Stories tagged: car prowling
MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017, 4:46 P.M.
Two suspects arrested in 4th of July Pass car prowling
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men over the weekend after they allegedly broke into cars parked at the 4th of July Pass Recreation Area and stole credit cards.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 8 A.M.
South Hill homeowners detain suspected car prowler who displayed replica handgun
Homeowners on the South Hill who noticed a man in their parked SUV late Tuesday chased down the suspected thief and disarmed him of a replica handgun, police said.
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 11:40 A.M.
Seattle car prowls on the rise
Residents of Seattle’s Phinney Ridge say their neighborhood is being hit by car prowlers almost nightly.
SUNDAY, FEB. 22, 2015
Doug Clark: Return of stolen sunglasses piques curiosity
There’s a lot of bad voodoo that comes with having this flu that’s been going around. There are fits of near-uncontrollable coughing. There are bouts of feverish sweating, followed strangely …
SUNDAY, FEB. 15, 2015
Doug Clark: Crime rate up sharply in my corner of Spokane
It was quite comforting to hear about crime being down in Spokane. Although I’m not quite sure this good news has reached everyone, namely the rancid creep who got into …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4, 2015, 11:58 A.M.
Car prowling suspect may have shot himself during scuffle with neighbor
A car prowler on Spokane’s South Hill may have shot himself during a confrontation with a neighborhood resident. The neighbor was not hurt.
THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 2013, 3:14 P.M.
Suspected vehicle prowler arrested on his birthday
Gabriel Vasquez was arrested Wednesday afternoon after witnesses said he smashed the window of a parked car and stole a backpack, then struck a pursuer with a screwdriver before he …
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013, 6:57 A.M.
Spokane County home of undercover detective hit
SPOKANE — The Spokane County sheriff’s office has received reports of vandalism and car prowling more than a dozen times in the past decade at one home.
MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013, 4:18 P.M.
Cars in Centennial Trail lots targeted by thieves
Cars at trailheads along the Centennial Trail are being targeted by thieves, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12, 2013
Dusting for prowlers’ prints
Kristin Comstock went out to her car Saturday morning to find it had been ransacked. When she called Crime Check to file a report, they asked if she would like …
FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
Prowlers prevailing in car wars
The advice to citizens from Spokane police is simple: Take valuables out of cars or risk being a willing victim of vehicle prowlers waiting to smash, grab and go. In …
SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012, 5:40 P.M.
Bicyclist arrested for carrying heroin, gun, buglary tools
A traffic stop Friday morning in downtown quickly escalated into a police chase that led to a loaded discovery of drugs, burglary tools and a loaded gun.
MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
Woman accused of stealing, using officer’s passport
A Spokane woman is accused of stealing a federal Homeland Security officer’s passport and using it to pawn two stolen rifles. Investigators identified Amanda Wayne Macklin, 23, as a suspect …
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012, 1:20 P.M.
Prowling suspect found asleep in Post Falls car
An alleged car prowler was arrested when Post Falls police found him unconscious early this morning in one of the cars he’s suspected of burglarizing.
MONDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011
Shooting victim was new to area
A 21-year-old man shot to death by a Colville police officer late Saturday was raised by a computer analyst and an elementary school teacher in a small town near Bakersfield, …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011
Spokane police to investigate fewer thefts, burglaries
If you’re a victim of a burglary, theft or car prowling in Spokane, don’t expect to get the crime solved. The Spokane Police Department announced Wednesday the official elimination of …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011, 10:27 A.M.
Lost cell phone leads to car prowling suspect’s arrest
A 15-year-old car prowler was arrested Monday after he left his cell phone inside a victimized vehicle and the owner called his mother, Spokane Valley police said today.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011, 5:35 P.M.
Deputy shoots suspect near Deer Lake
A person suspected of numerous vehicle prowls in rural Stevens County is in serious condition in a Spokane hospital after being shot by a Stevens County Sherriff’s Deputy early this …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2010
Crimes target deputy’s car
When a north Spokane man awoke last weekend to the sound of his car alarm and found his window smashed, police traced fresh footprints leading from the crime scene to …
FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 2009
Camera sale leads to arrests
A suspicious camera sale brokered through Craigslist led the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to a cache of police gear stolen from one of its undercover vehicles more than five months …
THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2008
Car break-ins hit South Side’s southeast neighborhood
A series of car break-ins over the past several months has residents of a South Side apartment complex nervous and unhappy with police. Criminals are smashing windows on their vehicles …