Stories tagged: burglary
Fri., July 15, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
A Spokane family woke up Thursday morning to find a stranger sleeping on their living room couch despite their securely locked doors.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1 p.m.
A burglar apparently wiggled through a doggy door to steal a well-stocked gun safe, Apple products, a TV, swords and “miscellaneous cutting instruments” from a north Spokane home, according to …
Sat., June 25, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies recovered stolen property and arrested a man suspected of multiple burglaries after a traffic stop early Saturday morning.
Fri., June 24, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
A man was shot in his right thumb – the same thumb gripping a machete – early Wednesday morning, after confronting a pair of home invaders.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Police have confirmed a break-in at the marijuana store Royal’s Cannabis at 7115 N. Division Street early Thursday morning but are releasing few details.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
A marijuana producer and processor in the 1800 block of North Langley has been robbed twice since March and police are looking for help in identifying the suspects.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
A man was arrested after police say he tried to break into an occupied house in North Spokane Monday afternoon.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
Police say a Grants Pass woman solicited people to burglarize her grandmother’s house as she tried to raise bail money to get out of jail, where she was being held …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 6:13 p.m.
Burglaries of government offices in Olympia may compromise personal data for millions.
UPDATED: Fri., March 18, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Spokane developer Harlan Douglass suspects his long time assistant cracked his personal safe and stole $800,000 in cash.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
Deputies identified two people suspected of breaking into the Fairfield Food Bank in February after a man spotted his truck in surveillance video footage of the theft.
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 …