Spokane man arrested, released, then arrested again

On Tuesday morning around 7:45 a.m., Spokane Police received a call about a man trespassing at the House of Charity in downtown Spokane.

Garry A Flett was arrested at the Intermodal Center for outstanding warrants about an hour later, booked into the Spokane County Jail and released an hour after that.

Within in an hour and a half he stole an iPad from a victim’s backpack which the victim was able to track.

That theft happened around 11:00 a.m. and Flett was arrested by Spokane Police again shortly after while still in possession of the iPad.

According to a release from Spokane Police, downtown officers say that Flett has an extensive history and has been a continual problem for them.

Flett’s criminal history doesn’t include any significant violent crime, but he has failed to appear in court 36 times.

A judge ruled Flett may be released from jail on $3,000 bond, and his next court appearance is set for July 10.

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