Man sentenced in Spokane Valley robbery
Drug deal gone bad leads to prison
Last updated 12/28/2023 at 4:07pm
SPOKANE VALLEY – A Spokane man has pleaded guilty in connection with a 2022 robbery in Spokane Valley.
Christopher Bruce Gooch, 46, of Spokane, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to robbery affecting commerce, court records show.
U.S. Senior District Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson sentenced Gooch to four years in prison to be followed by three years of probation, records show. When imposing the sentence, Peterson noted Gooch’s lifelong criminal history beginning at age 11.
According to court documents, on the night of Aug. 2, 2022, Drug Enforcement Administration and Bureau of Alcoh...