Stories tagged: robbery
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Police dog sniffs out Spokane Valley shoplifting suspect
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says deputies used a police dog to apprehend a woman who allegedly stole from a Shopko store in Spokane Valley, assaulted employees and then trespassed …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Spokane man charged after holding home’s residents at gunpoint
A Spokane man has been charged with robbery, burglary, first degree kidnapping and assault in the second degree after reportedly holding a home’s residents at gunpoint and briefly abducting one …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Training pays off for Safeway employee held at gunpoint Tuesday
An armed robbery suspect shot and killed by Spokane police officers Tuesday morning has been identified.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Seattle police investigate jewelry store smash-and-grab
Seattle police are investigating after robbers smashed display cases and took valuable items from Ben Bridge Jeweler in downtown Seattle.
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Seattle police fatally shoot robbery suspect after car chase
Authorities are investigating an armed robbery and car chase that left the suspect shot dead by Seattle police officers.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Second suspect in August 7-Eleven robbery arrested
Police have arrested the second suspect connected to the Aug. 29 robbery of a 7-Eleven in Millwood.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Police searching for two people accused of robbing convenience store in northeast Spokane
Police are looking for a man and a woman suspected of robbing a convenience store early Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police looking for man suspected of snatching 91-year-old’s purse
A 91-year-old woman had her purse stolen in Coeur d’Alene Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Post Falls police search for man accused of tying up elderly couple and robbing them
Post Falls police are searching for a man they believed tied up an elderly couple in their home and stole their SUV and other items.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
FBI numbers show national increase in murders; Spokane reports spike in rapes and assaults
Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year, largely driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but the crime numbers released Monday by the FBI …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Police arrest suspect in Coeur d’Alene grocery robbery
Coeur d’Alene police have arrested a man they believe robbed Jordan’s Grocery on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Man robs Coeur d’Alene grocery
Coeur d’Alene police are searching for a man who robbed a grocery store Wednesday night.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Entire Philippine city police sacked over killings, robbery
A Philippine official said he has ordered the relief of an entire city police force in metropolitan Manila after some of its members were suspected in the gruesome killings of …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Two men arrested for assaulting, stealing person’s prosthetic leg on Spokane’s South Hill
Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon for assaulting and robbing a person on Spokane’s South Hill, including stealing the victim’s prosthetic leg.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Trial set for ‘AK-47 bandit’ suspect
A federal trial has been scheduled in Nebraska for a man suspected of being the “AK-47 bandit,” who investigators believe robbed banks in five states.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Sour grapes: Robbers empty Paris cellar of vintage wines
A Paris wine collector returned from holiday this week to a nasty surprise, finding a hole in his cellar and emptiness where his valuable collection of vintage wines had been.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Two troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed
A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Man accused of assaulting ‘Deadliest Catch’ cast member sought for fleeing from Spokane County deputy
Jorel Fultz, the man accused of robbing and assaulting former “Deadliest Catch” cast member Jake Harris late last year, is back under the spotlight of local law enforcement after he …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017
100 years ago in Butte, Montana: Wobbly lynched by masked mob
The anti-Wobbly sentiment in the Northwest took a murderous turn. Frank Little, an official of the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), was kidnapped from his Butte boarding house by …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
‘The Juice’ will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
O.J. Simpson to face Nevada parole board with freedom in sight
O.J. Simpson will plead for release from the Nevada prison where he’s spent more than eight years for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.
Sat., July 15, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Robber impersonating police officer tries to assault woman at Manito Park
William Crampton approached a couple seated on a bench at Manito Park, flashed his policeman’s star, and ordered the man to leave at once. The man, a soldier, did as …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Armed robbers targeting Portland taverns
Police are investigating a string of armed robberies at Portland taverns.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
Man robbed, handcuffed after responding to escort ad
Hillsboro police say a man was robbed and later fired upon after arranging to meet a prostitute though an online ad.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Armed robber hits credit union inside Shadle Safeway
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Alaska USA Credit Union inside the Shadle Safeway at 2507 W. Wellesley around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
Court records: Father stops carjacking attempt, chases suspect with baseball bat
A carjacking attempt was disrupted Sunday morning when the victim pulled the suspect from the driver’s seat of the moving vehicle and proceeded to chase him through backyards in Spokane’s …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Naked man charged in theft at Oregon coffee shop
Police arrested a naked man whose discarded clothing matched that of the suspect in a burglary west of Portland.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Spokane Valley robbery suspect turns himself in
The second suspect in an armed robbery that left a victim with stab wounds last week has turned himself in, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Spokane Sheriff’s Office seeks suspect in armed robbery
Richard A. Rod, 32, is suspected of involement in a robbery Tuesday morning that left a victim with stab wounds. Another suspect, Blain M. Peterson, was apprehended early Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Philippine police seek casino attacker’s identity
Philippine police say the attacker was a tall, English-speaking white man with a mustache. They say he carried an assault rifle, and that he used gasoline to start a casino …