Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 2:50 P.M.
Oregon woman who regularly visits Spokane County arrested for having 44 images of child pornography on her tablet
A woman who lives in Oregon but spends weeks at a time in northern Spokane County was arrested and charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography.
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 8:05 P.M.
Man loses pieces of truck, crashes while trying to escape Sheriff’s deputy
A man led a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy on a chase through North Spokane County early Tuesday evening, losing his trailer, tires and tailgate before crashing his truck near the …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 6:37 P.M.
Detectives searching for motorist who may have information on Bret Snow’s murder
Detectives are looking for one or more motorists who stopped to help a man driving a blue 1998 Ford Ranger with a canopy in the area of Prairie Avenue between …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 9:36 P.M.
Man apprehended by K-9 Laslo after dropping gun in police chase in East Central Spokane
A man driving a stolen Jeep hauling a stolen trailer led police on a chase early this morning, ending near Liberty Park where he was apprehended by a corporal’s K9, …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 3:58 P.M.
Cheney woman charged with embezzling $14,000 from memorial benefit fund
Spokane County deputies arrested a Cheney businesswoman suspected of stealing money from a memorial fund set up to aid the families of two men killed in a July boating accident …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 6:35 P.M.
Road open after serious crash on 32nd Avenue in Spokane Valley
A serious injury crash shut down 32nd Avenue between Highway 27 and Clinton in Spokane Valley for several hours Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 3:27 P.M.
Man cites love as reason for fleeing from deputies on Valentine’s Day
True love doesn’t usually result in felony charges, but it did for one man who led deputies on a high speed chase from the West Plains to Spokane Tuesday.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 5:01 P.M.
Yes, cops can bring guns into the Spokane Arena
Law enforcement officers may bring their guns into the Spokane Arena, and soon they’ll have waivers to prove it.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 5:50 P.M.
Stolen classic Chevy recovered thanks to distinctive purple paint
There aren’t too many purple 1961 Chevy pickups with flames painted on the sides, a fact that enabled a Spokane Valley man to get his classic truck back quickly after …
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 2:05 P.M.
Man accidentally shoots himself while slipping on ice
A man accidentally shot himself in the arm as he slipped and fell on the ice near Newman Lake early Thursday morning.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 12:59 P.M.
Hospital staff report child abuse by father in emergency room
A man was arrested early Thursday morning after employees at Valley Hospital witnessed him abuse his 10-month-old daughter.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 4:08 P.M.
Driver walks away after car lands upside down in creek
A car landed upside down in a creek near Highway 395 and Crawford Road just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, but the driver walked away without serious injury.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 9:30 P.M.
Spokane Valley deputy nabs suspected car prowler despite breaking kneecap
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy broke his kneecap while chasing a suspected car prowler early Sunday in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 11:28 A.M.
Sheriff’s deputies searching for man who stole shoes, threatened to stab JCPenney employee in late November
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who threatened to stab a retail employee in late November.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 1:02 P.M.
Spokane County prosecutor declines for a second time to file charges in Ryan Holyk case
No criminal charges will be filed against the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputy who is believed to have struck and killed 15-year-old cyclist Ryan Holyk more than two years ago.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 6:36 P.M.
Man arrested for homicide witnessed by 8-year-old
An arrest has been made for a September murder in southwest Spokane County that was witnessed by the victim’s 8-year-old daughter.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 5:14 P.M.
Naked man in restaurant bathroom prompts police response
A man who came out of a Dairy Queen bathroom without any clothes on told responding deputies that he was high on drugs and didn’t know why he did it.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 3:25 P.M.
Valley Chapel Road blocked by derailed train
A Union Pacific train derailed Thursday afternoon and is completely blocking Valley Chapel Road just west of Highway 27 near Rockford.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 4:42 P.M.
Arrest made in year-old missing person’s case
Months of investigative work into the suspected homicide of Bret R. Snow led detectives to a home in the 2100 block of North Riverstone Drive in Post Falls Wednesday.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 5:24 P.M.
California man seduced Spokane County girl and moved here to rape her, records say
A 42-year-old man is accused of seducing a 15-year-old girl in online gaming forums and moving from California to Spokane to pursue a sexual relationship with her, according to court …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 3:53 P.M.
Spokane Valley deputies investigating armed robbery at Subway restaurant
Spokane Valley deputies are searching for a man who robbed a Subway cashier at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 6:18 P.M.
K-9s training in five-week class in Newman Lake
Two weeks ago Rebel was just an average Dutch Shepherd and Chewelah police Officer Matt Miller was just your average patrol cop, but now Rebel strains at the leash and …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 2:29 P.M.
Woman’s body found at Airway Heights Wal-Mart
The body of a woman was found inside a vehicle parked at the Airway Heights Wal-Mart late Tuesday morning.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 3:22 P.M.
Spokane Valley homicide was captured on home surveillance cameras installed out of fear of victim’s son
The killing of a Spokane Valley man was captured on home surveillance cameras installed by the victim out of fear of his 30-year-old son Duy Bui-Nguyen, who confessed to killing …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 6:10 P.M.
Spokane Valley homicide suspect arrested in Seattle
Deputies found a dead man Tuesday morning after responding to a report of “trouble unknown” at a home in Spokane Valley.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 2:41 P.M.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says 85-year-old man has sexually abused children for 60 years
Detectives believe an 85-year-old Spokane Valley man has raped and molested numerous young girls since the 1950s and was never prosecuted.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
Man arrested in Spokane Valley after at least third car chase
A high-speed pursuit ended Saturday morning when a reckless driver crashed a sedan into a power pole, another vehicle and a traffic-light control box in Spokane Valley.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 3:51 P.M.
Investigators need help identifying hit and run driver who injured a pedestrian
Investigators are searching for witnesses who have information about a car that hit a man crossing the street on Sullivan Road just north of Sprague Avenue the night of Sept. …
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 12:45 P.M.
Sheriff’s Office: Wanted man thanks deputy, calls dog ‘a bad (expletive)’
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a wanted man thanked a deputy for using “great restraint” with the dog that found him hiding in the trunk of an abandoned car.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 4:05 P.M.
Deputies arrest suspected armed robber of Umpqua Bank in Spokane Valley
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies quickly made an arrest after a robbery at the Umpqua Bank in Spokane Valley this morning.