Stories tagged: police chase
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 4:39 P.M.
Man leads deputies on chase through Spokane Valley, kicks passenger out of his truck
A man pushed his passenger out of his truck Tuesday night – while leading Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies on a vehicle chase through Spokane Valley.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 7:33 A.M.
Teen sues Columbia Falls police over fatal pursuit
A teen seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash that killed the driver after he sped away from police in northwestern Montana is seeking $3 million in damages.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 5 P.M.
Stolen semi driver accused of trying to run over police officers
The man accused of leading police on a high speed chase while driving a stolen semi Thursday appeared in court Friday to face nine criminal charges.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016, 2:50 P.M.
Fleeing man escapes briefly after ramming patrol car
A man got away briefly after leading deputies on a chase Saturday morning and ramming a patrol car, but deputies caught up with him and arrested him on multiple charges …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 6:03 P.M.
Man facing charges for police chase fights with deputies in hospital room
A man involved in a high speed chase with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday was arrested as he was being released from the hospital Wednesday, but not before putting up …
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 6:08 P.M.
Crash injures deputy; stolen car spotted at the scene
A crash involving a Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy indirectly led to a police chase involving a stolen car that ended with another crash on Spokane’s north side.
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015
Suspect in March chase arrested after another police pursuit
A man accused of fleeing police and then shocking an officer with the officer’s Taser in March is back in jail for allegedly leading police on yet another chase. Police …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014, 5:51 P.M.
Police: Jelly bean trail led to fleeing driver
A man arrested after he led police on a chase near Liberty Lake early Tuesday left a trail of jelly beans behind when he fled his car and tried to …
THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013
Chase ends with snooze
It started with what appeared to be a drug-fueled joy ride in a stolen pickup truck. It ended with a nap. Spokane police arrested Benjamin P. Aleto, 27, Tuesday night …
MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013, 1:20 P.M.
Felon arrested after wrong-way freeway chase
A 23-time convicted felon was arrested after a police car chase in Spokane this morning.
SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013
Felon allegedly flees police, crashes car into Coeur d’Alene Airport
A convicted felon is accused of fleeing from law enforcement and crashing his vehicle into a fuel pump depot at the Coeur d’Alene Airport early Friday morning. The crash caused …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2013, 8:39 P.M.
Cd’A car chase leads to arrest of fugitive
A wanted fugitive was taken into custody Wednesday after a pursuit through Dalton Gardens and Coeur d’Alene.
TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012, 6:10 A.M.
Police chase ends with river rescue
A man driving a stolen car fled in the vehicle and then jumped into the Spokane River before being pulled out by police this morning, authorities say. Douglas Baker, 23, …
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
Vehicle tops 100 mph before crash
A high-speed attempt to elude police landed a Spokane man in a hospital early Saturday. Michael Lawler, 28, who later admitted to drinking, led police on a chase about 3 …
THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2010, 4:40 P.M.
Spokane man arrested after Montana freeway chase
A Spokane man who triggered a weeks-long federal manhunt last summer, then escaped from a halfway house this week, was arrested in Montana Wednesday.
THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2010, 1:52 P.M.
Fleeing police at 90 mph, driver rolls car
A driver who crashed into a power pole, two dump trucks and a sedan on Wednesday night while fleeing from police is facing possible charges of driving under the influence …
MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2010, 3:16 P.M.
Police: Longtime criminal tried to steal SUV by towing it
Spokane police sent to check out a vehicle prowler at a North Side apartment complex this morning discovered a man with a long criminal history trying to steal a Chevrolet …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2009, 8:01 A.M.
Chase ends with crash, power outage, arrest of driver
A driver crashed a stolen vehicle early this morning, knocking out power in the vicinity of Indiana Avenue and Monroe Street and leading to the arrest of a 40-year-old man.
SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2009, 2 A.M.
Police chase ends in fiery, fatal crash
A fiery crash that began with a carjacking Friday killed a woman who had a history of car theft. The woman’s boyfriend was arrested Friday night.
MONDAY, FEB. 23, 2009, 2:12 P.M.
Police arrest man after chase
A man wanted on a domestic violence assault charge led police on a car chase and foot pursuit this morning before having to be rescued from a creek bank.
SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 1998
Motorcyclist Evading Police Dies In Crash During Chase Near Minnehaha, Unidentified Man Runs Into Pole
A 19-year-old man who tried to evade police on a dirt bike died Saturday afternoon after he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a telephone pole in northeast …
THURSDAY, FEB. 19, 1998
Burglary Suspect Rams Patrol Cars Silverton Man Arrested After Chase In Osburn
A Silverton man wanted in connection with a burglary allegedly used a stolen minivan to ram two patrol cars early Wednesday in Osburn, sheriff’s deputies said. Steven G. Faith, 42, …
THURSDAY, FEB. 19, 1998
Men Make High-Speed Return To County Jail
Two men fresh out of jail led authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen farming truck Tuesday, the Washington State Patrol reported. The chase along Interstate 90 spanned parts …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24, 1997
Man Jailed After High-Speed Chase
A Spokane man was arrested Monday after eluding police in a high-speed chase, police said. Frank James Kennedy, 37, of 1729 W. Mallon, was booked on charges of eluding police, …
SUNDAY, NOV. 30, 1997
Dozen Patrol Cars Join Long Chase Through 3 Counties Suspect Drives Down Tracks After Hitting Spike Strip
A Spokane man led officers from three counties on a wild chase late Friday that ended with his arrest north of Newport, Wash., authorities said. Thomas W. Brown, 33, is …
THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 1997
Sex Offender Living Near County Line
A convicted sex offender who authorities say is likely to re-offend is living near the Spokane-Lincoln county line. James Anthony Peterschick, 38, has been convicted of assault, sexual intercourse without …
THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 1997
Chase May Have Preceded Shooting Man May Have Eluded Police Before He Was Shot To Death
A rifle-carrying man who was shot to death while breaking into a Stevens County home Monday night may have eluded police in a car chase 21 hours earlier. Authorities were …
FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 1997
Doggie Has Too Much Getalong Pursued Along Freeway, Pooch Eludes Roundup
Animal control officer Glenn Weeks tries to lasso the dog. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review
FRIDAY, SEPT. 12, 1997
Man Arrested After 30-Mile Chase
Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man early Thursday on charges of eluding police and drunken driving after a chase lasting more than 30 miles. William T. Dawson, Hayden Lake, 29, also …
SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 1997
Four Spokane Youths Arrested After Series Of Car Thefts, Chase Three Cars Stolen In Post Falls, One In Spokane
Four Spokane juveniles were arrested by the Washington State Patrol Friday morning after a string of alleged car thefts and a high-speed chase. The youths allegedly stole a red 1988 …