Stories tagged: police chases
Mon., Aug. 6, 2012, 12:50 p.m.
Driver fleeing police causes head-on crash
A Spokane Valley man fleeing police in his Volvo crashed head-on into a car on Sullivan Road Sunday evening, injuring two people.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2012
Authorities: Fatal police shooting justified
Two Post Falls police officers and an Idaho State Police corporal were justified when they shot a fugitive to death in March during a chase that ended in a cul-de-sac …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2012, 8:12 p.m.
Police justified in Idaho shooting; video released
Two Post Falls police officers and and Idaho State Police corporal were justified when they shot a fugitive to death in March during a chase that ended in a cul-de-sac …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2012, 12:41 p.m.
Police: Felon fleeing officers injures 2 in crash
Spokane police arrested a repeat offender Thursday night for driving recklessly, eluding police and causing a collision that blocked a northside intersection for hours.
Thu., May 24, 2012
Chronic eluder arrested for second time in three weeks
A Spokane man arrested at gunpoint after a police chase three weeks ago was picked up again Tuesday morning after another chase with law enforcement. A profusely sweaty Michael S. …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2012, 12:10 p.m.
2 Spokane officers injured arresting DUI suspect
Two Spokane police officers suffered minor injuries Monday night in a chase with a suspected drunken driver.
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, …
Wed., April 4, 2012
Fatal end to police chase captured on home video
A homeowner says his surveillance video brings into question the official account of why law enforcement shot and killed a North Idaho fugitive three weeks ago, though police warn against …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2012, 11:59 a.m.
3 officers who shot N. Idaho fugitive identified
Two Post Falls police officers and an Idaho State Police corporal fired shots at a fugitive early Monday after a chase, investigators announced today.
Tue., March 13, 2012, 1:22 p.m.
Multiple officers shot at North Idaho fugitive
Investigators said today that more than one officer fired at a North Idaho fugitive early Monday, killing him.
Tue., March 13, 2012
Idaho man shot, killed after hitting trooper with car
A North Idaho man with an extensive criminal history was shot and killed by a Post Falls police officer early Monday after striking a state trooper with his car, police …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2012, 6:20 p.m.
Man killed by Post Falls police identified
A North Idaho man with an extensive criminal history was shot and killed by a Post Falls police officer early today after striking a state trooper with his car, police …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2012, 1:26 p.m.
Spokane fugitive found dead in West Side lake ID’d
A Spokane fugitive found dead in a Western Washington lake has been identified as Seth Brian Brandley, 28.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 1, 2012, 5:48 p.m.
Assault suspect out on bond kills self during police chase
A North Idaho man out of jail on bond for allegedly trying to light his wife on fire shot himself to death late Saturday during a police chase.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011, 10:25 a.m.
No charges for deputies in crash that killed diabetic man
Prosecutors have declined to pursue criminal charges against two Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies involved in a fatal crash with a diabetic man in June.
Wed., July 20, 2011, 1:54 p.m.
Suspected bank robber arrested in Spokane River
A convicted child rapist and suspected bank robber was pulled from the Spokane River today after leading police on a chase into a cemetery.
Fri., July 1, 2011
Idaho trooper cleared in shooting that left fugitive dead
An Idaho State Police trooper who shot a fugitive to death during a pursuit north of Coeur d’Alene in February will not face charges. Trooper Dan Howard was justified when …
Thu., June 23, 2011
Driver suffered from diabetes
A driver who crashed into a log truck and died while being chased by sheriff’s deputies was a Post Falls man with severe diabetes, friends say. Authorities identified Daniel James …
Wed., June 22, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
Driver who died in cop chase was diabetic, friends say
A driver who crashed into a log truck and died while being chased by sheriff’s deputies was a Post Falls man with severe diabetes, friends say.
UPDATED: Mon., June 20, 2011, 4:36 p.m.
Driver pursued by Spokane deputies dies in crash
A driver being pursued by Spokane County sheriff’s deputies crashed head-on into a semi-truck and died Monday after driving for about a mile with a flat tire caused by law …
Tue., May 24, 2011, 2:08 p.m.
Driver shocked with Taser after Valley police chase
An intoxicated driver was shocked with a Taser this morning after a high-speed police chase that ended with his SUV slamming through an iron fence and striking a carport at …
Mon., Feb. 7, 2011, 9:32 p.m.
Officer-involved shooting reported in North Idaho
A police pursuit erupted in gunfire north of Coeur d’Alene Monday in what investigators are calling an officer-involved shooting.
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010, 8:24 a.m.
Driver of stolen Honda arrested on East Empire
A level 3 sex offender who hasn’t checked in with authorities recently was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly crashed into another car while fleeing Spokane police in a stolen …
Thu., Sept. 2, 2010, 11:37 a.m.
Police chase of stolen car ends with felon’s arrest
A Spokane man convicted of car theft last week is back in jail after police say he led them on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle late Wednesday.
Mon., Aug. 9, 2010, 6:10 p.m.
Spokane officer hurt in crash goes home
A Spokane police officer injured while driving to a robbery and stabbing was released from a hospital today and is recovering at home.
Wed., Aug. 4, 2010, 7:49 p.m.
OxyContin robbery suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot
A man who shot himself after a police chase Tuesday has died. Nicholas T. “Niko” Burden, 31, worked as a car salesman and lived with his girlfriend and baby daughter …
Tue., June 15, 2010, 12:32 p.m.
Officials: Spokane man skips court, crashes into home
A man accused of crashing his car into a northwest Spokane home early today was scheduled to plead guilty Monday to a charge related to a Cheney shooting, but he …
Wed., June 2, 2010, 10:57 a.m.
Felon found with hatchet after Spokane police chase
Spokane police found a several weapons - including a hatchet and meat cleaver - in a stolen car after a chase through the lower South Hill this morning.
Wed., May 26, 2010, 11:14 a.m.
Burglary ring suspect arrested after Hico break-in
A man suspected in a string of burglaries in February is back in jail after police say he broke into a convenience store then fled officers e early today.
Fri., April 30, 2010
Escapee in custody after 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 on Wednesday. Anthony E. Burke, 22, was …