Stories tagged: Spokane Valley Police
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Missing Spokane Valley girl taken from school by mother found safe, Amber Alert canceled
A regional search for a missing 6-year-old girl ended Monday afternoon when Spokane police found her safe and in the company of her mother on the South Hill. Danika L. …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 8:50 p.m.
Spokane Valley police chief to retire
Spokane Valley Police Chief Rick VanLeuven will retire in June after 35 years with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
Spokane Valley leaders say they want to stick with sheriff contract for policing
Spokane Valley’s mayor stood with Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich Friday to declare that the city won’t set up its own police department, despite persistent rumors to the contrary. Joining …
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014, midnight
‘Drive High, Get a DUI’ campaign targets pot-impaired drivers
This year’s Labor Day campaign to catch impaired drivers in Washington has a new target. The slogan – Drive High, Get a DUI – is intended to call attention to …
Fri., June 13, 2014, midnight
Man shot in back while working on lot in Spokane Valley
A man working a piece of vacant land in an earthmover was shot in the back Thursday afternoon in Spokane Valley. Deputies were called about 4:30 p.m. to the lot …
Thu., March 27, 2014, midnight
Spokane Valley council approves adding officers to new shift
The plan to put more police on Spokane Valley’s streets when they’re needed most is moving forward. As expected, City Council members gave the green light Tuesday night to adding …
Mon., June 3, 2013, 11:26 a.m.
Court document says man shot by deputy was struggling with a woman
The man shot to death Saturday by Spokane County sheriff’s deputies reportedly threatened the officers with a large knife and refused multiple commands to drop it, according to investigators.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2013, 6:44 p.m.
Deputies shoot man to death in Spokane Valley
The niece of a wanted man killed in a deputy-involved shooting Saturday morning said the reported confrontation was unlike anything she knew him for. Spokane Valley deputies shot Roy Jacobs …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2013, 8:52 p.m.
Spokane Valley Wal-Mart robbed Tuesday
Spokane Valley Police are looking for a male and a female driving a silver, 1996 Honda Accord, license plate number 356 VJA, who they believe robbed Wal-mart, 5025 E. Sprague, …
Wed., Feb. 6, 2013, 1:18 p.m.
Shooters target Spokane Valley home
Authorities are searching for two men in connection with a Tuesday morning shooting in Spokane Valley.
Mon., April 9, 2012, 5:05 p.m.
Police searching for Spokane Valley carjacking suspect
A shoplifting suspect swung a knife at a security guard, jumped into an occupied car in the parking lot of the Spokane Valley Walmart and drove away with people inside, …
Sun., March 25, 2012, 3:11 p.m.
Spokane Valley police investigate double fatal
Spokane Valley police investigators will be investigating a double-fatal accident on Saturday night that claimed the lives of a motorcyclist and a bicyclist.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2011, 2:17 p.m.
Shooting suspect pulled from koi pond
A Spokane man took a plunge into a cold koi fish pond, but couldn’t erase his smell from the police dog that tracked him to his backyard hiding spot early …
Fri., July 1, 2011, midnight
Police cordon futile; suspect wasn’t home
Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet. Turns out he …
UPDATED: Thu., June 30, 2011, 9:05 p.m.
Police surround Spokane Valley home
Spokane Valley police and the SWAT team surrounded a Spokane Valley home for several hours Thursday hoping to apprehend a suspected thief with a long rap sheet.
Tue., March 22, 2011, 9:02 a.m.
Valley confrontation over granddaughter brings arrest
A Spokane Valley man is accused of using too much force to discourage another man from seeing his granddaughter, police said today.
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011, 6:03 p.m.
Valley officer breaks hand in scuffle with panhandler
A Spokane Valley Police officer suffered a broken hand while arresting an unruly panhandler today near Sprague Avenue and Robie Road.
Wed., Feb. 9, 2011, 8:28 p.m.
Armed robber steals from Valley Dollar Tree
Spokane Valley police are looking for a man in his 20s who robbed the Dollar Tree store on East Montgomery Avenue about 7:20 this evening.
Wed., Jan. 26, 2011, 10:16 p.m.
Valley ‘device’ turns out to be a handbag
Spokane Valley police responded to a possible suspicious device left at Sprague Avenue and Thierman Road tonight and instead found a large handbag.
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010, 1:57 p.m.
Creach home burglarized
Spokane Valley police were searching Wednesday for at least three intruders who ransacked the home of Ernie Creach, son of slain Spokane Valley pastor Wayne Scott Creach.
Fri., Aug. 27, 2010, 1:24 p.m.
Sheriff vows ‘full and complete’ investigation into shooting
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich extended condolences today to the family of slain pastor S. Wayne Creach, who was shot to death Wednesday evening by a Spokane Valley Police officer. …
Thu., May 6, 2010, midnight
Two firefighters’ action honored
The Spokane Valley Fire Department recognized two Spokane Valley police officers for their efforts in saving a man who suffered a heart attack. The award was given to officers Dale …
Tue., March 2, 2010, midnight
In brief: Gunman fires shots into apartment
Police continue to search for a gunman who fired a shot through an apartment wall Saturday in Spokane Valley that struck the metal post of the bed where a 3-year-old …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2010, midnight
In 2008 Spokane Valley Police responded to more than 1,000 false alarms, wasting valuable time in the process. With a new alarm ordinance in place, police are hoping to reduce …
Fri., July 17, 2009, 12:39 p.m.
Beer burglars smash down Valley store door
Two men smashed through the door of a Spokane convenience store today, stealing beer and cigarettes and leaving blood on the broken glass and floor.
Wed., June 10, 2009, 6:40 p.m.
Missing girl found
The Spokane Valley Police Department has located a 9-year-old girl presumed missing.
Mon., June 8, 2009, 2:20 p.m.
Spokane Valley standoff ends peacefully
An hours-long standoff outside a Spokane Valley home ended with a SWAT team breaking down the door and finding no one home except dogs.
Fri., June 5, 2009, 11:53 a.m.
Police: Bomb threat over car repossession leads to arrest
A bomb threat at an auto dealership Thursday night led to the arrest of a Spokane Valley man, police said.
Thu., March 12, 2009, midnight
Mismatched plates usher meth arrest
Two is not better than one in the case of license plates that don’t match. Spokane Valley police Officer Richard Johnson was patrolling the Greenacres neighborhood about 9:45 a.m. Saturday …