June 12, 1997

Teen Attempts Carjacking, Jumps Off Moving Vehicle

Janice Podsada Staff writer
 

Two women and a 4-year-old child were victims of an attempted carjacking on West Pacific about 10 p.m. Sunday.

The victims told police they were planning to visit friends living in the 17000 block of West Pacific.

The women were about to get out of their parked car when the suspect, described as a white male in his teens, ran yelling toward them.

The suspect tried to grab the woman sitting in the passenger seat through a window she was trying to roll up, she told sheriff’s deputies.

When the driver started the ignition and tried to back away, the suspect jumped on the hood of the car. He jumped off as the car pulled away.

The victims contacted deputies, who searched the neighborhood but were unable to find the suspect.

Earlier in the evening deputies received another report of an attempted carjacking in the area, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

The suspect was described as a white teen, about 6 feet, 160 pounds, with thick, black, collar-length hair that’s bushy on top.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

Drug suspect stopped at Four Lakes

Detectives from the Spokane Regional Drug Task Force trailed a suspect from Yakima to Spokane on June 4.

Christopher D. Talbott, 36, is a suspect in an ongoing drug investigation by the task force, detectives said.

Talbott’s vehicle was pulled over on Interstate 90 at Four Lakes about 11 p.m. for driving 80 mph in a 70 mph zone.

Detectives said they conducted a search of Talbott’s vehicle and found 1 pound of methamphetamine, with street value of $15,000; a three-quarter pound bag of cocaine, valued at $10,000; and 3 ounces of black tar heroin valued at $7,000.

Talbott was arrested on three felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Drugs found on Geiger inmate

Sheriff’s deputies arrested an inmate at the Geiger Corrections Center on Friday for possession of methamphetamine and heroin.

During a routine inmate search, a corrections officer found the drug hidden in baggies in Daniel Dywane Brian’s clothing, deputies said.

Brian, 28, was booked on two charges of possessing a controlled substance.

Traffic stop leads to arrest

Sheriff’s deputies stopped a driver for failing to signal a right turn at the intersection of Geiger and Grove and found a purple marijuana pipe and a loaded 9mm handgun in the suspect’s rented 17-foot van.

Tracy Shields, 36, was stopped by deputies about midnight last Thursday. A routine check found he had a suspended driver’s license.

Deputies arrested Shields and searched the cab of the van, finding five small plastic bags containing marijuana, several small baggies of methamphetamine, cocaine and a black substance, which deputies say may be heroin.

Shields, who said he was from Harlem, Mont., was booked for felony possession of controlled substances with intent to deliver.

Man accused of drug possession

A concerned citizen called sheriff’s deputies after witnessing what he thought was a tenant’s drug supermarket at a motel at 1724 S. Geiger Blvd.

Officers searched the residence of Stephan Joseph Zulkosky, 28, and recovered a small amount of marijuana and methamphetamine.

Zulkosky was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Officers also arrested Davey A. Scott, 49, who was living at the same address, on a King County felony warrant alleging second-degree theft.

Church damaged during break-in

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1045 W. Melville was extensively damaged in a break-in that occurred sometime between 10 p.m. June 2 and 5 p.m. June 3.

Someone entered the church through an unlocked ground-floor window after the window’s screen was cut.

A fax machine was disconnected but not removed.

Locked rooms and doors were kicked or battered with a metal fire extinguisher, sheriff’s deputies said. Two pushcarts from inside the church were used to remove heavy items, including two portable television sets and a compact-disc sound system and speakers.

Someone also may have tried to remove a 27-inch TV set, but it was left shattered on the floor.

“The suspect pried open cabinet doors and file cabinets,” said sheriff’s spokesman Dave Reagan.

The burglary, which resulted in almost $6,000 in damage, is being investigated by detectives.

Cemetery shed rammed

Someone used a car or truck to ram the door of a locked shed at the Mount Hope Cemetery at North Kentuck and Valley Chapel roads.

The burglary occurred between 6 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday.

The cemetery caretaker told sheriff’s deputies that a John Deere push mower was stolen along with several cans of gas and oil. The value of the stolen items is estimated at about $220.

, DataTimes


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