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Monday, August 31, 2009

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by Stephanie Potter

Columbia man accused of 17 crimes in Rosewood
WIS 08-24-09
Investigators say they identified Smelcher through fingerprints found at two crime scenes. He is accused of more than 13 burglaries and four car break-ins. ...

Fingerprints Identify Suspect in Hoquiam Vehicle Theft
Newstalk 1450 KBKW 08-25-09
Sergeant Joe Strong arrived on the scene to help process the car for possible evidence and latent fingerprints. Sgt. Strong lifted several latent prints ...

Dead man named suspect in Capitola's oldest murder
San Jose Mercury News 08-25-09
Fingerprints from the bloody Capitola crime scene -- including a broken plate that had been thrown at Mitchell's face -- had been submitted to the FBI ...

Sheriff Wants Crime Lab Kept Local 08-25-09
"It would have been weeks before we got those finger prints back." The lab lifted the prints, and the BSO had a suspect nabbed in the same day, ...

Attackers laughed during the attack and asked for a lighter to set ...
Orlando Sentinel 08-26-09
Also Wednesday, a fingerprint examiner, Jack McCall, of the West Palm Beach Police Department, testified that multiple prints of Walker were found at the ...

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