Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
Fri., Nov. 1, 2013
Charges recommended in 1990 Spokane prostitute killings
It’s been 23 years since the bodies of three Spokane prostitutes were found shot to death near the Spokane River. But on Thursday, the Spokane Police Department and the Spokane …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Details about half-brother’s death reveal rocky bond
Court documents reveal a strained relationship between two half-brothers that left one dead and the other behind bars. Ryan R. Ames, 22, was arrested Tuesday night on charges of second-degree …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Spokane tries to streamline graffiti reporting, enforcement
Amanda Rosler is not easily deterred. With volunteers from Gateway Church she has taken on the graffiti problem in Hillyard. The group goes house to house, knocks on doors and …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2013
Deputies arrest man, pay for hotel for suspect’s stranded mother
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 43-year-old robbery suspect Monday night, then used one officer’s own credit card to put up the man’s stranded mother at a nearby hotel. Deputies …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013, 2:51 p.m.
Burglar breaks into Spokane Valley home as couple sleeps inside
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a burglar who entered a Spokane Valley home and stole several credit cards while the couple was sleeping.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013, 11:10 a.m.
Sheriff’s deputy nabs robbery suspect fleeing on bike
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy arrested a robbery suspect early Sunday morning as he tried to flee a patrol car on a bicycle, then hide in the playground at Ness …
Wed., Oct. 9, 2013, 11:42 a.m.
Spokane Sheriff’s Office seeks convenience store robber
Surveillance footage has been released showing a man in his 20s or 30s robbing a Spokane Valley convenience store last month. Deputies are asking anyone with information to contact Crime …
Wed., Oct. 2, 2013, 4:10 p.m.
SIRR forwards investigation of Salvation Army shooting to prosecutors; no charges recommended
The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team has completed its investigation of an officer-involved shooting in August, according to a news release. The report has been forwarded to county prosecutors.
Tue., Oct. 1, 2013, 7:34 p.m.
Missing Spokane Valley man located in northeast Washington
A Spokane Valley man reported missing a month ago was found in Cusick, Wash. on Tuesday.
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 10:14 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office warns about bail bond scam
A Liberty Lake man lost nearly $2,000 over the weekend in a phone scam where a caller claiming to be a police officer in New York asked for bail to …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2013
Law enforcement officers’ Iron Pigs win exhibition doubleheader
A team of local law enforcement officers put down their badges and picked up their gloves for a few hours Saturday to participate in America’s pastime. The Iron Pigs took …
Sat., Sept. 28, 2013, 4:54 p.m.
Spokane Valley man remains missing after leaving for trip a month ago
A Spokane Valley man last seen a month ago remains missing after family said he went on a camping trip and never returned.
Tue., Sept. 24, 2013, 6:34 p.m.
Police looking for convenience store robber caught on tape
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a 7-11 convenience store earlier this month. The robber was wearing a gray hooded …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2013, 9:38 p.m.
Authorities looking for suspected shooter, 60
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are seeking a man suspected of shooting his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in the face Thursday evening.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2013, 10:53 a.m.
Man arrested on assault charges after middle-school students’ tip
Two middle school-aged witnesses said they saw a ‘70s style motor home speeding along Adams Road in Spokane Valley this morning and heard a woman screaming for help through the …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2013
Employees foil pawn shop gunman
A gunman ranting about “Obama” took over a Spokane pawn shop Friday, temporarily trapping a handful of people before armed employees took up positions at the front door and provided …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2013
Shawn Vestal: Sgt. Doug Marske, Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich step up
When three Spokane men were released from prison and exonerated of felony charges associated with a drug robbery, their defense attorneys took a lot of the heat from the judge. …
Tue., Aug. 20, 2013, 12:37 p.m.
Spokane Valley shooting leaves one in hospital
Spokane County detectives are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday in Spokane Valley. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said a 22-year-old man was shot in the neck and is listed …
Tue., Aug. 20, 2013
Doug Clark: Oh, Ozzie, firing cops is so passé
Yet another Spokane County law enforcer has been fired, this one for having sex on duty. Or cop-ulation if you want the technical term.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013
Spokane deputy fired for having on-duty sex
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy caught having sex on duty is now out of a job. Deputy Scott Kenoyer was fired Thursday by Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich after an internal investigation …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
Pup’s happy reunion is deputy’s sad farewell
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy who found a puppy early Monday and ended up taking it home has “reluctantly said goodbye to his new friend” after the dog’s owner came …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2013, 3:34 p.m.
Sheriff’s Office looking for man who robbed U.S. Bank branch
Security cameras captured images of a man in his 40s who demanded money from a bank employee working at a Spokane Valley grocery store. A cash reward is being offered …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2013, 3:32 p.m.
Man commits suicide after Spokane Valley standoff
A man was found dead after a five-hour standoff with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies on Sunday night. The medical examiner’s office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013, 12:59 p.m.
Sheriff’s office seeks suspect in credit union robbery
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is offering a cash reward for any information leading to an arrest in connection with the Moran Prairie robbery of a credit union branch that …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 3:14 p.m.
Scammers promise a clear criminal record
A recent string of scam calls promises Spokane County residents that a clean criminal record is just a phone call away.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2013, 4:31 p.m.
Victims in fatal crash identified
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified both victims in a fatal car crash on West Seven Mile Road on Friday night.
Fri., July 26, 2013, 6:57 a.m.
Spokane County home of undercover detective hit
SPOKANE — The Spokane County sheriff’s office has received reports of vandalism and car prowling more than a dozen times in the past decade at one home.
Tue., July 23, 2013, 7:48 a.m.
Spokane sheriff’s deputies tase alleged burglar
A 28-year-old man who is suspected of burglarizing several homes in Spokane Valley is in the hospital after sheriff’s deputies tased him early Tuesday morning.
Tue., July 23, 2013
Harsher penalties for boating under influence take effect Sunday
A change in Washington state law taking effect Sunday ups the penalty for boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and includes limits for marijuana intoxication. The charges will …
Fri., July 19, 2013, 2:17 p.m.
Male victim dies after Chattaroy mobile home explosion
One man died early Friday morning after suffering severe burns from a mobile home explosion in Chattaroy, Wash., according to Harborview Medical Center.