November 16, 2013 in Washington Voices

Two bomb threats phoned to Liberty Lake hotel; nothing foun

By The Spokesman-Review
 

A Liberty Lake hotel received two bomb threats Sunday, but nothing was found in either search.

The first call came to the Quality Inn and Suites front desk about 12:45 p.m. from a man who said he was going to blow up the hotel. An officer and the manager did a walk-through of the hotel on Madson Street and found nothing out of place, said police Chief Brian Asmus. About an hour later the KXLY news desk reported getting a similar threat against the hotel phoned in by an elderly woman. The hotel was evacuated and thoroughly searched, but again nothing was found, Asmus said.

On Monday, an unusual burglary was reported in the 25000 block of East Hawkstone Loop at 11:37 a.m. A woman reported that a white man in his 20s wearing dark clothes came into her apartment without permission, Asmus said. The man allegedly shouted at the woman, then told her he was sorry for disrespecting her and left, Asmus said. The case is under investigation.

Other incidents

Nov. 5: A woman called to report that her mother was trapped in her garage by two aggressive dogs in the 20000 block of East Nora Avenue. When the officer arrived the woman had escaped and SCRAPS was on the way to deal with the dogs.

Nov. 6: A driver got stuck on the concrete center divider in the 1200 block of North Liberty Lake Road.

A propane heater was reported stolen from a house under construction in the 200 block North Chief Garry Drive. A possible kidnapping suspect was reported to be in a home in the 1200 block of North Fairway Road. The homeowner allowed police to search her home and the man was not found.

Nov. 7: A resident in the 23000 block of East Appleway Avenue reported that someone had broken out one of her car’s windows.

Nov. 9: A woman driving a black Buick reportedly left a store in the 1500 block of North Liberty Lake Road without paying for two Blu-ray discs.

Arrests: Police made five arrests for driving with a suspended license, two for driving under the influence, one on a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender and one on a warrant for violation of a no contact order.

Citations: Officers handed out two citations for expired vehicle registration, five for failure to show proof of liability insurance and seven for speeding. Additional citations were given for defective brake light/turn signal, failure to yield entering road from driveway and failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.


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