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  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 2012

    House raid yields stolen goods stash

    It looked like a store threw up on the lawn of a North Spokane home Wednesday, one Spokane County sheriff’s deputy commented, after law enforcement officers uncovered a large cache …

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2012, 10:33 A.M.

    Burglary victims, detectives sort through raided goods

    Sheriff’s deputies raided a housing unit at 415 E. Montgomery St. on Tuesday, and on Wednesday they were still sifting through $200,000 in stolen goods found inside the house, sheriff’s …

  • SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2012

    Reclaiming an old hobby along with an old bike

    When Don Arndt’s motorcycle was stolen from the backyard of his old Spokane Valley home in 1975, he quickly lost hope of ever seeing it, but he never gave up …

  • SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012

    Manpower is no object – for the right crimes

    There is little that exposes our priorities quite so nakedly as a sensational vice bust. Take the raids on the alleged prostitution rings at local “spas” this week.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012

    Two longtime felons suspected of prowling

    A 51-time felon who was told by a judge 10 years ago that “the system’s had enough of you” is back in jail in connection with property crimes police suspect …

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012, 10:59 A.M.

    Spokane’s auto theft rate fourth-highest in U.S.

    For the second year in a row, Spokane had the fourth-highest auto theft rate in the nation, according to an insurance industry group.

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012

    Locator device helps detectives track burglary suspect in Valleyford area

    A 50-year-old ex-con accused of burglarizing a south Spokane County home while three children hid was arrested in part because detectives installed an electronic location tracker on his vehicle. The …

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012

    Mapping crime won’t eliminate it

    If you had to identify the epicenter of Spokane crime, what would you pick? One of the maligned neighborhoods on the near North Side? Somewhere just east of downtown? An …

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012, 8:38 A.M.

    Spokane burglary suspect is repeat offender

    A burglary suspect accused of stealing a truck and gun from a northwest Spokane home is a repeat offender with a 19-year history of property crimes, police say.

  • SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2012

    With no SPD property crimes unit, neighbors helping others

    The thieves are brazen in Veronica Evans’ neighborhood. They kicked in her door three weeks ago and ransacked her home, stealing valuables and leaving her fearful. They’ve hit other homes …

  • SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012

    Judicial appointee helps track suspect

    An assistant U.S. attorney and appointee for a federal judgeship helped identify a suspect in a string of South Hill burglaries by tracking his wife’s stolen coffee shop card. Tom …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

    Spokane police to investigate fewer thefts, burglaries

    If you’re a victim of a burglary, theft or car prowling in Spokane, don’t expect to get the crime solved. The Spokane Police Department announced Wednesday the official elimination of …

  • THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011

    Spokane Valley Police Department Crime report mixed

    The 2010 crime rate numbers are in for the Spokane Valley Police Department and show mixed results. Violent crimes are down, but property crimes are up. Those results follow the …



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