Stories tagged: crime
Tue., Dec. 3, 2013, 7:49 a.m.
CdA police investigating child enticing incident
Coeur d’Alene police say an 11-year-old girl was approached by a white man, possibly in his 40s or 50s, in the parking lot of an outdoor outfitting store this weekend.
Mon., Dec. 2, 2013, 9:45 a.m.
Man arrested after hiding meth in ice cream
A 60-year-old man was arrested after a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy discovered a baggie of meth hidden in a quart of ice cream in the man’s car.
Sat., Nov. 30, 2013
Liberty Lake Blotter: Confused neighbor enters wrong car
A resident in the 24000 block of East Broadway Court called Liberty Lake Police the afternoon of Nov. 21 to report that a neighbor had gotten inside her unlocked car. …
Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 12:05 p.m.
Spokane police looking for owners of alleged stolen items
Spokane Police are asking the public to help identify goods worth tens of thousands of dollars seized from storage units over the weekend. The collection of silverware, sports memorabilia and …
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013
Shawn Vestal: Greg Jeffreys never learned how to stop hustling
Greg Jeffreys never quit trying. The man who set a new land-speed record for big-time Spokane grift never quit hustling. If one deal wasn’t working, he cooked up another. If …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013
Liberty Lake police chief: Theft suspect’s story unchanged
A convicted felon with an extensive criminal history reportedly tried out an old excuse this week when he was found to allegedly be in possession of weapons and burglary tools. …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2013
Suspect in two Walgreens robberies arrested
Spokane police on Monday arrested a man suspected of robbing a north Spokane Walgreens pharmacy at knifepoint twice last week. Steven R. Prigan, 22, faces charges of first-degree robbery, unlawful …
Sat., Nov. 16, 2013
Eastern State Hospital sued over 2012 strangulation
The estate of an Eastern State Hospital patient who was strangled by another patient is suing the facility, saying its personnel failed to adequately supervise criminally insane patients. In a …
Sat., Nov. 16, 2013
Two bomb threats phoned to Liberty Lake hotel; nothing foun
A Liberty Lake hotel received two bomb threats Sunday, but nothing was found in either search. The first call came to the Quality Inn and Suites front desk about 12:45 …
Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 5:32 p.m.
Estate of patient strangled at Eastern State Hospital files lawsuit
The estate of an Eastern State Hospital patient who was strangled by another patient is suing the facility, saying its personnel didn’t adequately supervise criminally insane patients.
Fri., Nov. 15, 2013, 11:47 a.m.
Father, son arrested after Spokane Valley SWAT standoff
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office took Jerry Everett, Jr., and Jerry Everett, III, into custody following a SWAT standoff early Friday. Both men have multiple outstanding warrants for their arrest, …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013, 5:18 p.m.
Police seek public’s help in identifying Walgreens robbery suspect
Police need help identifying a man suspected of robbing a Walgreens at 12 E. Empire Ave.
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, 1:47 p.m.
Police arrest suspect in October drive-by
The suspect in an October drive-by shooting was arrested in Riverside, Calif. on Thursday morning.
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, 11:25 a.m.
Burglary suspect left infant unattended, deputies say
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said they arrested 21-year-old Dyllin Trottier on suspicion of burglary Wednesday, then found his 9-month-old daughter crying unattended in an apartment nearby.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, 10:44 a.m.
Second man arrested in deli robbery
A second suspect in a Coeur d’Alene deli robbery was arrested this morning in the Lowe’s parking lot.
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Spokane criminal justice reform ideas met with praise
Criminal justice reform ideas for Spokane drew positive reviews Wednesday evening from people knowledgeable about the system. The Spokane Regional Criminal Justice Commission last week released 58 pages of draft …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013
Car stolen from Otis Orchards Elementary School
Liberty Lake Police responded to a call at Otis Orchards Elementary School the afternoon of Oct. 29 when no Sheriff’s deputy was available to respond. Staff reported that a man …
Tue., Nov. 5, 2013
Kootenai County hit by string of armed robberies
Coeur d’Alene police are looking for two men they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Monday, the latest in a string of armed robberies in Kootenai County over …
Mon., Nov. 4, 2013, 10:01 a.m.
CdA convenience store robbery latest in spate of holdups
Coeur d’Alene police are looking for two men they say robbed a Sherman Avenue convenience store early Monday. The robbery is the fourth in Kootenai County in the past 10 …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
Liberty Lake police: Teen with fake gun held by man with unloaded gun
A man driving in the area of East Country Vista Drive and Pinehurst Lane called Liberty Lake police Saturday afternoon to report seeing a teenager on a skateboard carrying a …
Wed., Oct. 30, 2013, 6:48 a.m.
Hayden KFC robbed Tuesday at gunpoint
A Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Hayden was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night.
Sat., Oct. 26, 2013, 3:46 a.m.
FBI to investigate shooting of Calif. 13-year-old
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent investigation of the fatal shooting of a popular 13-year-old boy by a sheriff’s deputy in Northern California. …
Fri., Oct. 25, 2013, 4:19 p.m.
Spokane police seek man who robbed North Spokane Walgreens
Spokane police are searching for a man who robbed the Walgreens at Division Street and Empire Avenue Sunday night.
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Driver ditches Liberty Lake police following wreck
A speeding driver was able to elude a Liberty Lake police officer after crashing about 2 a.m. on Oct. 15, but police say they believe they know who he is. …
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013, 10:15 p.m.
Officials: Cyanide killed potential Bulger witness
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts medical examiner’s office determined that cyanide poisoning killed an alleged extortion victim of Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger who had hoped to testify at Bulger’s …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2013
Slain car thief’s father has his own legal troubles
The father of a Spokane man shot to death in March while trying to steal a car appeared in Superior Court on Thursday – accused of trying to steal a …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Liberty Lake police reunite boy with his mother
A resident called the Liberty Lake Police Department the morning of Oct. 8 to report that a boy had been wandering in the area of 21000 East Mission Avenue for …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2013
Burglary suspect stabs homeowner with antler, police say
A suspected garage burglar who was confronted by a West Central homeowner stabbed the man in the forehead with a deer antler, police said. Matthew Marcotte, 53, stabbed the homeowner …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013, 10:41 p.m.
Police seek shooter in non-fatal Hillyard attack
Spokane police responded to a drive-by shooting in North Spokane on Tuesday. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the scene.
Sat., Oct. 12, 2013, 5:02 a.m.
Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since …