Stories tagged: standoffs
Wed., Aug. 8, 2012, 6:41 p.m.
‘Sovereign’ citizens arrested after SWAT team standoff
Two men part of a growing “sovereign” movement that questions government authority were arrested in Otis Orchards today after a SWAT team standoff.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2012, 8:32 p.m.
Standoff ends without injury in West Central
Several blocks of West Broadway are blocked off as police try to make contact with a man wanted for 2nd degree assault. The man, who police are not naming, is …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, midnight
Armed man slips police after threat
A drug addict wanted for car theft pointed a gun at Spokane police officers and pulled the trigger, but the gun did not fire, police said Tuesday. Police say Chase …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 13, 2011, 11:40 a.m.
Police: Felony suspect at large after trying to shoot officer
A man wanted for car theft pointed a gun at a Spokane police officers and pulled the trigger, but the gun did not fire, police said this morning.
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.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2011, midnight
Officer Dan Lesser fired shots that killed man in police standoff
A 16-year Spokane police veteran and member of the SWAT team has been identified as the officer who shot and killed an armed and suicidal man Monday. Authorities said Thursday …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2011, midnight
Family grapples with shooting death
James Edward Rogers spent Monday driving around the Spokane area, calling his family. Depressed and distraught, the 45-year-old father of seven said it was over – that he had his …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 27, 2011, 8 p.m.
Man shot to death by Spokane police identified
A reportedly armed and suicidal man shot to death by Spokane police Monday night has been identified by family members as James Edward Rogers, 45.