July 11, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 12

Chase leads to arrest of Lamont man

What started as a possible driving under the influence call ended with a Lamont, Wash. man in custody for three felony charges Fourth of July morning.

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About 11 a.m. Cheney Police Officer Matt Pumphrey responded to Mitchell’s Harvest Foods on a call about a man who appeared intoxicated pulling up to the store on the 100 block of West First Street. Pumphrey contacted Phillip A Hayes, 53, as Hayes was returning to his vehicle, Cheney Police Sgt. Rick Beghtol said.

Hayes exhibited signs of intoxication and was advised by Pumphrey to leave his vehicle and find another way home. Beghtol said Ha...

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