Stories tagged: crime
Thu., April 5, 2012
The week of March 27 to Tuesday was busy but uneventful in Liberty Lake, as police officers responded to a series of mostly minor calls. There were three arrests for …
Thu., March 29, 2012
The week of March 19-26 was not a time to be driving in Liberty Lake with a suspended license. Liberty Lake police officers made eight arrests during the week for …
Mon., March 26, 2012, 8:45 a.m.
Spokane Valley police responded to a report of an armed robbery early this morning.
Sat., March 24, 2012
Spokane police officers soon will no longer respond in person to take reports of stolen vehicles. It’s a move, officials say, to “work smarter” and more efficiently after several rounds …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2012, 1:08 p.m.
A suspected burglar caught wearing pants with methamphetamine in the pocket said the pants didn’t belong to him, police say.
Thu., March 22, 2012
Alcohol played a key role in several incidents that Liberty Lake police officers responded to during the week of March 12-19, including several arrests for driving under the influence. Residents …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2012, 4:48 p.m.
A burglary suspect accused of stealing a truck and gun from a northwest Spokane home is a repeat offender with a 19-year history of property crimes, police say.
Mon., March 19, 2012, 9:50 a.m.
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.
Thu., March 15, 2012
Liberty Lake police officers responded to a steady stream of mostly minor incidents from March 5-Monday. Those calls included two from residents reporting thefts by family members. A resident in …
Wed., March 14, 2012, 9:22 a.m.
Spokane police arrested a man they say is a “prolific graffiti tagger” believed to have caused property damage throughout the city and county in excess of $50,000.
Sun., March 11, 2012
Water cascades from the roof in heavy droplets inside the abandoned brick-and-glass building on Sprague Avenue where an adult bookstore owner was bludgeoned to death nearly five years ago. Just …
Sun., March 11, 2012
The argument used in a 2008 trial to convince a jury to convict Jeramie R. Davis of murder has become a legal fight of its own. The defense attorney for …
Thu., March 8, 2012
The recent surge in vehicle prowls in Liberty Lake appears to have died off, with no new reports coming in to police the week of Feb. 27 to Monday. Instead …
Wed., March 7, 2012, 10 a.m.
A robbery has been reported at Sterling Savings bank at 103 E. Queen Ave. in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2012, 10:57 p.m.
Two people were shot in an incident near Liberty Park in East Central Spokane Sunday night. Both victims were in a local hospital in stable condition late Sunday, police said. …
Thu., March 1, 2012
More vehicle prowling victims have been coming forward in Liberty Lake recently and that has led to the identification of two more suspects in the recent surge of thefts. Last …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2012, 3:29 p.m.
Spokane police quickly arrested a man in his hotel room across the street from a bank they say he robbed this morning. David Donald Thometz, 49, was booked into Spokane …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2012
Liberty Lake police have identified two suspects in the recent string of vehicle prowlings in the city, but no arrests have been made. Police have already recovered some stolen property …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2012
An increase in vehicle prowlings continued in Liberty Lake the week of Feb. 6-13 and a few vehicle thefts were thrown in for good measure. The first report of a …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2012, 2:50 p.m.
A man suspected of murdering a woman and her two sons told his father he’d shot someone before police even knew there was a crime scene Friday.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2012, 8:27 a.m.
A Bonner County man on Monday was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 19-year-old man who was reported missing in September and recently found buried …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2012, 9:49 a.m.
A Spokane man who reached for a knife in a fight with a sheriff’s deputy in Spokane Valley on Sunday night was arrested and charged with several felonies.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2012, 8:51 p.m.
A woman and her two children are dead and a killer is at large in what police are considering a triple homicide in north Spokane.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2012
Vehicles prowls appear to be on the rise again in Liberty Lake, with one reported on Jan. 30 and two reported on Feb. 2. The recent increase doesn’t seem to …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2012, 6:55 a.m.
Spokane police are looking for a man suspected of stabbing another man in North Spokane on Tuesday night.
Thu., Feb. 2, 2012
Someone with a few cans of spray paint caused some headaches Sunday when graffiti was reported at several locations in Liberty Lake. Paint was found on street signs along Valleyway, …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2012, 4:50 p.m.
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, 6:18 a.m.
A pizza delivery man was robbed Sunday night of four of the five pizzas he was delivering in North Spokane.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012
It was really inevitable that Liberty Lake police would arrest an armed robbery suspect at 2 a.m. on Jan. 18. Not only did the robbery occur at Guardian Angel Homes …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2012, 7:36 a.m.
Spokane police responded Monday night to reports of multiple gunshots heard in the West Central neighborhood.