Stories tagged: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
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.
Sun., May 28, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: County deputy denies his bullet killed teen car thief
A stolen auto, a drunken booze party in Colbert, and, in the end, a mystery: Who shot and killed Gordon Coldeen, 19?
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Spokane Valley teen accused of smashing windows with a baseball bat, attacking deputies
A Spokane Valley teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon after officials say he broke the window of a car with an infant inside, destroyed his mother’s apartment and attacked Sheriff’s deputies.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
Teen who tried to shoot sheriff’s deputy sentenced to 13 years in prison
A teenager who reportedly told deputies that the only reason he didn’t shoot one of them is because he forgot to take the safety off his gun has been sentenced …
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Driver seriously injured in head-on crash near Medical Lake
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a driver was hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision Tuesday morning near Medical Lake.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Man with ‘abnormal strength’ fights with deputies in Deer Park; ambulance medic intervenes
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a man assaulted two deputies Saturday evening when they tried to take him into custody for a mental health hold, and a paramedic helped …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
Man dies after dirt collapses on him while making repairs at Spokane Valley home
A man was killed early Monday morning while installing new plumbing under his Spokane Valley home. The man, whose identity has not been released, was working head first in a …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Second man charged with homicide 18 months after Bret Snow disappeared from Newman Lake
A second man has been charged with homicide in connection with the disappearance and suspected killing of Bret R. Snow of Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s detectives investigating suspicious death of woman north of Mead
The death of a female in her late 40s is being investigated as “suspicious in nature” by Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Voyeurism conviction leads to DNA match in old Spokane Valley sexual assault cases
A man who recently pleaded guilty to voyeurism is facing new charges after his DNA matched samples collected in sexual assault cases from 2008 and 2009.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Prosecutor says deputies acted legally in fatal Colbert shootout
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday that sheriff’s deputies acted legally in the shooting death of Dean Bellamy, who reportedly opened fire on them after a four-hour standoff at …
Sun., May 7, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Murder trial starts for former deputy sheriff who shot and killed father and son outside pool hall
Charles A. Palmer, a former deputy sheriff and twice candidate for sheriff, went on trial for murder. The shooting took place outside of a pool hall in Milan, north of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Hunter finds human remains on the West Plains
A hunter reported finding a human skull partially covered by dirt in the general area of Brooks and Thorpe Road on the West Plains Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Sheriff’s deputy, Spokane Valley Fire Department revive 2-year-old who fell into a backyard pond
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy and Spokane Valley Fire Department personnel were able to revive a 2-year-old girl who fell in a backyard pond Thursday night and nearly drowned.
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Team completes investigation into fatal Colbert shootout; injured deputy still recovering
The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team has completed its investigation of a shootout that injured a sheriff’s deputy and killed a former bank executive at his Colbert home on March …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Deputies looking for man who escaped on foot after high speed chase north of Spokane
Deputies are looking for a man who vanished into the woods after leading them on a high speed chase through north Spokane County Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
More than 100 Avista customers in Spokane Valley lose power after pickup knocks over power pole
About 115 Avista Utilities customers are without power after a truck hit a power pole in Spokane Valley this morning. A man driving a Dodge Durango crashed into a power …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Spokane County Jail inmate in critical condition after suspected suicide attempt
A Spokane County Jail inmate is in critical condition at a local hospital after an apparent suicide attempt in his cell Friday, said the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Hours-long hostage negotiation in Spokane Valley leads to safe arrest of suspect, no injuries to hostage
Spokane Valley Deputies’ response to a warrant for a suspect wanted on a drug trafficking charge in Coeur d’Alene led to an hours-long hostage negotiation Wednesday evening.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office investigators seize eight firearms, stolen property in early-morning SWAT raid
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office detectives and SWAT team members seized eight firearms, including a sawed-off 10-gauge shotgun, during a SWAT raid early Tuesday morning in Spokane.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
Spokane man leaps through second story window in failed attempt to escape deputies
A man was hospitalized Thursday after he jumped out a second story window in order to escape deputies trying to arrest him on multiple forgery and identity theft charges.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Suspected DUI crash closes Argonne Road
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after he ran a red light and hit a car at Argonne Road and Broadway Avenue in …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Woman suspected of DUI led Spokane County deputy on high speed chase before crashing
A woman was arrested late Tuesday after leading a deputy on a high speed chase through Spokane Valley, only stopping when she crashed into a tree.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Teen suspected of trying to shoot Sheriff’s deputy already a convicted felon
The 17-year-old accused of attempting to shoot a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy is already a convicted felon, court records show.