Stories tagged: Crime Check
Wed., July 1, 2015, 5:14 p.m.
Spokane Humane Society seeks mower thief
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 …
Wed., June 25, 2014, 2:48 p.m.
Avista warns against scams after South Hill incident
After reports of a woman wearing a hat that appeared to have the Avista Corp. logo trying to enter a South Hill home Tuesday, the company is urging customers to …
Tue., Dec. 24, 2013, 3:18 p.m.
Police looking for two men they say robbed pizza delivery driver
Spokane Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men they say robbed a driver at gunpoint during a pizza delivery around midnight Saturday. Private surveillance cameras captured the …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013, midnight
Spokane tries to streamline graffiti reporting, enforcement
Amanda Rosler is not easily deterred. With volunteers from Gateway Church she has taken on the graffiti problem in Hillyard. The group goes house to house, knocks on doors and …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 3:24 p.m.
Spokane Police looking for mall theft suspects
Spokane Police are asking for help identifying two women, caught on camera, they said stole merchandise from a NorthTown Mall department store last week.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2013, 3:42 p.m.
Police respond to child lurings; ask community to watch for offenders
The Spokane Police Department has responded to four incidents of child luring in the last week, all near schools or parks. It is unknown if the incidents are related.
Fri., July 19, 2013, 4:19 p.m.
Woman posing as prostitute, one man arrested in robbery
A woman posing as a prostitute and one man were arrested in connection to an armed robbery that occurred early Friday morning.
Mon., June 10, 2013, 9:46 a.m.
Man pepper sprays barista before stealing car
A man used pepper spray on a drive-through coffee shop barista this morning and drove away with her car, police said.
Thu., May 2, 2013, midnight
Veteran chases down, detains burglary suspect
As concealed weapons permit holders, Jared and Heather Martin regularly talk to their 12-year-old daughter about gun safety and responsibility. They have already started using Tuesday morning as their prime …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 2:57 p.m.
Spokane County 911 system repaired
Spokane County’s 911 system is back in regular operation. Operators of the county’s emergency communication system had been taking calls out of the system’s backup center since the 911 phone …
Thu., July 26, 2012, midnight
Graffiti reporting site aims to tag vandals
When graffiti painters aimed spray cans at a building on East Sprague Avenue, they probably didn’t imagine the chain of events they’d set off. The building belongs to Pentad Systems, …
Tue., July 10, 2012, 7:45 p.m.
Man stabbed in throat in east Spokane
A man was stabbed in his throat during a fight outside a bar today in east Spokane.
Fri., May 25, 2012, 12:06 p.m.
Sketch released of South Hill sexual assailant
Spokane police today released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a South Hill park Tuesday afternoon.
Mon., May 14, 2012, 5:49 p.m.
Man assaulted in Spokane park; witnesses sought
A developmentally disabled man was assaulted by three people as he watched children play in Cannon Park today.
Fri., April 20, 2012, 7:54 p.m.
Masked ‘Robin Hood’ robs pizza shop at gunpoint
A masked man claiming to be Robin Hood robbed a north Spokane pizza shop at gunpoint today.
Thu., March 1, 2012, 5:58 p.m.
Attemped child luring reported in Spokane Valley
Police are investigating reports that a man tried to get a 5th grade girl to get into his car this morning near Pierce Road and Valleyway Avenue.
Thu., March 1, 2012, 10:39 a.m.
Browne’s Addition store robbed at gunpoint
A convenience store in Browne’s Addition was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2012, 12:38 p.m.
Witnesses sought in Valley mall stabbing
Detectives believe a knife assault at the Spokane Valley Mall may have been planned by a group of teenagers, and they’re asking for witnesses with video to contact them.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2011, 5:50 p.m.
Deer Park store robbed of OxyContin at gunpoint
A gunman robbed a Deer Park pharmacy of OxyContin about 4:40 p.m. today.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2011, 2:04 p.m.
Police seek back-stabbing assailant
Spokane police are looking for man who stabbed another man in the back then fled on foot.
Tue., July 19, 2011, 11:18 a.m.
Carjackers steal Subaru, handgun in east Spokane
A man was beaten and robbed of his car this morning after picking up four men in Spokane Valley, police said.
Thu., March 31, 2011, midnight
Six arrested in drawn-out burglary case
Suspects in a south Spokane County burglary continued to show up after deputies were called, leading to the arrest of six people Tuesday. Blaze E. Smith, 40, and William George …
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 11:45 a.m.
Deer Park man, 85, assaulted, robbed in home
An elderly man was robbed in his Deer Park home Monday by a man who knocked on his door seeking money for gas, officials said today.
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011, 12:20 p.m.
Gunman robs North Spokane motel
A gunman robbed a Spokane motel Wednesday night.
Mon., Jan. 3, 2011, 2:43 p.m.
Customer fails to foil robbery at Valley adult shop
A man robbed an adult store in Spokane Valley early today despite a customer’s attempt to thwart the heist.
Thu., Nov. 4, 2010, midnight
Thief of park eggshells likely climbed fence at playground
Two eagle eggshells in Spokane Valley’s popular new Discovery Playground were stolen last week and a third was damaged in an attempt to remove it. The eggshells, located on a …
Fri., Oct. 15, 2010, midnight
Gonzaga warns of police imposter
Gonzaga University is warning students of a police impostor after a man impersonating an officer stopped a student near campus this week.
Thu., July 22, 2010, 12:10 p.m.
Serial assailant suspected in Valley sex attacks
New evidence shows one man is responsible for three sexual assaults in Spokane Valley in December 2008 and September 2009, police announced today.
Fri., June 25, 2010, midnight
Pedestrian hurt in hit-and-run
A Spokane man was reported in stable condition at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center after he was struck in a crosswalk at Riverfront Park by a hit-and-run driver about 3 …
Thu., June 17, 2010, 8:15 a.m.
Woman at hospital after early morning party turns violent
A young woman cut on both thighs is listed in stable condition at a Spokane hospital this morning after a party turned into a fight on Spokane’s North Side.