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Stories tagged: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:43 p.m.

Former city of Sprague employee pleads guilty to attempted theft, agrees to pay back thousands of tax dollars

A man accused of misspending tax dollars while working for the city of Sprague avoided a felony conviction and pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second-degree attempted theft, a …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 4:45 p.m.

Reardan bank robbery suspect arrested 12 hours later, 15 miles away at Airway Heights casino

Hours after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the U.S. Bank in Reardan, the robbery suspect was arrested at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

High speed Lincoln County police chase ends in three-hour swim

It was a chase like no other as a man fleeing from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies swam in the Columbia River for three hours Thursday with a boat containing deputies …


UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 9:57 a.m.

Grain elevator collapses near Edwall, knocking out power to rural area west of Spokane

A grain elevator collapsed late Wednesday morning in Edwall causing a brief power surge and warping a section of BNSF Railway track.


Lincoln County sheriff still looking for jail escapee

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for a man who escaped from the Lincoln County Jail on Friday and is now asking for the public’s help in finding …


Ceremony held for Sprague teens who stopped 22-month-old’s abduction

SPRAGUE, Wash. – This normally sleepy town – thrust into the national spotlight this week by sensational footage of a child abduction – on Thursday honored the local heroes of …


UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2015, 10:07 p.m.

Sprague teens who helped stop abduction honored as new details emerge about suspect

DAVENPORT, Wash. – The 15-year-old arrested Wednesday in connection with the attempted abduction from the town park in Sprague was investigated last summer after a mother reported that he tried …


Lincoln County authorities looking for man in alleged child abduction attempt

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man that onlookers say took a 2-year-old child from a stroller in Sprague, Washington, around noon Sunday.


UPDATED: Mon., May 12, 2014, 3:55 p.m.

Sheriff: Davenport bus driver arrested on sex crime charges

Daniel Abell is in custody of the Lincoln County Jail facing charges of sex crimes against a child. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said the alleged crimes did not take …


Sheriff’s detective on leave

A Spokane County sheriff’s detective faces felony charges of domestic violence and second-degree assault after allegedly using a flashlight to hit his girlfriend and another man at a drunken party …


Hunter killed by gunshot wound, not by grizzly bear attack

A hunter who died during a grizzly bear attack was died of a single gunshot wound to the chest, the Montana State Crime Lab medical examiner announced today.


Armed squatter triggers search

A manhunt is under way for an armed squatter authorities say surprised the owners of a cabin near Lake Roosevelt on Sunday.


Pot operation busted in Lincoln County cornfield

Nearly 2,000 marijuana plants averaging five feet in height were uprooted last week by authorities from an irrigated corn field north of Reardan, the Lincoln County sheriff said today.