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7 January 2003

Washington Post

Montgomery County police have formed a three-officer task force to sift through the more than 70,000 tips received during the sniper investigation, hoping the information will lead them to people who are possessing guns illegally. Many of the tips had been set aside during the investigation of the October sniper attacks because they did not appear to be relevant to the shootings, said Capt. Nancy Demme, a police spokeswoman. But she said police now hope to use the... (

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