Stories tagged: crime
Fri., April 17, 2015, 12:12 p.m.
Woman accused of attacking man with sharpened tree branch
A Spokane woman is accused of using a sharpened tree branch and knife to attack a man she lives with.
Thu., April 16, 2015, 11:58 a.m.
Developer Harlan Douglass accused of slapping opposing lawyer
For 24 hours, prominent Spokane developer Harlan Douglass was known as Spokane County Jail inmate number 401869.
Thu., April 16, 2015
Liberty Lake police blotter: Thieves make hundreds in string of car prowls
Vehicle prowls are back on the map in Liberty Lake, with thieves making off with hundreds of dollars of valuables April 6 to 13. A resident in the 1100 block …
Wed., April 15, 2015, 1:38 p.m.
Couple accused of drug smuggling during Valentine’s Day prison visit
A man serving time at Airway Heights Corrections Center is accused of trying to smuggle marijuana into the prison with help from his fiancee.
Wed., April 15, 2015, 12:33 p.m.
University High bomb threat linked to Moses Lake student
Investigators are seeking the cell phone records of a 16-year-old Columbia Basin Job Corps student who they believe may have made a bomb threat to University High School.
UPDATED: Mon., April 13, 2015, 2:35 p.m.
Sunday night Spokane shooting started with bar fight
Cameron J. Peterson, 47, faces first-degree assault charges in connection with a Sunday night shooting near the Special K Tavern.
UPDATED: Mon., April 13, 2015, 2:55 p.m.
Person of interest in Hauser Lake shooting arrested
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Sunday night in Hauser Lake, Idaho.
Fri., April 10, 2015, 2:13 p.m.
Penalty phase of marathon bombing trial to start after race
BOSTON (AP) — The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on April 21, after the second anniversary of the attack and the day …
Fri., April 10, 2015, 10:29 a.m.
N. Idaho woman sentenced to 15 years for killing husband
WALLACE, Idaho — A North Idaho woman who shot and killed her husband and then left his body in their bedroom for more than a year has been sentenced to …
Thu., April 9, 2015, 4:12 p.m.
Investigators found guns, a silencer and hash oil at house of chiropractor charged in arson
Federal authorities found hash oil, more than 1,300 rounds of ammunition and guns at the home of a Spokane Valley man accused of plotting arson to collect insurance money on …
Thu., April 9, 2015, 9:58 a.m.
Stolen cabin found outside of Springdale
Stevens County sheriff’s deputies have located a cabin stolen from a family’s rural property near Springdale.
Thu., April 9, 2015, 8:54 a.m.
Detectives seek naked man who assaulted elderly women in Deer Park
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking public help to locate a naked man who assaulted two elderly women in their residence north of Deer Park.
Thu., April 9, 2015
Liberty Lake woman suspects ex is behind incidents
A woman in the 1900 block of North Cavalier Road in Liberty Lake has reported several incidents that she believes involve her ex-boyfriend. She first reported on March 27 that …
Wed., April 8, 2015, 3:01 p.m.
Entire cabin stolen off foundation, baffling owner
When Chris Hempel returned to her family’s rural property and found the gate’s lock cut, she was expecting to find thieves had broken into their cabin. What she didn’t count …
Mon., April 6, 2015, 3:02 p.m.
Man accused of attempted abduction caught on video
Keith D. Hooks, the man accused of trying to abduct a teenage girl in a Spokane Walmart parking lot, was caught on video following the victim and grabbing her as …
Thu., April 2, 2015
Man gets irate at child over dropped change
Liberty Lake police were called to the 1200 block of North Liberty Lake Road on March 26 after a person became angry and started yelling. A woman and child accidentally …
Wed., April 1, 2015, 3:28 p.m.
Reward offered for person of interest in Hillyard shooting
Police are still searching for Cameron D. Keith, 28, the boyfriend of the woman shot in a Hillyard apartment last week.
Wed., April 1, 2015, 3:24 p.m.
New charges for alleged Spokane cemetery thief
A man accused last year of stealing valuables from cemeteries in the Spokane area now faces new charges for allegedly taking a ring and lighter from a mausoleum.
UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2015, 10:33 a.m.
University High School students evacuated after bomb threat
University High School students are being evacuated to a nearby church after a bomb threat was called in Wednesday morning.
Mon., March 30, 2015, 2:37 p.m.
Man accused of ramming police car during Spokane chase
A car chase early Monday morning led to assault and drug possession charges for a 20-year-old man accused of ramming his car into a police vehicle.
UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2015, 11:27 a.m.
Lewiston bar shooting may have been self-defense
Lewiston police are investigating a shooting at the Wrangler Bar that left one man with serious injuries late Thursday.
Thu., March 26, 2015
Prolific thief held in theft cases
One of Spokane’s most prolific thieves has been arrested again – this time allegedly for a burglary that garnered significant media attention last month at the popular Chaps Diner and …
Thu., March 26, 2015
Thieves leave loot from one theft at their next crime scene
Liberty Lake Police officers have been looking into two clusters of thefts reported last week in which at least some of the stolen property was left at the next crime …
Wed., March 25, 2015, 8:41 a.m.
Woman dies from gunshot wound
A woman taken to a Spokane hospital Tuesday with a gunshot wound has died from her injuries, police said Wednesday.
Tue., March 24, 2015, 7:45 a.m.
Attorney general seeks to prevent Spokane sex offender release
The Washington attorney’s general’s office is seeking to prevent the release of a convicted Spokane sex offender from prison.
Sat., March 21, 2015
Tekoa man accused of stealing deceased mother’s benefits
A 74-year-old Tekoa man suspected of stealing his dead mother’s military widow benefits for years is facing a federal theft charge. Robert E. Lee Jr. was booked into Spokane County …
Fri., March 20, 2015, 3:05 p.m.
Suspect sought in pot store robbery
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public help to identify the suspect in a March 5 knifepoint robbery at a Spokane recreational pot shop.
Fri., March 20, 2015, 11:22 a.m.
Tekoa man, 74, accused of stealing mother’s widow benefits
Robert E. Lee Jr. faces a criminal charge of stealing government property over $1,000 after investigators suspect he illegally claimed military veteran’s widow benefits intended for his dead mother.
Thu., March 19, 2015
Spokane inmates sold girls for sex, according to court records
Spokane County inmates orchestrated sex crimes from their jail cells by arranging prostitution of underage girls, according to phone calls recorded by local and federal police. Some calls originated inside …
Wed., March 18, 2015, 2:04 p.m.
Suspect arrested in Phoenix-area shooting that killed 1
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman killed one person and wounded five others Wednesday in a rampage that included a motel shooting, a carjacking and a home invasion and ended …