Stories tagged: police chase
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Man leads police on chase down Old U.S. Highway 195
A man led police on a chase down Old U.S. Highway 195 early Wednesday morning before crashing and attempting to flee.
UPDATED: Wed., 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.
Thu., 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.
Fri., 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.
Sat., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Mon., 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.
Sat., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Tue., 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, …
Sun., 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 …
Thu., 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.
Thu., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Sat., 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.
Mon., 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.
Sun., 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 …
Thu., 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, …
Thu., 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 …
Wed., 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, …
Sun., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Thu., 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 …
Fri., 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
Fri., 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 …