Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
Spokane Valley City Council approves new police services contract
The Spokane Valley City Council has approved a new contract for police services with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Home invader chased off by 17-year-old girl with handgun
Kimber Wood was lying in bed almost asleep Monday morning, with the TV on low-volume in the background, a handgun lying on the pillow next to her, when a faint …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Two found dead in Spokane Valley house fire
Two people were found dead early Tuesday as Spokane Valley firefighters battled a house fire.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Spokane Valley mother recalls terror of ex-boyfriend’s attack
The thing that keeps Sapphire Mattson up at night isn’t just the pain from her injuries following a vicious attack by her ex-boyfriend. It’s the question of what turned the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Man who hid under bed, took a man hostage has been arrested
Spokane County deputies have identified and arrested the man who hid under a man’s bed and then held him hostage for several hours Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
10-year-old boy calls for help after mother beaten with baseball bat
A 10-year-old boy called for help Wednesday night after his mother was struck in the head with a baseball bat.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Alert neighbor thwarts attempted child luring in Spokane Valley
A man came within arms reach of a young girl during an attempted child luring in Spokane Valley Tuesday before an alert neighbor scared him off.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
North Spokane resident taken hostage by robber hiding under his bed
A north Spokane resident discovered a knife-wielding man lying under his bed Tuesday afternoon. During the next two hours, as he held the resident at knifepoint in the apartment, the …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Hiker who went missing in the area of Liberty Lake Regional Park found in Idaho
A hiker who went missing in the area of Liberty Lake Regional Park has been found. Jacob Caravalho appears to have walked 27 miles from where he left his vehicle.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Boat launch goes awry, truck becomes submerged in Silver Lake
A man’s attempt to launch his boat in Silver Lake went horribly awry Friday afternoon when his truck rolled backward into the lake, becoming submerged.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Federal judge rules two deputies used excessive force
A man pulled out of his home and arrested at gunpoint after two Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies went to the wrong address achieved a partial victory this week when a …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Spokane deputies arrest suspect threatening to jump off a cliff
Deputies arrested a domestic violence suspect armed with a knife Tuesday after he threatened to either jump off a cliff or force deputies to shoot him.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Jury rules deputies did not use excessive force in arrest that resulted in the death of William Berger
A federal jury has found that two Spokane County deputies did not use excessive force while tasing and using a neck restraint on William Berger outside a South Hill gym …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
New Sheriff’s Office dog helps Spokane police bust man with rifle
A new Spokane County Sheriff’s Office dog and his handler helped the Spokane Police Department catch a man who had just stolen a rifle from a home while the resident …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 4 a.m.
100 years ago in Spokane: Jury convicts former sheriff’s deputy of murder
Charles A. Palmer, a former Spokane County deputy and former justice of the peace, now had a new title: convicted murderer. A Spokane jury convicted him of second-degree murder. The …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Flipped cement truck creates problems for tow trucks
A cement truck flipped over Friday morning, blocking Wells Road near Pine Grove Road south of Cheney.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Spokane County Jail inmate attempts suicide
A Spokane County Jail inmate attempted to hang himself Thursday morning but was rushed to the hospital, where he was in critical condition Thursday evening
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
FBI, ATF, DEA, police and deputies arrest 18 people in drug raids in Spokane, Kootenai and Yakima counties
Federal agents with the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Drug Enforcement Administration worked today with Spokane police and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to serve multiple …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Deputies’ identities released in officer-involved shooting at Spokane Valley Motel 6
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the deputies who shot a knife-wielding man who refused to leave a burning Motel 6 last week.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Commissioners give final OK on $2.25 million settlement for exonerated trio
The Spokane County commissioners on Tuesday gave final approval on a $2.25 settlement between the county’s insurer and three men who were wrongfully convicted after a flawed investigation by Sheriff’s …
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Court documents reveal grisly details of alleged drug-dealing killing of missing Spokane Valley man
A Spokane Valley man
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Investigators identify man shot by deputies at Spokane Valley Motel 6
The man shot by Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies at a burning Motel 6 last week has been identified as 41-year-old Michael Kruse.
UPDATED: Mon., June 12, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Man shot by deputies in Spokane Valley motel blaze in critical but stable condition
A man who was shot by deputies after he allegedly set fire to a Spokane Valley motel last week and refused to leave is in critical condition, authorities say.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Spokane County’s insurer offers $2.25 million settlement to three men wrongfully convicted of robbery
Spokane County’s insurer has offered $2.25 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit that alleged the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office engaged in witness-tampering and recklessness to wrongfully convict three …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Man accused of assaulting a dog and attacking a woman booked into jail
A man accused of assaulting a dog, attacking a woman and firing a gun into the air was arrested in north Spokane County Monday evening.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Woman discovered dead in her home north of Mead was apparently strangled, records say
A woman who was found dead in her home north of Mead on May 10 appears to have been strangled, according to newly released court documents.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Spokane Valley robbery suspect turns himself in
The second suspect in an armed robbery that left a victim with stab wounds last week has turned himself in, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office reported.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Spokane Sheriff’s Office seeks suspect in armed robbery
Richard A. Rod, 32, is suspected of involement in a robbery Tuesday morning that left a victim with stab wounds. Another suspect, Blain M. Peterson, was apprehended early Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Investigators seek manslaughter prosecution of Dwayne Thurman for suspected killing of wife
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has requested charges against Dwayne Thurman, who is suspected of shooting and killing his wife Brenda Thurman early last year while he was cleaning her …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Valley deputy swims out to rescue apparently suicidal man in Spokane River
A Spokane Valley deputy entered the Spokane River Saturday to rescue an apparently suicidal man who had fallen from a bridge.