Stories tagged: Spokane Valley Police Department
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2012
Teens arrested after vacant home sustains $100,000 in vandalism
Two teens were arrested Tuesday in a Spokane Valley vandalism case that caused an estimated $100,000 in damage. The boys, ages 16 and 17, broke a window and entered a …
MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012, 12:50 P.M.
Driver fleeing police causes head-on crash
A Spokane Valley man fleeing police in his Volvo crashed head-on into a car on Sullivan Road Sunday evening, injuring two people.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012, 7:12 P.M.
Burglars’ booty includes firearms, electronics, beef sticks
Burglars ate beef sticks out of their victims’ pantry before making off with a load of loot worth thousands, Spokane Valley police said. The victims, who live on the 500 …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012, 1:08 P.M.
Burglary suspect: These pants aren’t mine
A suspected burglar caught wearing pants with methamphetamine in the pocket said the pants didn’t belong to him, police say.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012, 6:49 P.M.
Detectives bust Spokane Valley marijuana grow
Authorities responding to a Spokane Valley standoff sniffed out and busted a marijuana growing operation nearby. Sheriff’s detectives executed a search warrant at the house on the 12100 block of …
SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2012
With no SPD property crimes unit, neighbors helping others
The thieves are brazen in Veronica Evans’ neighborhood. They kicked in her door three weeks ago and ransacked her home, stealing valuables and leaving her fearful. They’ve hit other homes …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012, 4:40 P.M.
Valley police investigate death of 2-month-old child
Spokane Valley police are investigating the death of a 2-month-old child.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2011
Valley police earn rare honor
The Spokane Valley Police Department was recently accredited by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs, making it the first contract law enforcement agency in Washington state to earn …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2011
Lawyer pins theft suspect
Police say a man who prowled at least 30 cars a night throughout Spokane County picked the wrong truck in the Valley recently. Spokane lawyer Brant Stevens caught up with …
UPDATED: MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2011, 7:57 P.M.
Spokane lawyer catches prolific car prowling suspect
Police say a man who prowled at least 30 cars a night throughout Spokane County picked the wrong truck in the Valley recently.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2011, 8:27 P.M.
Valley police make arrest in string of car prowls
Spokane Valley police arrested a man today in connection with a string of car prowls targeting Fords.
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011, 12:56 P.M.
At least 20 people brawl in Spokane Valley street
At least 20 people were involved in a fight in Spokane Valley early today over a dispute involving a woman’s ex-boyfriend and current boyfriend.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2011
Motorist hits wrong pedal, kills man in his front yard
A driver with a learner’s permit apparently confused the gas pedal with the brake and struck and killed a man as he stood on his Spokane Valley lawn Tuesday afternoon. …
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011, 8:11 A.M.
Valley drug raids land several in jail
Spokane Valley police executed two search warrants Wednesday morning that landed several people in jail.
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011, 11:43 A.M.
Handcuffed man escapes Spokane Valley police
The handcuffed driver of a stolen car escaped from custody late Thursday when officers left him unattended as they chased his fleeing passenger, according to the Spokane Valley Police Department.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
Spokane Valley Police Department Crime report mixed
The 2010 crime rate numbers are in for the Spokane Valley Police Department and show mixed results. Violent crimes are down, but property crimes are up. Those results follow the …
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011, 2:08 P.M.
Driver shocked with Taser after Valley police chase
An intoxicated driver was shocked with a Taser this morning after a high-speed police chase that ended with his SUV slamming through an iron fence and striking a carport at …
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011, 10:07 P.M.
Valley police need help nabbing burglary suspect
Spokane Valley police are seeking the public’s help identify a residential burglary suspect.
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
Panels find Creach shooting reasonable
Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Hirzel acted “in a reasonable manner” when he fatally shot a 74-year-old pastor last summer in Spokane Valley, two departmental reviews have concluded. “Deputy Brian …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011, 10:27 A.M.
Lost cell phone leads to car prowling suspect’s arrest
A 15-year-old car prowler was arrested Monday after he left his cell phone inside a victimized vehicle and the owner called his mother, Spokane Valley police said today.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011, 11:22 A.M.
Valley man holds theft suspects at gunpoint
A Spokane Valley man held two suspected car thieves at gunpoint Tuesday night after catching them breaking into his pickup, police said today.
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011, 3:32 P.M.
Patrol cars collide during high speed pursuit
Two officers were injured and their patrol cars damaged in a high-speed pursuit early Saturday morning.
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2011
One hospitalized, one arrested in shooting
A Spokane man was on life support at a local hospital Saturday night after being shot in the head early in the morning. Police arrested Robert D. Startin, 27, and …
SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011, 6:07 P.M.
Spokane man clings to life after being shot
A Spokane man is on life support at a Spokane hospital after being shot in the head early Saturday morning.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
Man accused of impersonating cop, drugging woman may have other victims, police fear
Detectives are worried there might be additional potential victims of a Spokane man accused of drugging one woman and falsely portraying himself as a Coeur d’Alene police officer to another. …
MONDAY, FEB. 28, 2011, 2:33 P.M.
Police nab robbery suspect within 20 minutes
Police today arrested a robbery suspect less than 20 minutes after a heist at a Spokane Valley convenience store.
THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011, 2:10 P.M.
Man shot by deputies acquitted of assault
A Spokane County jury today exonerated a man charged with assaulting the two deputies who shot him several times, leaving the man paralyzed below the chest. David J. Glidden, 28, …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9, 2011, 11:06 A.M.
Family fight leads to stabbing, attempted murder arrest
A man stabbed his brother in an argument over family property Tuesday night in Spokane Valley, police said today.
SATURDAY, JAN. 15, 2011
Creach case hinges on self-defense claim
In principle, it seems clear that a 74-year-old pastor on his own property should not die as a result of an encounter with law enforcement, as Wayne Scott Creach did …
MONDAY, JAN. 3, 2011, 2:43 P.M.
Customer fails to foil robbery at Valley adult shop
A man robbed an adult store in Spokane Valley early today despite a customer’s attempt to thwart the heist.