Stories tagged: Spokane Police Department
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 3:48 p.m.
Spokane store worker fights off attacker with broom handle
A female employee at the Main Market Co-Op in downtown Spokane told police earlier this month that a man groped her while she was working, but she was able to …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Rape alleged after children sneak out of Spokane youth center
A 13-year-old boy allegedly raped a 10-year-old girl in an abandoned trailer after they sneaked out of a treatment center for troubled children and teens.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 2 p.m.
Police believe pet wallabies killed by dog
Three pet wallabies were killed in north Spokane Wednesday, launching an investigation into whether the deaths were deliberate.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Man arrested in connection with knife attack at north Spokane restaurant
Police have arrested a man in connection with a knife attack at a restaurant in north Spokane.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6 a.m.
Police from throughout the Northwest burn drugs, guns at Waste-to-Energy Plant
Police departments from across Washington, Idaho and Oregon use Spokane’s Waste-to-Energy facility to dispose of confiscated drugs and guns. In 2015, the facility incinerated 61.59 tons, or 123,180 pounds, of …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Spokane police: Don’t walk away from cars while waiting for them to warm up
The Spokane Police Department is urging drivers not to leave their vehicles unattended while warming them up in the cold of winter.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Youth and Justice Forum introduces students who might not know a cop or a lawyer to both
About 200 high school students spent the day at Spokane Falls Community College for the third Youth and Justice Forum, an event designed to expose students who are underrepresented in …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 5 p.m.
Stolen semi driver accused of trying to run over police officers
The man accused of leading police on a high speed chase while driving a stolen semi Thursday appeared in court Friday to face nine criminal charges.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
Suspect arrested after Wal-Mart semi leads authorities on chase across Spokane
A man driving a stolen semi truck with a Wal-Mart trailer led authorities on a chase throughout Spokane before crashing into a family’s garage and running away Thursday morning.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
Teen carrying BB rifle causes alarm in North Spokane
Multiple reports of a person walking around with a rifle prompted the lock-down of North Central High School and Garfield Elementary School for a little over an hour early Tuesday …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Spokane police investigating convenience store robbery
Spokane police are searching for a man who robbed a convenience store and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Men arrested for murder, assault for two July shootings in West Central
Two men are in the Spokane County Jail facing murder and assault charges for two shootings on July 30 that left one man dead and two others wounded.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
Woman killed in north Spokane crash identified, GoFundMe set up by family to help cover funeral costs
The woman killed in a T-bone crash last weekend in a north Spokane intersection has been identified as Heather A. Hope, 29.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
New addressing standards aim to hasten Spokane County emergency response
The Spokane City Council has passed a byzantine set of standards for new street names and addresses designed to improve emergency response times as the county shifts to a regional …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Man found dead outside Sacred Heart parking garage
The body of an adult man was found on the ground just outside the south entrance to the Providence Sacred Heart Doctor’s Building parking garage Tuesday evening.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Man awakes to hatchet attack in apartment complex for sex offenders
A man sleeping in a downtown Spokane apartment woke up when he was struck in the head with a hatchet Monday evening, according to court documents.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 5:17 p.m.
Woman dies in rollover crash on Nevada Street
A woman was killed when her SUV rolled in a T-bone crash at the intersection of Nevada Street and Garland Avenue just after 3 p.m. Saturday.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
Witnesses subdue knife-wielding man in downtown Spokane
A man who allegedly attempted to rob another man at knife-point in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon was tackled by witnesses and held down until police arrived.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
Missing man found in the Spokane River
The body of a man found in the Spokane River near Post Street on Nov. 6 has been identified as Worthy Roseberry, who was reported missing by his family on …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
Police Chief Craig Meidl’s wife will lead Internal Affairs amid command staff changes
Newly appointed police Chief Craig Meidl said he needs to rotate his top officers through different roles to ensure they’re well-rounded and experienced in different administrative tasks. His wife, Lt. …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 4:42 p.m.
Study of racial profiling by Spokane police to get under way after long delay
After almost a year of false starts and delays, an EWU professor will finally be able to drill down into data collected by the Spokane Police Department to try to …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Spokane nursing assistant, the victim of a brutal assault, now faces drug and exploitation charges
In early October, a 46-year-old nursing assistant was found brutally beaten outside a burning trailer in north Spokane. Now she faces charges of using methamphetamine and financially exploiting a patient …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
Records: Man stabbed in chest wrestles knife from attacker’s hands
Court documents say a man was hospitalized last week after an acquaintance stabbed him several times in the chest in north Spokane.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Driver injured after missing Sunset Highway bridge, rolling down embankment
A woman received apparently minor injuries after driving onto the wrong side of a bridge barrier and rolling down a steep embankment Monday afternoon.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
Body found in Spokane River near Post Street
The Spokane Police Department responded Sunday to a body found in the Spokane River in Riverfront Park.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
Four arrested for allegedly squatting in Spokane home, which was partially dismantled
When a Spokane police officer knocked on the door, a man inside asked who was there. But the officer’s answer was no joke.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Man armed with machete rams cars in Garland district
Police flooded the Garland business district Tuesday evening in an unsuccessful search for a man armed with a machete who reportedly rammed vehicles and threatened employees before running off into …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 5:10 a.m.
Crime statistics in Spokane will be more detailed under new collection method, but year-to-year comparisons will be hard
The Spokane Police Department, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department all have switched over to a new method of reporting crime statistics that will give more in-depth …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
Police cracking down on public marijuana smoking in downtown Spokane
Marijuana may be legal now, but smoking it in public isn’t. After months of education efforts, the Spokane Police Department will shift to ticketing people found smoking marijuana in public …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 1:08 p.m.
Indian Trail home invasion robbery suspect arrested
A man suspected of robbing and tying up three men in a home invasion robbery in the Indian Trail neighborhood Friday has been arrested.