Stories tagged: Spokane Police
Tue., May 21, 2013
Spokane police officers named in shooting
Spokane police identified the three officers involved in last week’s shooting of a homicide suspect in Nine Mile Falls. Officers Jake Jensen, Danny Lesser and Adam Valdez have been placed …
Mon., May 20, 2013, 2:11 p.m.
Police release names of officers involved in shooting
Spokane Police have released the names of the three officers involved in shooting and killing a homicide suspect last week.
Mon., May 20, 2013, 11:05 a.m.
Second police officer placed on leave
Spokane Police has placed Officer Darrell Quarles on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation.
Fri., May 17, 2013, 11:57 a.m.
Police Chief Straub’s home burglarized
Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub’s home was burglarized and a bicycle was stolen.
Tue., May 7, 2013, 9:43 a.m.
Man shot in alleged domestic dispute
A man was shot in the leg in North Spokane Monday night in what police are calling a domestic dispute.
Tue., May 7, 2013
Abortion protest prompts Bloomsday complaints
Bloomsday organizers are struggling to come up with what they could have done differently after dozens of runners on Sunday complained about an anti-abortion protest along the route. Race director …
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2013, 1:58 p.m.
Arrest warrant issued in Spokane homicide; victim ID’d
Spokane police have issued an arrest warrant for Joshua J. Tillery on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with a homicide Friday night.
Sat., May 4, 2013
Man shot, killed in north Spokane
Investigators were searching for the killer of a man Friday night after a shooting inside a home in north Spokane. Emergency personnel responded just after 5 p.m. to the report …
Fri., May 3, 2013, 5:33 p.m.
One dead in north Spokane shooting
One person is dead in Spokane and police are looking for the killer.
Thu., May 2, 2013
Veteran chases down, detains burglary suspect
As concealed weapons permit holders, Jared and Heather Martin regularly talk to their 12-year-old daughter about gun safety and responsibility. They have already started using Tuesday morning as their prime …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2013, 3:44 p.m.
Spokane police investigate alleged kidnapping, assault
A woman told Spokane police this morning she was held captive and sexually assaulted in a home at 4605 N. Lincoln Street.
Fri., April 19, 2013
Gerlach shooting probe nearly complete
Nearly four weeks after northeast Spokane resident Gail Gerlach shot and killed a man who was stealing his Chevrolet Suburban, the investigation into a possible murder charge is not yet …
Thu., April 18, 2013, 7:36 a.m.
One injured in West Central drive-by shooting
One man was shot in the leg Wednesday night after a reported drive-by shooting in the 2200 block of West Broadway Avenue.
Tue., April 16, 2013, 3:01 p.m.
Man shot in stomach by known intruder
A man was shot in the stomach after someone he knew burst into his home at 2104 East Heroy Avenue this morning.
Sat., April 13, 2013
Man arrested in toddler death
Spokane police arrested 23-year-old Joshua Burnett on Friday on suspicion that he killed his girlfriend’s toddler last month. Rylee Castner, 18 months, died March 31 from blunt force trauma to …
Tue., April 9, 2013
Toddler’s death declared a homicide
The death of a toddler last week has been ruled a homicide. Rylee J. Castner, an 18-month-old boy, died March 31 of blunt force trauma to the head, according to …
Mon., April 8, 2013
In brief: Amtrak passengers, crew safe after slide derails train
SEATTLE – Mud, trees and rocks hit an Amtrak passenger train traveling through Washington Sunday morning, causing several cars to derail, according to a railway spokesman. There were no injuries …
Thu., April 4, 2013, 2:04 p.m.
Police recommend assault charges against USC players
Spokane Police are recommending two counts of second-degree assault for each of the two University of Southern California players involved in a downtown Spokane brawl last month.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2013, 2:01 p.m.
Widowed grandmother detains intruder at gunpoint
A widowed grandmother who was awoken by someone kicking in her back door held the intruder at gunpoint until police arrived at her North Spokane home early Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2013, 4:07 p.m.
Woman critical after early Sunday stabbing
A woman suffered life-threatening stab wounds Sunday morning during a dispute with another woman outside a West Central four-plex in what a friend described as a love triangle.
Tue., March 26, 2013
Alleged car thief shot, dies nearby
Spokane County prosecutors will have to decide whether to file charges against a homeowner who shot and killed a man allegedly stealing his vehicle Monday morning near East Mission Avenue …
Thu., March 21, 2013, 1:25 p.m.
Downtown police patrol arrests burglary suspect
Spokane Police arrested a burglary suspect with outstanding warrants after a chase through downtown this morning.
Mon., March 18, 2013, 12:16 p.m.
Police confirm USC players involved in downtown brawls
Spokane Police have confirmed two University of Southern California basketball players were involved in a series of fights that left four people hospitalized last week.
Thu., March 14, 2013, 8:07 a.m.
Reckless driver causes damage to police vehicle
A driver fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle caused damage to a parked car and a police squad car early this morning.
Wed., March 13, 2013
Man, nephew face murder charges
Handcuffed and terrified, 20-year-old Heather Cassel broke free from her abductor early Monday morning and ran toward an apartment complex screaming for help when bullets ended the chase. One bullet …
Tue., March 12, 2013
Woman killed near SFCC
Spokane police want help identifying a woman found shot to death early Monday at apartments near Spokane Falls Community College. Officers responded about 4:30 a.m. to reports of a gunshot …
Tue., March 12, 2013
USC suspends athletes post-fight
The University of Southern California has suspended two basketball players indefinitely following allegations of their involvement in a melee in downtown Spokane early Sunday. Spokane police continue to investigate a …
Fri., March 8, 2013, 9:17 a.m.
Spokane officer injured in fight with suspect
SPOKANE — Spokane police say an officer suffered a broken collar bone in a fight with a car theft suspect who also was injured during his arrest.
Fri., March 8, 2013
Man shot in the chest ‘told me he was dying’
Kim Blackmore stood shivering in the cold Thursday, describing how her estranged boyfriend – the father of her unborn child – had forced his way through a dog door into …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2013, 3:28 p.m.
Police: Suspected pipe bomb was actually drug device
Spokane Police investigated a report today of a possible pipe bomb found in an alley behind 112 E. Wellesley Ave.