Stories tagged: burglary
Sun., March 13, 2016, 4 a.m.
Bryan Morales and Amanda Macklin have received reprieves from jail to care for their young children as part of a sentencing alternative heralded by criminal justice reformers. But victims worry …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Prolific burglar Fred “Strollin’” Nolan should be kept behind bars. This time for good.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
Two people who awoke to find a man armed with a knife in their downtown apartment building last fall say they didn’t know the U.S. Air Force airman had his …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Mother Nature helped nab two thieves early Thursday morning after police followed footprints in fresh snow right to them
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
The home of two probation officers was burglarized twice recently, but the thief didn’t just take guns, ammunition, electronics and their duty equipment, including badges. He also stole 20 pairs …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 1:38 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld the state’s burglary law in a Kootenai County case that challenged it as unconstitutional, because a man who shoplifted items from Walmart was charged …
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 3:28 p.m.
Police arrested a Spokane man Friday after he allegedly followed a woman into a secure Browne’s Addition apartment building and scratched her with a razor knife.
Wed., Oct. 14, 2015
100 years ago in Spokane: Woman reports that burglar ‘chloroformed’ her, getting away with silverware
From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Bridget Kelley had been having what can only be described as a stressful year.
Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 6:03 p.m.
A man was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of flashing a fake badge, claiming to be a police officer and trying to force his way into a woman’s apartment.
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015, 10:07 a.m.
A stolen car slammed into the front entrance of American Coin & Vault, on 5523 N. Wall Street, early Thursday morning, said Spokane Police spokeswoman Teresa Fuller. Police have yet …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Career burglar Christopher J. Cannata was back in court on new charges Thursday for the second time in a week – and police and prosecutors are apparently tired of it. …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich wasn’t surprised when someone broke into the Public Safety Building Saturday. “This is not a secure campus,” he said of the complex that includes the …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
A man was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly breaking a glass door to get inside the Public Safety Building, which houses the police department, the sheriff’s office, district court and …
Wed., Aug. 12, 2015
Four ceiling tiles crashed to the ground, and a black-clad figure slithered down a stretch of electrical wire in a north Spokane convenience store. Within half an hour, two burglars …
Wed., July 29, 2015
The suspected burglar who was shot at by Spokane police before being apprehended in a violent struggle this week apparently had cased the restaurant he was found inside of, new …
Wed., July 22, 2015
When Karen Colvin arrived at work Tuesday morning, she discovered that someone had broken into her office inside Knox Presbyterian Church in north-central Spokane and taken two computers and most …
Wed., July 1, 2015, 5:14 p.m.
A thief stole a mower belonging to a Spokane Humane Society employee early Monday morning. The organization installed a security camera after three break-ins this year, said Dave Richardson, the …
Tue., June 9, 2015, 1:24 p.m.
A 30-year-old burglary suspect who allegedly broke in to a Spokane Valley law firm said he’d been given permission to enter the building to film pornography.
Sun., May 24, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago “Dear Mr. Burglar” was the headline on a large ad taken out by Frank T. Bailey. It consisted of a letter to the unidentified …
Fri., April 10, 2015
A Cheney man is accused of entering his ex-girlfriend’s Liberty Lake home last month, burning several items and secretly installing a wireless camera to spy on her in her bedroom. …
Fri., April 10, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police were on the lookout for one of their own, a patrolman accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Thu., April 9, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago A lone “yegg” – that is, safecracker – held off an armed posse during a dramatic confrontation at Long Lake.
Fri., April 3, 2015
In mid-January, guards set prolific burglar Christopher Cannata free from state prison in Shelton, Washington. Within four days, he began a petty crime spree that included trespassing, theft and driving …
Wed., April 1, 2015, 3:24 p.m.
A man accused last year of stealing valuables from cemeteries in the Spokane area now faces new charges for allegedly taking a ring and lighter from a mausoleum.
Thu., March 26, 2015
One of Spokane’s most prolific thieves has been arrested again – this time allegedly for a burglary that garnered significant media attention last month at the popular Chaps Diner and …
Wed., March 25, 2015, 3:09 p.m.
One of Spokane’s most prolific thieves has been arrested again - this time for burglarizing the popular Chaps Diner and Bakery.
Sat., March 21, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago The Japanese people in Spokane were boycotting the Chinese gambling houses because of the “strained diplomatic relations” between their home countries.
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Frank Pingree, of Lewiston, had the scare of a lifetime in the middle of the night.
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
A thwarted break-in at the Washington State Patrol’s impound lot early Wednesday may have been targeting a car containing a pound of methamphetamine and other drugs. Investigators are seeking a …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2015, 4:17 p.m.
A Spokane homeowner successfully detained a would-be thief after a fight earlier this week, leading to the arrest of Jeffrey E. Krell on assault and burglary charges.