Stories tagged: armed robbery
Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Former Airway Heights prison guard sentenced to prison for armed robberies
A former Airway Heights prison guard was sentenced to just over 16.5 years in prison Thursday for two take-over armed robberies of a Dollar Tree store in Cheney where he …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Man tells police the clothes he’s wearing aren’t his
A man tracked down by a police dog after an armed robbery Thursday evening gave the “these aren’t my clothes” defense to the officers who found him.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
Witnesses subdue knife-wielding man in downtown Spokane
A man who allegedly attempted to rob another man at knife-point in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon was tackled by witnesses and held down until police arrived.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
Woman’s purse stolen in downtown Spokane; she gives chase
A woman was robbed of her purse in downtown Spokane at gunpoint just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, but she was able to get it back after giving chase.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Two teens arrested for armed robbery of Hico Village
Two people, one of them a 13-year-old boy, have been arrested for their suspected role in an armed robbery at the Hico Village on Barker Road on May 13.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Armed men steal money, cigarettes
Two armed, masked men robbed the Hico Village at 1201 N. Barker Road shortly after 3:30 a.m. Friday.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Two arrested after armed robbery, freeway chase in North Idaho
Two young males armed with a knife robbed a Wallace, Idaho, store early Sunday morning and led police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 90. The Wallace Super Stop was …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015, midnight
Deputies searching for Subway robber
Deputies are searching for the man who robbed the Subway at 2114 N. Pines Road in Spokane Valley Thursday morning.
Sun., July 26, 2015, 6:08 p.m.
Spokane police looking for armed robbery suspect
Spokane police are investigating an armed robbery today at a Subway restaurant in north Spokane.
Thu., July 16, 2015, midnight
Spokane police officer arrested on armed burglary charge
A Spokane police officer was arrested by officers of his own department Tuesday night after he allegedly forced open the front door of his girlfriend’s house during an argument. Officer …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 10, 2015, 5:39 p.m.
Police arrest two suspects for morning armed robbery
Spokane police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery early today at a gas station on the South Hill.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2015, 3:48 p.m.
Robbery suspect allegedly stabbed woman who pursued her
A Spokane woman who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and stabbed a witness who tried to detain her is now facing robbery and identity theft charges.
Mon., Dec. 22, 2014, 2:34 p.m.
Cheney robbery suspects nabbed after returning to store for cigarettes
Two alleged accomplices to an armed robbery at the Maverick Gas Station in Cheney were identified by police after one returned to the gas station on the same day to …
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014, 2:55 p.m.
Suspected coffee shop robber faces new charges
A man accused of robbing two coffee stands in late September is now suspected in the armed robbery of a Baskin Robbins store.
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014, 9:40 a.m.
Cab driver robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday
Spokane police are searching for the man suspected of robbing a cab driver at gunpoint Wednesday at 4 a.m. in East Central.
Thu., April 17, 2014, 7:50 a.m.
2nd drive-through robbery this week in Spokane
SPOKANE — For the second time this week an armed man has robbed a Spokane fast-food restaurant through the drive-up window.
Thu., April 3, 2014, 4:02 p.m.
Police identify officers in shooting
The Spokane Police Department has released the names of the five officers involved in last week’s fatal shooting of armed robbery suspect Stephen Corkery.
Fri., March 28, 2014, 12:39 p.m.
Robbery suspect told friends he wasn’t going back to prison
Robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery wrote a confession and an apology to his family and told friends he wouldn’t go back to prison in the days leading up to his …
Tue., March 25, 2014, 4:46 p.m.
North Spokane ice cream shop robbed
An armed robber stole cash from a Baskin Robbins ice cream shop Tuesday, but declined to take any of the 31 flavors with him when he fled.
Tue., March 11, 2014, 7:59 a.m.
Post Falls Police looking for payday loan robber
A man entered the Cash n’ Go business at 740 N. Cecil Road around 11 a.m. Monday, claiming to have a gun and demanding cash, according to police.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2014, 10:45 a.m.
Spokane Police looking for espresso stand robber
Spokane police are looking for a man they say robbed a Garland neighborhood espresso stand, possibly armed, early Monday morning.
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014, 11:24 a.m.
Deputies arrest suspected pharmacy robbers
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men suspected of robbing a Spokane Valley pharmacy at gunpoint on Thursday night.
Thu., Jan. 2, 2014, 11:35 a.m.
Gunmen rob Spokane Valley woman on way to work
Gunmen stole a GPS unit from a 64-year-old woman today after ordering her to the ground outside a Spokane Valley home as they rummaged through her SUV, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, 10:44 a.m.
Second man arrested in deli robbery
A second suspect in a Coeur d’Alene deli robbery was arrested this morning in the Lowe’s parking lot.
Wed., Oct. 30, 2013, 6:48 a.m.
Hayden KFC robbed Tuesday at gunpoint
A Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Hayden was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night.
Thu., Sept. 19, 2013, 8:53 a.m.
Spokane police looking for Hillyard gas station robber
A man, described as about 6 feet tall and 225 pounds, showed a weapon and fled the gas station at 3021 E. Wellesley Ave. with an undisclosed amount of cash …
Tue., Sept. 10, 2013, midnight
Tip leads to arrests in holdups
An ex-girlfriend with an apparent grudge is to thank for two arrests made in a string of robberies earlier this year. Andrew W. Carr, 27, and Marshall M. Barkdull, 27, …
Wed., July 31, 2013, 10:46 a.m.
O.J. Simpson wins small victory in bid for freedom
CARSON CITY, Nev. — O.J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and …
Tue., July 23, 2013, 7:55 p.m.
Armed robber hits CdA coffee stand
An armed man robbed the Lean Bean coffee stand in Coeur d’Alene this afternoon.
Fri., July 19, 2013, 4:19 p.m.
Woman posing as prostitute, one man arrested in robbery
A woman posing as a prostitute and one man were arrested in connection to an armed robbery that occurred early Friday morning.