Stories tagged: Stevens County Sheriff’s Office
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Animal rescue groups taking in more than 40 dogs from Stevens County
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.
Man falls, dies at 49 Degrees North ski area
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 arrested near Canadian Border
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 search for homicide suspect
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.
Jury in Spokane hears 911 call from boy fleeing scene of alleged rape by doctor
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
Police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Hunters
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.
Stevens County authorities looking for robbery suspect
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, midnight
Washington Fish and Wildlife Department leads in military surplus buys
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.
Stevens Co. prosecutor: No charges in officer-involved shooting
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, midnight
FBI joins investigation of sex allegations against Colville officer
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, midnight
Stevens County animal shelters put faith in law enforcement
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, midnight
Stevens County man killed in confrontation
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.
Deputies shoot, kill Stevens County man
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 identify Loon Lake shooting suspect
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.
Attempted child luring reported in Stevens County
Authorities are investigating a reported child luring incident in south Stevens County Wednesday.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2012, midnight
Charges are dropped in homicide case
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 …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011, midnight
CPS report triggered arrest in Northport homicide
A 4-year-old boy’s ongoing nightmares about “a dead lady” and his description of how she died led homicide detectives to arrest his father in the slaying of a Stevens County …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, 7:19 p.m.
Son’s nightmares about ‘dead lady’ led to man’s murder arrest
A 4-year-old boy’s nightmares about “a dead lady” and his description of how she died led homicide detectives to arrest his father in the slaying of a Stevens County woman, …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 9, 2011, 12:13 p.m.
Spokane man arrested for Stevens County murder
A 30-year-old Spokane man has been arrested for the homicide of a Stevens County woman.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, 2:22 p.m.
Sheriff: Stevens County woman’s death a homicide
A 62-year-old woman was found dead in her Northport, Wash., home Saturday in what Stevens County authorities are investigating as a homicide.
Fri., July 22, 2011, midnight
Gun leads to suspect in Stevens County fatal shooting
When a gunman shot and killed a 63-year-old retiree in a quiet Colville-area neighborhood, detectives say he left behind a crucial piece of evidence: The suspected murder weapon. A handgun …
UPDATED: Thu., July 21, 2011, 8:30 p.m.
Arrest made in Colville homicide; botched burglary suspected
A 26-year-old man who police believe killed a Colville-area homeowner during a botched burglary attempt is in custody.
Wed., July 20, 2011, midnight
Slaying baffles neighbors
A 63-year-old retiree is dead after a weekend attack outside his upscale home near Colville, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday. Gordon R. Feist was shot twice late Sunday on Smart Way, …
Tue., July 19, 2011, 6:22 p.m.
Neighbors hope for answers in bizarre fatal shooting
A 63-year-old man died after being shot twice while riding an off-road vehicle near his Colville-area home on Sunday.
Wed., July 6, 2011, 1:17 p.m.
Man shot by Stevens Co. deputy charged with assault
A Stevens County man shot by law enforcement in March has been charged with six felonies, including assault against the sheriff’s deputy who shot him.
Wed., June 22, 2011, midnight
Deputy won’t be charged in shooting
No charges will be filed against a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy who shot a burglary suspect as he was in bed reaching for a gun. Deputy Travis Frizzell was justified …
Mon., June 13, 2011, 11:21 a.m.
Dog pack killed after Nine Mile animal attacks
Three dogs identified in killings of domestic livestock in southern Stevens County have been killed, the sheriff reported today.
Thu., June 9, 2011, midnight
Child pornography charges thrown out
Felony charges against a registered sex offender have been dismissed on technical grounds after a federal judge ruled that the search warrant used to find hundreds of images of child …
Sun., May 15, 2011, midnight
Search confounded 4,000 volunteers
Paula Holter-Mehren was just two years older than Bobby Panknin when the 4-year-old Spokane boy disappeared in 1963. She still remembers how frustrated her father, the late Stevens County Sheriff …
Sun., May 15, 2011, midnight
In 1963, little Bobby Panknin vanished on a family camping trip
A 4-year-old Spokane boy’s disappearance nearly 48 years ago is laser-etched in three brothers’ memories. Spokane County Fire District 9 Capt. Jim Panknin was 6 at the time, but he …