Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Third suspect faces charges in killing of Spokane Valley man
A third suspect now faces charges for the suspected killing of a Spokane Valley man, Bret Snow, who disappeared nearly two years ago.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Prosecutors won’t file charges against Spokane police officer suspected of domestic violence
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has elected not to file charges against a Spokane police officer suspected of assaulting his wife.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Spokane man accused of murdering father, leaving body in bathtub
A 35-year-old man is accused of murdering his father and leaving the corpse in a bathtub in the family’s home north of Spokane.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Man arrested in connection to man found dead in north Spokane
Matthew C. Bossard was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a man who was found dead in his bathroom Thursday morning in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Questions of child custody follow fatal Spokane Valley stabbing
What happens to the child of a homicide victim when the suspected killer is the father? It’s a question most families don’t expect to have to answer.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Spokane Police end multi-agency manhunt by arresting suspect in fatal stabbing
Following a several-hour manhunt by multiple agencies, Spokane Police officers arrested a man Tuesday who is suspected of stabbing a woman to death earlier in the day in Spokane Valley.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Dog shot and killed amid neighbors’ quarrel
Neighbor shoots dog in Spokane County after concerns about aggressive behavior
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Woman pleads guilty to embezzling from boat victims’ fund
A Cheney business owner convicted of stealing $14,000 from a memorial fund has been ordered to pay the money back.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Deputies cleared in shooting of man armed with knife who allegedly set motel on fire
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.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Incumbent Medical Lake councilwoman stands by sheriff’s contract; challenger open to forming police department
The two candidates for position 2 on the Medical Lake City Council agree the city’s fire department needs paid staff, but they disagree on how to provide law enforcement to …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
Medical Lake candidates say more study is needed before changing course on law enforcement
Both candidates for position 4 on the Medical Lake City Council say more study is needed before abandoning the city’s partnership with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. Don Kennedy, a …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Police dog finds suspect hiding in recycling bin
A man hiding in a recycling bin was taken into custody early Tuesday morning at the mouth of a Spokane County Sheriff’s dog.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Suicide ruled in death of man whose remains were found near Brooks Road in May
The gunshot to the head that killed a man, whose bones were discovered his past May near Brooks Road in West Spokane County, apparently was self inflicted.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Another north Spokane drive-through ATM the target of want-to-be thieves
Another ATM was the target of rogue large machinery in north Spokane. It was again unsuccessful.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
ATM smashed by forklift at Banner Bank in north Spokane
For the second time in 10 days, a drive-thru ATM in north Spokane was the target of rogue machinery.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
Medical Lake mayoral candidates differ on re-establishing independent police force
Eight years after Medical Lake decided to disband its independent police department, Mikeal Suniga said it’s time to re-establish it. But his challenger in the race to lead the city, …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Cellphone helps deputies and rangers find hiker lost in Iller Creek Conservation Area
A hiker who was lost for almost two hours Monday evening was found by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies with the assistance of park rangers and helpful citizen.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Man accused of kidnapping and assaulting ex-girlfriend appears in court
Daniel Johnson slouched and covered his face when Superior Court Judge Annette Plese set bond at $150,000 Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Deputies searching for Spokane man suspected of tying up and shooting ex-girlfriend in the leg
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of tying up and shooting a woman on Oct. 9.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Man passes out in Jack In The Box drive-thru, leads Spokane Valley deputies on high-speed chase
Spokane Valley authorities say an intoxicated driver passed out in a Jack In The Box drive-thru before leading deputies on a brief high-speed chase early Sunday.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Deputies searching for man suspected of tying up and assaulting a woman
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man suspected of tying up and assaulting a woman.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Deputy won’t face charges for shooting suicidal man in hand
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Hilton will not face criminal charges for shooting a suicidal man in the hand on Aug. 14.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Man shot in leg during during domestic dispute
A man was shot in the leg Tuesday near Medical Lake during a domestic dispute, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Sheriff’s Office recommends three domestic violence charges against Spokane police officer
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is recommending that prosecutors to refile a charge of domestic violence assault against a Spokane police officer in a case that was dismissed in July.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Man dead after apparent domestic violence incident in Elk
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a domestic violence dispute in north Spokane County that escalated into an attempted murder and ended in an apparent suicide.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 7:48 p.m.
Spokane County woman’s death under investigation by Sheriff’s Office
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman in south Spokane County late Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Friends’ falling-out leads to shooting, pistol-whipping
A man apparently turned against two longtime friends late Wednesday night, allegedly pistol-whipping one and shooting the other in the parking lot of the Spokane Valley Buffalo Wild Wings.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Man fires at Spokane County deputies during traffic stop in Mead
A convicted felon has been arrested for attempted murder after allegedly firing a gun at a pursuing deputy early Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Human remains found near Brooks Road in May identified
The human remains found in south Spokane County near Brooks Road and Thorpe Road in May and June have been identified as Chuan Yang, 28.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Knezovich: Societal breakdown to blame for Freeman school shooting
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich blamed a breakdown of society, the media and problems with the mental health system for Wednesday’s