Stories tagged: Spokane County prosecutor's office
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
The union representing Spokane County’s deputy prosecutors has launched a public pressure campaign in hopes of rebooting contract negotiations and obtaining wage increases. Mediated negotiations stalled in August when the …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 12:49 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined two law enforcement officers were justified when they shot a man who was wielding a bolt-action rifle in a Hillyard neighborhood apartment in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
A Spokane police officer who killed a robbery suspect last December was justified in using deadly force, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6 a.m.
“Hey man, I saw you’re dead. I read it in the newspaper.” So began the first of many frustrating phone calls that Kerry Arnold received on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office says two police officers acted appropriately when they shot and killed an armed carjacking suspect in the Shadle Center parking lot in early October.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has released body camera footage that shows the non-fatal shooting of Nevada felony suspect Antonio Davis.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has elected not to file charges against a Spokane police officer suspected of assaulting his wife.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
No criminal charges will be filed against three Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies who in June shot a man accused of setting his Spokane Valley hotel room on fire.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department has released body camera footage showing the shooting of Charlston Harper outside of a downtown Spokane bar last year.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
The suspect in a west Spokane shooting that left one person dead has been released from jail after the second-degree murder charges filed against him were dropped.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday that sheriff’s deputies acted legally in the shooting death of Dean Bellamy, who reportedly opened fire on them after a four-hour standoff at …
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Charlston Harper says he doesn’t remember much from the night, almost a year ago, when a Spokane police officer shot him with a rifle outside a downtown bar.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Spokane County prosecutor Tony Hazel to the Spokane County Superior Court Tuesday, filling the seat left vacant by the late Sam Cozza.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
A man on trial for exposing his genitals to children and adult women several times will be set free from jail after prosecutors failed to prove a simple point: that …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
A Spokane police officer was justified in shooting a man who was pointing a realistic-looking BB gun at him, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
Robert E. Caruso, 78, had been scheduled to stand trial on a rape charge earlier this month. The pain medication he takes following surgeries to treat cancer would have made …
Fri., Sept. 25, 2015
The friends and families of homicide victims gathered for a vigil Thursday evening, passing a box of tissues around the room as they spoke one by one, choking back tears. …
Wed., Aug. 12, 2015
A local minister was acquitted of a hate crime charge last week by convincing a jury he was acting in defense of his home when he allegedly used a gay …
Tue., May 12, 2015
After an investigation lasting more than 15 months, the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday it would not seek charges against two police officers who shot a knife-wielding Aaron D. …
Sat., Feb. 28, 2015
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced late Friday afternoon that four Spokane Police officers were justified in shooting robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery outside a north Spokane home last March. …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 27, 2015, 9:19 p.m.
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office announced late Friday afternoon that four Spokane Police officers were justified in shooting robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery outside a home at 1527 W. Grace …
Wed., Nov. 26, 2014
A former prosecutor who helped a criminal evade police will not have to go to jail after pleading guilty, paying a fine and doing community service work. Marriya Wright worked …
Mon., Oct. 6, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
No criminal charges will be filed against the three Spokane police officers who shot and killed a homicide suspect who returned to his home armed with a replica firearm in …
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Marriya Wright resigned Wednesday in the wake of allegations she aided a wanted felon elude capture.
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
So, just to be clear: The prosecutor who was buddying up to a criminal – a criminal with the word “Criminal” tattooed on his forehead – turns out to be …
Tue., Aug. 26, 2014
More than a thousand texts, surveillance video and a bikini photograph have linked a convicted felon to a suspended Spokane County deputy prosecutor, who now faces potential charges of rendering …
Mon., Aug. 25, 2014, 9:33 a.m.
A Spokane County deputy prosecutor who has been on leave since April is suspected of aiding a wanted felon in eluding capture earlier this year, according to court documents recently …
Tue., July 22, 2014
Taxpayers will have to dole out more than $220,000 to defense attorneys and expert witnesses who helped Gail Gerlach beat a manslaughter charge in an April trial. A jury acquitted …
Fri., June 13, 2014
The homicide suspect in a fatal downtown stabbing on Saturday left jail last month after Spokane police did not file paperwork needed to hold him on a separate incident. Donald …
Thu., May 22, 2014
The two men vying to replace longtime Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney Steve Tucker touted competing advantages at a debate downtown Wednesday night. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Larry Haskell, running for the …