Stories tagged: crime
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
Man arrested in alleged drug-deal shooting
A 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after police say he shot a woman last week during a drug deal gone bad. Jahvory Kinard was booked into Spokane County Jail …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014, 3:10 p.m.
Woman shot in parking lot said she was buying drugs
A woman shot multiple times in a fast food parking lot was driving a car with a large amount of cash inside and told police she thinks she was shot …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014, 6:29 a.m.
JPMorgan settles Madoff fraud claims for $1.7B
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co., already beset by other costly legal woes, has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges accusing the bank of ignoring …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014
Rash of crimes in Spokane mars new year
For the second year in a row, Spokane detectives were kept on their toes by a string of post-New Year’s crime, which this year left one man shot dead, his …
Sat., Jan. 4, 2014
Liberty Lake blotter: Police called by homeowner – and find batteries
What a homeowner thought was a burglar may have just been a pack of batteries falling off a shelf and onto the floor. Liberty Lake police were called to the …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, 9:39 a.m.
Felon with 29 convictions arrested on suspicion of burglarizing bike shop
A Spokane felon with 29 convictions was arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing 16 bicycles and two vehicles. Spokane police believe repeat offender Chris Cannata burglarized North Division Bike Shop …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2013
Liberty Lake police arrest pair in RV break-ins
Liberty Lake police are hoping a recent string of thefts of batteries and televisions from parked RVs will come to an end after two arrests Sunday. An officer discovered a …
Wed., Dec. 25, 2013
Attempted burglary suspect arrested after falling off roof
A barrage of taunts directed at police by a would-be burglar trying to elude capture by crawling onto the icy roof of his Spokane home ended in a tumble and …
Tue., Dec. 24, 2013
Iowa man escapes kidnappers in Spokane, police say
A cross-country kidnapping unraveled Friday in Spokane when the victim escaped three men after a harrowing road trip from Iowa, according to police. Suspect George Rosenbaum, 34, is accused of …
Sat., Dec. 21, 2013, 5:50 a.m.
Navy seeks more sexual assault survey responses
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Participation in an anonymous survey aimed at determining how big a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines is lagging this year compared to …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
Ashes of man’s wife among items stolen from home
Stephen Crowder, who lost his wife of 20 years to ovarian cancer in 2008, was greeted by the unthinkable when he returned to the home he’s renovating in Spokane Valley …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
Domestic violence calls in Liberty Lake end with man’s arrest
Liberty Lake Police officers visited the same apartment in the 25000 block of East Hawkstone Loop three times last week, all for domestic violence calls. On the third visit a …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013
Graham sentenced in mallet attack on Centennial Trail
The 18-year-old man who will spend most of the next decade in prison for stabbing a woman to death near the Spokane River received forgiveness Tuesday for a robbery that …
Tue., Dec. 17, 2013
Police: South Hill shooting wasn’t random
A fatal shooting Sunday that sent dozens of police officers swarming across a quiet South Hill neighborhood does not appear to be a random act. Detectives said Monday the gunman …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013, 1:33 p.m.
Sheriff: Colo. school shooter wounds 1, kills self
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013
Liberty Lake Blotter: Fleeing suspects blow their cover
Telling people that the police are after you is one way to make sure they call police to check out your story, a pair of Liberty Lake visitors discovered last …
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Doug Clark: Cloud hangs over potential Davenport Hotel catchphrase
Selling a product is always easier when it’s attached to an unforgettable slogan. “The Most Interesting Man,” we all know, drinks Dos Equis. Likewise, Coke will forever be the “Real …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Liberty Lake police seek chase suspect
The Liberty Lake Police Department is searching for Jonathan K. Locke after a car chase the evening of Nov. 27. An officer tried to pull over Locke’s truck because his …
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.