Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Department
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Deputy hurt in off-duty brawl sues insurer for cutting disability payments
A former Spokane County Sheriff’s detective left with a brain injury and the loss of an eyeball after an off-duty brawl in 2013 is suing Cigna Health Insurance for discontinuing …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016
Community gives ‘attaboy’ to Spokane County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit
Ten years into his career, Pepper is nearing retirement from the Spokane County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit. Replacing the black Lab with a newly trained police dog will cost the county …
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013, 1:16 p.m.
Stonehill College cross country team victimized in vehicle prowling
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded Thursday to reports that someone had burglarized the rental van of the Stonehill College cross country team.
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, 5:49 p.m.
Hikers discover body in Spokane River near John C. Shields Park
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a dead body floating in the Spokane River on Upriver Drive on Friday. There are no obvious signs of foul play …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2013
Deputy was justified in June shooting, prosecutors say
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerad Kiehn was justified in shooting a Spokane Valley man wielding a knife in June, prosecutors announced Thursday. Kiehn fired twice on Roy Jacobs Jr., 48, …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2013, 2:03 p.m.
Vacant Spokane Valley home burglarized second time this month
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded to a copper theft at the same home hit by copper thieves earlier this month.
Wed., Nov. 20, 2013, 1:10 p.m.
High-speed pursuit of arsonist ends in fiery crash
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies took a suicidal man wanted for arson into custody Wednesday when his car caught fire following a high speed chase.
Wed., Oct. 23, 2013, 8:30 p.m.
Man taken to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Spokane Valley
A man was taken to the hospital with in critical condition Wednesday night after he was struck by a car east of Pines Road at Sprague Avenue.
Tue., Sept. 10, 2013, 1:22 p.m.
Man wanted for child molestation at large two years after incident
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Department reminded the community today that a man accused of molesting a little girl is still at large, two years after the original incident.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013, 6:18 p.m.
Hikers find dead man near Upriver Dam
Two hikers found a dead man near the climbing rocks on East Upriver Drive on Wednesday afternoon.
Tue., Aug. 13, 2013, 4:50 p.m.
Puppy finds forever home with Spokane County deputy
An abandoned puppy found a new home with a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy Monday.
Sun., June 23, 2013
Clark: Creach dispute should have been settled in court
Sometimes what passes for justice around here is just nuts. The recent settlement in the shooting death of a Spokane Valley pastor does nothing to invalidate my thesis.
Sat., June 22, 2013
County settles Creach case
The family of a Spokane Valley pastor shot to death after a confrontation with a deputy sheriff in 2010 will receive $2 million. The settlement was reached Friday after U.S. …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2013, 3:37 p.m.
Spokane County settles Creach shooting case for $2 million
The family of a Spokane Valley pastor shot to death after a confrontation with a deputy sheriff in 2010 will receive $2 million.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2013, 10:54 a.m.
Sheriff’s office investigates another copper wire theft
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating yet another case of copper wire theft.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013, 4:01 p.m.
Two arrested in Valley after ramming a patrol car
Two men led Spokane Valley deputies on a pursuit early this morning before ramming a patrol car.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2012
Freeze likely to linger, but little snow in forecast
Snow and icy roadways Saturday led to numerous car accidents around Spokane County. Authorities across the county responded to 63 crashes between 4 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., said Spokane County …
Thu., July 7, 2011, 4:29 p.m.
Sheriff’s office releases Creach shooting investigation
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office posted a redacted version of the investigation into the shooting of Wayne Scott Creach by Deputy Brian Hirzel online.
Sat., April 9, 2011, 10:23 p.m.
Armed man shuts down Forest Boulevard.
The SWAT team responded to reports of a man armed with a gun at 7:23 tonight and have blocked off Forest Blvd. near Bismarck Avenue.
Thu., March 24, 2011, 6:53 p.m.
Two children missing, considered endangered
Child Protective Services and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s help locating two children who were taken by their biological mother and are considered endangered.
Fri., Feb. 11, 2011, 8:39 a.m.
Magnesium Road car crash claims woman, 42
A 42-year-old Spokane woman riding in the rear of a sport coupe was killed Thursday night when its speeding driver lost control and crashed into a tree on Magnesium Road …
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010
Man had gun aimed at friend when police arrived at bar
After Jeremy Groom pointed a gun at his own head and threatened suicide Saturday in Spokane, his friend of 20 years, Robert Thompson Jr., figured he needed to do something …
Mon., July 26, 2010, 7:55 p.m.
Lawsuit filed in Monroe Street Bridge suicide
Attorneys on Monday filed a $4.7 million federal civil suit against the Spokane Police Department and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office for their failed attempt to keep a mentally-ill man from …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2009, 11:41 a.m.
Personalized license plate leads to bank robbery suspect
A personalized license plate on a Suzuki automobile helped law officers track down a suspect today in connection with a Spokane Valley bank robbery.
Fri., Sept. 18, 2009
Patient with violent past escapes at fair
The day after a mental hospital patient who brutally killed an elderly woman 22 years ago escaped from a group outing to the Spokane County Interstate Fair, local officials still …
Sun., Sept. 2, 1990, 2:54 p.m.
Deputy hurt in fight with escapee
An escapee from Eastern State Hospital was found west of Spokane Saturday afternoon and brought to the Spokane County Jail, where he attacked and injured a sheriff’s deputy, according to …