Victims challenge robbers in two CdA incidents
Three women foiled two robberies within minutes of each other Thursday night in Coeur d’Alene when they challenged the masked gunman, according to police.
Oct. 30, 2009 in Idaho
Three men questioned in string of armed robberies
Three men arrested for an armed robbery Wednesday night are being questioned about a string of robberies in Spokane County in the last month.
Oct. 29, 2009 in City
Two men sought in Spokane pharmacy robbery
Two Deer Park men have been identified as suspects in a pharmacy robbery police linked to a 20-year-old woman.
Oct. 19, 2009 in City
Police: Men used teen to lure victim
Two men accused of using a teenage girl to lure a robbery victim spent the money on a shopping spree at a Spokane mall, court papers allege. The purchases helped …
Oct. 16, 2009 in City on Page A8
Coeur d’Alene espresso stand robbed at knifepoint
Coeur d’Alene police are searching for a man who robbed the Latte Lane Espresso at knifepoint Saturday. Officers said the man walked up to the window of the coffee stand, …
Oct. 10, 2009
Robber threatens Baskin-Robbins employee with spray can
A Baskin-Robbins on the South Hill was robbed late Thursday by a man who pointed a black canister at an employee and threatened to spray her with it.
Oct. 9, 2009 in City
Valley coffee stand robbed at knife point
A man robbed a Spokane Valley coffee stand at knife point Saturday.
Oct. 3, 2009 in City
Robber hits Zip Trip in northeast Spokane
A man robbed a Zip Trip in northeast Spokane at gunpoint late Tuesday, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money.
Sept. 30, 2009 in City
Man robs Spokane pizza place
A man claiming to have a gun robbed a Spokane pizza place Monday night.
Sept. 29, 2009 in City
Video: Police seek woman in Fred Meyer purse snatching
Police are asking for helping finding a woman who robbed an elderly woman in a grocery store bathroom.
Sept. 28, 2009 in City
Teen girl robs north Spokane pharmacy
A teen girl robbed a north Spokane Rite Aid of OxyContin Sunday night, police said.
Sept. 28, 2009 in City
Woman robbed at gunpoint
A pistol wielding man stole a woman’s zebra-striped purse and cell phone early Friday as she returned to her Spokane Valley apartment.
Sept. 25, 2009 in City
Two arrested in OxyContin robberies
Two men were arrested Tuesday night in connection with recent robberies at Spokane pharmacies for the prescription painkiller OxyContin.
Sept. 16, 2009 in City
Clerk endures persistent convenience store attack
A group of men persistently attacked a North Monroe Street convenience store Monday evening before being stopped by police and citizens.
Sept. 15, 2009 in City
Reward in OxyContin robberies up to $2,000
The reward for information that helps capture a suspected two-time pharmacy robbery is now up to $2,000.
Sept. 10, 2009 in City
South Hill store robbed of OxyContin
A robber stole OxyContin from the Rite Aid store at 4514 S. Regal Street on the South Hill on Saturday night, the Spokane Police Department said.
Sept. 5, 2009 in City
Two men accused of Garland Theater robbery
Police are looking for two men accused of robbing the Garland Theater in July.
Sept. 4, 2009 in City
Shopko robbed of OxyContin Monday night
A robber stole OxyContin from a South Hill Shopko on Monday night.
Aug. 25, 2009 in City
Store customer punched in purse snatching
A woman leaving a convenience store in Spokane Valley was punched by a robber, who knocked her unconscious and fled with her purse, officers said.
Aug. 21, 2009 in City
Robber cites OxyContin addiction
A 24-year-old man told a judge Thursday that his life changed quickly and dramatically: He went from living with his girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter to putting a knife to …
Aug. 21, 2009 in City on Page A5
Sentenced to 4 years, robber cites addiction
A 24-year-old convicted robber told a judge Thursday how he went from living with his girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter to putting a knife to a man’s throat to get …
Aug. 20, 2009 in City
Woman robbed of prescriptions in her home
Two men burst into a Spokane woman’s apartment this morning and stole OxyContin and hydrocodone. A 54-year-old woman answered her apartment door about 5:45 a.m. in the 3100 block of …
July 20, 2009 in City, News
Man tries to rob South Hill Rite Aid
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating an attempted OxyContin robbery at the Rite Aid at 810 E. 29th Ave.
July 18, 2009 in City
Suspected shoplifter pulls knife at NorthTown Mall
Police are asking for help finding a man who robbed a Northtown Mall store at knifepoint Tuesday night.
July 15, 2009 in City
Pickup with flames possibly used in Rite Aid heist
Witnesses to a narcotics robbery Monday morning provided the Spokane Police Department with a detailed description of the vehicle the robber may have used to escape.
July 7, 2009 in City, News
Robbers hit phone store
A pair of robbers hit the Go Wireless store in Spokane Valley on Monday night and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash, the Spokane Valley Police Department reports.
July 7, 2009 in City, News
Woman robs Spokane Valley credit union
A woman with a gun robbed a Spokane Valley credit union today, police said.
June 25, 2009
Suspect named in gunpoint OxyContin robbery
Police have identified a suspect in a gunpoint OxyContin robbery at a north Spokane Walgreens June 16. Nicholas A. Blessing, 28, is accused of stealing the drug from the pharmacy …
June 25, 2009 in News
Persistent employee stops pharmacy robber
A persistent pharmacy employee foiled a robbery today after refusing to hand over drugs, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
June 25, 2009 in City
Fake dreadlocks part of robber’s disguise, police say
Some wear ski masks. Others pull hoods over their heads. But a man police say is responsible for three robberies in the last two weeks appears to be taking a …
June 24, 2009 in City