Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Wednesday, February 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 27° Partly Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: crime


Liberty Lake: Open-door driving leads to drug, weapons charges

A Liberty Lake police officer stopped a car driving down the road with its passenger-side door hanging open at 1:10 a.m. on Dec. 29 and ended up arresting the driver …


Armed robber makes off with prescription pills

Spokane police are looking for a man who robbed a pharmacy packed with customers at gunpoint today. The man entered the Spokane Falls Clinic at 120 W. Mission Avenue, brandished …


High-speed chase leads officer to Idaho

A Liberty Lake police officer launched a high-speed chase that ended in Post Falls on Dec. 19 when the officer spotted a car that had been reported stolen in Spokane …


Nine charged in killing of rapper

Nine men have been charged for their alleged roles in a fatal shooting involving two rappers at a Spokane hotel. Spokane police detectives are looking for six men on second-degree …


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.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 22, 2011, 5:19 p.m.

Police seek six in deadly November shooting

Nine men have been charged for their alleged roles in a fatal shooting involving two aspiring rappers at a Spokane hotel.


Chevron station in Liberty Lake reports 2 thefts in as many days

Liberty Lake Police officers were kept busy with felony arrests and theft investigations the week of Dec. 12 to 19. One local business was a repeat customer, reporting thefts two …


National Guard at border cut to fewer than 300

The Obama administration will keep a reduced contingent of National Guard troops working along the Mexican border for the next year, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Starting in January, the …


Man convicted again in ’07 shooting death

A jury on Monday found a man guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the 2007 slaying of a man in Hillyard. As a result, Michael D. Coombes, 31, faces …


Man with steak knife leads to standoff

A man brandishing a steak knife was taken into custody after a standoff with Spokane police that began about 11:40 a.m. today.


Apartment maintenance worker faces assault charges

An apartment complex maintenance worker was arrested for assault this week after he allegedly grabbed a 9-year-old boy by the neck. Liberty Lake police were called to the complex in …


‘Barefoot Bandit’ to plead guilty in Wash. court

Kyle Ater remembers the three-letter chalk message left on the floor of his Orcas Island grocery store after it was burglarized for the second time by the Barefoot Bandit. Next …


Two men rob Spokane liquor store at gunpoint

Spokane police are looking for two men who robbed a liquor store at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the two entered the store on W. Third Avenue and demanded cash …


Bonner County shooting injures two

Two were hospitalized after a shooting in Bonner County about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Report: Sandusky speaks out about Penn State molestation case

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky said Joe Paterno never spoke to him about any suspected misconduct with minors, the New York Times reported today. Sandusky has been charged …


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 …


Post Falls police to take crime reports via text

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Crime fighting in Post Falls is going high-tech. Dispatchers here are taking crime reports via text and email at crimes@pfpd.us. The messages display on a …


Driver cited after vehicle hits police records clerk’s car

Driving infractions were the cause of all arrests in Liberty Lake the week of Nov. 14-21. Officers arrested two drivers on suspicion of driving with a suspended license and one …


Barefoot Bandit mulling plea deal on state charges

COUPEVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A prosecutor says lawyers are completing a plea deal for the man known as the Barefoot Bandit that could give him about nine years in prison …


Some shoplifting suspects escape in Liberty Lake

The Liberty Lake Police Department had a busy week from Nov. 7 to Nov. 14, making several arrests and responding to four shoplifting calls. A driver not wearing his seat …


Domestic dispute prompts several 911 calls in Liberty Lake

The Liberty Lake Police Department received a flurry of 911 calls at 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 2 reporting that a man had dragged a woman across Appleway Avenue and forced …


Spokane man eschews plea deal, gets 184 years

A man sentenced to 184 1/2 years in prison for a shooting that injured one person declined a plea deal that would have given him 10 to 12 years in …


Foul play suspected in case of missing Bellevue boy

Police in Washington state said today they suspect a crime in the disappearance of a 2-year-old boy whose mother claimed he disappeared when she left him alone in a car …


Public input sought in attempted bombing case

The Spokane Crime Victim Service Center is seeking public input regarding the attempted bombing of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march by Kevin Harpham earlier this year.


Alleged drunk driver crashes into school bus

A driver is in custody for allegedly hitting a school bus while driving under the influence on Highway 395 three miles north of Colville today. Details surrounding the 4:17 p.m. …


Police investigate check, card misuse in Liberty Lake

It was a week for fraud and theft in Liberty Lake from Oct. 24 to Monday. Liberty Lake Police responded to two calls regarding stolen checks and debit cards. The …


Robber holds up grocery store at knife point

A masked man robbed several cashiers at knife point at the Safeway on Northwest Boulevard this evening. Witnesses said the man put a knife to at least two cashiers’ throats …


Liberty Lake woman discovers burglar in her apartment

A Liberty Lake woman surprised a burglar inside her apartment when she returned home one day last week. The man fled when confronted and was arrested later the same day …


Two people arrested as drive-by accomplices

Two more suspects were arrested Wednesday in connection with the 2007 shooting death of Daniel Burgess. Jaleesa D. Anderson, 22, and Marc A. Anderson, 20, were arrested on a charge …


Brazen burglars

Jim Smith returned to his Post Falls home late one night last week to find his side door ajar. In the bedroom, he found jewelry scattered on the floor and …