Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012
Ruling overturns deputy’s firing
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy who was fired after he damaged a suspect’s car and mishandled drugs from a crime scene has been rehired following a state arbitrator’s ruling. Deputy …
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2012
Suicide standoff ends peacefully
A suicidal man prompted a SWAT standoff in Spokane County on Saturday. A few minutes before noon, a couple called police after finding a bloody man in a truck parked …
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2012, 5:17 P.M.
Suicidal soldier prompts SWAT standoff
A suicidal soldier prompted a SWAT standoff in Spokane County this afternoon. A few minutes before noon, a couple called police after finding a bloody man in a truck parked …
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2012
Service to be Sunday for woman found dead
A memorial service for a 34-year-old Spokane woman is scheduled for Sunday – one week after she was found dead of a gunshot wound. Kimberly Rae Schmidt will be remembered …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012, 5:05 P.M.
Woman found dead in north Spokane was shot in head
A Spokane woman found dead in her home on Sunday was shot in the head, officials say.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2012, 7:28 P.M.
Detectives investigating suspicious death in north Spokane
Detectives are investigating a suspicious death north of Spokane.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011, 5:38 P.M.
Deer Park pharmacy robbed twice this month
A Deer Park pharmacy was robbed today for the second time this month. A man, who vaguely resembled the person who robbed the pharmacy Dec. 5, walked into the Medicine …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2011
Man dies when truck hits tree
A traffic fatality Monday night near Deer Park became the fifth roadway death in the Inland Northwest over the Christmas holiday period. Bradley Updegrove, 45, of Deer Park, was driving …
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2011, 5:53 P.M.
Police arrest fugitives at Spokane Valley motel
Two wanted by the FBI for stealing from a corpse they found were arrested Friday at a Spokane Valley motel after a multi-state manhunt.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011
Small towns struggle to pay rising sheriff’s bill
The arrival of the bill from the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office can be an annual occurrence of heartburn for some small towns in south Spokane County that contract with the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011
Home had been hit before
A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before. The boy who was shot …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011, 9:18 P.M.
Report: Homeowner who shot teen suspect had pot stolen earlier
A teenager who was with the 13-year-old boy shot during a Monday burglary had stolen marijuana from the same home less than a week before.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011, 3:01 P.M.
Toddler run over by father recovering
The condition of a Liberty Lake toddler who sustained head injuries last week after being run over by her father is improving.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011
Boy, 13, shot, wounded by homeowner
A 13-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by a homeowner during an early morning burglary in Medical Lake on Monday. No one has been arrested, and the …
UPDATED: MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2011, 5:51 P.M.
Teen burglary suspect shot by homeowner
A 13-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by a homeowner during an early morning burglary in Medical Lake.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2011
Violent crime declines in Spokane County
The last three weeks have been among the deadliest in Spokane this year. But the three people killed in what investigators ruled were homicides are an exception to a trend …
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2011, 3:15 P.M.
Father runs over toddler in Liberty Lake
A Liberty Lake toddler sustained serious head injuries after her father accidentally ran over her with his truck Friday.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011, 6:10 P.M.
Public’s help sought in Deer Park homicide investigation
Detectives are asking anyone who had contact with Deer Park homicide victim Chanin Starbuck in the last 30 days to contact them.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011
Woman was strangled, autopsy finds
A mother of five found dead in her Deer Park home on Saturday was strangled, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office. An autopsy concluded Chanin Starbuck, 42, was …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2011, 6:16 P.M.
Autopsy: Deer Park woman was strangled
A mother of five found dead in her Deer Park home on Saturday was strangled, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2011
Woman found dead is identified
A Deer Park woman found dead in her home Saturday has been identified as Chanin Starbuck, 42. Family members confirmed Starbuck’s identity Monday.
UPDATED: MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011, 6:26 P.M.
Possible homicide victim is mother of five
A Deer Park woman found dead in her home Saturday has been identified as Chanin Starbuck, 42. Family members confirmed Starbuck’s identity today.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011, 5:50 P.M.
Deer Park store robbed of OxyContin at gunpoint
A gunman robbed a Deer Park pharmacy of OxyContin about 4:40 p.m. today.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2011
Creach family files civil rights lawsuit
The family of a Spokane Valley pastor killed last year by a sheriff’s deputy has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit filed Friday by the family of Pastor …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2011, 7:29 P.M.
Knezovich offers to lead Spokane Police Department
The search to replace Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick hasn’t even begun, but there’s already a high-profile candidate: Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2011
Shot fired in burglar encounter
A Spokane couple returned home Monday to find an armed burglar inside, leading to a violent confrontation in which a gunshot was fired before the intruder fled and the residents …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2011
Deputy pleads guilty to fraud
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brett J. Peterson pleaded guilty Thursday to defrauding a federal program that provides discounted mortgages to law enforcement officers. Peterson, 41, who’s a 14-year veteran of …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011, 4:25 P.M.
Deputy pleads guilty to federal fraud charges
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brett J. Peterson pleaded guilty today to three counts of lying to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development in order to obtain a discounted …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011
Police shooting details emerge
A suicidal man who police shot to death after a nearly two-hour standoff Monday apparently fired a shotgun outside his workplace before officers arrived, according to information released Wednesday by …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2011
Children found at meth raid
Two children were taken from a squalid home in Mead early Monday during a methamphetamine raid that netted two arrests. Child Protective Services took custody of a 7-year-old girl and …