Stories tagged: Adams County Sheriff's Office
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Man dies after jumping onto moving train while fleeing police near Ritzville
A man fleeing from police near Ritzville died Tuesday when he jumped from an overpass and landed on a moving train, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Man found dead near Schrag I-90 rest area
A body was found Tuesday at the Schrag rest area on eastbound Interstate 90 between Ritzville and Spokane.
Sun., July 31, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Idaho sheriff’s body camera policy changes after rancher’s shooting death
The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has a new body-camera policy following the shooting death of a rancher by two deputies that went unrecorded though both deputies wore the devices.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 4 p.m.
Idaho State Police end investigation into fatal shooting of Adams County rancher
Idaho State Police investigators have handed the results of a four-month investigation into the shooting death of 62-year-old Jack Yantis to state prosecutors.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
Homicide investigation closes I-90 near Ritzville
A homicide investigation has closed westbound Interstate 90 near Ritzville.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2013, 11:12 a.m.
Arrest made in Othello double homicide
The Adams County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with a double homicide in an Othello orchard earlier this week.
Wed., July 7, 2010
Othello woman dies in crash after pursuit
A motorist apparently trying to flee after being caught lighting illegal fireworks near an Othello-area wheat field died Monday after being ejected from her car as it overturned. Two passengers …
Tue., April 20, 2010
Officials identify drowned Sprague Lake fishermen
Two Spokane fishermen who drowned in Sprague Lake last week were identified Monday as 72-year-old James Kindlespire and 53-year-old Virgil Phillips.
Fri., April 2, 2010
Ex-dispatcher sues over Taser
It started with a Taser. Soon, an Adams County Sheriff’s dispatcher was the target of relentless harassment that led to her resignation and still affects her today.