Stories tagged: crime
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014
Four found guilty in federal painkiller case
Four defendants in a scheme that brought thousands of illicit painkillers weekly to Spokane from California were found guilty Friday by a federal jury. Arvin Carmen, Donta Blackmon, Brandon Chavez …
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014, 1:55 p.m.
Spokane woman arrested after allegedly breaking down apartment door
A woman was arrested for burglary after she allegedly entered a secure apartment building, kicked in a tenant’s door and stabbed the apartment manager’s husband with a syringe while fleeing …
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014, 1:29 p.m.
Police investigate North Spokane marijuana grow
Police are investigating the owner of a North Spokane home after finding over 100 marijuana plants growing in his house.
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014, 1:13 p.m.
Deputies seek information on Spokane Valley hit-and-run
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking information from the public about a Friday night hit-and-run collision in Spokane Valley.
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014, 10:15 a.m.
Reward offered for information on Spokane Valley robberies
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest in three Spokane Valley robberies that occurred Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, 4:58 p.m.
Pedestrian seriously injured in downtown collision
Spokane police are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian collision at the intersection of West Sprague Avenue and South Browne Street.
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014, 3:19 p.m.
Police investigate death of woman found with head injuries
Spokane Police are investigating the death of a woman who’d been a victim of domestic violence in the past.
Thu., Nov. 13, 2014
Thefts reported at Liberty Lake
It was a time for thefts at Liberty Lake the week of Nov. 3-10, with the missing items ranging from a cellphone to a gun. A business in the 1300 …
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
Spokane man found dead days after assault by acquaintance
A Spokane man was found dead in his home eight days after he was assaulted by an acquaintance, but officials have not determined a cause of death. Edward E. Weed, …
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014, 1:27 p.m.
Police seek tips in South Hill homicide
Spokane police are seeking tips from the public to help solve Friday’s homicide on South Hill.
Tue., Nov. 11, 2014, 11:07 a.m.
Man found dead after assault
A Spokane man was found dead in his home eight days after he was assaulted by an ex-boyfriend, but officials have not determined a cause of death.
Fri., Nov. 7, 2014, 10:41 a.m.
Man arrested after allegedly entering federal building with marijuana
A man arrested after he allegedly attempted to enter a federal building with marijuana is now being investigated for forgery.
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014, 4:22 p.m.
Cash reward offered for information on double homicide
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in the Nov. 1 homicide of brothers Arturo Gallegos and Juan …
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014
Central Valley driver reports vehicle passed school bus
The Liberty Lake Police Department received a complaint from a school bus driver on Friday that a vehicle had passed the bus while it was stopped with its red flashing …
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014, 3:26 p.m.
Police investigating mutilated squirrel nailed to telephone pole
Spokane police are investigating a mutilated squirrel that was nailed to a telephone pole on the South Hill.
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014, 2:55 p.m.
Suspected coffee shop robber faces new charges
A man accused of robbing two coffee stands in late September is now suspected in the armed robbery of a Baskin Robbins store.
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014, 9:40 a.m.
Cab driver robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday
Spokane police are searching for the man suspected of robbing a cab driver at gunpoint Wednesday at 4 a.m. in East Central.
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014
Federal charges brought against Spokane doctor in child rape, porn case
A federal grand jury Tuesday indicted Dr. Craig A. Morgenstern on accusations that during the past six years he took four children from Spokane to Hayden, where he allegedly sexually …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 3, 2014, 2:09 p.m.
Woman breaks into post office to ‘play house,’ investigators say
A 28-year-old woman faces a federal criminal charge after authorities say she broke into a Spokane Valley post office early Sunday and swiped uniforms and mail from the locked facility.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 3, 2014, 3:51 p.m.
Suspect arrested in Monday morning shooting
Spokane police are investigating a Monday morning shooting at the Value Village parking lot in the 700 block of West Boone Avenue.
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police nabbed two men suspected of 16 armed robberies and burglaries over a two-week period. One suspect, Charles Rowe, 21, bragged that he …
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014, 10:38 a.m.
Inmate escapes from Geiger Corrections Center
Officials at Spokane County Detention Services report that 33-year old Danny T. Kolle escaped from Geiger Corrections Center on Tuesday around 5:40 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 29, 2014, 7:36 a.m.
Suspect in Whipple murder arrested
Murder suspect Chrystal L. Huff was booked into Spokane County Jail just after 4 a.m. Wednesday.
Mon., Oct. 27, 2014, 12:19 p.m.
Two men jailed in reported Riverfront Park robbery attempt
Two men are in custody of the Spokane County Jail after allegedly assaulting and robbing a man walking home from work in Riverfront Park late Sunday.
Sun., Oct. 26, 2014
Police investigate attacks on Spokane’s homeless
William Faust was asleep when the beating began. A rock cracked down on his skull once, then again. The attacker kept hitting, not letting up until most of Faust’s clothing …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 12:08 p.m.
Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 2:50 a.m.
Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
Spokane doctor Craig Morgenstern faces federal charges
A Spokane doctor accused of drugging and raping a teen last weekend at his Nine Mile Falls home now faces federal charges after authorities say he took young boys on …
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 4:25 p.m.
Morgenstern faces federal charges for alleged sexual assault in Idaho
Craig Morgenstern, 45, now faces federal criminal charges for his alleged involvement in an ongoing plot to drug and molest children, according to court records.
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014
Child-luring suspect accused of preying on prostitutes
Sheriff’s deputies believe a man arrested last week in connection with a kidnapping and several child-luring incidents may have also been preying on prostitutes. Konstantin A. Sergienko has been charged …