Posted: 5/22/2002 12:25:33 AM EDT
[url=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/134459113_gun22m.html]Deputies sacked after allegedly firing on homes[/url]
By The Associated Press
COLVILLE, Stevens County, WA — Two county sheriff's deputies accused of firing on two homes with a machine gun have been dismissed.
Criminal charges are pending against both men and two others over the early-morning gunfire April 16 in the southern Stevens County community of Suncrest, about 20 miles northwest of Spokane.
Deputy Will Clark, 29, was fired Friday, and unpaid Reserve Deputy Brian Cravens, 24, was removed from the force Monday, Capt. LaVonne Webb said.
Clark and his roommate, Christopher Spurlock, 27, both are charged with illegal possession of a machine gun and with obstructing law-enforcement officers.
Clark also was charged with reckless endangerment for allegedly firing one of several machine-gun bursts that sent 9-mm bullets into two neighbors' homes and through a pickup canopy.
No one was injured.
Cravens, who lives in Nine Mile Falls, Spokane County, was charged with illegal possession of a machine gun and reckless endangerment.
Clark, Cravens and Spurlock all have pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial in Stevens County Superior Court.
Cravens' brother, Jeffrey Cravens, 22, has been charged with illegal possession of a machine gun and reckless endangerment. He lives in Utah, and authorities have been trying to persuade him to turn himself in.
Deputy Prosecutor David Bruneau alleges in court documents that Clark and the Cravens brothers fired several bursts from an Austrian-made Steyr submachine gun with a 30-round magazine from the deck at the back of Clark and Spurlock's rental home.
That's the problem with arming idiots. Once one of them is armed all of them want to be armed...........
I didn't know Blaze-of-Glory lived in Washington.
It really surprizes me that he was a cop, considering how he bad mouthed them....
At least we know his real name now.
Does anybody know, where these mental giants out shooting and the rounds got away, or did they intentionally open up on houses?
Deputies + alchohol + machinegun At 2:30 AM =
These 3 rocket sceintists thought it would be neat to try out there buddies Steyr 9mm subgun off the back deck in a residential neighbor hood. Can't remember which one tried it one handed and loosed the rounds into the homes but these guys lied to the sheriffs who arrived to look into the reports of automatic gunfire ! Anyway when they were investigating the next morn with wood dowels in B-holes to find the origin of the shots they all pointed to these guys deck and one of the 3 stooges them was out patrolling brass off his deck and yard infront of the investigators !!!! LOL !!!!!
These idiots are TOAST !!