Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
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.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
As part of his request for a new trial, former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis alleges another officer had sexual contact with the victim the same night he was convicted of …
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
A dayslong child sex sting run by multiple area law enforcement agencies ended in the arrest of nine people late last week.
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
One person is dead and two are injured after deputies say a car in northern Spokane County hit a tree while attempting to pass another vehicle.
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Felony charges expected against student accused of threatening to shoot up Lewis and Clark High School
Spokane police will seek criminal charges against an LC student suspected of making threats of a school shooting that gripped the downtown high school this week.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Suspect identified in connection with Lewis and Clark High School threats; nearly 1,000 students stay home Wednesday
Police have detained and interviewed a suspect in connection with threats of a school shooting at Lewis and Clark High School.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
A Spokane woman nearly beaten by her partner last year spoke about how she and her 11-year-old son continue to struggle with the memories and consequences domestic violence.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Spokane County deputies arrest man accused of killing, mutilating horse to get back at ex-girlfriend
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say a man killed and mutilated one of his horses because his ex-girlfriend didn’t want to be with him anymore.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Authorities say a 22-year-old woman tied up and robbed her ex-boyfriend’s grandmother inside the victim’s home in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
A new sentencing date is set for former Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis, who was convicted in March of raping a fellow police officer.
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Scott Maclay, a frequent critic of Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, has legally changed his name to DumpOzzie Dot Com and said he plans to run against Knezovich in this …
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
The civil side of a bizarre case involving prominent Spokane developer Harlan Douglass and one of his closest employees came to a close Wednesday afternoon, when 26-year-old Bryan Reilly was …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
A sentencing hearing for former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis – convicted in March of sexually assaulting another officer – was delayed Wednesday.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
A burglary suspect led authorities on a three-hour manhunt and surrendered when a sheriff’s deputy threatened to unleash his canine partner last week in north Spokane County, the sheriff’s office …
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 11:52 a.m.
Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort stations have opened and closed in recent years but one thing has remained the same - there are hundreds of volunteers dedicated to helping the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
For the second time in about a week, a minor was arrested and charged with a felony after threatening classmates over social media.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
An hours-long SWAT negotiation Tuesday evening in the Five Mile neighborhood ended in the arrest of two convicted felons.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
A man who is legally not allowed to own a gun was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies say he accidentally shot himself in the leg.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Deputies are searching for a Geiger Corrections Center inmate who walked away from his assigned work detail Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
A local attorney is suing the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, alleging a deputy pointed a gun at his wife while responding to the wrong address for a home burglary alarm …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Four teenagers – two who are 18 along with a 16-year-old and 15-year-old – were arrested Monday under suspicion of drive-by shooting a home and a vehicle with a BB …
Fri., March 23, 2018
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team raided a home in Spokane Valley early Thursday after investigators determined it was a trafficking hub for stolen motorcycles and methamphetamine.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
A woman charged with plotting to kill her husband was brought before a Spokane County jury Tuesday as attorneys delivered opening arguments in a case webbed in hired guns and …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Four people were recently arrested with ties to the Red Top Motel in Spokane Valley, which was raided last month under suspicion of harboring illegal activity.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
After chasing a man with a baseball bat, Spokane Valley deputies seized his swords and throwing stars, sheriff’s office says
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that deputies seized a rifle, ammunition, methamphetamine and a large collection of swords, knives and throwing stars from a Spokane Valley apartment belonging …
Mon., March 19, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said deputies chased and arrested a 58-year-old man after he threatened to attack one deputy with a baseball bat Sunday morning in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 5:50 p.m.
An attempt by Spokane Police and Sheriff’s deputies to evict someone from a Hillyard apartment complex ended with one person shot and wounded Monday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
A jury on Wednesday found Spokane Police Sgt. Gordon Ennis guilty of sexually assaulting another police officer.
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
Former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis testified in his own defense Tuesday that he did not sexually assault another police officer during a drunken party. He told jurors that the sexual …