Stories tagged: burglary
Fri., May 29, 2009, 5:27 p.m.
Watchful reader helps nab escapee
A newspaper reader helped nab a Montana Department of Corrections escapee accused of a Spokane Valley burglary, according to Crime Stoppers.
Fri., May 29, 2009, midnight
Escapee suspected in store burglary
An escapee from Montana with a 30-year local criminal history has been named as a suspect in a daytime burglary caught on video at a Spokane Valley convenience store last …
Thu., May 28, 2009, 10:35 a.m.
Montana escapee suspected in burglary
An escapee from Montana with a 30-year local criminal history has been named as a suspect in a daytime burglary at a Spokane Valley convenience store last month.
Tue., May 26, 2009, 12:45 p.m.
Post Falls police: Porn, theft lured boy to library
A 14-year-old boy hoping to scour the Internet for pornography and steal computer equipment was arrested Monday at the Post Falls Public Library, police said.
Sat., April 25, 2009, midnight
‘Prince of neighbors’ interrupts burglary, holds suspect at gunpoint
It pays to know your neighbors. Bob and Doris Briley learned this firsthand Friday when a neighbor armed with a gun stopped an alleged would-be thief carting off machinery from …
Fri., April 24, 2009, 9:03 p.m.
Watchful neighbor nabs burglar
It pays to know your neighbors. An elderly Spokane couple learned this firsthand Friday when a neighbor armed with a gun stopped a man he saw stealing items from the …
Tue., April 21, 2009, 2:19 p.m.
Career burglar sentenced to eight years
A burglar who targeted several homes after being released from jail because of a filing error last year was recently sentenced to eight years in prison.
Mon., April 6, 2009, 11:11 a.m.
Sledgehammer-wielding burglar shot to death
Police say a man used a sledgehammer to break into a house, shot the owner and was then shot to death in Wenatchee early today.
Wed., March 4, 2009, 8:12 a.m.
Former sheriff fighting extradition
Jim Dorion apparently settled in Louisiana last year, sometime after the former Nez Perce County sheriff dropped off the radar in Lewiston.
Tue., March 3, 2009, 7:08 a.m.
Former Nez Perce County sheriff arrested
Former Nez Perce County Sheriff Jim Dorion is incarcerated in a Louisiana jail. Dorion, 48, who disappeared from Lewiston last year and was later removed from office, is wanted in …
Sat., Jan. 24, 2009, midnight
Suspect says he’s ‘just addicted’
Cory Morse first learned about the opiate fentanyl watching a show on the Discovery Channel last summer, the 22-year-old Spokane man said in an interview Friday at the Spokane County …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009, 1:23 p.m.
CdA Police seek public’s help
Coeur d’Alene Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two burglary suspects for taking several items from Parkside Condominiums, 601 E. Front Ave.
Thu., April 24, 2008, midnight
Man charged in firearms robbery
A man accused of hiding in a Spokane Valley sporting goods store after it closed last month and then stealing 14 handguns has been indicted by a federal grand jury …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2007, midnight
Explosives found during arrest
An Orofino, Idaho, man was arrested in connection with multiple felonies in Spokane, and explosive devices were found in his home, Clearwater County sheriff’s deputies said Saturday. Brad Michael Self, …
Tue., March 27, 2007, midnight
Underwear raid nets suspect with ‘problem’
A 24-year-old man who reportedly told police he has “a problem” is facing criminal charges after officers found 93 pounds of stolen bras and women’s panties in his Pullman home. …
Thu., Feb. 5, 1998, midnight
Tools Taken From School Building Site
A thief hit the Liberty Lake Elementary School construction site last Thursday, breaking open two large tool boxes and taking $1,500 in power and hand tools, sheriff’s deputies said. Nemitz …
Thu., Jan. 29, 1998, midnight
Investigation Continuing In Nw Blvd. Pizza Hut Fire
The crust was a bit too crispy at Pizza Hut Monday morning. And so was the rest of the building. It took 23 Spokane firefighters to put out a blaze …
Tue., Jan. 6, 1998, midnight
Burglars Steal Lawyers’ Pcs Three Spokane Offices Robbed Since Christmas; No Arrests Have Been Made
Attorneys at three Spokane law firms are beefing up office security after they were hit by a computer-swiping thief or thieves. Since Christmas, law offices on the North Side and …
Thu., Dec. 18, 1997, midnight
Apartment Building Target In Drive-By Shooting
Several people visiting Spokane got a surprise welcome last weekend when the apartment where they were staying was the target of a drive-by shooting. Police responded to the 1900 block …
Fri., Dec. 5, 1997, midnight
Burglars Steal $700 From Restaurant Safe
Burglars stole $700 from a safe this week at a Coeur d’Alene fast food restaurant, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with police. Taco Time employees discovered the money missing …
Thu., Dec. 4, 1997, midnight
Players Lose Basketball Shoes To Thief Other Items In U-Hi Lockers Left Untouched
Thieves hit more than a dozen University High School basketball players where it hurts most: in the feet. Burglars pried open 23 lockers in the high school’s gymnasium on Friday …
Thu., Nov. 20, 1997, midnight
Burglars Hit Valley Market
Burglars hit RJ’s Fresh Market at 16th and Pines Saturday night, escaping with $100 worth of bulk pistachios, 14 Dungeness crabs and a small amount of cash, sheriff’s deputies reported. …
Thu., Nov. 20, 1997, midnight
Foreign Currency Taken By Thief
A Valley woman lost $1,500 in foreign currency and her passport when her home was burglarized last week. The thief apparently used an old key to gain entry into the …
Thu., Nov. 20, 1997, midnight
Equipment Taken From Office
Burglars hit University Chiropractic Saturday night, stealing a television, VCR, fax machine, cordless telephone and three massage machines. A janitor discovered the break-in at 303 S. University Road. Thieves removed …
Thu., Nov. 13, 1997, midnight
Sporting Goods Store Robbed
Burglars stole several thousands of dollars in merchandise from a Valley sporting goods store last week. Just A Kick, 18817 E. Sprague, lost cash, checks, gift certificates and numerous items …
Thu., Nov. 6, 1997, midnight
Trucks Broken Into And Vandalized; Radios, Stereos Stolen
Burglars broke into 20 trucks parked at Ryder Truck Rental and Leasing on North Farr Lane Saturday night, vandalizing cabs and stealing stereos and CB radios. The burglar apparently scaled …
Thu., Oct. 16, 1997, midnight
Burglars Hit Homes, Businesses
Burglars hit more than a dozen Valley homes and businesses last week, stealing thousands of dollars in property and thus far eluding police. The thieves took guns, televisions, jewelry and …
Tue., Oct. 14, 1997, midnight
Bound Man Dials 911 With Nose
His hands bound, a man dialed 911 with his nose to summon police to a home invasion Monday. “He was still bound when we got there,” said Royal Canadian Mounted …
Thu., Aug. 28, 1997, midnight
Cash Missing From Medical Offices
Six offices in the Sacred Heart Doctors’ Building were burglarized last week, apparently by someone who had a key that was intended for emergency use in case of fire. Police …
Thu., Aug. 21, 1997, midnight
Robber Takes Waffles And More
A hungry burglar apparently whipped up some breakfast at a Valley restaurant before escaping with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Sheriff’s deputies. The burglar broke into the Waffles …