Stories tagged: crime
Thu., May 30, 2013, midnight
Liberty Lake Police arrest man suspected in thefts
The Liberty Lake Police Department believes it has arrested a vehicle prowler responsible for several crimes in the area. An officer was on patrol early Monday when he spotted a …
Wed., May 29, 2013, 8:07 a.m.
Help needed finding child rape suspect
The Grant County Sheriff’s office is looking for help locating child rape suspect Miguel Gutierrez Espino.
Sat., May 25, 2013, midnight
Suspended licenses make for most arrests by police
The Liberty Lake Police Department had a fairly routine week from May 13-20, although it was still a bad week for anyone caught driving with a suspended license. Officers made …
Thu., May 16, 2013, midnight
Liberty Lake: Residents report thefts from vehicles, home
Liberty Lake residents reported multiple thefts to the police, including some from unlocked cars, during the week of May 6 to Monday. A resident in the 23000 block of East …
Sat., May 11, 2013, 3:01 a.m.
DNA test shows Ohio kidnap suspect fathered girl
CLEVELAND (AP) — As relatives of the Cleveland kidnapping and rape suspect recounted claims of his unnerving paranoia and violent outbursts, DNA testing confirmed the man accused of holding three …
Fri., May 10, 2013, 3:07 p.m.
DNA shows Ohio kidnapping suspect fathered girl
CLEVELAND (AP) — A DNA test confirmed another dark twist in the story of three women imprisoned in a house for about a decade: Kidnapping and rape suspect Ariel Castro …
Tue., May 7, 2013, 9:43 a.m.
Man shot in alleged domestic dispute
A man was shot in the leg in North Spokane Monday night in what police are calling a domestic dispute.
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2013, 1:58 p.m.
Arrest warrant issued in Spokane homicide; victim ID’d
Spokane police have issued an arrest warrant for Joshua J. Tillery on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with a homicide Friday night.
Sat., May 4, 2013, 5:14 a.m.
Bangladesh toll 547; smell proof number will rise
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Ten days after the horrifying collapse of a garment-factory building, life has become still more gruesome for crews working to recover bodies at the site. The …
Thu., May 2, 2013, midnight
Harassment tops list of officer calls in Liberty Lake
The week of April 22-29 was one of harassment calls for the Liberty Lake Police Department. Officers responded to calls reporting harassment by a sibling, a former employee, and a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2013, 4:36 p.m.
Man accused of hoax involving fake bomb
A Spokane County man was ordered held today on a $50,000 bond after he admitted placing a realistic-looking imitation bomb in a Newman Lake mailbox Tuesday afternoon.
Wed., May 1, 2013, 8:40 a.m.
Teens charged in shooting near elementary school
A 15-year-old boy and 18-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of shooting out a car window near Whitman Elementary School Monday afternoon.
Mon., April 29, 2013, 1:20 p.m.
Felon arrested after wrong-way freeway chase
A 23-time convicted felon was arrested after a police car chase in Spokane this morning.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2013, 3:44 p.m.
Spokane police investigate alleged kidnapping, assault
A woman told Spokane police this morning she was held captive and sexually assaulted in a home at 4605 N. Lincoln Street.
Thu., April 25, 2013, midnight
License violations mark quiet week in Liberty Lake
Officers with the Liberty Lake Police Department had a fairly quiet week April 15-22, with the exception of nine arrests for driving with a suspended license. There were several vehicle …
Wed., April 24, 2013, 11:55 p.m.
Philadelphia abortion trial nears closing arguments
A Philadelphia jury won’t hear from an abortion provider before they weigh charges he killed a woman and four babies. Dr. Kermit Gosnell has decided not to testify or call …
Wed., April 24, 2013, 11:32 p.m.
Pot brownies allegedly sold to schoolchildren
Police investigating reports that middle school and high school students were buying marijuana from a Seattle house say they’ve arrested three people and seized eight trays of marijuana brownies.
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2013, 1:35 p.m.
Man found dead Sunday at marijuana-growing site committed suicide
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s office says a man found dead Sunday night committed suicide. The office identified the man as Warren C. Schrempp Jr., 62.
Thu., April 18, 2013, 7:36 a.m.
One injured in West Central drive-by shooting
One man was shot in the leg Wednesday night after a reported drive-by shooting in the 2200 block of West Broadway Avenue.
Thu., April 18, 2013, midnight
Judge gives burglar maximum sentence
Testifying as a victim, a federal judge Wednesday explained how a prolific South Hill burglar traumatized his family, forcing him night after night to explain to his young children that …
Thu., April 18, 2013, midnight
Liberty Lake officers make arrests for driving infractions
Multiple arrests for driving with a suspended license topped the week of April 8-15 in Liberty Lake, with officers nabbing eight drivers for the crime. Another driver was arrested for …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2013, 3:48 p.m.
Senate blocks expanded gun sale background checks
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans, backed by rural-state Democrats, blocked legislation Wednesday to tighten restrictions on the sale of firearms, rejecting personal pleas made by families of the victims of …
Wed., April 17, 2013, 1:46 p.m.
Source: Officials see potential suspect in bombing
BOSTON (AP) — Investigators poring over photos and video from the Boston Marathon have an image of a potential suspect in the deadly bombing but do not know his name …
Wed., April 17, 2013, midnight
Child sex author skips out on court
The author of books describing children in sexual situations is on the run from authorities after skipping a sentencing hearing in Spokane federal court Tuesday. Daniel L. Camp, 33, was …
Tue., April 16, 2013, 5:58 p.m.
FBI looking for man who skipped sentencing today on child porn charges
Authorities are looking for a man who is on the lam after he didn’t show for sentencing in Spokane on a federal child pornography conviction.
Tue., April 16, 2013, 3:01 p.m.
Man shot in stomach by known intruder
A man was shot in the stomach after someone he knew burst into his home at 2104 East Heroy Avenue this morning.
Sun., April 14, 2013, midnight
Authorities try to close criminals’ revolving door of trouble
Think of DaShawn Jordan as one of the hundreds of young people in Spokane whose life has veered into a culture of drugs and guns and the revolving door of …
Sat., April 13, 2013, midnight
WSU professor assault suspects released from jail
A Whitman County judge on Friday released the remaining suspects in last month’s assault of a Washington State University instructor. Pullman police investigators are working to gather evidence from witnesses …
Sat., April 13, 2013, midnight
Accomplice gets prison in killing
Whitman County Superior Court Judge David Frazier sentenced Frank Lazcano to 25 years in prison Friday afternoon for his part in the murder of Marcus Schur. Schur was shot to …
Fri., April 12, 2013, 1:10 p.m.
Eight-time felon sought in drug-trafficking case
During a large-scale drug trafficking investigation the Spokane Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit recovered more than a half-pound of heroin, 18 ounces of methamphetamine, cocaine, cash and paraphernalia.