Stolen vehicle recovery leads to arrest of suspect

License-plate reader alert aided authorities

SPOKANE VALLEY – A routine patrol by a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy on March 27, took an unexpected turn upon receiving a license-plate alert just before 2 p.m., leading to the arrest of 50-year-old Dawn D. Sherman.

She was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and an outstanding warrant.

Spotting a vehicle matching the description provided in the alert parked on the east side of Market Street, near Freya, the deputy suspected it to be stolen or suspicious. Verification of the license plate via radio confirmed the suspicions: the vehicle, a silver 2007 Suzuki XL7, had i...


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