Stories tagged: burglary
Thu., April 5, 2012, 7:12 p.m.
Burglars’ booty includes firearms, electronics, beef sticks
Burglars ate beef sticks out of their victims’ pantry before making off with a load of loot worth thousands, Spokane Valley police said. The victims, who live on the 500 …
Sat., March 31, 2012
Property crimes to get new focus
City leaders on Friday announced a new plan to investigate property crimes in Spokane that involves more investigators, a greater focus on crime trends and larger investments in technology. The …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2012, 1:08 p.m.
Burglary suspect: These pants aren’t mine
A suspected burglar caught wearing pants with methamphetamine in the pocket said the pants didn’t belong to him, police say.
Mon., March 19, 2012, 9:50 a.m.
Investigators discover link to old burglary, poaching cases
While investigating thefts in Whitman and Spokane counties on Sunday, investigators discovered a link to a 2009 burglary, along with potential links to old theft and poaching cases.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012
With no SPD property crimes unit, neighbors helping others
The thieves are brazen in Veronica Evans’ neighborhood. They kicked in her door three weeks ago and ransacked her home, stealing valuables and leaving her fearful. They’ve hit other homes …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2012, 4:50 p.m.
Hiker stumbles across stolen cache
A person walking on the South Hill Monday came across a collection of power tools, electronic devices and jewelry hidden under a tarp in the woods. The Spokane County Sheriff’s …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 1:14 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene business set on fire, burglarized
A Coeur d’Alene business was set on fire and burglarized sometime late Sunday or early Monday, a news release from the Coeur d’Alene Police Department said.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2012
Judicial appointee helps track suspect
An assistant U.S. attorney and appointee for a federal judgeship helped identify a suspect in a string of South Hill burglaries by tracking his wife’s stolen coffee shop card. Tom …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2012, 7:43 p.m.
U.S. attorney used wife’s stolen card to track South Hill burglar
An assistant U.S. attorney and appointee for a federal judgeship helped identify a suspect in a string of South Hill burglaries by tracking his wife’s stolen coffee shop card.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2012, 7:41 a.m.
Political motivations suspected in Oregon bunny burglary
An Oregon farmer and instructor for the Portland Meat Collective says there was likely political motivation behind the theft of 23 rabbits.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2011
Police say arrests end alleged ring
Police on Wednesday arrested the last of eight people suspected in a monthslong residential burglary spree that traumatized victims stretching from Spokane to North Idaho. Beginning in August, authorities across …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2011, 6:26 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police ID eight in massive burglary ring
Coeur d’Alene police have four people in custody and are looking for four more in connection with a massive burglary ring.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2011
Home had been hit before
A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before. The boy who was shot …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2011, 9:18 p.m.
Report: Homeowner who shot teen suspect had pot stolen earlier
A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2011
Boy, 13, shot, wounded by homeowner
A 13-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by a homeowner during an early morning burglary in Medical Lake on Monday. No one has been arrested, and the …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2011, 5:51 p.m.
Teen burglary suspect shot by homeowner
A 13-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by a homeowner during an early morning burglary in Medical Lake.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2011
Violent crime declines in Spokane County
The last three weeks have been among the deadliest in Spokane this year. But the three people killed in what investigators ruled were homicides are an exception to a trend …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2011
Lawyer pins theft suspect
Police say a man who prowled at least 30 cars a night throughout Spokane County picked the wrong truck in the Valley recently. Spokane lawyer Brant Stevens caught up with …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 12, 2011, 7:57 p.m.
Spokane lawyer catches prolific car prowling suspect
Police say a man who prowled at least 30 cars a night throughout Spokane County picked the wrong truck in the Valley recently.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2011, 12:04 p.m.
Charity burglary leaves families without Christmas gifts
An organization that serves terminally ill children was burglarized today for the second time in a month, with the thief taking Christmas presents meant for three families.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2011
Man arrested in South Hill burglaries
Spokane police have arrested a suspect in a series of burglaries on the South Hill. Nathan Daniel Moore, 30, was ordered Tuesday to stay in jail on $20,000 bail for …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 8:15 p.m.
Police arrest suspect in South Hill burglaries
Spokane police have arrested a suspect in a series of burglaries on the South Hill.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2011, 2:33 p.m.
Spokane police arrest four for residential burglary
Spokane police on Saturday arrested four people suspected of stealing a loaded gun, televisions, game systems and other property from a home in North Spokane.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 3:56 p.m.
CdA police use Facebook to reconnect theft victims, belongings
After a rash of burglaries, the Coeur d’Alene Police Department is using the Facebook to reconnect victims with their belongings.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011
Liberty Lake law enforcement has busy holiday
A homeowner in the 1300 block of North Fairway Road called Liberty Lake Police on Thanksgiving to report seeing a man and a woman enter a nearby house through a …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2011, 10:26 a.m.
Ten homes burglarized near Manito while owners slept
Spokane police say at least 10 homes have been burglarized near Manito Boulevard in the past three days while the homeowners were asleep.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2011
Break-ins irk South Perry businesses
The vintage and jewelry boutique Veda Lux, 1106 S. Perry St., was burglarized for the first time on the night of Sept. 28. Crooks made off with vintage wares, jewelry …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2011
Shot fired in burglar encounter
A Spokane couple returned home Monday to find an armed burglar inside, leading to a violent confrontation in which a gunshot was fired before the intruder fled and the residents …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 6:51 p.m.
Kootenai County residents see spike in burglaries
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a spike in burglaries over the past couple months.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2011, 10:38 a.m.
Suspected marijuana thief shot to death in Grant County
A medical marijuana patient who shot a suspected burglar near Moses Lake Sunday night has been arrested for unlawfully possessing a firearm.