Stories tagged: crime
Tue., April 15, 2014
Taking junkyard dog nets fine, shelter service order
An Okanogan County woman who says she rescued a junkyard dog from deplorable conditions in December must pay a $768 court fine and serve 100 hours at area animal shelters. …
Sat., April 12, 2014
Liberty Lake Blotter: Police check on welfare of two people
Liberty Lake Police were asked to check on the welfare of people twice last week for different reasons. On March 31 a man contacted the police department to report his …
Thu., April 10, 2014, 6:01 a.m.
A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — It was just before the start of class and the hallways were packed with students at their lockers or chatting with friends. Nate Moore was walking …
Mon., April 7, 2014, 12:51 p.m.
Police: Man threatened tire shop clerk with knife, stole car
Francis Klozar faces charges of first-degree robbery and second-degree malicious mischief after witnesses said he threatened a downtown auto shop employee with what appeared to be a knife Tuesday afternoon …
Mon., April 7, 2014, 11:36 a.m.
Man stabbed in home after interrupting burglar
A man was stabbed in his home Monday morning after interrupting what appeared to be a burglary in progress.
Sat., April 5, 2014, 3:11 p.m.
South Perry District shooting suspect arrested
Spokane Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for firing several shots at a home in the 1300 block of East Nina Avenue just before 1 a.m. today.
Sat., April 5, 2014
Liberty Lake Blotter: Vehicle prowls spur more officer patrols
In response to a recent rash of vehicle prowls, Liberty Lake police officers have been checking for suspicious people and vehicles, especially in the early hours of the morning. A …
Tue., April 1, 2014, 11:25 a.m.
Teenager charged in connection with fight outside of Steam Plant in January
The 17-year-old identified by police as the main aggressor in a fight with a 56-year-old man outside a downtown Spokane restaurant in January has been formally charged with fourth-degree assault.
Mon., March 31, 2014, 11:23 a.m.
Spokane Valley man arrested for pointing gun at woman, son
Robert Weathermon, 24, was arrested on suspicions of attempted first-degree assault with a firearm Friday. Investigators say he pointed a shotgun at a woman he thought was a friend attempting …
Sat., March 29, 2014
Investigation into car prowlings ongoing
Liberty Lake police believe that the nearly dozen vehicle prowls reported March 20 were related. A suspicious vehicle was located on Harvard Road at 4 a.m. that day. The man …
Thu., March 27, 2014
Woman faces jail time after taking guard dog
A woman who took a chained-up dog from deplorable and freezing conditions near Twisp last December will be on trial today in Okanogan County. Prosecutors accuse Judy Camp of pet …
Tue., March 25, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
Man has car, dog stolen at gunpoint Monday night
A second suspect and the victim’s dog remain unaccounted for after a carjacking at gunpoint Monday night, the Spokane Police Department said. One suspect is in custody after a chase …
Mon., March 24, 2014, 12:39 p.m.
Spokane Valley woman suspected of selling meth near school
Melanie Richart was arrested Saturday after detectives used an informant to buy meth from her near Valley Christian School, according to court documents.
Mon., March 24, 2014, 11:45 a.m.
Robber shocks man with stun gun, steals woman’s purse
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a robber who shocked a man with a stun gun then stole a woman’s purse on Saturday night in north Spokane.
Sun., March 23, 2014
Spokane Community Court offers chronic offenders another chance
When Aubrey Shults landed in jail in January, it was the end of a long, sad slide. Her longtime boyfriend had left her, and Shults – a drug-addicted 38-year-old who …
Sat., March 22, 2014
Liberty Lake Blotter: Fraudulent credit card charge reported
A man told police March 13 that someone had used his credit card to pay $4,326 for four round-trip airline tickets from Sudan to Iraq, Liberty Lake Police Chief Brian …
Fri., March 21, 2014, 1:09 p.m.
Convicted felon back in Spokane court for firearms charges
A convicted felon who police said has twice attempted to conceal firearms he carried from law enforcement will be back in Spokane Superior Court this afternoon. Jacob Peckham, 26, has …
Fri., March 21, 2014, 8:32 a.m.
Johnny Cash’s great-niece found stabbed to death
Putnam County Sheriff David Andrews said Courtney Cash’s body was found Wednesday morning in a home near Cookeville, about 70 miles east of Nashville.
Thu., March 20, 2014, 10:31 a.m.
Federal agent’s ballistic vest, shotgun, rifle among items stolen in vehicle prowlings
Thieves who broke into a law enforcement vehicle sometime within the past four days stole a ballistic vest with “Federal Agent” embroidered on it, a 12-gauge Winchester pump shotgun and …
Wed., March 19, 2014, 5:50 p.m.
Deputies arrest two in suspected vehicle prowling ring
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests and served two search warrants Wednesday in a bid to break up a vehicle prowling ring active in Spokane and Kootenai counties.
Tue., March 18, 2014
Employees help thwart shoplifting attempts
A trio of would-be shoplifters had their plans foiled by police and store employees over the weekend. Chad Burk, 40, was arrested late Friday after witnesses said he left a …
Sat., March 15, 2014, 4:12 a.m.
Suspect in deadly South By Southwest crash charged
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after he smashed his car through a street barricade at the South By Southwest festival did not …
Sat., March 15, 2014
Liberty Lake Blotter: Woman blows 0.4 during welfare check
Liberty Lake Police were called to a woman’s residence twice in two days to check on her after people called to express concern for her welfare. Officers first responded to …
Sat., March 15, 2014
Downtown shooting suspect also charged in drug ring
One of 39 suspects indicted Thursday on federal drug charges now faces allegations of attempted murder in a gang-related shooting that briefly closed a downtown Spokane music venue in February …
Fri., March 14, 2014, 11:29 a.m.
Federal drug ring suspects implicated in downtown shooting
One of 39 suspects indicted on federal charges of manufacturing and distributing drugs Thursday has been formally charged in a February 2013 shooting at a downtown music club. Stafone Fuentes, …
Thu., March 13, 2014, 3:01 p.m.
Dozens arrested after drug raids Thursday morning
Members of multiple law enforcement agencies, including gang enforcement teams, are searching addresses in the Spokane area this morning, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said.
Wed., March 12, 2014
Teen taxidermy thieves finish mediation
A resurrected program has allowed nearly a dozen teens accused of burglarizing a north Spokane taxidermy business last summer to come out of the experience without criminal records. Dave Drury, …
Tue., March 11, 2014, 7:59 a.m.
Post Falls Police looking for payday loan robber
A man entered the Cash n’ Go business at 740 N. Cecil Road around 11 a.m. Monday, claiming to have a gun and demanding cash, according to police.
Tue., March 11, 2014
Stolen ‘Kate’ statue found near Coeur d’Alene
”Kate” will ride again. The popular bronze statue stolen from a Coeur d’Alene park in January – and assumed sold for scrap – has been found, dirty and dinged but …
Mon., March 10, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
Spokane Police searching for bank robber
Spokane Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Banner Bank branch at a north Spokane grocery store and handed a teller a note demanding money. A …