Stories tagged: Grant County Sheriff's Office
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
Wenatchee area fire grows to 45,000 acres and sends smoke into Spokane
The Sutherland Canyon Fire has now burned about 45,000 acres in the area southeast of Wenatchee. Smoke from the fire drifted into Spokane on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
One dead in house fire near Moses Lake
Grant County fire and law enforcement officials are investigating a house fire near Moses Lake that left one person dead Thursday morning.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Coroner identifies three killed in Grant County van crash
The Grant County Coroner has identified the three people killed in last week’s van rollover crash as Othello residents Arturo Galvez-Vazquez, 48; Aaron Medel-Alvarez, 49; and Tabita Pricilla Soto-Luis, 56.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Historian finds live warhead at decades-old military plane crash site in Grant County
A historian digging around a newly discovered 1955 military airplane crash site in Grant County found a live warhead in the wreckage this week.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Missing Moses Lake man found shot to death in irrigation ditch
A missing Moses Lake man was found shot to death in an irrigation ditch in Grant County on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Family says twin brothers fought before one accidentally stabbed and killed the other in Coulee City
One of the first things Grant County Sheriff’s deputies heard when they entered the home in Coulee City early Sunday morning was “it was an accident.” One of the first …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
17-year-old Coulee City stabbing victim identified
The victim of Sunday’s stabbing in Coulee City, Washington has been identified as 17-year-old Shane C. Wachter.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
17-year-old accused of stabbing twin brother to death in Coulee City
A 17-year-old boy was apparently stabbed and killed by his twin brother early Sunday morning in Coulee City.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Arrests made in murder of Quincy woman
Three people have been arrested for the murder of a Grant County woman in December and two others are being held as material witnesses.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 12:17 p.m.
No injuries after Grant County deputy fires shot
A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy fired a shot at a suspect early Saturday morning, but no one was injured.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Off-duty deputy injured, daughter killed in Ephrata crash
A Grant County corrections deputy was seriously injured and his young daughter killed Wednesday in a traffic crash caused by a suspected DUI driver who allegedly ran a stop sign.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 1 p.m.
Paradiso festival at the Gorge ends with fewer hospitalizations, more arrests
Fewer people were taken to the hospital this year at the Paradiso music festival in Central Washington, officials said.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Arrest made in Moses Lake homicide
An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Thomas M. Hernandez in Moses Lake late Monday.
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015, 5:21 p.m.
Body found in Grant County
A body found in Long Lake in Grant County Saturday is believed to be that of a fisherman who was last seen on Nov. 2.
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015, 12:39 p.m.
Body found in Grant County believed to be missing hunter
A body found near Royal City in Grant County is believed to be a man reported missing after he didn’t return from a hunting trip on Nov. 20.
Sat., Oct. 3, 2015, 7:10 p.m.
Moses Lake man leads deputies on high speed chase
An 18-year-old man led Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies on a high speed chase for nearly an hour Friday before running inside a home and refusing to come out.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 5, 2014, 3:56 p.m.
Man shot by Moses Lake police ‘posed threat,’ investigators say
A person shot by police was taken to the hospital in Moses Lake on Friday morning, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said.
Tue., June 17, 2014, 8:52 a.m.
Deputies prepare for Paradiso festival at Gorge
EPHRATA, Wash. — The Grant County sheriff’s office is preparing for the Paradiso electronic dance music festival on the last weekend in June at the Gorge Amphitheater at George.
Mon., May 19, 2014, 12:45 p.m.
Body recovered believed to be drowned Grant County father
An irrigation worker discovered a body believed to be Scott Kolves, an Ephrata father who drowned in March teaching his son to drive.
Mon., March 31, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
Boy dies after truck ends up in Grant County canal
One boy has died and a 45-year-old man’s body is still missing after a truck entered a canal near Billy Clapp Lake on Sunday afternoon, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
Teenager arrested in Moses Lake homicide
Michael Meier, 17, was arrested this morning without incident on suspicions he shot and killed 16-year-old Brandon Mende on Sunday, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said.
Mon., Jan. 27, 2014, 4:20 p.m.
Police recover $100K of suspected stolen goods in Moses Lake
Four men are in custody after a search of a rental property near Moses Lake yielded stolen goods valued at more than $100,000, according to a news release from the …
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013, 3:39 p.m.
Shooting victim found by authorities in Moses Lake
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office said it airlifted a man found on a road in rural Moses Lake on Wednesday morning. The man is in critical condition.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2013, 11:21 a.m.
Rifle missing from Grant County sheriff’s office
EPHRATA, Wash. — The Grant County sheriff’s office says an automatic rifle is missing. Sheriff Tom Jones says he asked the Washington State Patrol to investigate after an internal investigation …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 2:15 p.m.
Grant County man charged in ex’s homicide
Grant County sheriff’s detectives say a Mattawa man gunned down his girlfriend because she wanted to break up with him.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, 8:50 a.m.
Grant County deputy wounds man at domestic call
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — The Grant County sheriff’s office says a man shot and wounded by a sheriff’s deputy responding to a domestic violence complaint is reported in serious but …
Fri., May 11, 2012, 2:28 p.m.
Moses Lake boy on life support at Spokane hospital
A 2-year-old Moses Lake boy is on life support at a Spokane hospital after authorities found him malnourished and without a heartbeat Wednesday.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2012, 4:33 p.m.
Authorities snag escapee in North Spokane
Authorities today arrested a federal inmate that walked away from a scheduled medical appointment on Spokane’s South Hill several days ago. The U.S. Marshals-led Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2012, 3:39 p.m.
Man accused of trying to sell pot on courthouse lawn
Grant County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Grand Coulee man for allegedly trying to sell marijuana on a courthouse lawn. About 1:30 p.m. today, deputies learned an adult male was approaching …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2011, 8:56 p.m.
Authorities identify alleged burglar shot in Moses Lake
The Grant County Sheriff’s office today identified the man shot to death while allegedly attempting to burglarize a medical marijuana patient.