, Washington.