Stories tagged: burglary
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
Man accused of breaking into elderly woman’s north Spokane home by shattering window and sitting with her
An elderly woman told Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies she sat fearfully in her living room for about an hour early Thursday morning after a man broke into her home to …
Mon., March 18, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
ClickIt Auto & RV, off U.S. Highway 395 in the Wandermere area, said thieves broke into the dealership’s offices, stealing four computers and the keys to a number of vehicles.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
The U.S. Post Office in Inchelium was burglarized last weekend.
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Police are investigating a 15-year-old suspected of burglarizing Dodson’s Jewelry in December and stealing $10,000 worth jewelry along with cash and a couple of smartphones.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:14 p.m.
Police arrested a man after he was found sleeping on a woman’s bedroom floor Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the Spokane Police Department.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
100 years ago in Washington D.C.: Sen. Miles Poindexter, of Spokane, helps lead fight against League of Nation
U.S. Sen. Miles Poindexter of Spokane took to the Senate floor to rail against the proposed League of Nations and the peace treaty in Europe.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
The class-action suit in King County Superior Court stemmed from an April 2017 burglary at an Olympia storage facility in which someone stole a hard drive containing sensitive information on …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 1:03 p.m.
Chris Courchene, the Kettle Falls police chief, told Stevens County sheriff’s detectives he had twice sent his girlfriend to meet a mysterious suspect and paid $1,250 in hopes of retrieving …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Ryan S. Palmer, 39, stole a urea-based fertilizer from the Nutrien Ag Solutions facility in Moses Lake – not an ammonium nitrate formulation that could have been mixed with diesel …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A burglary victim was able to track his stolen property through an online selling app, leading to the arrest of two men over the weekend.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
A Spokane resident locked herself in her bedroom and called 911 while a burglar rummaged through her home early Sunday, prompting a manhunt that ended when a police dog found …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
A man who told Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies he hadn’t slept in four days because of to being high on meth and heroin was arrested Monday under suspicion of breaking …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Spokane police released a picture of a suspect in a burglary and attempted fraud in June and are asking for help in identifying the woman.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Spokane police say a 51-year-old man broke into a home in the Logan Neighborhood on Saturday night, robbed a Gonzaga University student at knifepoint and demanded that she take off …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
The Good Roads Association proposed a sweeping $30 million plan to build permanent hard-surfaced roads all over the state.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
The Spokane Humane Society was targeted early Thursday morning by a gasoline thief, who siphoned fuel out of two vehicles used to transport animals.
Fri., July 13, 2018
Gonzaga University “had added the third gold star to its service flag” – meaning, the third former Gonzaga student had died in wartime service. The latest was Louis P. Mutty, …
Wed., July 11, 2018
A man was sleeping in his apartment on Riverside Avenue when he heard the sound of shattering glass. He went to the window and saw a man standing at the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Unless there’s a black market for frozen chicken, a pair of burglars must have been hungry when they rammed a pickup truck into a walk-in freezer and stole $200 worth …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Authorities say a 22-year-old woman tied up and robbed her ex-boyfriend’s grandmother inside the victim’s home in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Spokane Valley detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a woman accused of robbing a home while the owners were outside in the backyard.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
A burglary suspect led authorities on a three-hour manhunt and surrendered when a sheriff’s deputy threatened to unleash his canine partner last week in north Spokane County, the sheriff’s office …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
A former Rosalia firefighter faces felony charges after Whitman County sheriff’s deputies say he was involved in an early-morning Easter ambulance hijacking.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Washington State University is facing a class-action lawsuit in King County Superior Court that alleges negligence and violations of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act. The 33-page complaint, filed in December, also …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
When Theodore Milam, 54, was released from jail late last year in Spokane County, his DNA was uploaded to a nationwide law enforcement database. On Jan. 31, it found two …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Purse snatchers drag woman by car 20 feet, breaking her pelvis, in Spokane Valley Walmart parking lot
Kathy Kohlieber, 75, was the victim of an apparently random purse snatching that quickly turned violent. Police believe her accused attackers were involved in a string of purse snatching incidents …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Sportsmen target magpies, crows, coyotes, hawks and owls along county roads to help preyed-on birds
Spokane sportsmen declared war on the so-called “enemies of game birds.” They planned to go gunning for magpies, crows, coyotes, hawks and owls, which they believed to prey on the …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
A man was arrested under suspicion of residential burglary Sunday afternoon after an hourslong police standoff in south Spokane.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
A suspicious vehicle stop by a Spokane police officer netted three rifles, a shotgun and a jewelry box belonging to a burglary victim’s deceased wife.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies used a police dog to apprehend a woman who allegedly stole from a Shopko store in Spokane Valley, assaulted employees and then trespassed …