Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
Wed., Dec. 7, 2011
Man arrested in South Hill burglaries
Spokane police have arrested a suspect in a series of burglaries on the South Hill. Nathan Daniel Moore, 30, was ordered Tuesday to stay in jail on $20,000 bail for …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 5 p.m.
Police seek help locating missing EWU student
Spokane police need help finding a missing Eastern Washington University student. Jonathon Potapenko, 20, has been missing since Sunday, according to police. He missed three finals this week and his …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 8:15 p.m.
Police arrest suspect in South Hill burglaries
Spokane police have arrested a suspect in a series of burglaries on the South Hill.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2011
Four accused in north Spokane burglary
Spokane police on Saturday arrested four people suspected of stealing a loaded handgun, televisions, game systems and other property from a north Spokane home. Booked into Spokane County Jail on …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 11:33 a.m.
Four arrested in SWAT standoff with tear gas, K-9
Four people were arrested after police pumped tear gas and released a K-9 into a north side apartment this morning during a six-hour SWAT team standoff.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2011, 1:37 p.m.
Fatal fall from garage a possible suicide
A 15-year-old girl died after falling from the River Park Square garage in downtown Spokane Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 29, 2011, 4:58 p.m.
Police: Bank robber’s bomb threat led to evacuations
A suspected robber arrested inside a downtown Spokane bank this afternoon falsely told police there was a bomb inside the building, leading to road closures and evacuations at nearby offices.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2011
Victim in town for rap concert
A 21-year-old man fatally wounded at a Spokane hotel early Sunday had tried to intervene in a fight when he was shot in the chest by a man his friends …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011, 6:52 p.m.
Spokane murder suspect, victim were aspiring rap artists
A 21-year-old man shot to death at a Spokane hotel early Sunday tried to intervene in a fight when he was shot in the chest by a man his friends …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011
Man shot, killed at Spokane hotel
A 21-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday morning during a dispute at a Spokane hotel, and the suspected gunman is in custody. The victim, whose identity was being withheld, was …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 27, 2011, 4:24 p.m.
One dead at downtown Spokane motel
Homicide detectives are at the scene of a downtown Spokane hotel where one person was found dead.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2011
Pedestrian killed by semitruck on Thor
A semitruck struck and killed a man Wednesday morning at Second Avenue and Thor Street in Spokane, according to Spokane police. The driver did not stop, KHQ reported. Spokane police …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2011
Parade change averted blast
The lingering mystery of why the bomb left along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March didn’t explode finally has an answer: The remote triggering device …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Police oversight one thing, accountability another
Good news from the Spokane Police Guild: Despite appearances to the contrary, they’re not actually opposed to independent oversight of misconduct complaints. I know. I was shocked, too. Somehow, I’d …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2011
Sheriff offers to lead SPD
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. Knezovich confirmed Thursday that he’s willing to …
Thu., 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.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2011
Union leaders vow openness
Spokane Police Department union leaders said Tuesday they’re happy to cooperate with a possible federal investigation of the department and have no concerns about what it may find. “We know …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 12:51 p.m.
Man with knife robs north Spokane store
A man armed with a knife robbed a north Spokane convenience store on Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 2:03 p.m.
Gunman robs bank in west Spokane
A masked gunman robbed a bank in west Spokane today.
Sat., Nov. 12, 2011
Chief to step down Jan. 2
Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick confirmed Friday that she will not wait for a new chief to be hired and will leave Jan. 2. Kirkpatrick has said as recently as …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 11, 2011, 4:21 p.m.
Spokane police chief plans to retire Jan. 2
Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick confirmed Friday that she will not wait for a new police chief to be selected and will instead leave at the beginning of January.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2011
New view of Thompson brings mixed emotions
Karl Thompson looked like a whole new man. When he walked into the federal courtroom Monday, he wore yellow jailhouse garb – the blousy top a shade darker than the …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2011
Judge delays decision on questioning Thompson jury
A federal judge on Tuesday delayed ruling on whether jurors in the trial of Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. would be questioned about television reports that might have …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 8, 2011, 3:25 p.m.
Woman hit by vehicle, killed along Maple Street
Spokane police are investigating the traffic death on Monday night of a woman walking along Maple Street just north of Indiana Avenue.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2011, 8:26 a.m.
Arrest made in robbery of N. Division adult shop
Spokane police arrested a man riding a bicycle early today in connection with an armed robbery at an adult entertainment shop on North Division Street.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
Clark: To those who disgraced the law they swore to uphold
“Members of the Spokane Police Department will so conduct their public and private lives that they exemplify the high standards of integrity, trust, and morality demanded of a member of …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2011
Detective gets $700,000
A jury on Friday awarded more than $700,000 to a Spokane police detective after finding he was wrongfully fired and then retaliated against by Spokane police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. The …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 4, 2011, 4:50 p.m.
Jury says Kirkpatrick wrongly fired detective; awards $700k
A jury has awarded more than $700,000 to a Spokane police detective they say was wrongly fired and retaliated against by Chief Anne Kirkpatrick.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
Timeline since March 2006, when Zehm was beaten
• March 18, 2006: Otto Zehm, 36, a mentally ill janitor, is beaten, shocked with a Taser and hog-tied inside a North Side Zip Trip convenience store by seven Spokane …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011
Clark: This time, the jury got it exactly right
It takes a lot to get to a guy like me. Many journalists hide behind a shield of cynicism, and I’ve had 37 years of practice.