Stories tagged: Stevens County Sheriff’s Office
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Officer Michael S. Welch is accused of assaulting his girlfriend and nearly running her over while drunkenly backing his car out of a driveway on March 9.
Fri., March 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
Todd M. Schauls, 36, was hired as town marshal – Springdale’s sole law enforcement officer – in early 2018 but never completed basic training for a Washington state law enforcement …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 5 a.m.
The man who returned 27 stolen guns to the Kettle Falls police chief earlier this month appears to be the same man who met with the chief’s girlfriend last spring, …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:14 p.m.
A man previously unknown to law enforcement has returned 27 guns that were stolen last spring from the home of the Kettle Falls police chief. The man called Chief Chris …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 1:03 p.m.
Chris Courchene, the Kettle Falls police chief, told Stevens County sheriff’s detectives he had twice sent his girlfriend to meet a mysterious suspect and paid $1,250 in hopes of retrieving …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 11:20 p.m.
A divisive race to replace retiring Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen seemed too close to call on Tuesday evening, though early results showed one candidate leading the other by more …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of four suspects after deputies raided two illegal dog breeding operations last week.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Prosecutors are preparing criminal charges after sheriff’s deputies, animal control officers and volunteers rescued 255 dogs from two illegal breeding sites in southern Stevens County.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
As two candidates square off to lead the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, some have accused the department of covering up a 2016 incident in which a top official may have …
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
After decades in Stevens County law enforcement – and two terms at the helm – Sheriff Kendle Allen has decided to retire at the end of the year.
Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
A burglary suspect led authorities on a three-hour manhunt and surrendered when a sheriff’s deputy threatened to unleash his canine partner last week in north Spokane County, the sheriff’s office …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
A Stevens County Sheriff’s deputy fired at a domestic violence suspect after he allegedly aimed a handgun toward the deputy and a police officer.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
On Sept. 27, as police searched for a Colville man suspected of shooting at a Stevens County deputy, his white Ford Taurus sat parked just north of law enforcement’s mobile …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
The Colville School District closed and law enforcement officials asked Colville residents to stay inside as police searched for a man who fired several shots at a Stevens County deputy …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Animal rescue groups and the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office are working to collect 40 adult dogs and six puppies being given up by their owners.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
A man died after falling into a tree well at the 49 Degrees North ski area near Chewelah on Monday, according to the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Stevens County homicide suspect Morgan Beadle was arrested near the Canadian Border Thursday afternoon.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Stevens County deputies are searching for 30-year-old Morgan L. Beadle, whom they suspect killed a man on South Fork Mill Creek Road last week.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
A jury of nine women and six men were chosed Monday to hear the criminal case against Dr. Craig Morgenstern, the former Veteran Affairs physician accused of filming sexual assaults …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015, noon
A Stevens County deputy shot and killed a suspect in Hunters on Highway 25 Wednesday night in front of multiple witnesses.
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015, 5:17 p.m.
One man has been arrested and another is on the lam after a robbery at a convenience store in Addy early Saturday, the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office said. Residents should …
Sun., Aug. 24, 2014
The state law enforcement agency that has made the most of a federal program offering military surplus equipment at fire-sale rates is just as likely to face a charging moose …
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 3:08 p.m.
A Stevens County detective will not face charges after exchanging gunfire with a man outside a home in Rice, Washington, earlier this year, prosecutors said Monday.
Sat., April 13, 2013
Federal agents have joined the investigation into a Colville police officer who has been placed on administrative leave after women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct. The investigation of …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2013
COLVILLE – The scene about a mile from U.S. Highway 395 might look picturesque: a small herd of horses, standing peacefully in the gently falling snow, tucked into the evergreen …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012
A Stevens County man was shot and killed during a confrontation with Stevens County sheriff’s deputies Friday night. Authorities released few details in the wake of the shooting Saturday, but …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2012, 12:07 p.m.
A Stevens County man was shot and killed during a confrontation with Stevens County Sheriff’s deputies Friday night. Authorities have released few details, but sheriff’s deputies were responding to a …
Sat., March 24, 2012, 4:28 p.m.
Authorities today released the name of a man suspected in a Loon Lake shooting that left one person in critical condition.
Thu., March 22, 2012, 2:32 p.m.
Authorities are investigating a reported child luring incident in south Stevens County Wednesday.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2012
Murder charges have been dropped against a Spokane man arrested for the homicide of a 62-year-old Stevens County woman. Robert Cody Wirtz, 30, was released from jail on Tuesday, about …