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Tuesday, January 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Teen stole from grandfather after finding him dead, police say

Police say a Spokane man had an unusual reaction to his grandfather’s death: grand theft. Anthony S. Jungen, 19, was ordered held Tuesday at the Spokane County Jail in lieu …

Break-in nets burglary conviction

A convicted burglar accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of rare coins last August was convicted Thursday of a separate home-invasion burglary last October. Gary D. McCabe, 45, faces …

Gang members accused of attempted robbery

Two gang members were arrested Wednesday after one was stabbed by his intended victim during what police say was a botched robbery. Police arrested Silvino Dos Santos, 20, and Bradford …

Burglar stole more than gold

Dennis Miller had been collecting gold and silver coins since 1950, but this summer he began selling some to help finance a move to a retirement home. Then Miller and …

Burglars hit Salvation Army in Spokane

Burglars stole nearly $1,000 in merchandise from the Salvation Army thrift store in Spokane over the weekend.

Burglary suspect pleads not guilty

A suspected serial burglar who tried fleeing a courtroom in April pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 20 felonies related to a six-month string of break-ins across Spokane County – including …

Rape suspect arrested in downtown Spokane

A Spokane man was arrested on suspicion of rape Tuesday after a woman said she was attacked in an abandoned house in the 1100 block of West Fifth Avenue.

Burglary bust at Felts Field saves Marine memorabilia

A watchful citizen led police to a suspect in a break-in targeting military memorabilia at Felts Field today.

Spokane baby sitter pleads not guilty to burglary, theft charges

A baby sitter implicated in a series of convenience store burglaries pleaded not guilty Wednesday and was given a trial date of Sept. 20. Samantha A. Wynne, 20, was arraigned …

Sheriff’s Office offers seasonal security tips

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office would like community members to have a fun summer and remember a few tips to keep your keepsakes safe from thieves and prowlers.

Teens arrested in Nine Mile Falls firearm burglary

Three 17-year-old boys have been arrested in a Memorial Day weekend burglary in which more than 25 firearms were stolen.

Textbook burglaries plague EWU

Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been burglarized five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.

Burglars hit Riverpoint bookstore fifth time in month

Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been hit by burglars taking text books five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.

Life sentence in murder of 80-year-old man

Convicted killer and career burglar David K. Brewczynski received Wednesday the only sentence available to him – life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Guns stolen in Nine Mile Falls burglary; reward offered

More than 20 firearms were stolen from a Nine Mile Falls home this weekend.

Spokane burglary suspect returns to jail

A burglary suspect arrested after reaching 100 mph during a freeway chase two weeks ago but later released from jail is back behind bars after police say he tried pawning …

Burglary ring suspect arrested after Hico break-in

A man suspected in a string of burglaries in February is back in jail after police say he broke into a convenience store then fled officers e early today.

West Valley High truants expelled over stolen firearms

Two high school truants accused of burglarizing Spokane Valley homes were expelled from West Valley High School after officials say they packed stolen firearms near the school on Wednesday.

Spokane County officials looking for owner of seized wire

Detectives are trying to locate the owner of a large amount of copper and aluminum wire seized from a longtime felon last week. Metal has been increasingly targeted by thieves …

Idaho man pleads guilty to burglary

A 21-year-old Eastport, Idaho, man pleaded guilty to burglary just before his trial was set to begin last month on charges he ransacked and burglarized a Boundary County vacation home.

K-9 helps catch burglary suspects

A police dog helped catch two teenagers accused of burglarizing a Spokane building supply store this morning.

Judge imposes stricter punishment

A Spokane County Superior Court judge rejected a sentencing proposal for a man who returned to jail just weeks after promising to “make better decisions.”

Jury convicts man in shooting incident

A Stevens County man faces about 7 years in prison for a dispute with a neighbor that erupted in gunfire last May. A jury on Friday convicted John Lewis Eberly …

Trio suspected in Spokane County burglary string

Three people arrested for burglaries in early February are believed to be responsible for a string of break-ins throughout Spokane County that began in November. Detectives are recommending 30 felony …

Police: Homeowner helped apprehend burglars in progress

A cool-headed homeowner is being credited with helping police apprehend two burglary suspects in Spokane.

Burglary, fight lead to Spokane stabbing

Spokane police this morning said resentments stemming from a fight last week may have been the spark that led to a melee at a residence in northeast Spokane early today …

Teen startles leotard-wearing burglar, police say

A burglar dressed in skin-tight leotards and a red bandana went screaming from a Spokane Valley home this morning after being surprised by a 14-year-old occupant, police said.

Men accused of smash-and-grab burglaries

Two men have been accused of burglaries last month in which vehicles stolen from Spokane Community College smashed through storefronts.

Deputies searching for guns, stolen items in raids

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies, including the SWAT team, raided two homes this morning searching for guns and other items stolen from a collector who was away on vacation.

Suspected robber arrested after standoff

A man police believe robbed a coffee stand was arrested Friday after a SWAT team standoff.