Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Washington state has nearly 6,500 untested sexual assault kits sitting in storage. The state AG says 1,340 of them are from Spokane County.
Of the nearly 6,500 sexual assault kits collecting dust in law-enforcement storage facilities across the state, Spokane County lays claim to 20 percent, according to an inventory sheet released by …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, a passerby spotted the woman and alerted authorities at about 11:20 a.m. Saturday. She was floating in the river about two blocks east …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
Detectives are seeking help identifying a woman whose body was found in the Spokane River on Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
Chauncy “The Hillyard Hammer” Welliver may soon have another accolade to add to his belt after Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a domestic violence assault, saving a …
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: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
Scott Maclay, sheriff’s candidate who changed name to DumpOzzie Dot Com, dies in motorcycle crash near St. Maries
Michael “Scott” Maclay, the Harley-riding respiratory therapist who changed his name to DumpOzzie Dot Com as part of a conspiracy-theory-fueled campaign to unseat Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, died in …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
A driver was killed early Sunday morning southeast of Cheney when he crashed and was ejected him from the vehicle.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
The official, clinical-sounding cause of death – “pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents due to combined opiate and methamphetamine intoxication” – completes an agonizing image of what happened to David Good …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
A mother making a stop at a Spokane Valley gas station Wednesday morning returned to find her car – and child – missing.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
A motor home was destroyed and a pet killed Tuesday night in a fire west of Cheney.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:08 p.m.
A leaky trailer full of grease turned a busy intersection into a messy, smelly slip ‘n’ slide Tuesday afternoon, forcing the closure of parts of Broadway Avenue and Fancher Road …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
A woman inmate at the Spokane County Jail was pronounced dead at a local hospital Saturday evening after being found unresponsive in her cell.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
Bond was quartered Wednesday afternoon for Cristina Stiles, a woman suspected of killing Cory Fowler in 2016 and leaving his body for his parents to find.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
A 26-year-old man led deputies on a car chase, going the wrong direction on Interstate 90 and crashing into two patrol cars, before fighting with the deputies on a steep …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
The manager of a Denny’s in Spokane Valley is under investigation for raping a customer in an outbuilding on restaurant property.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
A ruling on whether former police sergeant and convicted rapist Gordon Ennis will get a new trial was delayed a week after the trial judge unexpectedly requested more time to …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s investigators on Friday announced that they are pursuing first-degree murder charges against a fourth suspect they believe helped kill Brett Snow, who disappeared in December 2015 and …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A Spokane County Jail inmate died in his cell early Wednesday morning following a fight with another cellmate.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
A former Spokane police sergeant accused of raping a fellow officer at a house party in 2015 will argue Friday in court that his trial attorney Rob Cossey withheld evidence …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
A woman suspected of a shooting and killing a man in 2016 was arrested Tuesday in Florida.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
A man shot and killed by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy last week near Deer Park is identified as 31-year-old Josh A. Martin.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
A passenger in the van of the man shot and killed last week by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy reported earlier in the evening that she had been kidnapped.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man as he attempted to run him over early Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Non-fatal shooting investigation on Spokane’s South Hill handed over to Spokane County Sheriff’s office
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is taking over a shooting investigation that began Saturday when police say a man was likely shot by his brother.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies arrested three people early Wednesday after discovering heroin, methamphetamine and a large amount of cash, as well as evidence of stolen property and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
A Spokane Valley man was sentenced this week to serve 15 years in federal prison after he previously pleaded guilty to posing as a teenager to convince other teens to …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies rescued a hiker who spent Monday night lost in the woods on Mount Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
A Newman Lake man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in November was sentenced to 16 years in prison earlier this month.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s detectives are asking for help identifying a man who stabbed a teenage boy at a middle school in Colbert last month.