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4 Things to Know for July 7th

4 Things to Know for July 7th

SPOKANE, Wash. - TGIF! Here's four things to know as your wrap up your work week. 

A brush fire burning off Upriver Drive in Spokane was quickly contained Thursday evening, thanks to a large and swift response from local and state firefighting agencies. Full story here.

The Grant County Sheriff's office is looking for 31-year-old Lionel Pando. He was reported missing yesterday by a family member. Later, deputies found his car submerged in the waters of Moses Lake. Pando is described as a 5'11”, 210 lb Hispanic man with brown hair and brown eyes. Full story here.

Kootenai County investigators found about 24,000 inappropriate images of kids on the electronic devices of 41-year-old Jason McGovern of Hayden, Idaho. He's a registered sex offender who has been convicted of possessing child pornography before, and is now being charged with 10 more counts.

Spokane Police arrested a man who allegedly tried to pull a 2-year-old girl out of her mother's arms inside of the Riverpark Square mall on the 4th of July. Witnesses said Ronald Edwards Jr. allegedly tried to steal the child by wrapping his arm around her waist. Security video confirmed Edwards was involved, and he is now charged with Unlawful Imprisonment with Sexual Motivation. Full story here.


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