Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 6:55 P.M.
Man jumps in Spokane River while fleeing police, Gonzaga University security
A man was fished out of the Spokane River on the Gonzaga University campus Wednesday night after he jumped in during an attempt to flee police.
MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 5:52 P.M.
Pedestrian killed on Division Street identified
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the pedestrian killed by a pickup truck Saturday as Craig K. Rust, 60. Rust was attempting to cross Division Street at Euclid …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 5:01 P.M.
Yes, cops can bring guns into the Spokane Arena
Law enforcement officers may bring their guns into the Spokane Arena, and soon they’ll have waivers to prove it.
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 10:03 P.M.
Pedestrian dies after he was hit while crossing Division Street
A man attempting to cross Division Street at Euclid Avenue was struck by a pickup Saturday evening and later died of his injuries.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:15 P.M.
Police gave officer desk duty for year after argument with suspect. He claims he had a bad back.
Spokane police Officer Chris McMurtrey, who was removed from patrol duties after he had a profanity-laced confrontation with a suspect, claimed shortly after that on a Go Fund Me page …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 5:07 P.M.
Naked man tackles female student on Centennial Trail
A naked man tackled a student as she was running on the Centennial Trail near the Jundt Art Center on the Gonzaga University campus around 11:30 a.m. Friday.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 9:23 P.M.
Man found dead outside Carlyle Care Center
A man was found dead on the sidewalk outside the Carlyle Care Center at 206 S. Post St. Thursday evening.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 9:56 P.M.
Chief Meidl says police department will review internal affairs cases after ombudsman complaint
Bart Logue, the city’s police ombudsman, said he was not given access to nearly a dozen Internal Affairs investigations that he participated in last year for certification. At Logue’s request, …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Spokane patrol officer benched following combative, profanity-laced tirade caught on camera
A Spokane Police officer has been on desk duty for a year after body camera footage showed an “atrocious” encounter with a suspect in the back seat of his car, …
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 2:53 P.M.
Repeat offender arrested for three attempted carjackings in downtown Spokane
Police arrested a four-time convicted felon Friday morning after he reportedly attempted to carjack three cars in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 5:16 P.M.
Browne’s Addition shooting reportedly over drug debt
A shooting in Browne’s Addition shortly after midnight Tuesday reportedly happened after the victim and the suspected gunman, James A. Tibbets, argued over a drug debt, court documents state.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 9:59 A.M.
Spokane woman finds racist sign in her front yard
When Lena Negrete woke up and opened her blinds around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, she was greeted by an unfamiliar site: a large, white sign propped up in her front yard …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 3:24 P.M.
Man found dead on sidewalk identified
The man found dead on a sidewalk in the 500 block of East Crown Street Tuesday morning has been identified as 31-year-old Brandon Michael Bushy.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 4:08 P.M.
Fleeing felon causes crash involving STA bus
A convicted felon sped away from police Tuesday morning and reportedly ran a red light and caused a crash that involved an STA bus.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 12:47 P.M.
FBI suspects serial bank robber of crimes in Spokane and Utah
A bank robber suspected in two Spokane credit union heists in early January is wanted by the FBI in connection with three bank robberies in Utah.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 7:04 A.M.
Woman pulled from burning car recounts experience, heroic actions by Spokane police officer
Kimberly Novak’s night began with a trip to get ice cream. It ended with her being dragged out through the window of her burning car by a newfound friend. Friday …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 10 P.M.
Spokane officer rescues woman from burning car
A Spokane police officer pulled a woman from her burning car Friday night after she called for help.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 7:44 P.M.
Spokane police officer involved in deadly Sunday shooting identified
The Spokane police officer involved in Sunday’s shooting of Dexter Martin Dumarce has been identified as Cpl. Ryan Jamieson.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 7:42 P.M.
Man stabs roommate in the gut after Seahawks loss
An argument over football reportedly led to a stabbing Sunday that left the victim with life threatening injuries.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 11:34 P.M.
Man shot, killed by Spokane police officer on lower South Hill
A man was shot and killed by a Spokane police officer early Sunday after the man had brandished a knife at an officer earlier.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 4:54 P.M.
Police searching for man who tried to rob Jo-Ann Fabrics
Police are looking for a man who tried to rob the Jo-Ann Fabrics store at 2801 E. 29th Ave. Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 2:13 P.M.
Trump, Clinton and Sanders campaigns haven’t paid back Spokane
The City of Spokane says it cost about $100,000 to provide security for campaign rallies by Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders this year. The campaigns, billed for those …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 10:29 P.M.
Monday’s shooting that critically injured a teen in east Spokane may have been a random attack
Video surveillance footage, including some from the Hells Angels Club House on East Sprague, helped police identify the man who shot a teenage boy outside the Bel-Air Motel just after …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 12:32 P.M.
Police searching for Mississippi man accused of relationship with Spokane teen he met online
Police are searching for a man they believe drove to Spokane from Mississippi to have a relationship with a 15-year-old girl he met online.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 7:30 A.M.
Dakota Runge, the teen shot Monday in east Spokane, battles for life
Dakota Runge turned 17 years old in his hospital bed Wednesday, hooked up to machines as doctors treat him for a gunshot wound to the back of the head.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 9:21 A.M.
Spokane Police searching for shooter in East Central neighborhood
Spokane Police officers are searching for a man who apparently shot another man in the head early Monday morning.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 1:58 P.M.
Reports: One dead in work accident outside Spokane Produce
An industrial accident drew heavy police presence to the Spokane Produce facility at 1905 S. Geiger Blvd. early Thursday morning.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 7:49 A.M.
Spokane police investigating South Hill bakery robbery
Spokane police are searching for a man who robbed a South Hill bakery and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 9:35 A.M.
Anne Kirkpatrick picked for Oakland, California police chief
Former Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick has been chosen to lead the Oakland, California police department.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 4:53 P.M.
Woman who wanted to be arrested got her wish
A woman determined to be arrested had her wish granted after she allegedly shoved and assaulted a police officer Monday.