Stories tagged: burglary
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.
Thu., Dec. 25, 2014
The grainy security camera video shows a man behind the bar at Flamin’ Joe’s on East Sprague Avenue. He grabs a stack of promotional stickers and patches them all over …
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Gottlieb Wierzbiski, 52, a tailor, was arrested for burglary and while in jail he evidently “lost his reason.”
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014
Four juveniles accused of beating a homeowner, breaking his windows and stealing a space heater off his kitchen counter have been charged as adults. A fifth person accused in the …
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014, 1:55 p.m.
A woman was arrested for burglary after she allegedly entered a secure apartment building, kicked in a tenant’s door and stabbed the apartment manager’s husband with a syringe while fleeing …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police nabbed two men suspected of 16 armed robberies and burglaries over a two-week period. One suspect, Charles Rowe, 21, bragged that he …
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014
Two 21-year-olds were accused Thursday in a string of 40 Green Bluff burglaries. Trever J. Burzic and Damian A. Zowal face 201 felonies after sheriff’s officials say they broke into …
Fri., Oct. 17, 2014
From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Edith Cosgrove was outside her parent’s home on West Sixth Avenue when she looked up at the second floor porch and saw a …
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
Spokane police arrested six people last weekend suspected in a string of South Hill home break-ins and garage burglaries. The announcement came a day after Spokane County filed paperwork laying …
Wed., Sept. 17, 2014, 10:49 a.m.
A citizen’s tip landed a suspected burglar in jail on Sunday in Spokane Valley.
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
A man arrested Wednesday after allegedly pointing a fake assault rifle and claiming he was a police officer also allegedly bragged about shooting another man at the Howard Johnson hotel …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 14, 2014, 12:59 p.m.
An 18-year-old was arrested after police said he told residents in North Spokane he was a police officer and allegedly threatened a woman’s life with a replica rifle.
Thu., July 31, 2014, 8:10 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies call off a search for a second suspect in a shots-fired burglary call after investigation reveals only one man was involved in incident.
Tue., July 15, 2014, 11:36 a.m.
SPOKANE — A legal marijuana grower says robust security measures required by the Washington state helped foil an early morning burglary.
Fri., July 11, 2014, 12:12 p.m.
Police say a man wearing a costume took money from the Coeur d’Alene Resort’s cash room between 2:30 and 3:30 a.m. Monday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., July 7, 2014, 12:24 p.m.
Police arrested a 29-year-old man overnight on suspicions he burglarized a north Spokane home and raped a woman there.
Fri., May 9, 2014, 5:51 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect in a stabbing that took place in the 1500 block of West Jackson on April 7. A homeowner reportedly …
Tue., April 22, 2014, 1:17 p.m.
Spokane Valley Police arrested nine people in a raid of two Spokane Valley homes Tuesday and found a 12-year-old boy who had been assaulted several times.
Wed., April 16, 2014, 11:55 a.m.
A man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in Spokane when police officers found him riding a small bike with a full-size shotgun sticking out of his backpack.